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Hop Workshops Update – Eastern Ontario workshop cancelled, western workshops proceeding as scheduled

The Eastern Ontario Hop Sprayer Workshop scheduled for tomorrow, June 25 in Port Hope has been cancelled due to low registration.  The Western Ontario Sprayer Optimization/Hop Research Demonstration Workshop on Thursday June 27 (rain date June 28) is still scheduled. … Continue reading

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Got coverage? Register now to improve spray coverage in hops for more effective pest control

Registration deadlines for next week’s hops sprayer workshops are rapidly approaching.  Note that these workshops could be cancelled if minimum registration numbers are not reached by the deadlines. See the bottom of this article for details on the workshops and … Continue reading

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Updated Pest Control Products List for Hops 2019

Below is an updated list of pest control products registered for use on hops in Ontario including a few registrations just received in the last few weeks.  The full list can be found by clicking on the link below. Hops … Continue reading

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2019 Eastern Ontario Hop Field Day – We Want to Hear From You!

The first 2019 seasonal hop workshop will be taking place on June 18 at the MacKinnon Brothers Brewing Co., 1915 County Rd. 22, Bath, Ontario (Rain date: June 20 5:30-7:00 pm). OMAFRA specialists Melanie Filotas and Evan Elford will be … Continue reading

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Reminder – Register now for Hop IPM Training

Just a reminder that anyone interested in attending the Hop Integrated Pest Management Training being offered this Thursday, April 4th should register now to avoid cancellation of the event. The registration deadline has been extended to tomorrow – Tuesday, April 2 … Continue reading

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Hops Session at 2019 OFVC

This year the Hops Session at the 2019 Ontario Fruit & Vegetable Convention will focus on hop cone quality. Hop quality is influenced by many practices from in-field cultural management through post-harvest processing and storage.  We invite you to come … Continue reading

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Insect pests to watch for in Ontario hops

While the continued hot, dry weather in many sections of the province has helped with downy  mildew management, weather conditions have been favourable to the development of several insect pests in many hopyards.  Growers should be actively scouting for potato … Continue reading

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