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Reminder – Hop Field Workshops

Just a reminder of the upcoming Hop Field Workshops scheduled for next Tuesday, July 17 in eastern Ontario and Thursday, July 26 in western Ontario.  Growers and industry members interested in attending the Eastern Ontario workshop are asked to register by … Continue reading

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Hop Field Workshops for 2018

Hop growers are invited to attend the following hop field workshops being held during the month of July. Hops Eastern Ontario Field and IPM Workshop   Date: Tuesday, July 17, 2018, 5:30 pm—7:00 pm Location:  The Bickle Farm—Valley Hops, 3054 McClelland Rd, … Continue reading

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Hop Irrigation Watch, June 2018 Update

Over the last 14 days, dry conditions have persisted in South and Central Ontario with minimal precipitation other than isolated showers and thunderstorms in some regions.  Figure 1 shows the 14 day accumulated precipitation for Southern Ontario and Eastern Canada … Continue reading

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Hop Leaf Stripping in Ontario

Leaf stripping (removing lower leaves and laterals; Figure 1) to increase air flow is a common cultural practice to manage hops downy mildew (P. humuli). Leaf stripping is performed earlier in Ontario than in other growing regions due to a shorter … Continue reading

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Update – Hop IPM Training

The Hop IPM Training scheduled for today, Monday May 7, 6:30-9 pm, has been cancelled due to low registration.  We will be offering two in-field hop events during the month of June.  Date and location will be posted on this … Continue reading

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Register now! IPM Training for Hazelnuts, Hops and Ginseng

OMAFRA’s FREE integrated pest managment training workshops begin this week and run over the next few weeks.  A full list of workshops is included below, and include a number that are relevant to specialty crop growers.  Scout training kicks off … Continue reading

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Hop IPM flip guide available at select OMAFRA Resource Centres – while quantities last!

The Hop scouting pocket guide for the US Upper Midwest and Northwest and Eastern Canada is a quick reference to the main pests of hops in these areas.  It contains pest descriptions, growth stage guide and scouting calendar with relevant … Continue reading

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