Tag Archives: Hops

Hop Harvest Timelines in Ontario

As we draw closer to the 2018 hop harvest season, grower reports from across the province suggest the crop is anywhere from one week ahead of normal to one week behind normal depending on cultivar and geographic location/growing zone. Here … Continue reading

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GOHCBC Filling Up Fast!

After an unprecedented response since competition registration opened last week, the Great Ontario Hopped Craft Beer Competition is now 2/3rds full! The 2019 beer style is New England India Pale Ale (NEIPA). For more information and to register online visit www.onhops.ca!

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2019 GOHCBC Registration Now Open!

Registration is OPEN for the 2019 Great Ontario Hopped Craft Beer Competition! Visit us at our new website www.onhops.ca for rules, style description, and to register online! 18 spots available – First come first served. This year’s beer style is New England … Continue reading

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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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