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GOHCBC Half Full – Register Your Team Today!

Due to popular demand, the Great Ontario-Hopped Craft Beer Competition is back again for the 2018 OFVC! As of today, the competition is over half full of a possible 18 teams of Ontario hop growers and brewers. Please visit the … Continue reading

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Registration Now Open for 2018 GOHCBC!

Registration for the 2018 Great Ontario Hopped Craft Beer Competition is now open. This year the beer style chosen for the competition is the Black IPA. The BJCP official Overall Impression cites the Black IPA as …”A beer with the dryness, hop-forward … Continue reading

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Hop Harvest Timelines in Ontario

By Evan Elford, OMAFRA New Crop Development Specialist & Alexandria Verkuyl, OMAFRA Summer Horticultural Research Assistant As hop harvest approaches each year, questions arise about harvest timelines for specific cultivars grown in Ontario. Since hops are a re-emerging crop in … Continue reading

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Hops Field Days in July

See below for information about two upcoming OHGA-hosted field days. Growing season is well underway, but there is still time for great learning opportunities.  In conjunction with OMAFRA, the Ontario Hop Growers’ Association is offering two field dates. Western Ontario … Continue reading

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Deadline extended – IPM Training for Hops

The deadline for registration for the IPM Training session for Hops has been extended to Monday, May 15 at 10 am.  A minimum of 10 registrants are required for this session to run.   IPM Training for Hops is scheduled for Tuesday … Continue reading

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IPM Training for Hops

Interested in learning about scouting and integrated pest management in hops?  We have added a hops session to OMAFRA’s IPM Scout Training Series on Tuesday, May 16 from 6-8:30 pm at the OMAFRA-Simcoe Resource Centre.  Details are below.  Due to … Continue reading

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Hop Q&A: What form of nitrogen should I use on my hops in a cold spring?

I’ve had a few discussions about hop fertility planning over the last few days. One question that has come up is about the form of nitrogen to use while fertilizing hops. Typically, granular fertility applications in hop yards will use … Continue reading

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