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International Haskap Berry Workshop, September 2020

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2019 OMAFRA Hop Update

The OMAFRA Hop Update is compiled for the Ontario Hop Growers Association AGM held annually in March.  The Update includes information on markets, acreage, production, industry trends, pest management updates, research updates, etc. The update is typically provided in two … 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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Two Hoppy Days Planned for 2018 OFVC

As hop production  continues to expand across Ontario, more and more, growers are looking for information to increase their product quality through better management practices and marketing opportunities.  Many enquiries by interested growers focus on the potential of growing hops organically. … Continue reading

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Hop Rates for 2018-2019 Advanced Payments Program

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s Advanced Payment Program (AAP), delivered by the Agricultural Credit Corporation (ACC) in Ontario, has released the list of rates for storage crops (including hops) for the 2018-2019 growing season. The available advance rate for Ontario growers … Continue reading

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Patience Pays for Haskap Flavour

Haskap harvest is underway in Ontario.  For new growers of the crop, a reminder that berry colour is a poor indicator of berry ripeness in this crop.  Being patient and waiting to harvest the crop will pay dividends in flavour…and … Continue reading

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Enterprise Budgets for Small Scale Hop Production

New enterprise budgets (cost of production/COP) for small scale hop production at 5 acres, 10 acres, and 20 acres are now available on the Hop Growers of America Website.  The resources developed by Michigan State University and the University of … Continue reading

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