Overview: Join OMAFRA specialists Evan Elford and Melanie Filotas for bi-monthly online Zoom discussions about Ontario hops. Building on the 2020 season webinars, Evan and Melanie will be continuing to host a series of hop related discussions in 2021 with some guest speakers to provide insight into new and exciting areas of hop production, pest management and marketing.
All ON Hoppenings will take place on Monday’s from 12-1pm unless otherwise stated. Attendance is free and open to anyone, however you must pre-register to receive the meeting log-in details. Anyone wishing to ask questions in advance can email Evan (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Melanie (email@example.com) by 8:30 am on the Friday before the scheduled webinar OR enter it in the question field when you register and we will do our best to have a thorough answer during the session. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Spring/Summer 2021 Dates & Tentative Topics
- April 12: Soil fertility; Early season downy mildew. REGISTER HERE for April 12: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwscuioqDsqE9B88BduJvUCAPxr958cNP_q
- May 17: Irrigation; IPM Scouting Overview
- June 21: Pre-recorded Q&A based on grower submissions (all topics/questions welcome). This is an experimental format for mid-season to see if it is useful. It will be posted to the blog for growers to access on their own time. If we don’t get questions we won’t post anything 🙂
- July 26: Foliar Fertilization; Late season cone pest issues
- Sept 20: Season wrap-up