Author Archives: Melanie Filotas

June 3, 2021 Ontario Hazelnut Crop Update

Welcome to the first instalment of the 2021 Ontario Hazelnut Crop Report from your OMAFRA tree nut team: Jenny Liu, Maple, Tree Nut and Agroforestry Specialist and Melanie Filotas, Horticulture IPM Specialist! We aim to post every few weeks during … Continue reading

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2021 Hazelnut IPM Workshop Resources Now Available

For the second year in a row, the Hazelnut IPM Grower Training presentations are being presented virtually. Traditionally, these sessions have been held over an afternoon in May at the Simcoe Research Station, however due to current COVID-related restrictions they … Continue reading

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Update – May 17, 2021 ON Hoppenings Lunch & Learn – Guest Speaker Rebecca Shortt (Irrigation)

A recording of the May 17, 2021 ONHoppening webinar, featuring Rebecca Shorrt, OMAFRA Water Quantity Engineer, speaking on “Intro to Hop Irrigation” and Melanie Filotas, OMAFRA Horticulture IPM Specialist speaking on “General Hop IPM Scouting” , is now available by … Continue reading

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Early Season Downy Mildew Management in Hops

Hop shoots are emerging in much of southern Ontario and with the onset of warm, rainy weather it’s time for growers to start thinking about early season downy mildew management. Some of the most common questions we get from hop … Continue reading

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UPDATE – November 23, 2020 Ontario Hoppenings Lunch and Learn – Guest Speaker Dr. Jason McCallum

A recording of Dr. McCallum’s presentation “Maritimes Wild Hops: A Valuable Resource for Cultivar Development” from last November’s ONHoppening webinar is now available by clicking on the link below.

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UPDATE – January 23, 2021 Ontario Hoppenings Lunch and Learn – Guest Speaker Dr. Carolyn Malmstrom

A recording of the Dr. Malmstrom’s presentation “Michigan State University Hop Virus Update” from January’s ONHoppenings webinar is now available by clicking on the link below.

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