Author Archives: Evan Elford

Canadian Haskap Symposium – Oct 20 and 27, 2021

The Quebec Reference Center for Agriculture and Agri-food (CRAAQ) will be hosting the first Canadian Haskap Symposium in a series of online speaker sessions over two dates, October 20 and 27, 2021. The symposium will cover topics such as the … Continue reading

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Deadline Extended to Nov 5: Calling All Ontario Hop Growers – We Need Your Help!

As reported during the September ONHoppenings webinar, OMAFRA is currently developing a Brewers Guide to Ontario-Grown Hop Varieties in collaboration with the Ontario Hop Growers’ Association (OHGA) and the Ontario Craft Brewers (OCB) to assist with marketing Ontario-grown hops. Background: … Continue reading

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2022 ONHops BrewOff Registration Now Open!

After a one year hiatus, the ONHops BrewOff is back at the OFVC for another round of exciting and friendly competition highlighting Ontario grown hops and Ontario craft beer! Registration is now open for the 2022 competition. This year’s beer … Continue reading

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ONHoppenings Lunch and Learn – Thursday, July 29 @ Noon

Overview: Join OMAFRA specialists Evan Elford and Melanie Filotas for bi-monthly online Zoom discussions about Ontario hops. Evan and Melanie will be continuing to host a series of hop related discussions in 2021 with some guest speakers to provide insight … Continue reading

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Reminder: ON Hoppenings Lunch & Learn – Monday, May 17 – Irrigating Hops with guest Rebecca Shortt and General IPM Scouting with Dr. Melanie Filotas

Overview: Join OMAFRA specialists Evan Elford and Melanie Filotas for bi-monthly online Zoom discussions about Ontario hops. The noon-hour discussions with Evan, Melanie and guest speakers provide insight into seasonal and new/exciting areas of hop production, pest management and marketing. … Continue reading

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Reminder: ONHoppenings Lunch and Learn, Monday, April 12, at Noon

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 … Continue reading

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