Category Archives: Hops

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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Changes to Hops Pest Control Products and Updated 2021 Product List

There are a few changes to pest control products registered on hops in Ontario – both additions and losses. Changes are outlined in this article, and have also been summarized in a new and expanded Hops Pest Control Product List … Continue reading

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Agriculture Sector: Using Temporary Help Agencies and Employment Standards Webinar – June 22

Tuesday, June 22nd 12:00 – 1:00 PM ET When faced with a labour shortage, many employers in the agriculture sector turn to a temporary help agency (THA) for assistance. But did you know clients of agencies have legal obligations when … Continue reading

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You Suspect Herbicide Drift – Now What?

Originally written in 2018 by: Kristen Obeid, OMAFRA Weed Management Specialist – Horticulture; Wendy McFadden-Smith, OMAFRA IPM Specialist – Horticulture and Karl Soetemans, MOECC Pesticide Specialist – Southwest Region. Updated May 2021 by Kristen Obeid, OMAFRA Weed Management Specialist – … 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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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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