Category Archives: Hops

OMAFRA’s Brewer’s Guide to Ontario-Grown Hop Varieties 2022-23 Now Available

OMAFRA’s new 28-page Brewer’s Guide to Ontario-Grown Hop Varieties is now available online or as a hard copy in both English and French. The guide is intended as a resource to connect Ontario brewers with hop varieties currently grown and … Continue reading

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Ontario hop growers invited to attend a June 22, 2022 ONHoppenings Lunch & Learn

Overview: OMAFRA specialists Evan Elford and Melanie Filotas are back for with online Zoom discussions about Ontario hops to be held periodically during the growing season. The noon-hour discussions will have a slightly new format for 2022. The first half … Continue reading

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Hop growers receive emergency use registration for Diaporthe leaf blight

Joshua Mosiondz, Minor Use Coordinator, OMAFRA and Melanie Filotas, Horticulture IPM Specialist, OMAFRA The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently announced the approval of an Emergency Use Registration (EUR) for FULLBACK® 125 SC Fungicide for control of Halo Blight (Diaporthe Leaf … Continue reading

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Hop Rates for 2022-2023 Advanced Payments Program

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 2022-2023 growing season. The available advance rate … Continue reading

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Funding Available to Continue Testing Herbicide-Resistant Weeds

By: Kristen Obeid, OMAFRA Weed Management Specialist – Horticulture Funding is available for producers, agri-business, consultants and extension personnel to submit weed samples to be tested for herbicide resistance again this year.  Sample collection kits with sampling procedures can be … Continue reading

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The 2022 ONHops BrewOff Winners Are…

After a one year hiatus, the ONHops BrewOff was back at the 2022 OFVC for another round of exciting and friendly competition highlighting Ontario grown hops and Ontario craft beer! This year’s beer style was: American Pale Ale (BJCP 18B) … Continue reading

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