Category Archives: Hops Production

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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2021 OMAFRA Hop Update

The OMAFRA Hop Update is compiled annually for the Ontario Hop Growers’ Association AGM. The update includes information on markets, acreage, production, industry trends, pest management, research, etc. The update is typically provided in two sections: Market/Production/Research Update by Evan … Continue reading

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Hop Rates for 2021-2022 Advanced Payments Program

Advanced Payments Program Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada‚Äôs 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 2021-2022 growing season. The available advance rate … Continue reading

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Understanding the Value of Fertilizers and Supplements for Specialty Crops

Growers of all crops are bombarded with advertisements and salespeople selling a wide range of fertilizers and supplements. For specialty crop growers there is added uncertainty given the limited research specific to these crops on all aspects of fertilization. As … Continue reading

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Ontario Hoppenings Lunch and Learn – Monday June 29 at Noon

Ontario Hoppenings – OMAFRA Monthly Hop Update and Discussion Monday, June 29, noon – 1 pm Join OMAFRA specialists Evan Elford and Melanie Filotas on Tuesday May 26 at noon for an online Zoom discussion about Ontario hops. Evan and … Continue reading

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Specialty Crop Frost/Freeze Protection Update

Weather forecasts from several different sources are in agreement with lows for tonight and again early next week reaching -3 to -4oC. Current indications suggest that the cold tonight will be accompanied by a breeze of around 10 km/hr. As … Continue reading

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