Category Archives: Hops Production

Hop Rates for 2020-2021 Advanced Payments Program and Other Programs Available for Ontario Hop Growers

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 2020-2021 growing season. The available advance rate … Continue reading

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Fertility Guidelines for Hops Grown in Ontario (updated Spring 2020)

There are currently no Ontario fertility recommendations for hops.  The following tables for lime, nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P) and potassium (K) applications are guidelines only and are provided for reference based on similar common crops and published research on hops … Continue reading

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Ontario Hops Online Lunch and Learn – Thursday April 23 at Noon

OMAFRA Hop Industry Update and Discussion Thursday, April 23rd, noon – 1 pm Join OMAFRA specialists Evan Elford and Melanie Filotas this Thursday, April 23 at noon for an online Zoom discussion hosted by the Ontario Hop Growers Association. Evan … Continue reading

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Hop Online Course Now Available

Are you interested in growing hops but not sure where to start? Or are you an experienced hop grower looking for a refresher, or train new employees?  If so, you may be interested in the new online, on-demand course, Hop … Continue reading

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Last chance to register for Eastern Hop Field day

The first hop field workshop of 2019 is scheduled for next Tuesday, June 18th at MacKinnon Brothers Brewing Company in Bath. We currently have not met the minimum registration numbers to run this event.  To avoid cancellation, any growers or … Continue reading

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2019 Eastern Ontario Hop Field Day – We Want to Hear From You!

The first 2019 seasonal hop workshop will be taking place on June 18 at the MacKinnon Brothers Brewing Co., 1915 County Rd. 22, Bath, Ontario (Rain date: June 20 5:30-7:00 pm). OMAFRA specialists Melanie Filotas and Evan Elford will be … Continue reading

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