Category Archives: Hops

Reminder: ‘New Hop Cultivar Development’ Lunch and Learn Webinar, November 23, 12-1pm

Overview: Join OMAFRA specialists Evan Elford and Melanie Filotas for bi-monthly online Zoom discussions about Ontario hops. Building on the successful 2020 season webinars, Evan and Melanie will be hosting a series of winter hop discussions with some guest speakers … Continue reading

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Ontario Hoppenings Lunch and Learn – Monday November 23, 2020 at Noon

Overview: Join OMAFRA specialists Evan Elford and Melanie Filotas for bi-monthly online Zoom discussions about Ontario hops. Building on the successful 2020 season webinars, Evan and Melanie will be hosting a series of winter hop discussions with some guest speakers … Continue reading

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UPDATE – Ontario Hoppenings Lunch and Learn – Monday September 28, 2020 now from 11:30 am to 1 pm

Monday,September 28, 2020 11:30 am – 1 pm (earlier start time) Our monthly Ontario Hoppenings webinar has been extended by a half an hour to accommodate both the increased interest in several hop-related topics and the availability of our guest … Continue reading

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Ontario Hoppenings Lunch and Learn – Monday September 28, 2020 at Noon

Ontario Hoppenings – OMAFRA Monthly Hop Update and Discussion Monday,September 28, 2020 noon – 1 pm Join OMAFRA specialists Evan Elford and Melanie Filotas on Monday, September 28 at noon for an online Zoom discussion about Ontario hops. Evan and … Continue reading

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Suspect you have herbicide resistant weeds? Participate in a genetic testing sampling project.

By Kristen Obeid, OMAFRA Weed Management Specialist – Horticulture Do you suspect that you have herbicide resistant weeds on your farm?  If so, why not get them tested for free through a genetic testing sample project.  So far there are 16 … 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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