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2023 ONHops BrewOff Registration Now Open!

Celebrating 10 Years of Ontario-Hopped Craft Beer at the OFVC! The ONHops BrewOff (OHBO) is back at the OFVC! This year we’re celebrating 10 years of friendly competition highlighting Ontario grown hops and Ontario craft beer! Formally “The Great Ontario-Hopped Craft … Continue reading

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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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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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Register Now! 2022 Hazelnut IPM Workshop

Looking for a chance to refresh your knowledge of Hazelnut IPM? New to growing or scouting hazelnuts? Join OMAFRA specialists Melanie Filotas and Jenny Liu for a virtual Hazelnut IPM Workshop on Friday May 27 from 9:30 am to noon. … 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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Hops and Haskap Sessions at OFVC 2022

The Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention taking place at the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls, Ontario is back on as an in-person event taking place on February 23 & 24, 2022. This year’s Hops and Haskap Sessions have an … Continue reading

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