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ON Hoppenings Lunch & Learn (May 17) – Irrigating Hops with guest Rebecca Shortt and General IPM Scouting with Dr. Melanie Filotas

Overview: Join OMAFRA specialists Evan Elford and Melanie Filotas for bi-monthly online Zoom discussions about Ontario hops. The noon-hour discussions with Evan, Melanie and guest speakers provide insight into seasonal and new/exciting areas of hop production, pest management and marketing. … Continue reading

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Early Season Downy Mildew Management in Hops

Hop shoots are emerging in much of southern Ontario and with the onset of warm, rainy weather it’s time for growers to start thinking about early season downy mildew management. Some of the most common questions we get from hop … Continue reading

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Ontario Hoppenings Lunch and Learn – Spring & Summer Dates for 2021

Overview: Join OMAFRA specialists Evan Elford and Melanie Filotas for bi-monthly online Zoom discussions about Ontario hops. Building on the 2020 season webinars, Evan and Melanie will be continuing to host a series of hop related discussions in 2021 with some … Continue reading

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UPDATE – January 23, 2021 Ontario Hoppenings Lunch and Learn – Guest Speaker Dr. Carolyn Malmstrom

A recording of the Dr. Malmstrom’s presentation “Michigan State University Hop Virus Update” from January’s ONHoppenings 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’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 2021-2022 growing season. The available advance rate … Continue reading

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