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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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Timing of Pollen Shed for Industrial Hemp Grown in Southern Ontario

Timing of Pollen Shed for Industrial Hemp Grown in Southern Ontario When growing industrial hemp as a source of cannabinoids like cannabidiol (CBD), the common practice is to plant only female plants.  This can be done by transplanting female plants … Continue reading

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Rainfastness of Fungicides

Ginseng and other specialty crop growers may be interested in this post from ONfruit on rainfastness of fungicides: Timing fungicides can be a challenge.  Infection for most diseases requires rainfall.  Fungicides are used mostly protectively so work best if applied … 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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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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