Tag Archives: Training

Hop Pruning and Training in Ontario

Hop pruning is the removal of the first shoots in the spring prior to training.  The primary reasons for pruning include disease management (removal of systemically infected shoots) and to ensure uniform shoots with higher yield potential for subsequent training. … Continue reading

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NEW! AgMaps Portal and Agricultural Information Atlas Application Help Tutorial Series

NEW! AgMaps Portal and Agricultural Information Atlas Application Help Tutorial Series Just launched! The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) has a new series of tutorials to help you use the Agricultural Information Atlas (AIA), an online application … Continue reading

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Pesticide Classification in Ontario – A Guide for Ginseng Growers

Growers know that that when it comes to pesticide application, the label is the law. However, the label only includes federal laws regarding use of a specific pesticide, but provincial laws also govern pesticide application. Under Regulation 63/09 of the … Continue reading

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Upcoming Ontario Hop Production Sessions

Looking ahead to the new year there are two great learning opportunities for hop production in Ontario The first opportunity will take place at the Guelph Organic Conference with a 1.5 hr workshop entitled the ‘Cultivation of Organic Hops: Getting … Continue reading

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