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Hip to Ontario Hops – an audio recording from this year’s Ontario Craft Brewer’s conference

Hip to Ontario Hops – an audio recording from this year’s Ontario Craft Brewer’s conference

If you did not have a chance to attend this year's Ontario Craft Brewers conference this past October, some of the presentation materials and audio recordings of the event are available to stream. For the full conference list, go here: http://www.ontariocraftbrewers.com/conference/archive2015.php ...

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Mark your calendars for Sat. Mar., 19, 2016 AGM and hops workshop

Mark your calendars for Sat. Mar., 19, 2016 AGM and hops workshop

OHGA annual general meeting and hops information workshop Date: Sat., March 19, 2016 Location: Whitby campus, Durham college Time: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. The winter is a good time to start thinking and planning for the upcoming hop season. So, ...

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Ontario-grown hops coming (arrived) to a brew near you!

Ontario-grown hops coming (arrived) to a brew near you!

OHGA member, Lot 17 hop yard,  featured in a recent issue of the Ontario Farmer.  BY SUZANNE ATKINSON The writer farms near Warkworth zan@xplornet.com Trent Hills - By now fresh craft beer made from Ontario hops harvested this year could ...

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Managing Japanese beetles without chemicals – can it be done?

Managing Japanese beetles without chemicals – can it be done?

Posted on August 4, 2015 by Melanie Filotas By Melanie Filotas, Specialty Crops IPM Specialist, OMAFRA and Hannah Fraser, Entomology Program Lead – Horticulture, OMAFRA With the dog days of summer upon us, it’s once again Japanese beetle season.  Adult beetles ...

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Powdery mildew found in Ontario hops

Powdery mildew found in Ontario hops

Posted on the Ontario Specialty Crops website - August 18, 2015 by Melanie Filotas This harvest, powdery mildew was detected on both cones and leaves of several varieties of hop in the Simcoe Research Station’s experimental yard. While powdery mildew was ...

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Ontario Hops, put the hops into Ontario craft beer

Ontario Hops, put the hops into Ontario craft beer

Ontario hops, a growing part of the Ontario Craft beer story, through the hard work of OHGA members like #WinterbrookFarm and Old 4th Hop Yard . Congrats Gail, Phil, Ron and Stephanie on another breakout year for Ontario Hops! For the full video, ...

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August 2015 – Ontario Hop Market Update – total hops imported $10.46 million

August 2015 – Ontario Hop Market Update – total hops imported $10.46 million

Canadian hop acreage is estimated at 259.5 acres, according to the most recent update from the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food & Rural Affairs (OMAFRA), with Ontario accounting for about 23% of that total. Ontario has 32+ commercial growers ...

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Calling all growers to participate on OHGA’s hops benchmark project to identify key harvest dates!

Calling all growers to participate on OHGA’s hops benchmark project to identify key harvest dates!

OGHA 2015 Hop Benchmark Project (Done in conjunction with Niagara College) OHGA is looking for hop growers interested in participating in the first-ever Ontario Hops bench marking project.  The purpose of the project is to help identify peak harvest times ...

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