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Hop Sample Request for University of Guelph Research Project

Hop Sample Request for University of Guelph Research Project

By: Evan Elford – New Crop Specialist | OMAF/MRA | ONspecialtycrops | September 30, 2014 The hop research trials being conducted by the University of Guelph (U of G) through the OMAFRA New Directions research program include funding to collect ...

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Autumn Activities in the Hop Yard

Autumn Activities in the Hop Yard

By: Evan Elford - New Crop Specialist | OMAF/MRA | ONspecialtycrops | September 26, 2014 As hop growers across the province finish harvest and post-harvest activities, autumn presents the time for a few final management practices in the hop yard ...

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Registration open for the Great Ontario-Hopped Craft Beer Competition 2015

Registration open for the Great Ontario-Hopped Craft Beer Competition 2015

By Mom'nHops | August 7, 2014 Niagara Falls, ON - Registration is now open for the 3rd annual Great Ontario-Hopped Craft Beer Competition (GOHCBC), as announced this week by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. The GOHCBC ...

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Ontario Brewers Directory 4.0

Ontario Brewers Directory 4.0

Mom'n Hops have posted on their website a comprehensive directory of Ontario's microbrewers, nanobrewers, contract brewers, brewpubs, and craft divisions. Click here to take a look at the 201 Brewers they have listed.    

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2013 and 2014 USA Hop Acreage Report Now Available

2013 and 2014 USA Hop Acreage Report Now Available

By: Evan Elford – New Crop Specialist | OMAF/MRA | ONspecialtycrops | June 2014 The US Hop Acreage Report (2013 harvested area and 2014 strung area) for Idaho, Oregon and Washington states was released on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 by ...

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Analytical Analysis of Ontario Hops: New Directions Research Update

Analytical Analysis of Ontario Hops: New Directions Research Update

By: Evan Elford – New Crop Specialist | OMAF/MRA | ONspecialtycrops | May 2014 Information on the analytical components of hops such as alpha acids (Cohumulone and Adhumulone + Humulone) and beta acids (Colupulone and Adlupulone + Lupulone) are an important ...

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Identifying downy mildew in hops

Identifying downy mildew in hops

By: Melanie Filotas – IPM Specialist | OMAF/MRA | ONspecialtycrops | June 2014 Over the last week we’ve had a number of reports of hops downy mildew throughout Ontario.  While many growers have successfully identified symptoms while training, others have asked ...

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Managing hops downy mildew in Ontario

Managing hops downy mildew in Ontario

By: Melanie Filotas – IPM Specialist | OMAF/MRA | ONspecialtycrops | June 2014 With the onset of downy mildew in Ontario hops over the last few weeks, there have been lots of questions about how to manage this disease. While there is a lot ...

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Hop Update (Fertility and Irrigation)

Hop Update (Fertility and Irrigation)

By: Evan Elford - New Crop Specialist | OMAF/MRA | ONspecialtycrops | June 23, 2014 Hop fertility applications should be ending within the next two weeks now that we are past the summer solstice (June 21). Keep an eye on ...

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