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To Train or to Self-Train: Historical hop training trials

To Train or to Self-Train: Historical hop training trials

By: Evan Elford - New Crop Specialist | OMAF/MRA | ONspecialtycrops | May 14, 2014 At this point in the season, many hop growers are quickly finishing up stringing their yards and beginning the training and pruning process.  Depending on size ...

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2014 Pest Control Products for Ontario Hops

2014 Pest Control Products for Ontario Hops

By: Melanie Filotas - IPM Specialist | OMAF/MRA | ONspecialtycrops | May 15,2014 Back by popular demand is a list of pest control products registered for use on commercial hops in Ontario, updated for 2014. This list indicates all products (conventional or organic) currently ...

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Boozing Sustainably

Boozing Sustainably

Ontario breweries and wineries are getting on board with the organic movement. Projects like the 100-Mile Lager and Ale are bringing attention to the industry's efforts towards sustainability. By: Dan Beare | April 28, 2014 | In Food and Culture | ...

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Great Canadian Homebrew Competition and Conference 2014 Announced

Great Canadian Homebrew Competition and Conference 2014 Announced

By: Mom'nHops | April 5, 2014 Toronto, ON - The Canadian Amateur Brewers Association (CABA) this week announced details for the 2014 Great Canadian Homebrew Competition, returning for the first time since 2011. The competition is open to any beer brewed in ...

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Winners announced for 2014 Ontario Brewing Awards

Winners announced for 2014 Ontario Brewing Awards

By: MomnHops | April 4, 2014 Toronto, ON - Winners in the 2014 Ontario Brewing Awards were announced last evening, Thursday, April 3 2014, at the Gladstone Hotel in Toronto over 31 categories with entries from 45 Ontario breweries. North American ...

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GOHCBC 2014 Round-up

GOHCBC 2014 Round-up

By: Evan Elford - New Crop Specialist | OMAF/MRA | April 4, 2014 The second annual Great Ontario-Hopped Craft Beer Competition took place on February 19, 2014 at the Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Eight teams of commercial ...

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Hop Update

Hop Update

By: Evan Elford - New Crop Specialist | OMAF/MRA | ONspecialtycrops | April 3, 2014 As the temperatures  rise and the snow continues to melt, it’s time to start walking the hop yard and keeping an eye on plant growth ...

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Pristine WG Fungicide now registered on hops in Canada

Pristine WG Fungicide now registered on hops in Canada

By: Melanie Filotas - IPM Specialist | OMAF/MRA | ONspecialtycrops | April 1, 2014 The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently announced the approval of an URMULE registration for Pristine® Fungicide for suppression of downy mildew and control of powdery ...

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Growing Hops in Ontario: Ontario Hop Trial Update

Growing Hops in Ontario: Ontario Hop Trial Update

By: Evan Elford - New Crop Specialist | OMAF/MRA | ONspecialtycrops | March 21, 2014 A summary of data collected from the Ontario hop trial was presented in the poster session at the 2014 Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention (OFVC). ...

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Brimstone Sizzles at Ridgeway Sanctuary

Brimstone Sizzles at Ridgeway Sanctuary

By Ray Spiteri | Niagara Falls Review | March 10, 2014 Photo courtesy of Mike Dibattista | Niagara Falls Review An architect and a one-time Canadian customs officer have joined together to develop the only craft-beer brewery in Fort Erie ...

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