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Ontario Craft brewers announce first in series Brewmaster’s virtual 6-pack

Ontario Craft brewers announce first in series Brewmaster’s virtual 6-pack

By:  Mom 'n Hops | Oct. 3, 2013 The Ontario Craft Brewers (OCB) have announced the first edition of its monthly Brewmaster’s virtual 6-pack, a new feature pegging together choices from Ontario’s top brewmasters. While not a physical 6-pack, the ...

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Growing hops in Ontario: A look back on brewer considerations in 2009

Growing hops in Ontario: A look back on brewer considerations in 2009

By: Evan Elford | New Crop Development Specialist/OMAF and MRA | Hort Matters | March 21, 2013 A new hop project funded through OMAF and MRA's New Directions research program and led by the University of Guelph (with partners from ...

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Retrofitting hops harvester may provide solution for Ontario growers

Retrofitting hops harvester may provide solution for Ontario growers

Hops growing gains momentum across the province By: Better Farming | September 16, 2013 In the burgeoning hops harvesting business in Ontario, one Ontario grower may be planting the seeds for the future by importing and retrofitting old German hops ...

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A Guide to Fall Beers at the LCBO

A Guide to Fall Beers at the LCBO

Hauling out those fall and winter coats is hard, depressing work. Why not have a beer to help get you through it?  By: Brendan Ross | TORONTOist | September 30, 2013 We’re nearing the time of year when one trades ...

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Risk Management Workshop

Risk Management Workshop

By: Sean Westerveld on October 8,2013 The Ontario Lavender Association has organized a Risk Management Workshop titled “Risk Management for production and product development in Lavender Workshop”. While the information is particularly focussed on lavender, it could also be useful to growers ...

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Hopping To It

By: Vito Pilieci on October 9, 2013 in Food & Drink  Photo credit: Vito Pilieci As the microbrew movement in Ontario continues to pick up steam, it is creating opportunities for farmers, especially for those looking to grow hops. Hops ...

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Oh Canada’s Best Beers

Oh Canada’s Best Beers

By: Eno Sarris | Beer Graphs | October 13, 2013 We're working on regional sorting on the leaderboards. You'll have filters and drop downs and regional and state and city options. For now, the new advancement to the regional information ...

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Ontario Weeds

Ontario Weeds

This helpful information was organized by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food. Learn more about the weeds we have in Ontario by clicking on the following link. You can browse the available lists by either weed name or family. Ex. Lamb's quarters ...

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Noxious Weeds In Ontario

Noxious Weeds In Ontario

This listing of noxious weeds was compiled by the Ministry of Agriculture and Food. To learn more about these weeds simply click on each of the links. Table of Contents Common Barberry European Buckthorn Bull Thistle Canada Thistle Wild Carrot ...

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Mulch Ado About Weeds: Management Strategies For Hops

Mulch Ado About Weeds: Management Strategies For Hops

By: Evan Elford - New Crop Development Specialist/OMAFRA Hop production acreage is increasing in Ontario and with expanding production come questions on weed management. Weed management is important around the base of the hop bine to decrease competition for nutrients ...

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