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Natural Enemies

Natural Enemies

Natural Enemies Workshop Presented By OMAF and MRA By: Sean Westerveld Learn about the natural enemies of crop pests, from predators to parasites to pathogens.  What do they do?  How can you find and identify them?  How can you protect them ...

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Adventures In Agriculture

Adventures In Agriculture

Hillier grower seeks to expand upon County heritage supplier to beer makers By: Rick Conroy To read the article, click here.

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Beer Store Monopoly

Beer Store Monopoly

Beer Store Profits $700M Yearly From Near-Monopoly, Study Finds Posted by: CBC The Beer Store is reaping $700-million annually in "incremental profits" when compared to Quebec stores because of higher prices and the near-monopoly the foreign-owned retailer has in Ontario, ...

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Why Toronto’s Craft Brewers Are Experimenting With Home-Grown Hops

Why Toronto’s Craft Brewers Are Experimenting With Home-Grown Hops

Most breweries import hops from overseas, but a few local craft brewers are looking into an alternative. By: Sheena Lyonnais Hops—the small flowers that act as the primary flavouring agent in beer—are usually imported from places like Germany and Belgium. ...

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Craft beer wave could lose its fizz: Olive

Craft beer wave could lose its fizz: Olive

Craft beer could become a victim of its own popularity. By: David Olive on August 30, 2013 - Toronto Star A funny thing happened on the way to global domination of the world beer market by a handful of “macrobreweries.” ...

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Dornoch Hops makes front page of The Post!

Dornoch Hops makes front page of The Post!

The Hoptimal Crop: local farmers hope the beer industry hops on board By: Mary Golem  Photo credit: Mary Golem To read the article, click here.

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Only 8 spots left for the 2014 Great Ontario-Hopped Craft Beer Competition

Only 8 spots left for the 2014 Great Ontario-Hopped Craft Beer Competition

By Evan Elford The Ontario hop harvest is fresh in our minds and we are looking forward to the 2nd annual Great Ontario-Hopped Craft Beer Competition. There are only 8 spots remaining for the 2014 competition taking place during the ...

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New Hopsprayer Being Tested

New Hopsprayer Being Tested

By: Melanie Filotas Any hops grower who has tried to apply pest control products, whether organic or conventional, knows that spraying hops can be a challenge. Many hops growers use radial airblast sprayers, however at as much as $10,000, these ...

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2014 Great Ontario-Hopped Craft Brewing Competition!

The Bottomless Cup is up for grabs! The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food and Ministry of Rural Affairs  is pleased to announce the call for submissions for the 2014 Great Ontario-Hopped Craft Beer Competition. Last year’s inaugural competition was a ...

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New fungicide approved for hop growers in Ontario to combat downy mildew

Posted: Feb 7, 2013 Canadian hop growers have a new fungicide in their arsenal  – ZAMPRO has been registered as a horticultural fungicide for hop growers to control downy mildew and late blight in a broad range of crops and crop groups: ...

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