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Hop growing across America

Hop growing across America

When talking to someone in the hop industry, it is not uncommon for the Pacific Northwest (Washington, Oregon, and Idaho), to be referred to as the traditional growing region. However, digging a little deeper into the history of hop growing ...

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Start Your Own Brewery – educational workshop

Start Your Own Brewery – educational workshop

Designing, building and operating a successful brewery requires a mix of business and brewing knowledge, and the Siebel Institute is pleased to offer the first course ever specifically designed for small brewery start-up. The Siebel Institute “Start Your Own Brewery” ...

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2016 hops growing workshops and field days

2016 hops growing workshops and field days

In an effort to improve yields, Ontario Hop Growers’ are working with OMAFRA to to institutionalize some key field days and workshops to help deal with the difficult issue of integrated pest management in hop yards. So, mark your calendars ...

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Hop Research Field Day/Twilight Meeting 23 July, 2015

Hop Research Field Day/Twilight Meeting 23 July, 2015

Date: 23 July, 2015 Location: Simcoe Research Station, 1283 Blueline Road, Simcoe, Ontario Agenda: 4:00-4:10pm: Introductions 4:10-5pm: Cultivar report and downy mildew research update with Dr. Mary Ruth McDonald, Cathy Bakker, Amy Fang Shi (University of Guelph) 5:00-6:00pm: Research hop ...

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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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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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