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Join New York “hop adventurers” at OHGA workshop & AGM Sat., March 18, 2017 in Whitby, ON

Join New York “hop adventurers” at OHGA workshop & AGM Sat., March 18, 2017 in Whitby, ON

8:00 a.m. - Registration OHGA BUSINESS PORTION 9:00 a.m. Annual Update by: Hugh Brown, President 9:15 a.m. Financial / Membership report - Treasurer Fred Thomson/ Don Wilford, Secretary 9:45 a.m. Proposed Constitutional Amendment updates / Policy Statements 10:15 a.m. Nominations/Election of Board of Directors 10:45 a.m. Break Note: the public are ...

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17 Ontario brewer/grower teams set to square off Wednesday for the 2017 GOHCBC Bottomless Cup!

17 Ontario brewer/grower teams set to square off Wednesday for the 2017 GOHCBC Bottomless Cup!

Seventeen Ontario brewer/grower teams are set to square off Wednesday Feb. 22, 2017 for the 5th annual Great Ontario Hopped Craft Beer Competition at the Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Convention in Niagara Falls, ON. Team's are trying to determine who can ...

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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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Why climate change won’t dry up Ontario’s hop industry

Why climate change won’t dry up Ontario’s hop industry

Published on Mar 14, 2016 by Joshua Rapp Learn, Special to TVO  Cascade hops growing Cascade hops flourish at Clear Valley Hops in August. Changing weather is having an impact on the fledgling hop growing industry in Ontario — but ...

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Strength in numbers – OHGA organizing group buys for hop yard supplies like w-clips and trellis packages

Strength in numbers – OHGA organizing group buys for hop yard supplies like w-clips and trellis packages

OHGA shared w-clip order/group buy OHGA is negotiating with suppliers to obtain a group, volume rate for w-clips, permeable mulch and other hop yard supplies. If you are interested in purchasing w-clips this year for your hop yard, or perhaps ...

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Mark your calendars for Sat. Mar., 19, 2016 AGM and hops workshop

Mark your calendars for Sat. Mar., 19, 2016 AGM and hops workshop

OHGA annual general meeting and hops information workshop Date: Sat., March 19, 2016 Location: Whitby campus, Durham college Time: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. The winter is a good time to start thinking and planning for the upcoming hop season. So, ...

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Ontario-grown hops coming (arrived) to a brew near you!

Ontario-grown hops coming (arrived) to a brew near you!

OHGA member, Lot 17 hop yard,  featured in a recent issue of the Ontario Farmer.  BY SUZANNE ATKINSON The writer farms near Warkworth zan@xplornet.com Trent Hills - By now fresh craft beer made from Ontario hops harvested this year could ...

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Managing Japanese beetles without chemicals – can it be done?

Managing Japanese beetles without chemicals – can it be done?

Posted on August 4, 2015 by Melanie Filotas By Melanie Filotas, Specialty Crops IPM Specialist, OMAFRA and Hannah Fraser, Entomology Program Lead – Horticulture, OMAFRA With the dog days of summer upon us, it’s once again Japanese beetle season.  Adult beetles ...

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