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Powdery mildew found in Ontario hops

Powdery mildew found in Ontario hops

Posted on the Ontario Specialty Crops website - August 18, 2015 by Melanie Filotas This harvest, powdery mildew was detected on both cones and leaves of several varieties of hop in the Simcoe Research Station’s experimental yard. While powdery mildew was ...

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August 2015 – Ontario Hop Market Update – total hops imported $10.46 million

August 2015 – Ontario Hop Market Update – total hops imported $10.46 million

Canadian hop acreage is estimated at 259.5 acres, according to the most recent update from the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food & Rural Affairs (OMAFRA), with Ontario accounting for about 23% of that total. Ontario has 32+ commercial growers ...

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Harvesting, drying, and processing your hops – some important tips as you prepare for the fall 2015 harvest

Harvesting, drying, and processing your hops – some important tips as you prepare for the fall 2015 harvest

The Northeast Hops News July newsletter, from our hop brethren at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York - is now available and contains important information on pest management, virus testing, harvesting, and much more - many of which is relevant to growers ...

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Brewers discuss future of Ontario hop industry at OHGA AGM Sat., March 28, 2015 plus OHGA elects new board

Brewers discuss future of Ontario hop industry at OHGA AGM Sat., March 28, 2015 plus OHGA elects new board

Thank you to everyone who attended the Ontario Hop Growers’ Association Annual General Meeting on Sat., March 28, 2015 in Whitby, Ontario. Your new board of directors for the 2015-16 season are as follows: Albert Witteveen Ron Brennan Hugh Brown ...

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OHGA supports OCB initiative to allow breweries to open one off site-store & cross sell each other’s brands

OHGA supports OCB initiative to allow breweries to open one off site-store & cross sell each other’s brands

The Ontario Hop Growers' Association strongly supports an OCB initiative to allow Ontario craft brewers to open at least one off site store along with the ability to sell each other's products (cross sell) in those stores in addition to ...

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Insecticide/Miticide label expanded for control of spider mites on hops

Insecticide/Miticide label expanded for control of  spider mites on hops

The Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) recently announced the approval of an URMULE registration for Agri-mek® Insecticide/Miticide for control of spider mites on hops in Canada. Agri-mek® was already labeled for use on some tree fruits, berries, celery, onions and potatoes in Canada. ...

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Online Course Helps Sprayer Operators Improve Efficiency

Online Course Helps Sprayer Operators Improve Efficiency

Sprayers101.ca is a quick and easy way to improve training. PDF (194 KB) Challenge: Sprayer operators want a quick and easy way to find information on improving application effectiveness and efficiency. Solution: Since 2011, hundreds of sprayer operators across Canada ...

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