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In-field Hops Sprayer Optimization Workshop

July 20, 2016 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Heritage Hill Hop Yard & Nursery
1933 Oro-Medonte Line 2
Shanty Bay, ON L0L 2L0

Orchard sprayer used to apply foliar application to hops.

Date:  Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Time:  9am – noon

Location: Heritage Hill Hop Yard and Nursery (Barrie area)

Jason Deveau, Application Technology Specialist, OMAFRA, Simcoe, will provide an in-field demonstration of an orchard sprayer, and instructions on how to calibrate your sprayer to reach the top parts of your hop trellis, discuss techniques to reduce waste and “spray drift, and maximize delivery of a foliar application to front and back of your hop plants.

This in-field workshop is intended for sprayer operators or those planning on spraying hops. Jason Deveau and Melanie Filotas, OMAFRA will talk about the importance of proper spray coverage in hops and discuss what “good” spray coverage looks like in hops.

Learn how to calibrate your sprayer and adjust settings to match the height of the plants. Deadline to register—Friday, July 15 2016.

To register for any of these sessions, contact the Agriculture Information Contact Centre at 1-877-424-1300. A minimum of 10 registrants for the July 20 field sessions are required for the sessions to run.

This event is open to all OHGA members and non-members on a first-come, first-served basis. There are a limited number of spots available. 

Rain date: July 21, 2016


Participants will learn how to use test strips to confirm full application coverage.



Heritage Hill Hop Yard and Nursery,
1933 Line 2 N, Shanty Bay, ON, L0L 2L0
Tel: 705-734-2846

Note: easy access off Hwy 400 extension (Forbes Rd), or Hwy 11 South.

For more information, as a primer: http://www.sprayers101.com/

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