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East Central Soil & Crop News

March 2009
For Durham, Peterborough, Victoria (CKL) and York Soil & Crop Members

This Issue Sponsored By: OMAFRA, OSCIA, East Central members, and by

Brad King - Alpine Plant Food, Ron Metcalf - Quality and Pride Seeds, Evergreen John Deere,
Pearson Insurance, Lyle Gallagher - Pickseed Canada, Craig Carson - Hyland Seeds,
Dan Kaufman - Dekalb, Joe Hickson - Midnight Acres Inc, Ed Warriner - NK Seeds,
Rafe Currelly - Ganaraska Grain, Ian Page - BASF, Royal Bank
Tom Barrie - Pioneer, Terratec Environmental, Hub International, Reesor Seed and Grain
Andrew Wright - Maizex Seeds, Daryl Rush - Lockie Farms
See Sponsor Ads


If you have not renewed your membership this is the last newsletter and no discounts at Outdoor Farm Show etc.
Pay at an event or mail $15 cheque payable to
Durham Soil & Crop to Tom Barrie 3006
Concession St. E., Bowmanville, ON L1C 3K5
Peterborough Soil & Crop to Jim Buck RR4,
Norwood, ON K0L 2V0
Victoria Soil & Crop to Wayne Daniels 2734 Hwy 35,
RR 4, Lindsay, ON K9V 4R4
York Soil & Crop to Tom Patterson, Box 342,
Markham, ON L3P 3J8

OSCIA NEWS PDF file(224 kb)

  • Message from the President
  • Membership Renewal Strategies
  • Promote Your Local SCIA
  • 2009 Ontario Forage Masters Program
  • 2009 OSCIA Annual Meeting
  • Nutrient Management Outreach Grant
  • Promoting Your Association's Events
  • Farm Safety - Personal Protective Equipment
  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions

CROP TALK – By OMAFRA Soil & Crop Specialists PDF file(447 kb)

  1. Corn Nitrogen Application—Assessing Potential Loss
  2. Checklist for High Yielding Soybeans
  3. Wheat—Pay Attention to Detail
  4. Valtera—A New Herbicide for Identity Preserved (IP) Soybeans
  5. The Art of Interpreting Field Trials... or, Can Good Data Lead to Bad Results?
  6. Can We Manage Alfalfa Stem Fineness with Varieties and Seeding Rate?
  7. Carbon Credit (Offset) Trading—What's Going On?
  8. Increasing Pasture Legume Content
  9. Farming Organically