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|OMAFRA, OSCIA||Alpine Plant Food - Brad King||BASF - Ian Page|
|Dekalb - Dan Kaufman||Evergreen John Deere - Tom Morawetz||FCC Canada|
|Ganaraska Grain - Rafe Currelly||Hub International Lindsay, Port Perry||Hyland Seeds - Craig Carson|
|Lockie Farms - Daryl Rush||Maizex Seeds - Chad Mangan||Midnight Acres Inc- Joe Hickson|
|NK Seeds- Ed Warriner||Pearson Insurance Lindsay||Pickseed Canada - Lyle Gallagher|
|Pioneer - Tom Barrie||Royal Bank in Peterborough||Reesor Seed and Grain|
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OSCIA News and Crop Talk links below
East Central Scholarships ,
Criteria: Students living in the East Central area Durham, Haliburton, Peterborough, Victoria, York
- enrolled in their 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year at a post-secondary institution or an agricultural college.
Four scholarships in the amount of $750 - selection takes into account academic performance,
leadership, contribution to community, involvement in rural youth organizations with emphasis on
conservation and environmental goals.
Applications accepted until December 31, 2011
Got a project? - Need some financial assistance?
Your 4-H or Soil and Crop Association can apply for up to $750 towards the project.
Applications may be made to the East Central Region Soil and Crop Improvement Association for up to $750 for Soil & Crop or 4-H projects in the East Central area. Decision to accept the project will reflect the mandate of the East Central Soil & Crop Improvement Association.
a) To encourage the adoption of such soil and crop management practices that are best suited to the soil and climatic conditions of the Region.
b) To organize, coordinate, sponsor, and facilitate with projects and outreach on a regional basis that 'Communicate and Facilitate the Economic Management of Soil, Water, Air and Crops' through field days, special meetings, field crop demonstrations, or other activities as decided upon by the Directors.
c) To co-operate with other agricultural organizations of common interests.
Contact: Neil Moore 705-324-2594, firstname.lastname@example.org
Establishment of C4 Bio-Fuel Grasses
is the Regional Project the East Central SCIA will be working on for 2009-2011
John Kinghorn, Woodville
with U of G staff
Tom Barrie, Bowmanville and Frank & Julia Hoftyzer, Hastings
Under the Guidance of Joel Bagg, OMAFRA
For 2010 the project was expanded with a 10 acre field of plots planted by co-operator Frank & Julia Hoftyzer, Hastings. For 2011 Frank & Julia have planted no-till plots.
|EAST CENTRAL Executive|
|1st Vice||John Kinghorn||705-374-4323|
|2nd Vice||Jim Buck||705-696-2567|
|Past Pres||Jim Smith||705-357-3677|
|OSCIA Director||Don Oliver||705-742-2147|
|Regional Communication Coordinator||Neil Moore||705-324-2594|
|Other Directors Tom Barrie, Frank Hoftyzer, Paul Sherwin, Jeff Steiner, Wayne Daniels, John Hickson, Rae Junkin, Peter Peeters, Joel Bagg, and Jack Kyle|
|Local Association - President - Sec/Treas|
|Durham||Bob Stone||Tom Barrie|
|Peterborough||Scott Baptie||Jim Buck|
|Victoria(CKL)||John Hickson||Wayne Daniels|
|York||Chris Burkholder||Tom Patterson|