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Quinte Soil & Crop
Newsletter  March 2015

For Hastings/Lennox & Addington, Northumberland, and Prince Edward Soil & Crop Members
This Issue Sponsored By: OMAFRA, OSCIA and See Sponsor Ads
Alpine BASF - Diane Hall Bayer CropScience - Marieke Patton
Country Farm Seeds - Harold Huff County Automation - Dan Kempers County Farm Centre
Dekalb - Jason MacCuaig Dupont Pioneer - Mark McFaul Hyland Seeds - Craig Carson
Maizex Seeds - Chad Mangan Pickseed Canada Precision Planting - Gary Parks
Quality Seeds - Doug Baker Royal Bank Terratec Environmental
TCO Agromart

AREA NEWS and Events March Quinte15localweb.pdf 362 kb. Add the
OSCIA News and Crop Talk from links below for the same as mailed copy
or this link has all 3 together March Quinte15printer.pdf 1968 kb.

OSCIA NEWS PDF file(469 kb)

  • Message from the President
  • OSCIA Launches Soil and Crop Sustainability Fund
  • OSCIA Soil Champion Award
  • 'Dirt: Soil Health and what is at stake’
  • OSGA Summer Field Day - June 30th
  • Water Flow Monitoring Systems Investigated
  • 2014 Crop Advances
  • New OSCIA Grant Structure Brings New Opportunities for Local/Regional Associations
  • OSCIA Environmental Cost-Share Programs
  • Neonicotinoid Seed Treatment Efficacy Study On-Farm Corn and Soybean Trials - 2015

CROP TALK – By OMAFRA Soil & Crop Specialists PDF file(707 kb)

  1. A New and Improves Soil Nitrate Test for Corm!
  2. Permit—Guidelines For Use In Field Corn
  3. White Mould In Soybeans
  4. Establishing A New Pasture
  5. Making the Most of Your On-Farm Trials
  6. Bacterial Blight In Dry Beans Goes Airborne
  7. Consider Seeding Red Clover In Spring Wheat
  8. Do Soybeans Require Insects For Pollination?

The Quinte SCIA Executive
President Justin Dorland 613-475-0891
Sec-Treas Henry Nyman 613-399-3429
Provincial Director Dale Ketcheson 613-477-1131
Regional Communication Coordinator Neil Moore 705-324-2594
Other Directors: Doug Young, Mark McFaul, Lloyd Crowe, Ian Laver, Shane Smith, Jim McComb, Mark Burnham, Trevor Crowe, Scott Banks

Local Associations Hastings/L&A Northumberland Prince Edward
President Shane Smith Justin Dorland Trevor Crowe
Sec/Treas Dale Ketcheson/Brad King Doug Young Michelle Voskamp