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Newsletter  March 2016

For Hastings/Lennox & Addington, Northumberland, and Prince Edward Soil & Crop Members
This Issue Sponsored By: OMAFRA, OSCIA and See Sponsor Ads
Alpine Plant Food BASF - Diane Hall Bayer CropScience - Marieke Patton
Country Farm Seeds - Harold Huff County Automation - Dan Kempers County Farm Centre
Dekalb - Jason MacCuaig Dow Seeds - Craig Carson Dupont Pioneer - Mark McFaul
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 Quinte16.pdf 775 kb. Add the information on
OSCIA News and Crop Talk links below for the same as mailed copy or this link has all together March Quinte2016 printer.pdf 1572 kb.

  • Coming Events link to separate page

    • Regional Program Lead: Paul Reeds 705-341-4915 Paul.Reeds@ontariosoilcrop.org
    • Registration for EFP and GYFP Workshop Leaders:
      • Robin Brown at Robin.Brown@ontariosoilcrop.org 705-718-4859
      • Eric Lawlor at Eric.Lawlor@ontariosoilcrop.org 289-251-3042

OSCIA NEWS PDF file(529 kb)

  • Message from the President
  • Blake Vince Talks Cover Crops at the 2016 OSCIA Annual Meeting
  • Attention OSCIA Members - Latest news!
  • Announcing the 2016 Soil Champion
  • Crop Advances - Online
  • SARFIP Update
  • GLASI - Farmland Health Check-Up
  • GF2 - Nutrient Management Funding

CROP TALK - By OMAFRA Soil & Crop Specialists PDF file(745 kb)

  1. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Course for Corn and Soybeans
  2. Neonic Regulation Requirements “To Do” List
  3. Do We Have Amaranth in Ontario and How Do I Tell It Apart From Other Pigweeds?
  4. The Advantages of Seeding Canola Early
  5. Assessing for Winter Wheat Survival
  6. Sulphur Responses in Forages
  7. Does Your Soil Have Problems?
  8. Validating Variable Rate Nitrogen Strategies for Corn in 2016

The Quinte SCIA Executive
President Mark Burnham 905 372-8263
Past 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, Trevor Crowe, Lloyd Crowe, Shane Smith, Jim McComb, Scott Banks

Local Associations Hastings/L&A Northumberland Prince Edward
President Shane Smith Ian Laver
Sec/Treas Dale Ketcheson/Brad King Doug Young Michelle Voskamp