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Quinte Soil & Crop
Newsletter  November 2014

For Hastings/Lennox & Addington, Northumberland, and Prince Edward Soil & Crop Members
This Issue Sponsored By: OMAFRA, OSCIA and See Sponsor Ads
Allied Accounting - Nicole Leach Alpine Plant Food - Brad King 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 November Quinte14localweb.pdf 715 kb. Add the
OSCIA News and Crop Talk from links below for the same as mailed copy
or this link has all 3 together NovemberQuinte14web.pdf 2118 kb.

OSCIA NEWS PDF file(257 kb)

  • message from the president
  • CoCoRaHS: a New Volunteer Precipitation Network in Ontario
  • new grant structure for 2015
  • SARFIP 2014
  • 2014 Ontario Forage Master Winner
  • Attention Seed Growers
  • More Options to Renew Your Membership
  • Do You Need to Use Treated Seed?
  • 2014 OSCIA AGM
  • Soil Champion Award

CROP TALK – By OMAFRA Soil & Crop Specialists PDF file(909 kb)

  1. P and K Considerations In Corn
  2. Winterkill From Manure Application
  3. Sustainability In Your Future?
  4. Does Forage Variety Testing Have A Future?
  5. New “Cashcroppers” App For Crop Rotations
  6. Cover Crops Update and Fall Management
  7. Producing Quality Beef Calves With Quality Pasture
  8. Do You Need to Use Insecticide-Treated Corn and Soybean Seed?
  9. Identifying Corn Moulds
  10. Keep Canola In Your Rotation For 2015!
Quinte Region SCIA Major Partner Grant Program for 2012, 2013 & 2014 Sulphur on Winter & Spring Wheat in eastern Ontario

Regional Partner programs 2012 to 2014

Final year results will be presented this winter. Please consider ideas for a major project to start next year.
Contact Scott Banks Emerging Crop Specialist, OMAFRA scott.banks@ontario.ca 613-258-8359

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 Atkinson, Scott Banks

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