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Quinte Soil & Crop
Newsletter  November 2015

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 November Quinte15web.pdf 880 kb. Add the information on
Bay of Quinte Workshop December 8 Remedial Action Plan Healthy Soils Check-up Program (130 kb)
January 22 YieldSmart and January 23 FarmSmart Conferences YieldSmart/FarmSmart Flyer (351 kb)
and the March 2,3 East Central Farm Show 2016 ECFS Flyer (247 kb) and the
OSCIA News and Crop Talk links below for the same as mailed copy or this link has all together November Quinte15 printer.pdf 2080 kb.

    • Weather 2015 from Quinte and East Central area link to separate page
    • Coming Events link to separate page
    • Northumberland SCIA Annual Meeting Thursday December 10
      10 am Codrington Community Centre
      Fee for dinner $15 per person and for membership $15
      Speakers:
      Scott Banks OMAFRA Crop Specialist on the plots and crops and issues in 2015 growing season
      Norm Lamothe, Eagle Scout Imaging, from Cavan west of Peterborough.
      Norm has a drone that he has been using and will share the opportunities that can be had by hiring a drone to scout your crops

    • Workshop List_Central Ont_Summer Fall 2015 ( revised May282015).pdf
      • 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(490 kb)

    • Message from the President
    • "Covered livestock yard improves cattle comfort while reducing environmental footprint" - Lilian Schaer
    • Farmland Health Incentive Program is here! & GLASI Coupon - Jen Hoesen
    • OSGA Annual Meeting - December 8th
    • "2015 OSCIA Summer Tour - Oxford County" - Cathy Dibble
    • "Soil Champion's fields could unlock corn yield potential" - Lilian Schaer
    • OSCIA Launching a NEW WEBSITE!
    • Special thank you to Sylvite for Sponsoring the FREE Breakfast for members at COFS

    CROP TALK - By OMAFRA Soil & Crop Specialists PDF file(690 kb)

    1. Synopsis of NNI requirements for growers
    2. Neonicotinoid regulations for growers
    3. Conducting a pest assessment for use of Class 12 Pesticides
    4. Crop rotations for each farm property
    5. Schedule of Ontario counties and regions when professional pest advisors are required

    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 Trevor Crowe
    Sec/Treas Dale Ketcheson/Brad King Doug Young Michelle Voskamp