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|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|
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Northumberland Soil & Crop Improvement Association Annual Meeting
The Annual Soil & Crop Improvement Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, December 8th, 2016 at 10 am at the Codrington Community Centre.
The program will be a review of a number of activities – Regional Programs, Summer Tour, BBQ, Weather Recording etc. The guest speakers will include:
Membership fee for the year 2016-2017 is $15 and Dinner tickets are also $15 each.
Doug Young, Secretary-Treasurer 613-475-1757 or email@example.com
Mark Burnham, President 905-653-4418 or firstname.lastname@example.org
New! Farm Business Planning Program
Are you looking for financing or funding? Are you interested in taking the next step to turn your farm business vision into a concrete business plan? Work with a farm accountant who is a member of the Canadian Association of Farm Advisors.
This program will save you money and introduce you personally to many of the professionals, financial lenders and grant funders you need to know.
For more information or to apply visit http://www.farmsatwork.ca/farm-business-planning-program.
Space in the program is limited, so apply as soon as possible.
Year 4 of the Growing Forward 2 program continues offering farmers great free workshops and cost-share grants!
If you have not attended previously, or your workshop is over five years old, you could benefit from one of the updated workshops.
Next GF2 application intake window: February 3 - February 23, 2017
See the OSCIA web site for key dates and changes
There are 46 categories of Best Management Practices (BMP's) outlined in the GF2 Producer Program Guide that are eligible for grant funding. See the GF2 Program Guide for all 46 categories! To view the GF2 Program Guide see "GF2 Resources" on the OSCIA web-site http://www.ontariosoilcrop.org/
Don't miss out. Register for a workshop today through the OSCIA web site OR, Contact OSCIA program representatives;
|The Quinte SCIA Executive|
|President||Mark Burnham||905 372-8263|
|Past President||Justin Dorland||613-475-0891|
|Provincial Director||Dale Ketcheson||613-477-1131|
|Provincial Director Elect||Mark Burnham||905 372-8263|
|Regional Communication Coordinator||Neil Moore||705-324-2594|
|Other Directors: Doug Young, Brad King, Lloyd Crowe, Shane Smith, Jim McComb, OMAFRA Scott Banks/ Thomas Ferguson|
|Local Associations||Hastings/L&A||Northumberland||Prince Edward|
|President||Shane Smith||Mark Burnham||Past: Mark McFaul|
|Sec/Treas||Dale Ketcheson/Brad King||Doug Young||Henry Nyman|