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Quinte Soil & Crop
Newsletter  September 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 September Quinte14web.pdf 510 kb. Add the
OSCIA News and Crop Talk from links below for the same as mailed copy
or this link has all 3 together September Quinte14printerweb.pdf 2004 kb.

OSCIA NEWS PDF file(669 kb)

  • Message from the President
  • SARFIP
  • OSCIA and Social Media
  • Ontario Pesticide Survey Extended to Include 2014 Growing Season
  • Your Farm Data at Your Fingertips
  • Looking Back and Moving Forward - Moving to an Online Membership
  • Nominate a Deserving Champion! - Soil Champion Award
  • Changes at OSCIA Strengthen Link to Research
  • Oat and Barley Representation

CROP TALK – By OMAFRA Soil & Crop Specialists PDF file(672 kb)

  1. Sulphur On Alfalfa
  2. Picking Top Wheat Genetics?
  3. I Have My Soil Test Results—Now How Much Fertilizer Should I Apply?
  4. Cold Temperatures Hamper Soybean Nodulation
  5. Can I Do Anything To Get Rid of Vetch Before Seeding Soybeans?
  6. Pasture Opportunities
  7. Pricing Corn Silage in 2014
  8. The Trouble with P
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

Treatments: 100% urea at normal nitrogen rate; Calcium Sulphate (19% - S & 23% - Ca) blended with urea to give egual nitrogen rate as treatment1 and 15kg/ha of available sulphur.

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