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Quinte Soil & Crop News

June 2008
For Hastings, Lennox & Addington, Northumberland and Prince Edward Soil & Crop Members

This Issue Sponsored By: OMAFRA, OSCIA, Quinte members, and by

Brad King Alpine Plant Food, Lyle Gallagher Pickseed Canada, Tri-County Agromart, Doug Baker Quality Seeds,
Craig Carson Hyland Seeds, Sean Cochrane Dekalb, Ian Page BASF, Robert Hartle Royal Bank,
Lloyd Crowe Pioneer, County Farm Centre, Terratec Environmental, Andrew Wright Country Farm Seeds,
and Ron Carter Quinte - Eco Consultants Inc. See Sponsor Ads


OSCIA NEWS PDF file(731 kb)

  • Message from the President
  • OSCIA Annual Meeting - Speaker Summary
  • OSCIA List Server
  • OSCIA Seed Fairs
  • Rain Gauges
  • 2008 Ontario Forage Masters Program
  • OSCIA Nutrient Management Grants
  • Safety on the Farm - Trips and Falls
  • Tool to Fight Emerald Ash Borer
  • Managing Wetlands
  • Crop Advances

CROP TALK – By OMAFRA Soil & Crop Specialists PDF file(174 kb)

  1. More than Scouting from the Windshield
  2. More from the Land, Rather Than More Land!
  3. Breaking Through the Soybean Yield Plateau
  4. Fertilizing Pastures
  5. Expensive Fertilizer and The Cost of Making Hay
  6. N Rates Compared by Corn Producers in 2007
  7. The Transition to Grow Organically?
  8. ON Organic
  9. Diagnostic Days - Are You Prepared?

Greencover Canada (GC) is designed to help agricultural producers improve land management practices, promote sustainable land use, protect water quality, reduce harmful greenhouse gas emissions, and enhance biodiversity and wildlife habitat. In Ontario, the program is delivered by the Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association (OSCIA). Additional information can be obtained from the OSCIA website at www.ontariosoilcrop.org.

Final reports will be sent out in August