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Quinte Soil & Crop News

November 2009
For Hastings/Lennox & Addington, Northumberland, and Prince Edward Soil & Crop Members

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

Alpine Plant Food - Brad King, Pickseed Canada - Lyle Gallagher, Royal Bank in Peterborough,
Hyland Seeds - Craig Carson, Dekalb - Jason MacCuaig, BASF - Ian Page, Quality Seeds - Doug Baker,
County Farm Centre - Doug West, Terratec Environmental, Country Farm Seeds - Harold Huff,
Tri-County Agromart, Maizex Seeds See Sponsor Ads

AREA NEWS and Annual Meetings OSCIA News and Crop Talk links below

  • Northumberland SCIA Annual meeting
  • 10 am, Thursday December 10, Codrington Hall
  • Quinte Switchgrass project
  • Feature speaker: Greg Stewart, OMAFRA Corn Specialist
  • Hastings/L&A SCIA Annual Meeting
  • 10 am, Tuesday January 19, Shawn Donnan's, 10260 Hwy 62 N, RR2 Stirling.
  • Featuring the Bio-Digester project Contact: Shawn Donnan 613-395-1387
  • Prince Edward SCIA Annual Meeting
  • 10 am, Thursday January 21, Bloomfield. Contact: Henry Nyman 613-399-3429

OSCIA NEWS PDF file(243 kb)

  • Message from the President
  • OSCIA Regional NM Outreach Grants
  • GYFP - New Program Manager
  • 2010 OSCIA/OMAFRA Grant Guidelines
  • OSCIA at Canada's Outdoor Farm Show
  • OSCIA Strategic Planning
  • 2009 Ontario Forage Masters Program
  • Upcoming SCIA Annual Meetings
  • Wildlife Damage
  • OSCIA Farm Gate Signs
  • OSCIA Resolutions
  • OSCIA List Server

CROP TALK – By OMAFRA Soil & Crop Specialists PDF file(173 kb)

  1. Ramping Up Production - New Life For Barley and Oats?
  2. Spring Wheat Yield Response to Fungicide
  3. Improving Success of Red Clover Establishment in Winter Wheat
  4. What Will It Cost To Grow A Tonne Of Switchgrass?
  5. Eastern Black Nightshade Can Handle a Good Frost
  6. Wet Weather Creates Hurdles For Manure Application
  7. New Nutrient Management Rules - What Do They Mean for Crop Producers?

Nitrogen Rates on Established Switchgrass
is the Regional Project the Quinte Region SCIA for 2009-2011
Co-operators are Kurt Vanclief, Ameliasburg and Ron Toonders, Williamsburg
Under the guidance of Scott Banks from OMAFRA