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Quinte Soil & Crop News

November 2010
For Hastings/Lennox & Addington, Northumberland, and Prince Edward Soil & Crop Members

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OMAFRA, OSCIA Alpine Plant Food - Brad King BASF - Ian Page
Country Farm Seeds - Harold Huff County Automation - Dan Kempers County Farm Centre - Doug West
Dekalb - Jason MacCuaig Hyland Seeds - Craig Carson Maizex Seeds - Chad Mangan
Pickseed Canada - Lyle Gallagher Precision Planting - Gary Parks Quality Seeds - Doug Baker
Royal Bank in Peterborough Terratec Environmental Tri-County Agromart

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

December 9 Northumberland SCIA Annual Meeting, 10 am, Codrington Community Centre
With review of summer activities -- Forage Masters, BBQ, Soybean Competition, Weather Recording, EFP, etc.
Laura Sharpe, Pioneer - "What we learned in 2010 and what's ahead in 2011"
Ian Inglis, John Ernewein Ltd. - "Grain Bin Management".
Membership fee for the year 2011 is $15. Dinner tickets are $12 each

OSCIA NEWS PDF file(445 kb)

  • Message from the President
  • 2010 OSCIA Annual Meeting Speakers
  • Seed Bytes - New Online 'Seed Locator'
  • Farm Business Mgmt Benchmarking Study
  • Benefits for OSCIA Members
  • Local Annual Meetings
  • Promote Your Local Association
  • 2010 OSGA Annual Meeting
  • 2011 Canadian Farm Show

CROP TALK – By OMAFRA Soil & Crop Specialists PDF file(327 kb)

  1. Can I Apply Nitrogen In The Fall?
  2. Herbicide Resistant Weeds On The Rise In Eastern Ontario
  3. Crop Rotation and No-till Improve Yields and Soil Health
  4. Developing Real World Use of Agriculture Biomass Crops
  5. Opportunities To Brand "Ontario Hay" In Export Markets
  6. Anthracnose - A Manageable Issue In Dry Beans
  7. Nitrogen Deficiency and Carbon:Nitrogen Ratios of Organic Amendments

The Quinte SCIA Executive,
President Geoff Townsend 705-653-2361
Sec-Treas Henry Nyman 613-399-3429
1st Vice Shawn Donnan 613-395-1387
Provincial Director Max Kaiser 613-354-0100
Regional Communication Coordinator Neil Moore 705-324-2594
Other Directors: Justin Dorland, Doug Young, Rick Terpstra, Lloyd Crowe, Charlene Whattam, Stan Meeks, Jim McComb, Mark Slack, and Scott Banks