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Quinte Soil & Crop
Newsletter  November 2011

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 Events NovQuinte11.pdf Same as the mailed version 289 kb
OSCIA News and Crop Talk links below

December 8 Northumberland SCIA Annual Meeting 10 am Codrington Community Centre, Speakers: Jim Callaghan and family milk 200 cows in the Lindsay area and farm 3000+ acres of land.  He has recently built a biogas digester and will be talking about his interesting experiences with the project.    Christine Brown, OMAFRA will be talking about cover crops and organic soil amendments to built soil quality.  We will also reviewing the nitrogen application on soybeans project we ran this year.     

OSCIA NEWS PDF file(645 kb)

  • Message from the President
  • Canadian International Farm Show
  • Seed Bytes
  • Local Annual Meetings Update
  • Benefits for OSCIA Members Update
  • Attention Seed Growers
  • Ontario Regional Biomass Tours Breed Interest
  • OSCIA 2012 Annual Meeting Update

CROP TALK – By OMAFRA Soil & Crop Specialists PDF file(805 kb)

  1. Evaluation of Phosphorus Fertilizer Recommendations For Corn In Ontario
  2. Manure-Tackling the Frequently Asked Questions
  3. Frost Seeding Forages-How to Plan Ahead For Success
  4. Don't Ignore Phosphorus Needs of Canola
  5. Introducing Web-Based Refuge Selector Tool
  6. Biomass Getting Some Face Time
  7. ESNŽ Controlled Release Fertilizer On Spring Wheat
  8. Soil Test Your Hay Fields To Manage Phosphate & Potash Levels
  9. Importance of Managing Perennial Weeds in the Fall: Quackgrass
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 Dale Ketcheson 613-477-1131
Regional Communication Coordinator Neil Moore 705-324-2594
Other Directors: Justin Dorland, Doug Young, Rick Terpstra, Lloyd Crowe, Shane Smith, Stan Meeks, Jim McComb, Mark Slack, and Scott Banks

Local Associations Hastings/L&A Northumberland Prince Edward
President Shawn Donnan Justin Dorland Rick Terpstra
Sec/Treas Charlene Whattam Doug Young Henry Nyman