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Quinte Soil & Crop News

September 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


Growing Forward - link to OSCIA site Growing Your Farm Profits

OSCIA NEWS PDF file(299 kb)

  • Message from the President
  • 2009 Ontario Forage Masters
  • OSCIA Regional NM Outreach Grants
  • OSCIA Summer Directors' Meeting
  • 2010 OSCIA/OMAFRA Grant Guidelines
  • Plant to Grow Your Farm Profits
  • Biotractor (biodiesel)

CROP TALK – By OMAFRA Soil & Crop Specialists PDF file(297 kb)

  1. Cold Temperatures Delay Nodulation and Reduce Nitrogen Fixation
  2. Potash Basics Revisited
  3. Soybean Aphids and Yield Response In the Late R Stages
  4. Increasing Accuracy of DON Measurement In Grain Corn
  5. Rotational Grazing
  6. Simple Ways to Check the Health of Your Soil
  7. Wheat Stubble, Weeds and Red Clover
  8. Frost Damaged Corn Silage

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