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Quinte Soil & Crop News

September 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

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

OSCIA NEWS PDF file(557 kb)

  • Message from the President
  • Nutrient Management Outreach Grant
  • Seed Bytes
  • OSCIA Seed and Feed Fairs
  • What's New in Business Development
  • Biomass Project in Full Swing
  • Ontario Forage Masters Results

CROP TALK – By OMAFRA Soil & Crop Specialists PDF file(932 kb)

  1. Forages Need Fertilizer Too!
  2. Ohhh K! Potash Considerations for Corn This Fall and Next Spring
  3. Another Record Wheat Crop?
  4. Less White Mould In Soybeans Than Expected
  5. Identifying Corn Ear Insects
  6. Silage Fermentation Problems
  7. Budgeting and Measuring Pasture Production?
  8. Comparing Organic Amendments
  9. Farm Maps Made Easy