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Quinte Soil & Crop
Newsletter  September 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 AREA NEWS PDF file(490 kb)
OSCIA News and Crop Talk links below

September 24 Biogas Tour, 11 am to 3 pm, Maryland Farms, 222 Settlers Rd, RR1, Reaboro, ON.
Part of the Green Energy Field Day (www.wattsnext.ca). Details www.apao.ca

OSCIA NEWS PDF file(479 kb)

  • Message from the President
  • New Business Program Staff
  • Changes in the Business Development for Farm Business Program
  • Seed Bytes
  • OSCIA 2012 Annual Meeting

CROP TALK – By OMAFRA Soil & Crop Specialists PDF file(689 kb)

  1. Do Soybean Inoculants Always Provide More Yield?
  2. How Does Tillage Affect Glyphosate Performance?
  3. Putting the "AgSmarts" into Smartphones-The Basics
  4. A Tough Spring on Soils-Now What?
  5. Effective Dairy Pasture
  6. Scout Corn Ears for Western Bean Cutworm Damage
  7. Pricing Corn Silage in 2011
  8. Set the Stage for BIG Wheat Yields!
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