East Central November 2018 Newsletter

 

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East Central Soil & Crop Newsletter November 2018

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For Durham, Peterborough, Victoria (CKL)/Haliburton, and York Soil & Crop Members
This Issue Sponsored By: OMAFRA, OSCIA and sponsor ads for 2018.pdf 880 kb
Allied Associates LLP – Leonard Dick Alpine Plant Food – Brad King BASF – Nicole Beechey
Bayer – Katja Rochacewich CIBC – Steve Richie Dekalb – Dan Kaufman
DLF Pickseed Canada Inc Evergreen John Deere – Tom Morawetz FBC – Thomas Ferguson
FCC Canada Ganaraska Grain – Rafe Currelly Gowanlea Ltd – Jim, Dave Smith
Green Tractors – Ken Svendsen Hub International Lindsay, Port Perry Lockie Farms – Daryl Rush
Maizex Seeds – Chadd Taylor Midnight Acres Inc– Joe Hickson NK Seeds– Ed Warriner
Pearson Insurance Lindsay Pioneer – Tom Barrie Quality Seeds – Joel Bagg
Reesor Seed and Grain RBC Royal Bank – Josie Lemaire & Colin Streeter Terratec Environmental
The Brush Wacker – Don Vanhalteren Thompsons Limited

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OSCIA NEWS PDF file(860 kb)

  • Message from the President
  • Tier One Grants – Waterloo SCIA Bus Trip
  • Call to Action – Submit your local Resolutions!
  • Supporting Mental Health – Dealing with Stress
  • Summary of Soil Health Scholarship winner – Pedro Ferrari MacHado’s research
  • Soil Fixers – Book Launch
  • Why Join OSCIA?
  • OSCIA Annual Conference

CROP TALK – By OMAFRA Soil & Crop Specialists PDF file(1,360 kb)

  1. Can Relay Cropping Work in Ontario?
  2. Is there a Safe Rate of In-Furrow Fertilizer for Soybeans?
  3. Really!
  4. Managing Glyphosate Resistant Canada Fleabane with Cover Crops and Tillage
  5. Sustainable Farmland Agreements
  6. Spaces to Breathe and Grow
  7. Crop Talk Evaluation Survey
East Central Scholarships,
Criteria: Students living in the East Central area Durham, Haliburton, Peterborough, Victoria, York – enrolled in their 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year at a post-secondary institution or an agricultural college.
Six scholarships in the amount of $1000 – selection takes into account academic performance, leadership, contribution to community, involvement in rural youth organizations with emphasis on conservation and environmental goals.
Contact: https://regionalscia.org/scholarships-html/
Application form accepted until December 31, 2018

Weather Summary 30 years at Lindsay

Lindsay Rain mm Apr-Oct HU May 11 to Oct(-2C)
2018 483 3314
2017 630 3135
High 676 in 2008 3478 in 2005
Low 320 in 2016 2752 in 2000
Average 30yr 528 3129

Weather Summary 30 years at Markham

Markham Rain mm Apr-Oct HU May 11 to Oct (-2C)
2018 612 3459
2017 697 3159
High 726 in 2013 3719 in 2016
Low 335 in 2016 2751 in 2000
Average 30yr 556 3233

4 weather stations at Neil Moore’s


RAINFALL SUMMARY 2018

NAME
TOTAL APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEPT OCT

National Geographic
402 80 31 21 67 90 28 85

AcuRite 1
497 103 43 36 78 121 25 91

AcuRite 2
475 92 39 33 78 113 31 89

Davis
483 97 38 29 81 113 36 89

Average
464 93 38 30 76 109 30 89

CHU SUMMARY 2018

NAME
TOTAL APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEPT OCT

National Geographic
3564 582 642 795 806 592 147

AcuRite 1
3609 589 655 804 815 610 136

AcuRite 2
3537 572 636 786 796 596 151

Davis
3470 549 622 795 796 569 139

Average
3545 573 639 795 803 592 143
Got a project? – Need some financial assistance?
Your 4-H or Soil and Crop Association can apply for up to $1100 from the East Central Region Soil and Crop Improvement Association for projects in the East Central area.
Decision to accept the project will reflect the mandate of the East Central Soil & Crop Improvement Association.
Contact: Neil Moore 705-324-2594, nmoore361@gmail.com
EAST CENTRAL Executive
Past President Tom Barrie 905-623-6330
President Alvin Brooks 905-473-3920
1st Vice Jon Bagshaw 705-934-8989
2nd Vice Matt Porter 705-559-7551
Sec-Treas Neil Moore 705-324-2594
OSCIA Director Don Oliver 705-742-2147
OSCIA Director-Elect Paul Hagey 905-260-0997
Regional Communication Coordinator Neil Moore 705-324-2594
Other Directors Aaron Bowman, Jim Buck, Jim Smith, Frank Hoftyzer, Derrick Weiher, Tom Patterson, Adam Bent, Joe Hickson,
OMAFRA: Ian McDonald, Christine O’Reilly
Local Association President Sec/Treas
Durham Aaron Bowman Tom Barrie
Peterborough Derrick Weiher Jim Buck
Victoria(CKL) Joe Hickson Adam Bent
York Alvin Brooks Tom Patterson

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