East Central September 2018 Newsletter

 

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East Central Soil & Crop Newsletter September 2018

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For Durham, Peterborough, Victoria (CKL)/Haliburton, and York Soil & Crop Members
This Issue Sponsored By: OMAFRA, OSCIA and
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Allied Associates LLP – Leonard Dick Alpine Plant Food – Brad King BASF – Nicole Beechey
Bayer – Katja Rochacewich CIBC – Steve Richie Dekalb – Dan Kaufman
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
DLF Pickseed Canada Inc 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

AREA NEWS and Events September EastCentral18.pdf 1019 kb. Add the information on
OSCIA News and Crop Talk links below for the same as mailed copy or this link has all together
September EastCentral18 printer.pdf 2070 kb.

  • September 18,19,20
    East Central SCIA Regenerative Agriculture Microbes and Insect Interactions in Action
    , 2018 interseeding tour to Burnham farms, 7760 County Rd 2, Cobourg (18th), White Feather farms, 65 Raglan Rd E, Oshawa(19th),
    GellBrae farms, 3031 Heritage Line, Keene (20th). 8 am to 12 daily. Lunch Provided.
    Topics: insect and microbial interactions in crop rotations; soil health; seed health; nutrient management.

    Contact: Matt Porter 705-559-7551 mporter@trentu.ca T2Tour

OSCIA NEWS PDF file(860 kb)

  • Message from the President
  • OSCIA Summer Meeting
  • Supporting Mental Health Initiatives
  • Tier One Grants
  • OSCIA’s New Program Director
  • Preparing AGM Season
  • Do you know a Soil Champion?
  • Operation Pollinator


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

  1. Winter Wheat Establishment: It’s All in the Details
  2. Cereal Rye – A Simple but Effective Cover Crop Option
  3. Managing Forages under Dry Conditions
  4. Synergy of Cover Crops with Manure Application
  5. Hail, Hail, Go Away
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 available this fall and accepted until December 31, 2018


Lindsay rain Summary
mm HU Summary May1 to Aug
2018 Apr-Aug 359 2751
2017 Apr-Aug 522 2367
Apr-Aug high 524 in 2008 2811 in 2010
Apr-Aug low 231 in 2016 2227 in 1992
Apr-Aug Avg 29yr 379 2587
High Aug 156 in 1992 796 in 2003
Low Aug 30 in 2006 645 in 1992
Aug 2018 114 794
Aug Avg 29yr 81 740

4 weather stations at Neil Moore’s


RAINFALL SUMMARY 2018
           

NAME
TOTAL APR MAY JUN JUL AUG
NationalGeographic 289 80 31 21 67 90
AcuRite1 381 103 43 36 78 121
AcuRite2 355 92 39 33 78 113
Davis 358 97 38 29 81 113
Average 346 93 38 30 76 109

CHU SUMMARY 2018

NAME
TOTAL MAY JUN JUL AUG
NationalGeographic 2825 582 642 795 806
AcuRite1 2863 589 655 804 815
AcuRite2 2790 572 636 786 796
Davis 2762 549 622 795 796
Average 2810 573 639 795 803
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
Regional Communication Coordinator Neil Moore 705-324-2594
Other Directors Jim Buck, Jim Smith, Paul Hagey, 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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