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Nominate a deserving champion!

To be eligible for the Soil Champion Award, an individual must be a resident of Ontario or have contributed to soil management in a way that directly influences improved soil health and crop production sustainability in Ontario.

Sustainable soil management practices may be defined as those that:

  • Make the most efficient use of nutrients
  • Support systems with no net loss of organic matter and soil aggregate ability
  • Build the population and diversity of soil organisms
  • Effectively manages surface water to support reduced tillage systems

Find out more about the 2017 Soil Champion.

Previous Soil Champion Winners

2017 – Eric Kaiser (Lennox & Addington)

2016 – Tyler Vollmershausen (Oxford)

2015 – Dean Glenney (Haldimand)

2014 – Adam Hayes (OMAFRA)

How to make a nomination:

Completed forms and supporting material can be sent to
Deadline for all nominations and supporting documents is September 1, 2017.



The Soil Champion will be profiled throughout the year and invited to the OSCIA Annual General Meeting in February, where they will be announced as the Soil Champion and presented with an honorary OSCIA Soil Champion Award.


How to contact us:

Phone: 519-826-3152
Fax: 519-826-4224


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