The 2020 Soil Champion is: Research & Extension Category РAnne Loeffler  For any questions, clarifications, or support please contact the OSCIA Executive Assistant at: 519-826-3152 or

About DON HILL Early in his career Don was a soils and crops specialist for the provincial agriculture ministry, before turning his full attention to the family farm in Grey County. Throughout this time Don was a strong supporter of Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association (OSCIA), serving as President in 1988. He was proud […]

The Tier One Grant is available to support communication events such as: Educational Activities, Field Days, Guest Speakers, Bus Tours, In-Field Trials, or Demonstrations of New Equipment or Management Techniques. These grants are one-year grants available to support OSCIA county/district or regional activities. Applications are submitted by your local/regional OSCIA association in order to be […]

The Tier Two Grant supports large-scale, multiple-year projects throughout the province, encouraging innovation and collaboration. The projects span across four major focus areas: soil health, nutrient management, seed health, and “other” that responds to major current issues. THE SUCCESSFUL TIER TWO PROJECTS FOR 2018-2021 ARE: BRUCE COUNTY – Compaction Recovery with Cover Crops EAST CENTRAL-PETERBOROUGH […]

Crop Advances Search Crop Advances Crop Advances Reports by category For ease of finding the research you are interested in the reports are categorized by topic and then by year the research was conducted. What are Crop Advances? These reports summarize many of the projects which the Field Crop Team and staff from the Agriculture […]

 Newsletters We are excited to announce the launch of our e-newsletter ¬†“The Innovator – News from the Grassroots“. The Innovator will be released on the 20th of June, September, November and the following March via email to OSCIA members. You will only receive a hard copy by request to your RCC – you can find […]

OSCIA Supplies This is where you will find local/regional resources, such as the Secretary Handbook, Blank order forms, membership forms, etc. Please contact the provincial office if you have any questions regarding any of the information provided here. Recognition Certificate / Conservation Award Available to local/regional associations who wish to award a worthy member/producer at […]


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