Ottawa-Carleton SCIA Seed Show and Spring Virtual Meeting
February 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Ottawa-Carleton SCIA – Seed Show and spring virtual meeting – Friday, Feb 26th, 2021. 1 pm to 2:30 pm
Speaker line-up; Don King of the Guelph-based Soil Resource Group (SRG) will showcase soil health initiatives in Ontario, the organizations and farmers that are researching how we quantify soil health, environmentally and economically? What is ONFARM!? Tracey Baute Field Crop Entomologist with OMAFRA will speak on the emerging issues around Corn Rootworm resistance to Bt technology – Let’s change the path of this resistance problem.
Greg Millard with Vernon Valley Farms and Precision Planting will introduce a test plot/research planter that will be available for interested Eastern Ontario farm groups, 4H groups, suppliers, consultants and others interested in planting field trials or demonstrations. Entries for the Ottawa Carleton Seed Show will be judged that day with announcement of the winners to be shared at the end of the event. Entries must be collected at OCSCIA Spring Seed Show Committee Director locations at least a day ahead to adhere to distancing. Anyone interested in entering the seed show can contact any director with the Ottawa Carleton Soil and Crop group or our Secretary Leigh Hudson firstname.lastname@example.org