October 22nd 2021
North Eastern Ontario Soil and Crop News
Serving Algoma, Cochrane, Manitoulin, Muskoka, West Nipissing - East Sudbury, East Nipissing - Parry Sound, Sudbury West and Temiskaming Soil & Crop Members
North Eastern Ontario Region Soil and Crop News is provided by the North Eastern Ontario Region Soil and Crop Improvement Association in cooperation with the local associations in the county/regions of Algoma, Cochrane, East Nipissing - Parry Sound, Manitoulin, Muskoka, Sudbury West, Temiskaming, West Nipissing - East Sudbury and the generous support of our newsletter contributing sponsors.
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What the Moo? By Justin Burry

A cartoon submitted to the NEOSCIA.

2020 Oat Trial Results

Over the past two summers the Ontario Crops Research Centres New Liskeard (formerly NLARS) and Winchester have been conducting an oat agronomy trial and testing three different varieties with four […]

Meet Your RCC

Every regional Soil and Crop Improvement Association in Ontario has a dedicated Regional Communications Coordinator, or RCC. The RCC role has a number of responsibilities, including writing articles for the […]

West Nipissing Fungicide Trial on Alfalfa

This summer the West Nipissing/East Sudbury Soil and Crop Improvement Association and the Northern Ontario Farm Innovation Alliance carried out a research project testing Priaxor, a fungicide designed to protect […]

Ontario Soil Network Virtual Roadtrip

The Ontario Soil Network is hosting a province wide online roadtrip this summer. The event will take place entirely on a phone application and farmers will be able to share images, videos, and descriptions of their fields with farmers across Ontario. The Ontario Soil Network is a farmer-led agricultural organization that aims to support the […]

Tier One Funding Reminder

As members of the Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association, all local associations in Ontario are eligible to receive an annual $1500 Tier One grant. These discretionary funds can be […]

Continuing Land Clearing Research in Northern Ontario

Amanda Diochon, a researcher from Lakehead University, is conducting research into land clearing in northern Ontario, picking up where a recent OSCIA project left off. Between 2015 and 2017 an […]

What the Moo? By Justin Burry

   

Renew Your Membership Today!

It’s that time of year again! Typically, we would be busy preparing for AGM season. While most local associations across the northeast are still determining the best way to move forward for their AGMs this year, we’d like to remind you that it’s time to renew your membership.

Showcasing Agricultural Research in Northern Ontario

With in-person crop tours cancelled this year due to COVID-19, there are fewer opportunities for knowledge and technology transfer. Despite this season’s challenges, NOFIA wants to ensure that farmers still […]

Assessing the Impact of Agricultural Management on Soil Organic Carbon (SOC) and Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions in the Northern Ontario

On February 16 2021 the Northern Ontario Farm Innovation Alliance, in partnership with the Sudbury West Soil and Crop Improvement Association, held the Northern Ontario Producer Research Day, an event […]

Best Management Practices for Rotational Grazing of Sheep

Cameron Ford, Project Development Advisor, NOFIA

Northern Ontario Producer Research Day Presentation Recordings

On February 16th, 2021 the Northern Ontario Farm Innovation Alliance, in partnership with the Sudbury West Soil and Crop Improvement Association, held the Northern Ontario Producer Research Day; an event […]
Region

Contact Information North Eastern Ontario
President Alex McRae |
Secretary Michel Champagne | 705-303-2475

Locals
Contact Information Algoma
President Kristen Taylor | 705-736-2807
Secretary Dave Trivers | 705-989-9683
Contact Information Cochrane
President Eddy Haasen | 705-363-7328
Secretary Cindy Squirrell | 705-272-6470
Contact Information Manitoulin
President John McNaughton |
Secretary Brent Best | 705-282-2349
Contact Information Muskoka
President Brian Currie |
Secretary Diane Wiber | 705-769-1418
Contact Information West Nipissing - East Sudbury
President Mitch Deschatelets | 705-477-4892
Secretary Normand Delorme | 705-594-2324
Contact Information East Nipissing - Parry Sound
Secretary John MacLachlan | 705-384-7142
Contact Information Sudbury West
President Michel Simard | 705-897-4560
Secretary Mack Emiry | 705-865-2249
Contact Information Temiskaming
President Robert Koch | 705-648-3822
Secretary Carole-Anne Regele |