The volunteer organization representing the Ontario Soil & Crop Improvement Association (OSCIA) members in the counties/regions of Brant, Haldimand, Halton, Niagara North, Niagara South, Norfolk, Peel and Wentworth.
You are invited to VIRTUALLY attend the Hamilton-Wentworth & Brant Soil and Crop Improvement Associations Annual General Meeting – Thursday, January 14, 2021 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
ZOOM meeting details will be emailed out to 2021 paid members.
This year’s topic will be Gypsy Moth and Guest Speakers will include: ● Kathy Ballantyne , County of Brant – county strategy for control ● Jennifer Llewellyn, OMAFRA – gypsy moth life cycle, threats, control ● Dan Haupt, Zimmer Air Services – application methods ● Updates from Golden Horseshoe SCIA, OSCIA Provincial Director, OSCIA Program Delivery. Since there will be no in person meeting this year, it is critical that memberships be paid in full before the AGM as Zoom login details will only be shared with paid members. Memberships are $30 and there are many ways to renew for 2021:
Join us to learn about strip-tilling on some of the challenging soils in the Golden Horseshoe region, sand and clay! This virtual meeting will feature two respected Golden Horseshoe farmers, Matt Beischlag farming in Haldimand and Greg Cruikshank in Brant, talking with us about managing strip-till as part of their soil health system. This session builds on the recent strip-till virtual meeting series offered by OMAFRA and will cover strip-tilling on difficult soils, spring and fall, variety of crops and include cover crops and soil fertility as well as equipment discussions.
BYOB- Bring Your Own Breakfast and join us online (or on the phone) at 7:30 Thursday morning!
Registration is not required, all are welcome! Please share!!
Members should’ve received the spring news by mail and email last month. If you didn’t, please contact your local Secretary. Watch your inbox for the new, digital newsletter launching with the provincial news next month!