Tonight: Brant & Hamilton-Wentworth SCIAs virtual Annual Meeting

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:

Renew your membership online (*preferred method*), visit the OSCIA membership website https://oscia.wildapricot.org/page-1275382

Or, to renew in Brant:

E-transfer to brantsoilandcrop@gmail.com

Cheque payable to Brant Soil and Crop Improvement Association and mailed to:
BSCIA
c/o Pam Charlton
283 McBay Road
Brantford, ON
N3T 5L4

For more info, contact Pam Charlton at brantsoilandcrop@gmail.com.

Or to renew in Hamilton-Wentworth:

E-transfer to: hamiltonwentworthsoilandcrop@gmail.com

Cheque payable to Hamilton Wentworth Soil and Crop Improvement Association and mailed to:

Hamilton Wentworth Soil and Crop Association
c/o Jessica Pearce
9425 White Church Road West
Mount Hope, ON
L0R 1W0

For more info, contact Matt at hamiltonwentworthsoilandcrop@gmail.com

Virtual Breakfast Meeting: Strip-till on the Edges of the Soil Texture Triangle – Thurs Dec 17 at 7:30am

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!!

Join Zoom Meeting:

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Spring Newsletter

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!

Need to renew your EFP?

Here’s your chance to complete your renewal to update your EFP!

There is a one day renewal workshop on Thursday, March 12, 10am-3pm, in Paris, Ontario.

Contact Pam Charlton to register at pcharlton@ontariosoilcrop.org