OSCIA seeks 2017 “Soil Champion”
August 15, 2016 - The Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association (OSCIA) is seeking a worthy receipient for the 201 "Soil Champion" award. Nominees must be residents of the province, and continually contribute to soil management in a way that directly influences improved soil health and crop production sustainability in Ontario.
Sustainable soil management practices may be defined as those that:
- Make the most efficient use of nutrients
- Support systems with no net loss of organic matter and soil aggregate ability
- Build the population and diversity of soil organisms
- Effectively manages surface water to support reduced tillage systems
Click here to retrieve a nomination form.
The deadline for all nominations and supporting documents is September 1, 2016.