Ontario Soil and Crop Improvement Association's vision is farmers actively seeking, testing and adopting optimal farm production and stewardship practices.

Who we are

Welcome to the OSCIA website. We are a unique not-for-profit farm organization that has a significant presence in all agricultural areas of the province and across all major sectors. We are leaders in producer education, association development, stewardship program delivery, and support consumer outreach.

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Cost-Share Programs

Explore cost-share funding opportunities delivered through OSCIA.

Membership Benefits

Learn more about exclusive membership benefits offered to OSCIA members.

Membership Login

Sign up, renew, and manage your information through our Membership Platform.

Local Information

Check out your region’s landing page to stay up to date with what is happening in your area!


Explore free workshop and webinar opportunities facilitated and delivered by OSCIA for Ontario farmers.

OSCIA Events

Learn more about OSCIA events across the province that bring people together to demonstrate new technologies, share knowledge on innovations and management strategies.

Research and Resources

Learn more about ongoing and past research.

Contact Information

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OSCIA YouTube Channel

Check out our YouTube channel for even more great OSCIA content!

Workshops and Events

OSCIA has a deep-rooted history in delivering workshops and webinars to Ontario’s farming community, supporting farmers with the knowledge and information they need to be successful. In addition, local events are hosted across Ontario by, or in partnership with, Regional and Local Soil and Crop Associations to draw farmers together, sharing knowledge strategies for improving soil health and crop production.
Workshops Available Now

Environmental Farm Plan workshops are available now under the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (Sustainable CAP). See the calendar for dates and register now.

The electronic Environmental Farm Plan (eEFP) is also available now. Details on future Biosecurity Workshops and Webinars coming soon.

Explore the full list of Workshops and Events
Looking for the Farmland Health Check-Up?
Looking for OFCAF Knowledge Sharing Events?

Cost-Share Programs

OSCIA delivers several cost-share funding programs that support Ontario’s farmers in implementing best management and sustainability practices on their farms.
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Honey Bee Health Initiative
Accepting Applications
Sep 15 / 2023 Continuous intake
On-Farm Climate Action Fund logo
On Farm Climate Action Fund (OFCAF)
Not Accepting Applications
Upcoming Intake Dates Not Yet Available
Species at Risk Partnership on Agricultural Lands (SARPAL)
Not Accepting Applications
Upcoming Intake Dates Not Yet Available
Species at Risk Farm Incentive Program (SARFIP)
Not Accepting Applications
Upcoming Intake Dates Not Yet Available
Open Date
Close Date
Accepting Applications
Sep 15 / 2023
Continuous intake
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Close Date
Not Accepting Applications
Jan 04 / 2023
Jan 18 / 2023
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Close Date
Not Accepting Applications
Apr 07 / 2021
Apr 13 / 2021
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Not Accepting Applications
Jun 27 / 2023
Jul 17 / 2023

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Program information for the Species at Risk Partnership on Agricultural Lands program and upcoming intake can be found here.

Apply during the intake. 

For program information click below.

a Claim?

For information on submitting a claim for an approved cost-share allocation, click here.

On-Farm Climate Action Fund (OFCAF)

Program information for the Ontario On-Farm Climate Action Fund (OFCAF) is available on the electronic Program Guide at: programguides.ontariosoilcrop.org.

Applications can be submitted electronically during an intake at osciaportal.org.

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