Visit NCSPA Website
Combine Adjustments To Make for Major Yield Gains
Harvest time will soon be here, and experts say the key to getting the highest yields possible is to make sure your combine is ready to be as efficient as possible. This includes making sure you have sharp sickles, that concaves and shoe sickles are set right and that the fans are set properly. Continue to our site to find out more helpful tips to maximize your yields this harvest season. 

Consumers and Sustainability 
An ever growing concern for U.S Consumers is the safety and sustainability of the food that is grown here at home. A recent survey showed that consumers are often unsure about what sustainable practices are being use. When given a statement about today's farmers and ranchers being sustainable, only 59% of men and 37% of women agreed. Continue reading on our site, to find out more about the study, and to find out how farmers are being sustainable in their everyday task. 
Diversity is Key to Weed Management 
Many of you are probably familiar with the North Carolina Soybean Producers Association's effort to eliminate herbicide resistant weeds, Weed Free NC. This campaign promotes taking a zero tolerance approach to getting rid of these weeds from pre-season field preparation and the use of pre-emergent products to post-emergent products before weeds are too large to be killed easily, to pulling weeds by hand.  Continue reading on our site to find out other practices being used. 
Research Coordinator Position

The association is now advertising to hire a Research Coordinator. Applications will be accepted until October 7, 2015. Visit our website to see full job description, or find it and apply at 


unsubscribe from this list    update subscription preferences