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NCSPA Holds November Board Meeting
The NCSPA board of directors held their fall board meeting on Nov. 12-13, 2015. Business included  updates on the N.C. State University College of Agriculture and Life Science Crop Science Department, communications and outreach activities of the association, resources development and advocacy. The board also discussed the new strategic direction of NCSPA research projects and investments, as well as the hiring of a full-time research coordinator. The board will convene again in January at the North Carolina Commodities Conference.
Visit NCSPA Site to find out more about the Board of Directors, and who represents you area!

Best Management Practices for Herbicide Resistant Weeds
The best time to think about preventing herbicide resistant weeds is now, as you begin to think about preparing your fields for planting in the spring. Check out our website to find an infographic for some great reminders on how to prevent and manage herbicide resistant weeds:
Post-Harvest Best Management Practices to Prepare for Success
Many soybean growers are not finished with harvest yet, but it’s always a good time to consider what can be done to improve yields and profitability for next year.

As harvest is completed and you turn your attention to planning for the 2016 growing season, keep these practices found at our site in mind that can be implemented during the winter to improve chances for success.


27th Annual Commodity Conference
January 13-15, 2016
Sheraton Imperial Hotel
Durham, North Carolina

This year's NC Commodities Conference will be the joint meeting of The Small Grains, Corn, Cotton, and Soybean Associations. The conference will include vendor trade shows, commodity market outlook, commodity extension specialist presentations, annual yield awards, banquet with entertainment by the EMBERS & much more!  Registration and information can be found at

Soybean Producers Forum
February 5, 2016
Southern Farm Show
Raleigh, NC

Continue celebrating the 50th anniversary of the North Carolina Soybean Producers Association at the Soybean Producers Forum! The association will host its annual Forum during the Southern Farm Show on Wednesday, Feb. 5 from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. in the Martin Building. The meeting will feature a 50th Anniversary Soy Production Panel: Know More, Grow More – Getting the Most From Your Soy Crop in 2016. The panel will feature Tom McKemie of Coastal Agrochemical, Mike Baker with Asgrow, Derek Potter, a Pamlico County farmer and Kevin Matthews, a Yadkin County farmer. There will also be an update on the association's new strategic direction and investment in research.
Breakfast will be served.



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