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**EVENT DATE HAS BEEN MOVED!
North Hills Kids in Midtown Park & NCSPA
Touch A Tractor Event!
Tuesday, August 16th, 10 am- NOON
Join the Soybean Producers Association for free, fun kids activities including the Northeast Ag Expo Agri-Pride Simulator, backpacks for the kids, corn hole games and more at North Hills in Raleigh, NC! Questions? Call us at 1-800-839-5775
Click here for the flyer 
 
NCSPA 2015-2016 Soy Scholarship Video
Click on the image above to view video!
The Soy Scholarship at N.C. State University, sponsored by the association, has assisted several outstanding undergraduate students. This video highlights the academic and career paths of five recent graduates of N.C.S.U. and the 2015-2016 Soy Scholarship winners:
  • Adam Blackmore: Raleigh, N.C.
  • Becky Zhong: Chapel Hill, N.C.
  • Cara Pace: Clayton, N.C.
  • Franklin Scott: Lucama, N.C.
  • Wyatt Scott: Lucama, N.C.
Continue to our blog to find our more about the video and the scholarship. 
Frogeye Leaf Spot
Field Report July 20, 2016: Frogeye leaf spot is a common foliar disease in N.C. soybeans especially in our Northeastern and Piedmont counties. The disease is most serious during periods of warm, humid weather which means the weather patterns over the last few weeks make for ideal frogeye leaf spot conditions. As beans begin to enter reproductive growth, scouting for FLS will be important. Click on the above link to find out what you need to be looking for!
Increase Yield Potential in Double Crop Beans
Double cropping leaves farmers with a shorter time frame to reach the full potential of their crop. Learn some tips for management practices to implement to maximize yield potential by continuing to our blog!
Scouting for Insect Pests
Field Report July 13, 2016: Walking & scouting fields is important for a number of reasons but as we move into July, identification of insect pests is key to maintaining maximum yields. Understanding the insect population in your field, allows you to formulate the most effective and profitable insect management program. Find out more on foliage feeders, pod feeders, and stem feeders in the link above!
Announcing:
N.C. Soybean Producers Association & N.C. Cotton Producers Association 
Stem Canker & Cotton Field Day
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Halifax, N.C. 

Registration 9:00 am
Presentations on: 
Stem Canker 
Soybeans  & Soybean Varieties 
and Cotton 
Varieties

More details coming soon!


 


Northeast Ag Expo- Lynn Hobbs Farm: July 28, 2016

The 2016 Northeast Ag Expo Field Day will feature cotton, peanut, forestry, and double-crop soybean production. The event will be held in Gates County on Thursday, July 28, 2016. The host farm this year will be Lynn Hobbs Farms. NCSPA will have an exhibit set up at this event. For more information about the event and register to attend follow this link: http://www.ncneagexpo.com/ 

Address: 185 Spivey Road Hobbsville, NC 27946.
 

Blacklands Farm Managers Tour: August 3, 2016

This years Blacklands Farm Managers Tour will be held at the Dawson Pugh Farm in Hyde County. The field day will begin at 7:00 am with registration, will include a lunch, and end around 3:00 pm.  NCSPA will have a exhibit set up at this event. For more information about the event follow the link: http://conta.cc/29Zw2Gm 

 Address:396 White Plains Rd, Engelhard, NC 27824

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