N.C. Soybean Producers Association & N.C. Cotton Producers Association Stem Canker & Cotton Field Day
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Halifax, N.C. More details coming soon!
**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
Time of Spraying and Herbicide Efficacy
When it comes to weed control, growers must use every tool in their toolbox to fight the battle. One of the often overlooked tools is ensuring maximum herbicide efficacy through time of spraying. Continue to this week's N.C. Field Report to find out more!
Keeping Farms Sustainable with GMO Crops
Gene Stoebel, a third generation Minnesota farmer and US Farmers & Ranchers Association board member, recently wrote a guest post for Forbes.com about the benefits of using GMO’s on his farm. It’s a well-written educational piece about why GMO’s are helpful, and encourages consumers to ask farmers any questions they have. You can find the article by Stoebel here.
Palmer Amaranth Control in Soybeans While there has been some late-season horseweed in soybean fields this year, Palmer continues to be the biggest problem for North Carolina growers. It was recently voted the “worst weed in America” by the Weed Science Society of America. A single Palmer amaranth female can produce a half-million seed and the plants can grow over an inch per day. Continue to last weeks N.C. Field Report to find out mroe!
Management Practices- Resistant Weeds Herbicide resistance is a real and growing threat, but there are steps every farmer can take to help combat the problem. A plan to battle herbicide-resistant weeds should be put in place from pre-planting through harvest, taking steps to eliminate weeds along the way. And, dealing with these weeds involves more than herbicides. Learn more at our blog.
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.
Address:396 White Plains Rd, Engelhard, NC 27824
NCSPA Annual Summer Board Meeting
July 14-15, 2016
Marriott Raleigh City Center
The North Carolina Soybean Producers Association Board of Directors will be holding their Annual Summer Board Meeting on July 14-15, 2016. The meeting will take place in the Marriott Raleigh City Center, in downtown Raleigh, N.C.