Should You Be Tissue Sampling?
Field Report 2/15/17: Do you know what’s going on in your soybean plants each year? Do your soils have adequate fertility and more importantly are the plants able to access the nutrients that are present? What is limiting your yields?  “DON’T HOPE WHAT’S GOING ON, KNOW WHAT’S GOING ON.” Continue in the link above to see what tissue sampling could do for you 2017 yields!
Great Turnout For the Southern Farm Show
The 2017 Southern Farm Show wrapped up two weeks ago and thousands of folks came out to visit with over 400 vendors. It was a fun few days at NCSPA's booth as we had the chance to talk with hundreds of farmers. It was a great opportunity to visit with old friends and make some new ones as well! Continue HERE to see pictures from the week and links to the material given out! Special thanks to our NCSPA directors who gave up time out of their day to help us man the booth: Ben Moses, Brett Medlin, Chris Seymore, Curtis Furr, Jessica Moore, Jeff Tyson, Lance Herndon, Michael McPherson.
2017 Crop Budgets
Field Report 2/8/2017: As you gear up for 2017, it’s important to consider the estimated costs and returns per acre of the crops in your production rotation. Considering all variable and fixed costs to determine the true cost of production will help you make decisions for the coming year. The NCSU Ag-Econ department has the 2017 budgets for all crops up on their website. The soybean budgets are here and budgets are posted for both Tidewater and Coastal Plain growers and for conventional, strip, and no-till growers.
2017 Sporting Clays Challenge
Mark your calendars for the NC SoyPAC for its annual Sporting Clays Challenge on Apr. 7th at Drake Landing in Fuquay-Varina, N.C. Any soy grower or industry professional may participate. The Challenge is for both experienced and novice shooters. Registration includes: 100 clay targets and a trip around TWO COURSES, all ammunition, one golf cart per team, a catered lunch, a gift and the opportunity to win prizes. Register by clicking on THIS FORM. Registration fees are $150 per individual entry or $600 per team but will increase after Mar. 28, so don’t delay. We look forward to seeing you there!
Soybeans - North Carolina's Top Crop
NC's Top Crop
NC farm leaders provide a glimpse into soybean production in the state. They also discuss the importance of tech and production advances for soybean growers as well as the value of the soybean checkoff.

NC SoyPAC Sporting Clays Challenge
Drake Landing at the Andrews Farm
Fuquay-Varina, N.C.
April 7, 2017
Join us for the 2017 NC SoyPAC Sporting Clays Challenge at Drake Landing! The event is open to all soybean growers and industry professionals with proceeds benefiting the NC SoyPAC. Every spring attendees look forward to great door prizes, even better food, and a day packed with everyone's favorite sport! You don't want to miss this great event. The 2017 registration form and information packet are attached below. Hurry, early bird pricing ends March 28th!


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