In this series, we want you to get more familiar with the growers across the state that are representing you on the North Carolina Soybean Producers Association. Today we will be introducing you to Adrian Locklear! Adrian Locklear farms 3000 acres in Maxton, N.C. as part of the Locklear Brothers Farm with his brother, Donovan…Details
The NC Soybean Producers Association is seeking applicants for a paid internship in bookkeeping and accounts for the summer of 2021. Please see the full details of the position below.
The Executive Farm Management (EFM) program was started by NC State extension in 2017, and since then has enhanced the managerial and financial skillsets of hundreds of farmers in the Southeast. Typically the program is an intensive, 12 day event, held in person. While the program has delivered amazing results, in the past the price…Details
The 54th Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Soybean Producers Association will be held on January 15, 2021, at 10:00 am. The meeting will be located at the Renaissance Raleigh North Hills hotel and members of the NCSPA are invited to attend.
During the recent COVID-19 pandemic virus many ag events throughout North Carolina were cancelled. One such annual event was the Onslow County Ag Days and some 800 students across the county attended the two-day session on a local farm. “Many school kids look forward to spring school tours. It is an educational way to connecting…Details
Our partnership with Marbles Kids’ Museum began back in 2013, with an interactive play exhibit called “On the Farm.” Given the importance of livestock in soymeal demand the exhibit focuses on feeding and caring for farm animals. The “On the Farm” exhibit deepens children’s engagement in farming as they feed and care for production animals…Details
Trey & Rebecca Liverman of Columbia, N.C., have been selected as North Carolina’s ASA Corteva Agriscience Young Leaders for 2019-2020. This is the 37th year that the NC Soybean Producers Association has participated in the program that identifies and recognizes prospective agricultural leaders form the state. After graduating from N.C. State University with degrees in…Details
The sixth annual FoodCon 2020 was held here in Raleigh last week. The business schools of NC State University, UNC and Duke University to serve as co-sponsors for the one-day event. The main goal for the conference was to bring a diverse audience of students, business professionals and community leaders who share an interest in…Details
JOCO Works 2019 During the week of November 11th, Johnston County “JOCO Works 2019” hosted its first Career Expo at the Johnston Community College campus in Smithfield, N.C. There were approximately 4,000 eighth grade students, teachers, school administrators, parents, industry leaders, and volunteers attending the expo on November 14-15, 2019. Those students were from public…Details
This year at the NC State fair was the first time the NC Soybean Producers Association participated in the annual cooking contest. Spectacular judges were on board, who knew how to critique each flavor as a “work of art.” Eight soybean dishes were submitted for the contest. Ken Smith from WRAL-TV and FOX 5 news,…Details
Alumni, students, friends, and family all joined in the fun of the 7th Annual NCSU Ag Day Football at Carter-Finely Stadium on Saturday, September 7th. As a part of the festivities, some 1100 fans attended the CALS Tailgate and enjoyed the many exhibits surrounding the field at Close-King Indoor Practice Facility. There, fans looking to…Details
A campaign called BeSure! was launched this Spring to promote best-management practices to farmers and applicators who use neonic products. The campaign was launched by a coalition committed to neonicotinoid product stewardship called Growing Matters. It reminds farmers and applicators to: Be sure to always read and follow the label when using treated seed Be…Details