Marketing Flooded and Moisture-Damaged Soy

We will provide information on scouting and handling moisture-damaged soy and flooded soy in the coming days.  Floodwaters continue to rise in some areas, and it is too soon for many farmers to assess damage to crops and facilities. Our goal is to publish information that can be helpful in making decisions about marketing, insurance,…

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Minimize Weeds for 2016

Heed the five tips in this article from the United Soybean Board to get control of your fields before you plant, make sure you approach planting to minimize weeds and maintain your fields weed free: http://unitedsoybean.org/article/are-you-ready-for-the-weeds/ Get more information and find resources at WeedfreeNC.com.

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Monitor Soybeans For Damage

With the recent excessive rainfall on a maturing soybean crop, many growers are reporting soybeans sprouting in the pod. In addition, lodging and plant disease such as Sclerotinia (white mold) may result from the excess moisture. Please consult with your merchandisers and grain dealers to be aware of discounting for damage. For example, sprouted seed…

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NCDA&CS Soil Testing Turnaround Time & Fee

According to David H. Hardy, the Section Chief of Soil Testing with the NCDA&CS, the fee for soil testing is now in effect until March 31, 2016. The fee is $4.00 per sample. Turnaround time is now estimated at seven weeks, taking into account lower production due to Christmas holidays. The soils lab is working…

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NCSPA 2015-2016 Soy Scholarship Video

[columns] [one_half] The Soy Scholarship at N.C. State University, sponsored by the association, has assisted several outstanding undergraduate students. This year, we prepared a short video to better engage our 2015-2016 Soy Scholarship recipients with our board and soybean farmers, to show the value that the scholarship creates for the students and the agricultural community. This video…

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NCSPA 54th Annual Meeting

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.