Last Call for the 2016 Sporting Clays Challenge

NC SoyPAC’s annual Sporting Clays Challenge will be Mar. 18, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at Drake Landing in Fuquay-Varina, N.C. It’s open to soy growers and industry professionals. All proceeds benefit the N.C. SoyPAC, which advocates for federal policies favorable to soybean growers, and supports congressional candidates that support farmers. The Challenge…

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Report from Commodity Classic

North Carolina Soybean Producers Association board members and staff attended the Commodity Classic Mar. 3-5, 2016 in New Orleans to learn about best practices and the latest farm innovations, get new ideas and network with farmers, and industry professionals from across the country. This year the focus of the event for the United Soybean Board…

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NCSPA Sponsors North Carolina Soybean Festival

The North Carolina Soybean Producers Association was a sponsor of the North Carolina Soybean Festival in Elizabeth City, N.C. on Jan. 26, 2016. The association exhibited at the event and participated in an awards dinner at which yield contest and commodity association board members were recognized, and the festival’s poster contest winners were announced. Before…

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See For Yourself Program Applications Due 4/1

Are you interested in learning more about the soy checkoff and what is funded with the investments made by soy growers? United Soybean Board’s See For Yourself program is a great way to experience firsthand what the checkoff does, and get more information about customers for soy beyond the elevator and marketing soy. This year’s…

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Get the Basics Right This Planting Season

If you pay attention to best management practices when preparing to plant and planting soybeans, you may be able to avoid expensive treatments and technologies later, and improve your profit. In a recent article from USB, an extension professor and agronomist from the University of Kentucky recommends soil testing, paying attention to which varieties work…

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Reaping the Economic Benefits of Sustainable Farming

Many farmers across the country are already implementing a variety of sustainable farming practices, although many don’t recognize it. In the process, those farmers and the many others who are making a conscious effort to be more sustainable are seeing the economic benefits of their efforts. While there can be some original cost associated with¬†…

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Find NCSPA on Social Media

The North Carolina Soybean Producers Association is now up and running on social media. You can find us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram by searching the association name or NC Soybeans. Here you can find up to date information from NCSPA and see what is trending in agricultural news. So make sure you like or…

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Checkoff Grows Demand for Soy Through New Uses

Demand for soy has grown over 700% in the last decade thanks to investments in research with support from the Checkoff that have created many new uses for soy. Soy-based ink is just one of the products developed with help from the American Soybean Association, and now it is the printing standard for newspapers and…

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Considerations for Spring-Applied Nutrients

There are many things to consider when deciding whether to add fertilizer. Many farmers add it in the fall, but it may be time to consider adding it in the spring when nutrients are needed most. Adding fertilizer in the spring can prevent nutrient loss and be more sustainable by reducing the risk of runoff.…

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