NCSPA at the Southern Farm Show

Did you catch the Southern Farm Show last week? The NCSPA did! It was a great few days to catch up with members and share all the great resources the association has available to help improve yields and profitability. If you missed it, be sure to check out the NCSPA’s new app to get all…

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NCSPA at the N.C. State Fair

The N.C. State Fair was held Oct. 10-25, 2015, and as usual, the North Carolina Soybean Producers Association enjoyed being a part of it. This year, the NCSPA placed one of the educational exhibits created for use on agritourism farms in the Gotta Be N.C. tent near the Kerr Scott Building for fairgoers to learn…

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NCSPA at N.C. State’s Farm Animal Days

NC. State’s annual Farm Animal Days were Apr. 24-26, and the NCSPA had a booth at the event to talk to the thousands of children who attended about soy and agriculture. The event gives school children from pre-school through first grade the chance to see and touch farm animals, get in tractors, learn about agriculture…

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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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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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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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