Nematodes in NC

If you farm in North Carolina, you know nematodes are a fact of life regardless of what crops you grow. So what exactly is a nematode? Nematodes are tiny, colorless, threadlike, unsegmented roundworms. Nematodes can be found all over the earth and 4 out of 5 creatures on the planet are actually nematodes. There are…

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NCSU Ag Day 2016

Every day is Ag Day in North Carolina, but on November 19th, farmers & agricultural leaders were recognized for their contributions to the state at the NCSU Wolfpack versus Miami football game. The North Carolina Soybean Producers Association was a proud sponsor of the 4th Annual Ag Day at N.C. State University. NCSPA had booths…

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NCSU Ag Day

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…

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NCSPA’s Ag Day Participation a Success

For the second year, the North Carolina Soybean Producers Association participated in the activities at N.C. State University’s Ag Day, an annual celebration at a football game honoring N.C. farmers and its ag industry. This year’s event was held on Oct. 3 at the NCSU vs. Louisville game. The association sponsors the event as a…

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NCSPA Welcomes New Board Members

The North Carolina Soybean Producers Association elected seven new members to serve a three-year term on its board of directors at its 48th annual meeting in Durham, N.C. on Jan. 16, 2015. Four members currently serving on the board of directors were elected to serve a second term. Directors on the state soybean board are…

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NCSPA Sponsors Touch-A-Tractor

The NCSPA worked with North Hills shopping center in Raleigh again this year to hold the Touch-A-Tractor event on August 1. The event, for children and their parents, provided the opportunity to learn about soybeans and farming, meet soybean farmers and sit on a tractor. The association hosted many activities, including painting with toy tractors,…

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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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NCSPA Sponsors N.C. A&T Small Farms Week

N.C. Aricultural and Technical State University is holding its 33rd annual Small Farms Week this week to pay tribute to the importance of small farms to agriculture in the state, and the NCSPA is a sponsor. The event began Mar. 25 in Duplin Co. with a panel discussion of master farmers and local farm tours.…

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