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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NCSPA seeking applicants for 2022 international agricultural immersion program

The North Carolina Soybeans Producers Association is seeking applications for an International Leadership and Cultural Immersion program for 2022. The program is being coordinated by the IFYE (International Farm Youth Exchange) Association of the USA and made possible through a grant provided by the United Soybean Board. IFYE has been coordinating international agricultural immersion programs…

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NCSPA Participates In Successful Trade Mission Trip To China

N.C. Soybean Association directors Michael McPherson and Reggie Strickland, association member Brett Medlin, CEO Charles Hall and representatives from M-B Grain, participated in the N.C. Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services trade mission to China from Apr. 10-18. The mission was productive, with some significant relationships developed with grain buyers there, and many potential opportunities…

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NCSPA Online Marketplace Links Buyers and Sellers

Although thought of as a commodity, there have long been discrete markets within the soybean complex. Explicitly, this would include markets and premiums for non-GM or organic soybeans and, more recently, for soybeans with novel fatty acid profiles, namely high-oleic. While these premiums have been clear and publicized there have also long been implicit “markets”,…

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