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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National Ag Leaders Roundtable

Friday, August 3rd, leaders from across NC and the country gathered to discuss the future of agriculture on a national scale. The conversation was organized by Congressman David Rouzer and Senator Thom Tillis in light of the recent nuisance lawsuits that are targeting eastern NC hog farmers. The roundtable was held at the NC State Fairgrounds…

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NC Ag Workers Eligible for Vaccines

Governor Cooper announced yesterday, that starting as early as today, March 3rd, Group 3 Frontline Essential Workers in NC are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccination. This includes those working in the ag industry such as: farm workers, meat packing workers, food processing workers, migrant farm/fishery workers, food distribution and supply chain workers, and restaurant…

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