The sixth annual FoodCon 2020 was held here in Raleigh last week. The business schools of NC State University, UNC and Duke University to serve as co-sponsors for the one-day event. The main goal for the conference was to bring a diverse audience of students, business professionals and community leaders who share an interest in…Details
Trey & Rebecca Liverman of Columbia, N.C., have been selected as North Carolina’s ASA Corteva Agriscience Young Leaders for 2019-2020. This is the 37th year that the NC Soybean Producers Association has participated in the program that identifies and recognizes prospective agricultural leaders form the state. After graduating from N.C. State University with degrees in…Details
Our partnership with Marbles Kids’ Museum began back in 2013, with an interactive play exhibit called “On the Farm.” Given the importance of livestock in soymeal demand the exhibit focuses on feeding and caring for farm animals. The “On the Farm” exhibit deepens children’s engagement in farming as they feed and care for production animals…Details
During the recent COVID-19 pandemic virus many ag events throughout North Carolina were cancelled. One such annual event was the Onslow County Ag Days and some 800 students across the county attended the two-day session on a local farm. “Many school kids look forward to spring school tours. It is an educational way to connecting…Details
The 54th Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Soybean Producers Association will be held on January 15, 2021, at 10:00 am. The meeting will be located at the Renaissance Raleigh North Hills hotel and members of the NCSPA are invited to attend.
The Executive Farm Management (EFM) program was started by NC State extension in 2017, and since then has enhanced the managerial and financial skillsets of hundreds of farmers in the Southeast. Typically the program is an intensive, 12 day event, held in person. While the program has delivered amazing results, in the past the price…Details
When people think of soybeans, often the first thought that pops in their head is tofu! Tofu is one of the many wonderful products that can be made from these versatile beans, but this protein-packed alternative to meat doesn’t even scratch the surface for all soy is capable of becoming. In fact, most soybeans are…Details