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…Details
This past Monday, October 15th, 2018, the NC General Assembly held a special session to finalize appropriations for hurricane relief funds. They approved $850 million in funding, $450 million that can be used immediately and $400 million that the legislators will decide how to spend in the coming months. Of the $850 million in hurricane…Details
Members of the NCSPA board of directors, Michael McPherson and Reggie Strickland, Union County grower, Brett Medlin, and NCSPA CEO, Charles Hall, will accompany Commissioner of Agriculture, Steve Troxler and the NCDA&CS on a trade mission to China the week of April 13. Soybean business will include meetings with C&D Agricultural Products in Xiamen, Wens…Details
The NC Soybean Producers Association held their 53rd Annual Meeting during the NC Commodities Conference last week. President Jeff Tyson called the meeting to order on Thursday January 9th, 2020 and began updating the growers in the state on the happenings of the association of the past year. During the meeting, seven growers from across…Details
For the first time ever, we are excited to announce that an NC Soybean Production Guide is available for our soybean growers. The North Carolina Soybean Producers Association worked with NCSU faculty to get this document published so growers would have the information they need to make better decisions and increase yield and…Details
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…Details
[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…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.
This week the N.C. Association for Soil and Water Conservation is hosting a national hands-on environmental problem-solving competition for high school students, and the NCSPA and USB are proud sponsors! 300 students from over 30 states, Canada and China are participating in the event, which is being held on the campus of N.C. State University…Details
The NC Soybean Producers Association is seeking applicants for a paid internship in bookkeeping and accounts for the summer of 2021. Please see the full details of the position below.
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…Details
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…Details