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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Meeting Season Starts in Jan

It’s hard to believe 2018 is already almost here. The winter meeting season kicks off the first week in January which is only a few weeks away. Winter meetings are a great way for growers to hear the about the latest research conducted over the last season. Researchers provide data and recommendations that you can…

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Meeting Season in Full Swing

              Meeting season is here and we have spent the last few weeks traveling around the state visiting with growers, listening to our top-notch Extension Specialists, and eating good BBQ. These county grain meetings are probably the best way to hear the about the latest research conducted at NCSU…

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Meet the Board: Trey Liverman

After running a 75-year-old farming operation, a person gains a wealth of knowledge of “how to grow their operation and what not to do.” Trey Liverman is a third-generation farmer in Columbia, North Carolina. His operation produces cucumbers, potatoes, cotton, corn, wheat, sorghum, and soybeans. Trey graduated from N.C. State University with degrees in Ag…

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Meet the Board: Reggie Strickland

Deep Roots: A Lineage of Farmers Reggie Strickland comes from a long line of passionate agriculturalists. Though the official start date of the farm is unknown, it may have beginnings dating back to the Civil War. Reggie’s known kin have been operating what is now Strickland Farm since 1861. The farm is located on Hollingsworth…

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Meet the Board: Reggie Baker

The farm started in 1971 and Reggie grew up every day with our entire family on the farm. Reggie got to the farm as fast as possible, actually as soon as he could walk. Currently, the farm raises corn, wheat, soybeans, grain sorghum, hay, and beef cattle. Looking forward to the advancements in the industry,…

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Meet the Board: Michael McPherson

Michael McPherson always knew he wanted to be a farmer. His love for agriculture dates all the way back to 1948, which is when his grandfather started the dairy farm that his current operation now sits on. In 1989, the farm transitioned to row crops and hay, with direction from Michael’s father. The farm now…

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Meet the Board: Forrest Howell

In this series, we want you to get more familiar with the growers across the state that are representing you on the North Carolina Soybean Producers Association. Forrest Howell farms 8,000 acres in Beaufort County with his dad, uncles, cousins, and brothers as part of Howell Farms in Beaufort County, N.C. The Howells grow corn,…

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Meet the Board: Adrian Locklear

In this series, we want you to get more familiar with the growers across the state that are representing you on the North Carolina Soybean Producers Association. Today we will be introducing you to Adrian Locklear! Adrian Locklear farms 3000 acres in Maxton, N.C. as part of the Locklear Brothers Farm with his brother, Donovan…

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