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 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 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’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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NCSU Ag Day

Alumni, students, friends, and family all joined in the fun of the 7th Annual NCSU Ag Day Football at Carter-Finely Stadium on Saturday, September 7th. As a part of the festivities, some 1100 fans attended the CALS Tailgate and enjoyed the many exhibits surrounding the field at Close-King Indoor Practice Facility. There, fans looking to…

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NCSU Ag Day 2016

Every day is Ag Day in North Carolina, but on November 19th, farmers & agricultural leaders were recognized for their contributions to the state at the NCSU Wolfpack versus Miami football game. The North Carolina Soybean Producers Association was a proud sponsor of the 4th Annual Ag Day at N.C. State University. NCSPA had booths…

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Nematodes in NC

If you farm in North Carolina, you know nematodes are a fact of life regardless of what crops you grow. So what exactly is a nematode? Nematodes are tiny, colorless, threadlike, unsegmented roundworms. Nematodes can be found all over the earth and 4 out of 5 creatures on the planet are actually nematodes. There are…

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New Insect Guide Available Online

A new Soybean Insect Guide created by N.C. Extension entomologist Dr. Dominic Reisig and Virginia Extension Entomologist Dr. Ames Herbert is available from the United Soybean Board and the soybean checkoff. For those that have not been able to get a physical copy of the guide, it is available online on our website. The guide…

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New Laws in Effect Week of Dec. 1

Read more about new laws, including the use of drones, that came into effect the week of Dec. 1 in North Carolina. Click on the link below to the News & Observer article: http://www.newsobserver.com/2014/11/29/4364017_from-drones-to-bb-guns-new-laws.html?sp=/99/102/110/&rh=1

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New Leaders on Soybean Board

The state soybean board welcomed new leaders at its annual meeting on January 16th.  Jeff Peed of Aurora was elected president of the board.  Jeff is a seasoned veteran of the soybean board and arrives well-prepared to lead the association through what should be interesting times in the marketplace and in North Carolina’s culture and…

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