2014 Annual Report Published

The latest Annual Report of the North Carolina Soybean Producers association was published in January 2015. Click here to learn about key activities, accomplishments and news of the association last year. If you didn’t receive a copy in the mail and would like one, you can request one by calling the NCSPA at 1-800-839-5775.

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Young Professional Farmers

What sets these soybean growers apart from other young professionals?  (1) They aren’t looking to change employers several times in their career, (2) they are already taking charge of many, if not all, business decisions, and (3) they are well-trained and deeply knowledgeable from the start, even when they weren’t sure that farming would be…

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New Site of Action Lookup Tool for Your Mobile Device

It important to use multiple herbicide SOAs to effectively manage your fields to combat or prevent a herbicide-resistant weed problem on your farm. The diversification tool helps you to quickly identify the SOA of popular herbicide brands you may be using or considering. Because it’s important to use diverse SOAs, the tool will also provide…

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Think Narrow-rows when planting Soybeans

In a recent study conducted by the  Iowa Soybean Association, on-farm trial research proved narrow row soybean planting can make a huge difference in yield. The row-width study averaged a 2.5-bushel yield boost from 30 to 15-inch soybean rows on 7 Iowa farms.* Similar results were shown in replicated trials in N.C. conducted by Dr.…

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Q & As for Managing Weeds during Planting

The United Soybean Board recently published an article entitled “6 Questions to Keep in Mind for Managing Weeds during Planting”, addressing weed management strategies to use both before and during planting. Recommendations include applying full herbicide rate, timing, and rotating modes of action. Click link below for more information: http://unitedsoybean.org/article/6-questions-to-keep-in-mind-for-managing-weeds-during-planting/ Also check out NC Soybean…

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