NCSPA at the Southern Farm Show

Did you catch the Southern Farm Show last week? The NCSPA did! It was a great few days to catch up with members and share all the great resources the association has available to help improve yields and profitability. If you missed it, be sure to check out the NCSPA’s new app to get all…

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Summer Field Days are A Success

Two of the state’s largest field days, the Northeast Ag Expo and the Blackland Farm Managers Tour, were held over the last few weeks and both were great successes. The Northeast Ag Expo was held on July 26 and drew several hundred farmers to NC Spuds/Perdue Farms in Elizabeth City. The NCSPA was a major sponsor…

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Cotton and Soybean Scouting School

Please consider attending a scouting school this summer. We will post as they become available. Here is information on the first: Cotton & Soybean Scouting School July 13, 2018 2:00 pm Elm City American Legion, 100 American Legion Way, Elm City, NC 27822. Call for more information, contact your local N.C. Cooperative Extension Agent: Wilson: Norman…

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NCSPA CEO

The North Carolina Soybean Producers Association is officially announcing that the CEO Jeff Jennings has decided with the Executive Committee to resign his position. Mr. Jennings has decided to pursue other opportunities. John Fleming, NCSPA President, said, “The North Carolina Soybean Producers Association appreciates the contributions that Jeff made to our Association and we wish…

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Evaluating Production Practices on Your Farm

Continuing to improve soybean yields and increase profits requires constant research to fine-tune production systems. This includes research at our traditional levels like university, industry and consultant partners but it also includes research with innovative growers. One of the best ways for you to determine if a new product or practice is right for your operation…

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Dicamba Regulations for 2018

As growing season begins, it’s an important reminder that the EPA has classified three formulations of dicamba as Restricted Use Pesticides for 2018, BASF’s Engenia®, DuPont’s FeXapanTM and Monsanto’s XtendiMax®. As a Group 4 herbicide, and one of only a few in this site of action available for post-emergence use in soybeans, it’s an important…

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2017 Data Added to Variety Selection Tool

Proper variety selection is one of the most important steps a soybean producer can make. It is important to devote some time to selecting the proper variety as this decision is one of the first steps to maximizing yields. If we compare the top 10% of soybean varieties grown within a single maturity group at…

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