Do You Want to be the Next ASA Dupont Young Leader?

The American Soybean Association (ASA) and DuPont Pioneer are seeking applicants for the 2014 Young Leader Program. Now in its historic 30th year, the ASA DuPont Young Leader program is recognized throughout agriculture for its tradition of identifying and cultivating farmer leaders who are shaping not only the U.S. soybean industry but all of agriculture.…

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Checkoff Request for Referendum Period Opens in May

Every five years soybean farmers have the opportunity to request a referendum on their soy checkoff. If USDA determines that 10% of soy growers nationwide have requested a referendum, then USDA will hold the referendum within one year. Farmers can register their requests for referendum at their county FSA office. The following Q&A information further…

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Call for Nominations for 2014 Annual Elections

The North Carolina Soybean Producers Association is announcing a call for nominations for the January 2014 board of directors elections. Eligible candidates will be checkoff-paying soybean producers. Nominations will be accepted through November 29, 2013. To nominate an individual, email the association at ncsoy@ncsoy.org/, call 1-800-839-5775 , or download the nomination form here, fill it…

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Annual N.C. Soybean Research Scholarships Awarded

The 2018 North Carolina Soybean Research Scholarship recipients have been named. These scholarships funded by the NCSPA through the checkoff are awarded annually to N.C. State University students majoring in agriculture or related fields. To qualify, students must demonstrate how their studies and work experiences will impact soybean production and/or research in their future careers.…

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America’s Farmers Grow Communities Program

For over 10 years, Bayer Fund has been donating grants valuing up to 60 million dollars to various nonprofits, schools, and agricultural youth programs, through a program called “America’s Farmers Grow Communities”. The goal of this program is simply to support rural communities. These grants have been put towards everything from school supplies and educational…

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A Way to Improve Crop Yield and Feed People

The NC Cooperative Extension Service continues to cite crop damage from deer as one of the biggest challenges soybean producers face and North Carolina Hunters for the Hungry, Inc. (NCHFH), a 501(c)3 non-profit serving North Carolinians since 1993, can help. The NC Wildlife Resources Commission (NCWRC) estimates that deer numbers exceed 1 million statewide with…

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2021 NC Commodities Conference Canceled

After careful consideration and discussion, the four organizing commodity boards have made the difficult decision to cancel the 2021 N.C. Commodities Conference scheduled for January 14th-15th. The conference has been rescheduled to 2022 at the Sheraton Imperial RTP where we look forward to recommencing the event with good health and renewed enthusiasm. Please continue to…

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2020 Soybean Yield Contest Winners Announced

Traditionally the winners of the North Carolina Soybean Yield Contest are announced each year at the NC Commodities Conference. Unfortunately, this year we will not be able to announce these awards and celebrate these achievements in person, but we do still want to recognize our 2020 Soybean Yield Contest Winners.  Growers across the state submitted…

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