2017 Crop Budgets

As you gear up for 2017, it’s important to consider the estimated costs and returns per acre of the crops in your production rotation. Considering all variable and fixed costs to determine the true cost of production will help you make decisions for the coming year. The NCSU Ag-Econ department has the 2017 budgets for…

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2016-2017 Research Project Locations

As farmers gear up for planting season, North Carolina Soybean Producers Association researchers are too. Each year, the NCSPA sponsors research projects throughout the state to gain valuable information to share with growers. Hopefully that information will help N.C. soybean growers make better decisions on how to manage their crops. Over 30 research projects and…

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2016 Yields – Statewide & Contest Winners

Although 2016 brought some rough weather to many parts of the state, with extreme drought in much of the Piedmont and hurricanes and flooding in the east, some impressive yields still showed up. Based on the latest NCDA statistics, the statewide average yield was 35 bushels/acre, up from 32 bushels/acre last year. And although acreage…

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2014 Sporting Clay Tournament Winners

The NC SoyPAC hosted over 90 supporters for its 4th Annual Sporting Clays Tournament March 21st at Drake Landing in Fuquay-Varina. The tournament takes place every year in the spring to help raise contributions to support federal candidates that are friendly to the N.C. soybean farmers and to assure that N.C. soybean farmers have a…

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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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19-20 Soybean Scholarship Recipients

Six NC State University students have been selected as the 19-20 Soybean Scholarship recipients form NCSPA. Funded by the soybean checkoff, these scholarships are awarded annually to students majoring in agriculture or related fields. Each recipient received a scholarship ranging from $2,500-$5,000. NCSPA’s Research Committee, that oversees the scholarship, review the anonymous applications from the…

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12 Best Management Practices for Herbicide Resistance

CLICK HERE for twelve best management practices for controlling herbicide-resistant weeds developed by the Take Action program in partnership with the Weed Science Society of America. Links on the page may take you away from the Take Action website. The United Soybean Board/Take Action is not responsible for the content and/or claims made by websites…

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10 Things To Consider To Maximize Yield

The NCSPA has widely published information from research studies that have shown increases in yield in N.C. conditions, such as in THIS ARTICLE from June of 2016. Many farmers are already implementing practices these or other practices that will improve yields. However, it’s always good to have a reminder of things that can be easily…

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$240 Million for Ag Disaster Program

Yesterday, the NC General Assembly passed the Hurricane Florence Supplemental Act (SB 823)  which included $240 million for the NCDA Ag Disaster Program. The bill was passed unanimously by both chambers and is now on its way to Governor Cooper’s desk for final approval. Farmers with damage from Tropical Storm Michael may also be eligible for disaster assistance from the…

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