2019 Field Days

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Our county Extension agents have several excellent field days planned for this summer. There will be a diversity of soybean-related topics covered at these various field days, with many field days highlighting crops beyond soybeans. We plan to dynamically update the Soybean Extension Portal Calendar as these events are planned and details are solidified, but for those events that have already been scheduled – mark your calendars!

Event: Northeast Ag Expo

Date: July 25, 2019

Time: 7:45 a.m.–1 p.m.

Location: Roberts Brothers Inc: 169 N. Gregory Rd, Shawboro, NC 27973

Soybean Topics Covered: Soybean Planting Date x Maturity Group x Population, Soybean Fungicides, Soybean Foliar Fertilizers, Soybean Fertility

Event: Blackland Farm Managers Tour

Date: August 7, 2019

Time: 7 a.m.– 2 p.m.

Location: Coastal Carolina Cotton Gin: 1100 N Lake Rd, Fairfield, NC 27826

Soybean Topics Covered: Optimizing Planting Date and Maturity Group, MGIII OVT, General Agronomics for Early Maturing Soybeans, Variety Demonstrations

Event: Southeast Regional Field Tour Stop 1

Date: August 15, 2019

Time: 9 a.m.– 1 p.m.

Location: Andy Herring Farms: 1345 Watery Branch Rd, Dunn, NC 28334

Soybean Topics Covered: Optimizing Planting Date and Maturity Group, Fungicidal Seed Treatments, Corn Earworm Management, Variety Demonstrations, New Trait Packages, Conventional Soybean Production

Event: Union Co Soybean Field Day

Date: TBA

Time: TBA

Location: Baucom Farms: 9611 Morgan Mill Rd, Monroe, NC 28110

Soybean Topics Covered: Optimizing Planting Date and Maturity Group, Soybean OVT, New Trait Packages

Event: 2019 Southwest Piedmont Corn and Soybean Field Day

Date: August 17, 2019

Time: TBA

Location: ASR Grain Co.: 1514 New House Rd, Shelby, NC 28150

Soybean Topics Covered: TBD

Event: Southeast Regional Field Tour Stop 2

Date: August 29, 2019

Time: 9 a.m.–1:15 p.m.

Location: Cunningham Research Station: 200 Cunningham Rd, Kinston, NC 28501

Soybean Topics Covered: Optimizing Planting Date and Maturity Group, Insect Management, Soybean Breeding, Fungicide Applications, Conventional Soybean Production

Event: Southeast Coastal Regional Field Tour Stop 3

Date: September 4, 2019

Time: 9 a.m.–1 p.m.

Location: Robert’s Brothers Farm: 362 Dana Rd, Lumberton, NC 28358

Soybean Topics Covered: Optimizing Planting Date and Maturity Group, Managing Early Maturing Soybeans, Corn Earworm Management, Variety Demonstrations, Conventional Soybean Production

Event: Northwest Soybean Field Day

Date: September 5, 2019

Time: 5 p.m.

Location: Moxley Farms: Near 2617 N. Oak Ridge Church Rd, Boonville, NC 27011

Soybean Topics Covered: Planting Dates x Population x Maturities Test, Planting Dates x Fungicide Treatment Test, New Trait Packages, Nematicide Test, Cover Crops, National Foliar Fertilizer Test

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