North Carolina: Southwest Piedmont Corn and Soybean Field Day, Shelby, Aug. 18

The annual Southwest Piedmont Corn and Soybean Field Day will be held on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at ASR Grain Company in Shelby, NC (1514 New House Road).  Registration and tradeshow will begin at 8:30AM followed by the main program at 9:00AM.  Presentations and plot tours include:

  • NC Official Variety Trial Program Update – Ryan Heiniger, NCOVT
  • Grain Market Outlook – Brooks Schaffer, Palmetto Grain Brokerage
  • Soybean Variety Characteristics – Industry Partners
  • Soybean Nematodes in the NC Piedmont – Andrew Scruggs, NC Extension
  • Uniform Emergence in Soybeans – Dr. Rachel Vann, NCSU
  • Corn Fertility, Placement and Timing – Dr. Ron Heiniger, NCSU
  • Drought Tolerant Corn Hybrids – Andrew Scruggs, NC Extension
  • Insect Management in Corn – Dr. Dominic Reisig, NCSU
High-yield champion Kevin Matthews will be a guest speaker with lunch to follow.  NC and SC pesticide credits and Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) CEU’s are available.  No cost to attend but please RSVP by calling the Cleveland County Extension Office at 704-482-4365 or online here.

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