North Carolina Soybeans: 8 Upcoming Summer Field Days

Soybean field day. Photo: North Carolina State University

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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