North Carolina’s Long-Running Northeast Summer Ag Expo Set For July 25

North Carolina’s 25th annual Northeast Ag Expo Summer Field Day is scheduled for July 25. This year’s event will be hosted by Currituck County at Roberts Brothers Inc. located on 169 N Gregory Rd. in Shawboro.

The focus will be on maximizing soybean and corn production. North Carolina Pesticide and Certified Crop Advisor credits will be available.

The event will begin at 7:45 a.m. with registration, breakfast and a trade show. Opening remarks will start at 9:15 a.m., and the field tour will commence at 9:30 a.m. and run to 11:30 a.m. Following the tour, diamond sponsors will make presentations and lunch will be provided.

Additional information about this event can be found the field day’s website.

The field tour will highlight seven soybean research trials and five corn trials. Presentations will be delivered by personnel from North Carolina State University, Virginia Tech and North Carolina Cooperative Extension Agents. Topics include planting dates, plant populations, insect management, fertilization, variety selection, row-widths and disease management.

The Northeast Ag Expo Team is a North Carolina Cooperative Extension group that serves Camden, Currituck, Chowan, Gates, Pasquotank, and Perquimans Counties. This 6-county team holds two field days annually, which are collaborative efforts with agriculture producers, agribusinesses, North Carolina State University and commodity groups.

To register, or for more information about the Northeast Ag Expo group or the Summer Field day, contact Adam Formella at (252) 232-2262 or adam_formella@ncsu.edu or check out the Northeast Ag Expo at http://www.ncneagexpo.com.


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