Northeast NorthCarolina soybean field day

Northeast Ag Expo set for June 25 in Shawboro, N.C.

  • Northeast Ag Expo set for July 25, at Roberts Brothers Farm in Shawboro, N.C. • Soybeans will be the featured crop at this year's Northeast Ag Expo in Shawboro, N.C. • Reaching 100 bushel per acre soybean yields is one topic growers will see at the upcoming Northeast Ag Expo.

Soybeans will be the feature crop at this year’s Northeast Ag Expo, set to begin at 8:00 a.m. on July 25 at the Roberts Brothers Farm in Shawboro, N.C.

For more information about the annual North Carolina agriculture field day and exposition contact Tommy Grandy, host of this year’s event, at [email protected].

Below are the tentative times and schedule for the 2013 Northeast Ag Expo:







7:00 – 7:45 am

Registration and Trade Show Site

Registration, Breakfast, and Trade Show



7:45 – 8:00 am

Registration and Trade Show Site

Welcoming Remarks


Tommy Grandy

Dean Linton/Dr. Zublena

County Commissioner

Charles Hall Soybe Assoc.

8:00 – 9:00 pm

Registration and Trade Show Site

Diamond Sponsor Presentations


Diamond Sponsors



Field Tours Begin


9:00 – 9:12 am


Does precision planting affect soybean yields?

Precision vs Non-precision Test

NE Ag Expo Team

9:12 – 9:24 am


How Late is Too Late in Northeast NC

Late Planted Test (MG’s III to VI)


Maturity Groups III to VI planted early strip test

NE Ag Expo Team

9:24 – 9:36 am


Precision Soil Sampling

Poster Presentation

Dr. Carl Crozier

9:36 – 9:50 am


Potential Yield Enhancers

Potential Yield Enhancer Test

Dr. Jim Dunphy

9:55 – 10:11 am


The 100 Bushel/Acre Yield Challenge

Maximum Yield Test

Dr. Jim Dunphy

10:11 – 10:30 am


Seed Weight Enhancement

Seed Weight Test


Dr. Ron Heiniger

10: 30 – 10:45 am


Soybean Disease Management

Soybean Foliar Fungicide Test

Dr. Steve Koenning

10:50 – 11: 05 am


Well adapted soybean varieties for NE NC

Soybean Variety Test

NE Ag Expo Team and Sales Rep

11:05 – 11:23 am


Weed Management for Soybeans

Soybean Herbicide Test

Dr. Wes Everman

11:23 – 11:40am


Kuduz Bug and Other Insect Management

Poster Presentation

Dr. Dominic Reisig


End of Field Tours


11: 50 – 11:55 am

Registration, Trade Show Site



Tommy Grandy

11:55 – 12:15

Registration & Trade Show Site



Other Dignitaries


Registration & Trade Show Site

Lunch & Trade Show




Note: To be finished with the tours before lunch, each field tour group (1,2&3) will get 50 minutes.  The number of speakers/topics at each stop vary somewhat so that the time allowed for each speaker varies depending on the stop.






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