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362 Dana Road, Lumberton, NC 28358 362 Dana Road, Lumberton, NC 28358 Robeson County Center 3 months ago
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Description: Registration starts at 8:15 a.m. 
Join us for an in-field look and discussion of crop technology and management of corn and soybean production.  Topics include in-furrow products on corn, stink bug management in corn and herbicide technology in soybeans.  Two (2) hours of N, O, D, and X credit available. 3 hours Animal Waste credit available. 3 hours CCA credit available. 


A meal will be provided; you MUST REGISTER to receive meal ticket.


To register for this tour, please go to this link and fill in information:  Roberts Farm tour registration form


More information, including an agenda, can be found at https://robeson.ces.ncsu.edu/2019/06/southeast-regional-field-tour/


Agenda


8:15 a.m................................................................................................. Registration and Visit With Vendors


9:00 a.m..........................................................................................................Welcome and Announcements
                                                                   Mac Malloy, Extension Field Crops Agent, Robeson County Center
                                                           Wesley Stallings, Extension Area Specialized Agent, Southeast District


9:10 a.m............................................................................... NC Cooperative Extension Director Comments
                                             Dr. Rich Bonanno, Associate Dean of CALS and Director of NC State Extension


9:20 a.m..........................................................................................NCDA&CS Research Director Comments
                                          Dr. Alexander “Sandy” Stewart, Assistant Commissioner of Agricultural Services


9:30 a.m.........................................................................................Technology Advancement Presentations
                                                                                                    Jared Day, Precision Ag Specialist - John Deere
                                                                                                      Scott Pitts, Climate Business Manager - Bayer
                                                                                Jim Williams, Irrigation Technology - Coastal Agribusiness
                                                                                                                        Clif Faircloth, Precision Ag - Case IH


10:30 a.m....................................................................................................Corn Management Presentations
                                                     Ben Arends, NCSU Entomology and Pathology - BT Corn Research Update
                                          Dr. Nick Piggott, NCSU Ag Resource and Economics - Grain Commodity Outlook


11:00 a.m................................................................................................................................................. Break


11:15 a.m.................................................................................................... Soybean Management Plot Tour
                                                   Dr. Wesley Everman, NCSU Crop and Soil Science - Weed Control Programs
                                                                                            Dr. Alan York, Corteva AgriScience - Enlist Soybeans
   
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