Results from the 2016-2017 Northeast Ag Expo wheat variety trials conducted in Camden, Chowan, Gates, Pasquotank, and Perquimans counties are in. To assist you with plans for the 2017-2018 planting season, please find the data here . Varieties are listed according to their average yield across the five locations, ranking from highest to lowest. Variety performance data and rankings within each location are listed as well. Be sure to keep an eye on the Northeast Ag Expo website for information on other variety trials as they are completed.
Additionally, if you plan to participate in this year’s corn yield contest, the deadline for applications is December 1. Extension staff in Camden and Currituck are available to assist with certifying your entries. For more information or a copy of the yield contest rules and regulations, please contact the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center at 252-232-2261.