Winter AG Meetings

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Upcoming Winter Meetings!

Winter months for agricultural folks are about planning and preparing for the next growing season.  So as we gear up for the next crop season, please make time to join us at some important and educational meetings. Pre-registration for all programs is required. You can register  online at or by calling 232-2262. The winter meeting schedule is as follows:

  • The annual Soybean Festival will be held January 16 at the K E White Center on the campus of Elizabeth City State University. A “Farmers Forum”, question and answer session, will take place before the program starting at 4 p.m. Exhibits will open at 5 and the program will start at 6:30.
  • The Soybean Production Meeting will be held on Friday, January 26 at 11 a.m. at the Currituck County Center. The center is located at 120 Community Way, Barco, NC. Featured speaker will be Dr. Jim Dunphy  of NC State University. Pesticide applicators will receive 2 credit hours of X. Lunch is sponsored by the NC Soybean Producers Association and will be provided by Southland BBQ. Please register for this event no later than  January 22nd .NC Soybean Producers Association
  • An Auxin Product Training will be held on Friday, February 2 at 10 a.m. at the Pasquotank County Extension Center. The center is located at 1209 McPherson St, Elizabeth City, NC. This is a mandatory training if you plan on spraying dicamba in 2018, even if you trained in 2017. This mandate arises from the EPA having revised the labels for Dicamba products registered for application to Xtend soybean and XtendFlex cotton. Please call the Currituck County Center for additional details regarding this matter.
  • The Corn Production Meeting is scheduled for Friday, February 9 at 11 a.m. to be held at Camden United Methodist Church. The church is located at 197 N.C. Hwy 343 South, Camden, NC. Featured speaker will be Dr. Ron Heiniger, NCSU Extension Specialist. Pesticide applicators will receive 2 credit hours of X . A catered lunch will be provided . Please register by Feb. 5th.

If you have questions concerning these meetings or other agricultural events, please contact Jody Carpenter at 232-2262 or email

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