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Another Wonderful 4-H Summer Comes to an End!

The Beaufort County 4-H Program was booming in 2015!  4-H’ers participated in many day camps throughout the county as well as residential camps across the beautiful state of North Carolina!  Rising first and MORE »

2015 4-H Livestock Show and Sale

The 57th annual 4-H Livestock Show and Sale was held on Wednesday, May 6th at the Plymouth Livestock Barn. Beaufort County youth participating in the hog market and showmanship classes included Brody Van MORE »

2015 Blackland Farm Managers Tour

Agenda, 2015 Blackland Farm Managers Tour August 5th, 2015 Circle Grove Seeds and Haslin Farms 336 Circle Grove Farm Road, Belhaven NC Coordinates: 35.555089, -76.562820 7:00 – 8:30 AM Plot Tours, Exhibits, MORE »

2015 Eastern North Carolina Small Grain Field Day

2015 Eastern North Carolina Small Grain Field Day May 21, 2015 Griffin Farms 1694 Avenue Road, Washington NC Hosts: Steve and Archie Griffin Agenda: 2:00 pm Registration, Refreshments, and Variety Plot Tours Come MORE »

Upcoming 4-H Events for Beaufort County Youth

March 13-15     BC 4-H host NE District Teen Retreat Preregistration closed February 10th April 6-17          Presentation Appointments -call 946-0111 to schedule April 20         MORE »

FSA Farm Bill Meetings

The 2014 Farm Bill established new programs to help farmers manage risk due to events beyond their control.  Two of these new programs are Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC).  MORE »

“Yellow Flash” in Soybeans

I am getting some calls about soybeans suddenly turning yellow. If you recently applied glyphosate, and a week or so later you notice the plant becoming more yellow in color (especially the new MORE »

Southern Rust in Corn is Here Again!

Don’t forget to assess your crop’s maturity level before spraying a fungicide for rust.  If your corn is dented (R5), don’t spray.  If it is at R3 or earlier, apply a triazole or MORE »

2014 Blackland Farm Managers Tour

The Blackland Farm Managers Association, the Cooperative Extension Offices in Beaufort, Hyde, Washington, and Tyrrell Counties, and The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services invite you to join us on Wednesday, MORE »

Holcus Leaf Spot

I have seen some Holcus Leaf Spot showing up in corn.  This is a bacterial disease, so a fungicide is not effective.  This disease rarely causes any significant loss of yield.  More useful MORE »

Freeze Damaged Wheat

We are seeing freeze damaged wheat on significant acres in Washington and Beaufort Counties.  See the Wheat Freeze Damage Video. See attached photos.  Ron Heiniger has explained that the main tillers were killed, causing MORE »

4-21-14 Head Scab Alert

To: Folks With Small Grain Interests Fr: Randy Weisz – Small Grain Specialist @ NCSU  There are a few areas along the North Carolina coast that are at elevated risk for head scab MORE »

Got Yellow Wheat?

From Randy Weisz: Areas of yellowing wheat are showing up in fields across North Carolina… from the Piedmont to the Tidewater. With all the rain we’ve had it is likely that most of MORE »