Blackland Farm Managers Tour August 3rd in Engelhard

— Written By

From Andrea Gibbs, Hyde County Extension Agent:

The 2016 Blackland Tour will be held at Middle Creek Farms (396 White Plains Road, Engelhard). Registration will open at 7:00 AM. After registration, please head to the field to visit with the vendors and enjoy a sausage wrap! Field sessions will begin promptly at 8:00AM. Jump on a wagon or walk to the tour stop of your choice. A map will be provided in the tour book that will help guide you to each tour stop. Lunch will be served from 10:30AM-11:45PM, please grab lunch in between sessions!

Stop #1:

-Dr. Ron Heiniger – Emergence Study & High Yield Systems Test

-Scott Tilley – Sorghum Varieties

-Dr. Sriyanka Lahiri – Worm Control in Soybeans

-Dr. Alejandro Del Pozo-Valdivia – Seedling Insects in Corn

Stop #2:

-Dr. Jim Dunphy – Maximum Yield Tests & Non-Foliar Test

-Dr. Carl Crozier

-Dr. David Hardy – Soybean Potassium Research

-Anna-Beth Williams – Potassium Studies

Stop #3:

-Dr. Chad Poole – Drainage

-Dr. Wes Everman – Resistance Management

-Rod Gurganus – Various agent test plots

Stop #4:

(9:30-10:30 and 11:00-12:00 only)

-LaMarr Graft – Grain Bin Safety

8:00-9:00 AM – Session #1

9:00-9:30 AM – Break – Look at test plots, talk to specialists, & make your way to the next stop!

9:30-10:30 AM – Session #2

10:30-11:00 AM – Break – Look at test plots, talk to specialists, & make your way to the next stop!

11:00 – 12:00 PM – Session #3

12:00 – 12:30 PM – Break – Look at test plots, talk to specialists, & make your way to the metal building at the shop!

1:00 PM – Welcome from the BFMA, introductions, & Dr. Chad Lee (Grain Crops Extension Agronomist, University of Kentucky)

Pesticide credits (N, D, X, and O) and CCA credits (1 Nutrient Management & 3 Crop Management) will be available!

Written By

Photo of Rod Gurganus, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionRod GurganusCounty Extension Director (252) 946-0111 (Office) rod_gurganus@ncsu.eduBeaufort County, North Carolina
Posted on Jul 27, 2016
Was the information on this page helpful? Yes check No close
Scannable QR Code to Access Electronic Version This page can also be accessed from: go.ncsu.edu/readext?419832