2013 NC Soybean Festival

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The purpose of the NC Soybean Festival is to celebrate the history and create public awareness of the economic importance of soybeans to the Albemarle region. The soybean festival is a regional event involving the counties of Camden, Currituck, Pasquotank and Perquimans.

 Each year area 4th grade students are invited to participate in a poster contest. This year the theme of the contest was: “NC Soybeans:  The Possibilities Are Endless.”

 Camden County’s 2013 Poster Winners

1st place

1st Place:  Laney Cartwright

2nd place

2nd Place:  Emily Bronson

3rd place

3rd Place:  Kaitlyn Weddle

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Honorable Mention:  Rachel Tarkington

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Honorable Mention:  Conlan Ambrose-Talley

 Also, during the NC Soybean Festival, the soybean yield contest winners are announced for the 2012 harvest. Camden County recognized D & S Farms of Camden, yielding 61.7 bushels/acre.

 Congratulations to all our Camden participants!