2018 Northeast Ag Expo Small Grains Field Day Video

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Farmers from across northeast North Carolina came together on February 21 at Cherry Hill Farms in Camden County. This group gathered to learn about the latest wheat production techniques and on-going research at the Northeast Ag Expo Small Grains Field Day conducted by North Carolina Cooperative Extension program.

Participants were greeted by Dr. Richard Linton, the Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Science at NC State University; along with Mr. Dan Weathington, Executive Director of the NC Small Grains Growers Association; and Mr. Garry Meiggs, Camden County Commissioner. Throughout the day, NC State Extension researchers shared information about fertilization techniques, variety selection, weed control, and disease management to the more than 160 people on hand.

This event was the first of two field days conducted annually by the Northeast Ag Expo Team, with support from cooperating farmers. This team of N.C. Cooperative Extension agents from Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Gates, Pasquotank, and Perquimans counties conducts on-farm research, field days, and crop variety trials annually to promote the profitability and sustainability of area farming operations.

Sights and sounds of the field day can be enjoyed in a short video clip that can be accessed at:  go.ncsu.edu/2018sgfieldday