NC Commodities Conference

2017 Could be Another Good Corn Year

  At the NC Commodities Conference on Friday, NC State Extension Corn Specialist, Dr. Ron Heiniger recapped 2016 and looked forward to 2017 corn production:

In Spite of Weather Issues, NC Soybean 2016 Soybean Yield Quite Respectable

  The 2016 North Carolina soybean yield contest winners were announced on Thursday at the 28th Annual NC Commodities Conference.  NC State Extension soybean specialist, Dr. Jim Dunphy said in spite of the trials and tribulations the end of the

NC Ag Commissioner Opens 28th Annual NC Commodities Conference

North Carolina’s Ag Commissioner, Steve Troxler opened the 28th Annual North Carolina Commodities Conference in Durham on Thursday to the largest crowd in attendance at this conference, upwards of 800 people.  Troxler’s message on Thursday was essentially don’t  lose hope.

Randy Dowdy’s Out of the Box Thinking When Growing Big Corn


The keynote speaker Thursday afternoon at the North Carolina Commodities Conference was world record yield holder for corn, Randy Dowdy.  For two hours, Dowdy kept a standing-room-only crowd riveted with some of his ‘out of the box’ thinking regarding corn

NC Commodities Conference Underway Today

  The 28th Annual NC Commodities Conference gets underway this morning at 9:00 at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel in Durham.  Today’s lineup includes a talk from NC Ag Commissioner Steve Troxler in the morning session, and world record holder for