Saturday, July 22, 2017

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Crop Experts Discuss Key Agronomic Findings:

Dr. Ron Heiniger, Professor of Crop Science and Cropping Systems Specialist, NCSU

 

Don Nicholson, North Carolina Regional Agronomist, NCDA&CS

 

Josh Gaddy, Agronomist, Murphy-Brown

 

Georgia Love, North Carolina Regional Agronomist, NCDA&CS

 

Tim Britton, Field Agronomist with NC State Coop Extension in Johnston County

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Local Farmers Share What They’ve Learned:

Grain Sorghum a Learning Curve, but Worth it

Lance Herndon began growing sorghum on his farm near Parkton, NC for a variety of reasons.

 

Grover, NC Farmer Giving Grain Sorghum a Second Chance

Last year, Grover, NC soybean farmer Jason Rhodes decided to give grain sorghum a try for the first time.  Rhodes explains why.

 

Grower Sees Long-term Success with Full-Season Sorghum

Lawrence Chappell started growing sorghum as a double crop behind wheat ten years ago. He soon found it had more advantages as a full season crop.

 

Grain Sorghum Breaks Up Soybeans on Soybeans Rotation

Art Williams of Moore County NC, is planning his third year of sorghum as a rotation crop for soybeans.

 

Production Management Planning Tools:

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Industry Leaders Tackle Bottom-Line Issues:

Ag Economist Puts a Pencil to Double-Cropping Options

Nick Piggott, Professor of Ag and Resource Economics at NC State released a white paper on options and potential profit comparison between planting soybeans or corn.  Piggott outlines his findings.

 

George Barkin, Grain Merchandiser, Murphy-Brown Grain

 

Dennis McCoy, Product Agronomist, Dupont Pioneer