Calendar

2019

• Aug. 23, 2019: University of Arkansas Pigweed Field Day
Washington Springs Ag, 175A County Road 324, Cherry Valley, Arkansas. The field day will examine using alfalfa to help manage Palmer amaranth. Discussion topics include pigweed biology and control, economics, and alfalfa planting and management. All interested crop and livestock producers are encouraged to attend one or both field days. Program begins at 5:30 p.m. To register and help with meal planning, please call Linda McCargo at 501-671-2171. There is no cost to attend – event details

• Aug. 23, 2019: Woodruff County, Arkansas, Rice and Soybean Field Day
First tour stop begins near Augusta. Bring your boots. CEUs available. Lunch will be provided. To register contact Woodruff County Extension at 870-347-2556 – event details

• Aug. 28-29, 2019: Soil Regen Forum
Summers Mill & Conference Center, Belton, Texas. Hosted by the Natural Resources Conservation Service and Texas A&M AgriLife. The Soil Regen Forum offers two days of expert-led presentations, demonstrations and discussions on maintaining healthy soils by using regenerative agricultural practices – event details

• Aug. 29, 2019: North Carolina State University Southeast Regional Field Tour Stop 2
9 a.m.-1:15 p.m. Cunningham Research Station, 200 Cunningham Road, Kinston, North Carolina. Soybean topics covered: Optimizing planting date and maturity group, insect management, soybean breeding, fungicide applications, conventional soybean production.

• Sept. 3-5, 2019: Southern Soybean Breeder’s Tour
Don Tyson Center, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas – event details

• Sept. 4, 2019: North Carolina State University Southeast Regional Field Tour Stop 3
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Robert’s Brothers Farm, 362 Dana Road, Lumberton, North Carolina. Soybean topics covered: Optimizing planting date and maturity group, managing early maturing soybeans, corn earworm management, variety demonstrations, conventional soybean production.

• Sept. 5, 2019: North Carolina State University Northwest Soybean Field Day
Time: 5 p.m. Moxley Farms, near 2617 N. Oak Ridge Church Road, Boonville, North Carolina. Soybean topics covered: Planting dates x population x maturities test, planting dates x fungicide treatment test, new trait packages, nematicide test, cover crops, national foliar fertilizer test.

• Sept. 5, 2019: Clemson University Peanut and Row Crop Field Day
Edisto Research and Education Center, Blackville, North Carolina – event details

• Sept. 9, 2019: University of Arkansas Pigweed Field Day
The James Farm, 4511 AR-304, Pocahontas, Arkansas. The field day will examine using alfalfa to help manage Palmer amaranth. Discussion topics include pigweed biology and control, economics, and alfalfa planting and management. All interested crop and livestock producers are encouraged to attend one or both field days. Program begins at 5:30 p.m. To register and help with meal planning, please call Linda McCargo at 501-671-2171. There is no cost to attend – event details

2020

• Jan. 23-24, 2020: Arkansas Seed Dealers Association Annual Winter Convention
Embassy Suites Hotel, Little Rock, Arkansas – event details

• Feb. 4-5, 2020: Mississippi Agricultural Consultants Association Annual Conference
Bost Extension Center, Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi. Check back later for more information.

• Feb. 12-14, 2020: Louisiana Agricultural Technology & Management Conference
Paragon Casino Resort, Marksville, Louisiana. Check back later for more information.

• Feb. 27-29, 2020: Commodity Classic
San Antonio, Texas – event details

• Feb. 28-29, 2020: 68th Annual Mid-South Farm & Gin Show
Cook Convention Center, Memphis, Tennessee – event details 

If you have an event you want listed, please send the information to Soybean South editor Vicky Boyd at vlboyd@onegrower.com.