Field Crop Program Winter Workshops

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There will be two winter workshops offered at N.C. Cooperative Extension – Person County Center in 2024. These workshops will dive deeper into topics that expand outside of crop production.

Grain Marketing Workshop

Person County Office Building (304 S. Morgan St, Roxboro)

February 7th @10 a.m.

Join N.C. Cooperative Extension in welcoming Nick Lassiter from NCDA&CS – Field Crops & Risk Management to learn more about the grain market outlook, hedging, and options for grain crops in North Carolina. This workshop is geared towards bankers, agriculture industry, and growers, but all are welcome! Register at go.ncsu.edu/GrainMarketingWorkshop24
Grain Marketing, Hedging, and Options Workshop

Precision Ag Workshop

Person County Office Building (304 S. Morgan St, Roxboro)

February 13th @5 p.m.

What is precision agriculture? How can it be implemented on your farm? Come and learn all about it at the Precision Ag Workshop! While this event will be focused on field crop (tobacco, corn, soybeans, and wheat) producers, any who are interested in learning about this industry and technology are welcome. We will give you information on what precision agriculture is, how different aspects of this field can be implemented on your farm, and some industry updates on the newest technology.
Speakers include:

  • Dr. Jason Ward – An extension specialist in precision agriculture, sensors, data management, and data analysis will give an overview of the different aspects of precision agriculture and how it can be implemented on your farm.
  • Matthew Tomberlin – A Quality Equipment John Deere Precision Ag Field Specialist will cover the latest in industry precision agriculture equipment and data analysis.

SUPPER WILL BE PROVIDED AND SPONSORED BY QUALITY EQUIPMENT JOHN DEERE.

Precision Ag Workshop

If you have any questions about these events, contact Mikayla Berryhill at mikayla_berryhill@ncsu.edu.