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Blackland Farm Managers Tour set for Aug. 7

The 49th annual Blackland Farm Managers Tour is set for Wednesday, August 7th in Hyde County at the Coastal Carolina Gin located at 1100 North Lake Road, Fairfield, NC.

The 49th annual Blackland Farm Managers Tour is set for Wednesday, August 7th in Hyde County at the Coastal Carolina Gin located at 1100 North Lake Road, Fairfield, NC.  This year's tour is hosted by Coastal Carolina Gin, Mann Farms, and North Lake Farms.

Registration, breakfast, and trade show begins at 7:00 am and field presentations will begin at 8:00 am and last until 1:30 pm.  This year's tour will be a free flowing event.  Attendees will receive a schedule and can choose what sessions they would like to attend.  Lunch will be available from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm.  NC pesticide credits (2 hours of N, D, X, O credits) and Certified Crop Adviser credits will be available.

Presentations will be delivered by specialists from North Carolina  State University Extension and Virgina Tech, as well as North Carolina Cooperative Extension Agents.  Topics will include corn, soybean, and cotton production.

The Blackland Farm Managers Tour is a collaborative effort between the Blackland Farm Managers Association, agriculture producers, North Carolian  Cooperative Extension, North Carolina State University, and commodity groups.

Registration is not required.  For more information about the Blackland Farm Managers Tour, contact Andrea Gibbs at 252-926-4488 or andrea_gibbs@ncsu.edu or visit the Blackland Farm Managers Association website at http://blacklandnc.org/ 

 

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