July 19, 2016
The 2016 Virginia Ag Expo will be hosted by Billy Bain at Double “B” Farms in Dinwiddie, Virginia Aug. 4.
Double “B” Farms is a diversified operation of 3,500-plus acres of corn, soybeans, wheat, peanuts, forages and a beef cattle.
The VA Ag Expo is the largest agricultural field day held in Virginia annually. Over 150 exhibitors and sponsors will have on display the most up-to-date equipment, goods and services for all agricultural producers and property owners no matter how large or small.
Field tours will include:
Sorghum, peanut, corn, soybean, and tobacco variety plots
Seed treatment trial
Beef cattle grading demonstration
Sweet potato demonstration
Integrated pest management trailer
Cotton replicated variety soil pit
Soybean potassium and sulfur study
Spray drift management with new herbicide-tolerant soybean
Precision agriculture technology applications for corn
Sorghum hybrids and management
There is no charge to attend the expo and no need to preregister.
Breakfast and lunch will be available from 6:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Local civic organizations and food truck vendors will offer a wide array of items, including barbecue, seafood, chicken, hamburgers, hot dogs and complete dinners.
For those using GPS for directions to reach the expo, enter the following address into your system 19509 Bain Road, Dinwiddie, VA 23841.
The Virginia Ag Expo is sponsor by the Virginia Grains Producers Association, the Virginia Soybean Association in cooperation with the Virginia Cooperative Extension Service.
For more information, contact the Virginia Grain Producers Association at 804-726-6022 or the Virginia Soybean Association at 804-466-1693.
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