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Virginia Ag Expo returns to Dinwiddie Aug. 4Virginia Ag Expo returns to Dinwiddie Aug. 4

The 2016 Virginia Ag Expo will be hosted by Billy Bain at Double “B” Farms in Dinwiddie, Virginia Aug. 4.

Farm Press Staff

July 19, 2016

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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

  •     Drone demonstration

  •     Forage demonstration

  •     Beef cattle grading demonstration

  •     Sweet potato demonstration

  •     Small fruits

  •     Niche pork

  •     Integrated pest management trailer

  •     Cotton replicated variety soil pit

  •     Soybean potassium and sulfur study

  •     Spray drift management with new herbicide-tolerant soybean

  •     Corn hybrids

  •     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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