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2018 Southern Farm Show

Come visit Coastal at the Southern Farm Show January 31-February 2, 2018 at the NC State Fairgrounds . You'll find us in the Scott Tent, Booth #7032.  You'll also find us outside the Scott Tent, Booth #8012, where we will be unveiling the latest in precision planter technology in partnership with Harvest International.Show hours are 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Wednesday through Friday.Come see the products, services, parts and equipment we have to offer your farming operation.Our AgroVision Precision Technologies team will be on hand to

By |January 4th, 2018|Categories: Home|

Corporate Office Relocation

Staton Road Office Coastal AgroBusiness, Inc. has recently moved its corporate office to 112 Staton Road in Greenville.  This highly-anticipated move completes Coastal ‘s 12-year expansion plan to relocate all of its Greenville operations from the Evans Street location to Greenville Industrial Park.Founded in 1953 by J.C. Whitehurst, Jr., Coastal AgroBusiness, Inc. operated for 11 years out of Cannon’s Tobacco Warehouse on Dickinson Avenue before opening its first warehouse and production facility at 3702 Evans Street in 1964. For the next 40 years, the Evans Street location served as

By |September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Home, Uncategorized|

2017-2018 Scholarship Recipients Announced

As fall classes get under way on NC State campus, Coastal is pleased to introduce the two recipients of the JC Whitehurst, Jr. Agricultural Scholarship for 2017-2018 which were awarded last April. Joshua D. Joyner is entering his senior year at NCSU as a plant and soil sciences major.  From Four Oaks, NC, Joshua is heavily involved with his family's farm which raises peanuts, corn, wheat and soybeans.  He also has gained experience as an intern with BASF on a local research farm. Joshua spent several years at Appalachian State

By |August 29th, 2017|Categories: Home, Uncategorized|

Matrixx and Excel 2000 OMRI certified

With organic production coming into its own in American mainstream agriculture, Coastal is dedicated to providing its customers with the tools they need to succeed.  We are pleased to announce the OMRI certification of Matrixx and Excel 2000.  These products have proven themselves valuable time and time again, and now their value can be utilized in organic production. Please visit the Matrixx and Excel 2000 products pages for more information about how these products can improve crop yields by improving the coverage of your spray applications.  

2017 Coastal Regional Field Day and Plot Tour

Coastal Field Day and Plot Tour Tuesday, August 15, 2017 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM 1104 North US 421 Highway, Clinton, NC  28328 Pesticide CE credits available in categories: D:3, M:1, N:3, O:3, X:3 Please RSVP by August 11 (910-592-7004)

By |August 7th, 2017|Categories: Events|

2017 Virginia Ag Expo

The 2017 Virginia Ag Expo, set for Thursday, August 3, 2017, will be held this year in Charles City, VA at Renwood Farms, owned and operated by the Stanley Hula family.  The largest agricultural field day in Virginia, this event is hosted by the Virginia Grain Producers Association and Virginia Soybean Association in partnership with the Virginia Cooperative Extension  This year's theme is "Focused on Productivity, Management and Stewardship". The event opens at 7:30 AM with field tours starting at 8:00 AM, and concludes around 3:30 PM. Breakfast and lunch

By |July 29th, 2017|Categories: Events|

Boron Deficiencies in Cotton

Cotton plants need Boron throughout their life cycle, but maintaining adequate availability of this important micronutrient is crucial to blooming cotton.  Even though small amounts are needed, Boron is essential for healthy growth during flowering and boll development, and aids in the efficient utilization of other nutrients, particularly nitrogen and potassium. Because Boron is immobile in the plant, deficiency symptoms appear on new growth.  Boron deficiencies may show some of the following symptoms:¹ Abnormal uppermost leaves Aborted flowers Abnormal shedding of squares and young bolls Abnormal fruit shed which can result

By |July 21st, 2017|Categories: Cotton|

Blackland Farm Managers Tour 2017

The 2017 Blackland Farm Managers Tour will take place Wednesday, August 2. Hosts of this year's event are Jeff, Donald and Jim Sparks of Green Valley Farms located at 7014 Highway 94 South, Columbia, NC. Registration begins at 7:00 AM with opening remarks beginning at 8:00 AM. The tour will conclude around 2 PM.  Lunch is provided at noon. Coastal is a Silver Sponsor of this event. While you are there, come visit the Coastal display which will feature AgroVision Precision Technologies, and Coastal products and services. We look

By |June 20th, 2017|Categories: Events|

Northern Corn Leaf Blight

Northern Corn Leaf Blight (NCLB) has recently been found in some of our service areas in SC.  NCLB can affect corn yields, and yield losses are most severe when NCLB attacks the plants early and then spreads to the upper leaves during early ear fill. Northern Corn Leaf Blight Northern Corn Leaf Blight The disease is most prevalent during moderate temperatures (64-80F) with long periods of leaf moisture in wet, humid weather.  NCLB typically appears at or after silking, but the disease is usually more

By |June 16th, 2017|Categories: Corn|

Take Tobacco Sucker Control to the Next Level

Improve the performance of your existing contact Tobacco Sucker Control program with the addition of Matrixx.  Matrixx is a proven superior wetter/spreader/penetrant that provides rapid, uniform spray coverage on leaf surfaces. Why use Matrixx in your sucker control program? Improved coverage Improved run-down, achieving better and more thorough contact with suckers Improved control of hard-to-reach suckers No pooling on leaves Safe and effective Easy to use Proven performance Use rate: 4 oz/acre Use Matrixx with these contact tobacco sucker control products:

By |June 8th, 2017|Categories: Tobacco|