Recently in our service areas, tobacco is anywhere from being too wet to too dry, and everywhere in between. In any situation, the addition of Matrixx will improve the performance of your tobacco sucker control application. Matrixx is a wetter/spreader/penetrant that provides rapid, uniform spray coverage on leaf surfaces.
Throughout the crop life cycle, all nutrients need to be maintained at optimum levels to maximize yield. If any single nutrient, including micronutrients, is lacking, crop yield will be reduced. With recent heavy rains and generally wet conditions, planting practices have been altered in many areas, and soil fertility has most likely been affected.
At Bethel Elementary School’s Annual Career Day on April 27, Coastal AgroBusiness had the opportunity to plant seeds for the future. Along with other area employers, Coastal representatives Ryan Davis, Greg Arnette and Amy Cicmanec were present to interact with young students and share the many possible career paths available in their community.
Stabilize RZ is a microbial soil amendment that improves soil health and biological activity, causing plants to better utilize water and nutrients. The result is stronger, healthier plants and higher yields.
Coastal AgroBusiness, Inc. has recently moved its corporate office to 112 Staton Road in Greenville.
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
Watch this 4 minute video to see how this new tobacco float tray is superior to old styrofoam.
The best time to plant wheat in most NC counties is from late September through the first week in November with October being the best month. Unfortunately, this is a busy time of year as soybeans and cotton harvest tend to monopolize our time. Ideally, by Thanksgiving all of your wheat acres should be in the ground. Those who wait until December can get good yields but ultimately they are taking a gamble and would have better results with timely planting. Using a drill is the best way
By: Ron Heiniger NCSU Professor and Extension Specialist, Corn/Soybeans/Small Grains Crop Science You can’t help but notice changes on the landscape of agriculture in North Carolina in the form of solar farms. The question arises are these uses of agricultural land a good thing or something we will come to regret. As an agronomist who works with crops and soils every day and as one who has gone through a life-changing event that changed my future from being a farmer in Kansas to my present position as an extension specialist,