The Virginia Ag Expo, set for Thursday, August 4, 2016, will be held at Double B Farms, owned and operated by Billy Bain, in Dinwiddie, Va. The event opens at 7:30 AM with field tours starting at 8:00 AM. Breakfast and lunch will be available from a variety of local civic organizations and food truck vendors. As a sponsor of the event, Coastal AgroBusiness will be present to showcase AgroVision Precision Technologies, Coastal products and services as well as a Coastal test plot. Stop by to see [...]
The 2016 Blacklands Farm Managers Tour will take place Wednesday, August 3. Hosts of this year’s event are Dawson and Bethany Pugh of Middle Creek Farms in Hyde County, NC. Registration begins at 7:00 AM with plot tours beginning at 8:00 PM. Lunch is provided.
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.
Join Coastal AgroVision Precision Technologies at the third annual “Where Technology Meets Dirt” Road Tour hosted by Ag Leader® on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at the Vernon James Research Center in Plymouth, NC.
Come discover how precision farming technology can help you manage inputs – seed, fertilizer, water and data – to maximize outputs. You’ll see the latest technology in action with live field demonstrations.
This educational and action-packed event is geared towards growers interested in learning how technology yields results. Come learn from local growers, local experts and local [...]
Important considerations for reducing spray drift include proper nozzle selection; spray technique including spray pressure, angle and application speed; evaluation of environmental conditions such as wind direction and temperature inversions; buffer zones and susceptible crops. To maximize drift reduction potential, add Drift-X DRT to your drift reduction plan.
Drift-X DRT (Drift Reduction Technology) is a consistently high-performing deposition and drift management agent that delivers 20% more product to the target and provides uniform coverage on the targeted surface. Drift-X DRT reduces the number of spray droplet fines (less than 100 microns), [...]
Coastal AgroBusiness, Inc. is pleased to announce the opening of new locations in Edenton, NC and Monetta, SC to broaden its capability to supply vital agricultural products, ideas and solutions to new customers in these areas.
The Edenton, NC location expands Coastal’s presence in northeastern North Carolina. Our Colerain location, established in 1999, will work closely with the Edenton location, with Colerain serving areas west of the Chowan River and Edenton serving areas east of the Chowan.
The Monetta, SC location, about 30 miles west of Columbia, SC, reaches peach and [...]
The 2016 Southern Farm Show – the largest agricultural expo in the Carolinas and Virginia – has become a yearly tradition for farmers and anyone associated with the agricultural industry.
Coastal will be there and we want to see you! Come visit us at our booth #7032 in the Scott Tent at the NC State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. We’ll be there each day, Wednesday through Friday, February 3-5, from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Let us show you the latest products, equipment and services that can make your farm more [...]
By: Ron Heiniger
NCSU Professor and Extension Specialist,
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, [...]