Pamlico Farm Tour to continue despite rain

Published 8:04 pm Tuesday, July 24, 2018

The 2018 Pamlico County Farm Tour is still scheduled to proceed today. Due to heavy rain, the tour will be transitioning indoor programs. Specialists will still be joining, so come learn about on-farm trials and projects. The tour will maintain its start location at the Silver Hill Christian Church in Grantsboro. Before traveling to Oriental Free Will Baptist Church at 600 Ragan Rd, Oriental, NC 28571 for speaker presentations.

Updated schedule is as follows:

8 to 8:30 a.m. Registration and welcome at Silver Hill Christian Church

Travel to Rain Location from Silver Hill: Oriental Free Will Baptist Church

9 a.m. Multi-County Corn Variety Trial – Mr. Daniel Simpson

9:30 a.m. Soybean Program Update & Replant Decisions – Dr. Rachel Vann

10 a.m. Corn Starter and Soybean Potassium – Dr. Carl Crozier

10:30 a.m. Corn Fertility – Dr. Ron Heiniger

11:30 a.m. Lunch – Brantley’s Village Restaurant

This year’s sponsors include: Mr. Pete Deichmann (Trent Cadillac Buick GMC), Mr. Clif Hardison with SweetWater Creek Seeds (Agventure), Mr. Jordan Cremer (Dekalb, Asgrow, Monsanto), Mr. Scott Letsinger (Pioneer, Dupont), and the Corn Growers Association of North Carolina.