Event Overview

The 2016 Northeast Ag Expo Field Day will feature cotton, peanut, forestry, and double-crop soybean production. The event will be held in Gates County on Thursday, July 28, 2016, at 185 Spivey Road Hobbsville, NC 27946. Our host farm this year will be Lynn Hobbs Farms. We would like to express our sincere appreciation for their cooperation and assistance in helping us develop a successful field test and demonstration site. Below are pictures from the 2015 Northeast Ag Expo Field Day, which was held at Bear Gardens Farms in Shiloh, NC.


The Northeast Ag Expo Team
met with farmer Simeon Williams
 and corn specialist Dr. Ron Heiniger
at the field day site in December 2014.

   The site of the 2015 Northeast Ag Expo, in the community of Shiloh.

The fields used for various tests 
focusing on corn.

Falcon soil sampler used to take zone soil 
samples of the fields.

Dr. Ron Heiniger and Leah Boerema calibrate a 
device which measures soil conductance, giving insight into various soil physical properties at the site.

Dr. Ron Heiniger, 
NC Cooperative Extension Corn Specialist.

Tour of research plots.

Drone for agricultural uses
A drone was one of the technologies  
exhibited at the field day.  
2015 Northeast Ag Expo and use of drones

2015 Expo will have grain bin monitoring equipment exhibited that can be utilized on the farm.
Another technology exhibited 
was grain bin monitoring equipment.