Event Overview

This year's Northeast Ag Expo Field Day featured corn production, and highlighted a few new technologies for use in ag production.  The event was held on Thursday, July 30, 2015, at Bear Garden Farms, LLC, 1072 South 343, Shiloh, NC.  The farmers who hosted the event are a father and son team, Sim and Simeon Williams.  We would like to express our sincere appreciation for their cooperation and assistance in managing the research plots, as well as helping us plan and execute a very successful field day with over 200 in attendance.

Location: Bear Garden Farms, LLC

1072 South 343, Shiloh, NC 27974

Date: Thursday, July 30, 2015

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.