HERTFORD, N.C. — This year’s Northeast Ag Expo is set for Thursday, July 29, 2021, and will be located in Chowan County. The field tour will feature several Extension Specialists from NC State University and will focus on mid-season management of cotton and peanuts.
Registration and breakfast will begin at 7:45 a.m. at Rocky Hock Baptist Church located at 113 Rocky Hock Church Rd., Edenton, NC 27932. Presentations will be made at nearby cotton and peanut fields beginning at 8:30 a.m. and concluding at 11 a.m. Due to COVID-19 protocols, there will be no tradeshow or sponsored lunch.
The Program Agenda provides details about the time and location for the field tours. Pre-Registration for this free event is available online or by calling the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Chowan County Center at 252-482-6585. For any questions, contact Field Crops Extension Agent, Matt Leary at 252-482-6585.
The Northeast Ag Expo covers six counties in northeastern North Carolina: Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Gates, Pasquotank, and Perquimans Counties. The Northeast Ag Expo Field Day is held annually through the joint efforts of producers, agribusinesses, North Carolina State University, commodity groups and Extension agents in the six counties. Visit our website to find out more information about the Northeast Ag Expo.
–Dylan Lilley, N.C. State Extension