On the Horizon
Wheat farmers can learn about advances in research on the crop at three field days in May.
The events are spon-sored by the N.C. Small Grain Growers Association with cooperation from the U.S. Agricultural Research Service and N.C. State University. Admission is free.
The schedule is as follows:
May 8 – Wilton Shooter and Sons Farm, U.S. 301, Rowland; registration opens at 4 p.m. and field tours start at 4:30. The location is 1 mile north of Rowland on U.S. 301.
May 10 – Granny Branch Farms, N.C. 33, Aurora; registration opens at 4 p.m. and field tours start at 4:30. The plot is located 2.6 miles east of Aurora on N.C. 33.
May 15 – Piedmont Research Station, 8350 Sherrills Ford Road, Salisbury; registration opens at 3:30 p.m. and field tours start at 4.
Contact Dan Weathing-ton at the Small Grain Growers Association, 910-736-8258, for more.