2023 Hertford County On-Farm Trial Results

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A special thank you to each of the cooperators for the time and effort that went in to implementing these trials, the NC State Extension Specialists that assisted with trial design and analyzing data, and for companies that donated seed.

If you have ideas or are interested in hosting a trial in 2024, contact Hertford County Agriculture Agent, Dylan Lilley at 252-358-7822.

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Corn Variety Demonstration

Harrellsville, NC

Cooperator: Billy Mizelle, Jr.

corn trialcorn variety trial*This plot was not replicated; therefore, the data cannot be properly analyzed using statistics. The results are only a demonstration.

Production Information

Dryland Conventional/Bedded row 26,500 seed/ac
Planted: 4/12/23 Harvested: 9/21/23 Rains sandy loam
Previous crop: soybean 36” row spacing

2023 Upper Coastal Plain Corn Hybrid Evaluation Results (11 locations)

In-Furrow Soybean Trial

Murfreesboro, NC

Cooperator: Newsome Farms

soybean in-furrow

in furrow on-farm trial


This was a double crop soybean trial following wheat. Treatments were replicated 4 times, with and without the fertilizer in furrow. The in-furrow treatment consisted of: Riser (1 gal/ac), Accomplish Max (1 quart/ac), and Vault SP (1.4 oz/50 lb seed). The treatments were not significantly different from one another in this trial.

Production Information

Dryland Minimal till – 26” rows Asgrow 66XF2 – 125,000/ac seeding rate
Planted: 6/13/23 Harvested: 11/14/23 Goldsboro/Rains

Soybean Seeding Rate Demonstration

Harrellsville, NC

Cooperator: Billy Mizelle, Jr.

seeding rateseeding rate trial

*This plot was not replicated; therefore, the data cannot be properly analyzed using statistics. The results are only a demonstration.

Production Information

Dryland Strip-till/36” rows Asgrow 59XF0
Planted: 5/9/23 Harvested: 11/16/23 Lynchburg/Norfolk

Peanut In-Furrow Insecticide Trial

Winton, NC

Cooperator: Newsome Farms

in-furrow peanutin-furrow resultstrial data

  • Treatments were made in-furrow at planting. Rates were as follows: Vydate, 34 oz/ac – Velum, 6.5 oz/ac + Imidacloprid, 10 oz per acre
  • Acephate applied over the top: June 1st
  • Intrepid Edge applied over the top: June 8th
  • Root Knot nematode samples were taken on September 13th

Production Information

Dryland Conventional Emery
Planted: 5/10/23 Harvested: 10/17/23 Wickham Sandy Loam

Peanut Variety Trial

Harrellsville, NC

Cooperator: Beasley Farms

sandy land peanutvariety data

Production Information

Irrigated Conventional 8 seed/ft seeding rate
Planted: 5/9/23 Harvested: 9/29/23 Norfolk

Cotton Variety Trial

Roxobel, NC

Cooperator: Brinkley Farms

cotton harvestcotton variety trial

Production Information

Dryland No-till 43,000 seed/ac
Planted: 5/18/23 Harvested: 10/19/23 Norfolk/Goldsboro

2023 NC State On-Farm Variety Trial Yield Stability Data (All on-farm locations)

2023 On-Farm Fiber Quality Results

Corn Wireworm Phenology Study

Murfreesboro, NC

Cooperator: Murfreesboro Farms

sticky trap

  • This trial was organized by Dr. Anders Huseth (NC State Field Crops Ecology Extension Specialist) and Erin Eure (N.C. Cooperative Extension Area Specialized Agent, Commercial Fruits & Vegetables)
  • The objective of this study was to collect weekly adult male corn wireworm counts from pheromone sticky traps to model adult activity throughout the growing season. 4 traps were placed along the outer edges of a sweet potato field.
  • The data will be used to model population dynamics overtime with the goal of developing an accurate threshold and better-timed management decisions for making insecticide treatments
  • Sweet potatoes were planted July 1, 2023

trap counts

If you have any questions, contact Dylan Lilley at 252-358-7822 or by email at dylan_lilley@ncsu.edu.