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By LuAnn Schindler

Having A Field Day

Local FFA chapter, Napier Farms show off outdoor classroom


September 15, 2022

LuAnn Schindler | SAM

Planting the seeds • Bodie Meyer, representing Plains Cover Crop, discusses characteristics of a Channel seed product during Summerland FFA's test plot tour. Six seed company representatives spoke during the Sept. 7 event.

Ewing farmer Bob Napier and members of the Summerland FFA chapter hosted community members, Sept. 7, at the corn test plot located north of the school.

Approximately 80 inidividuals from the area stopped by the outdoor classroom to take a look at what's sprouted during the growing season.

Napier said six companies - Pioneer, Channel, Brevant, NC+, Dekalb and Golden Harvest - each planted four to five varieties of seed last April.

Bodie Meyer, of Plains Cover Crop, thanked Napier for sharing his land with local students.

"That's a pretty neat thing that we have an opportunity to do this and...

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