Contract Research Services
IMPACT Agronomics, Inc. operates a 47 acre research facility in Pantego, North Carolina. The farm is composed of three different soil types providing a good range from mineral soils with about 5% organic matter to organic soils up to about 28% organic matter. Thirty acres are equipped with semi-permanent drip irrigation with the drip tape approximately 8 to 10 inches below the surface.
IMPACT Agronomics primarily works in row crops of corn, soybeans, cotton and wheat. IMPACT has the capability to harvest snap bean plots mechanically. Other vegetable crops that grow well on the farm and that IMPACT has conducted trials on include Irish potatoes, sweet corn, squash, cucumbers and tomatoes. IMPACT has also conducted research on several new specialty crops to verify feasibility of production in this region.