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South Carolina Field Reports: Rains Slow Field Work

South Carolina Field Reports: Rains Slow Field Work

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending, October 15, 2017. County Comments Kyle Daniel, Georgetown County Unfortunately our area was inundated with rain for most of the week and shut down fieldwork last week and this week. Defoliated cotton

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Tree Crops: New Weed Herbicide for Apple and Peach Growers in Carolinas and Virginia

Tree Crops: New Weed Herbicide for Apple and Peach Growers in Carolinas and Virginia

👤From a Press Release 🕔Oct 12, 2017

Dow AgroSciences has announced that Pindar GT herbicide is now registered for use on bearing apples and peaches in the Carolinas, and apples in Virginia.  Fruit producers’ toughest weeds, such as marestail (horseweed) and pigweed plus dozens of others are

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South Carolina Forest Landowners Learn About Carbon Market

South Carolina Forest Landowners Learn About Carbon Market

👤By Denise Attaway, Clemson University 🕔Oct 11, 2017

The carbon credit market is taking shape across the globe and South Carolina forest landowners are learning how they can take advantage of this new revenue stream while helping slow climate change. A group of forest landowners met at a

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South Carolina Field Reports: Peanut Harvest Speeds Along, Cotton, Soybeans Soon to Follow

South Carolina Field Reports: Peanut Harvest Speeds Along, Cotton, Soybeans Soon to Follow

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 10, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 8, 2017. County Comments Kyle Daniel, Georgetown County A dry week allowed for the defoliation of cotton and the opportunity to dig peanuts. The cotton appears to be average at best

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South Carolina Field Reports: Dry Conditions Make for Excellent Harvest Weather

South Carolina Field Reports: Dry Conditions Make for Excellent Harvest Weather

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 3, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 1, 2017. County Comments J. Blake Badger, Anderson County No measurable rain has been received since Hurricane Irma passed through three weeks ago, resulting in dry conditions throughout the area. Pasture

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South Carolina: Harvest Getting Underway in the Pee Dee

South Carolina: Harvest Getting Underway in the Pee Dee

👤By Justin Ballew, Clemson University Agronomist 🕔Sep 29, 2017

We’re getting to the end of a pretty good growing season.  Our corn finished out well and the cotton, peanuts, and soybeans are looking good too.  Very few times this summer has it been dry enough to make our crops

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South Carolina Cotton Crop Looks Promising

South Carolina Cotton Crop Looks Promising

👤By Denise Attaway, Clemson University 🕔Sep 26, 2017

After rain damaged it in the last two years, this looks to be a bumper year for the South Carolina cotton crop, just as a Clemson University economist predicted before planting even began. Mike Jones, South Carolina cotton specialist housed at

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South Carolina Field Reports: Peanut Harvest Picking Up, Growers Preparing for Cotton, Soybeans

South Carolina Field Reports: Peanut Harvest Picking Up, Growers Preparing for Cotton, Soybeans

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 25, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 24, 2017. County Comments Danny Howard, Greenville County Hot and dry weather. No rain this week.   Rusty Skipper, Horry County  Cotton, peanut and soybean farmers are nearing their harvest of

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South Carolina Peanuts: Speed Matters When Digging

South Carolina Peanuts: Speed Matters When Digging

👤By Scott Miller, Clemson University 🕔Sep 21, 2017

Driving too quickly can lead to significant losses when digging peanuts, according to a recent study by Clemson University agricultural engineer Kendall Kirk. Farmers often push digger speeds to save time or to outrace inclement weather, but driving too fast

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South Carolina Field Reports: Corn Harvest Nears Completion, Some Wind Damage to Cotton

South Carolina Field Reports: Corn Harvest Nears Completion, Some Wind Damage to Cotton

👤From USDA 🕔Sep 19, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 17, 2017. County Comments Rusty Skipper, Horry County  Horry County received a couple inches of rain and had minimal crop damage from Hurricane Irma. Cotton, peanut, and soybean crops appear to

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