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South Carolina: Clemson Offers Master Pond Management Course

South Carolina: Clemson Offers Master Pond Management Course

👤By Steven Bradley, Clemson University 🕔Feb 13, 2018

Registration is under way for Clemson Extension’s Spring 2018 Master Pond Manager program, which will run online from late March through May, with field days held in the Charleston area May 9 and 10. Aimed at recreational and stormwater pond

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South Carolina Wheat: Time for Tiller Counts in the Pee Dee

South Carolina Wheat: Time for Tiller Counts in the Pee Dee

👤By Justin Ballew, Clemson University Extension Agronomist 🕔Feb 9, 2018

We have a decent looking wheat crop right now.  With the forecast looking a little warmer over the next 10 days, now is a good time to do some tiller counts. We should be seeing at least 50 tillers per

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South Carolina Cotton: Clemson Experts Report Strong 2018 Outlook

South Carolina Cotton: Clemson Experts Report Strong 2018 Outlook

👤By Denise Attaway, Clemson University 🕔Feb 7, 2018

Last year was a record year for South Carolina cotton farmers and 2018 could be even better if the markets and weather hold out and pests remain at bay. About 150 farmers gathered for Clemson Cooperative Extension Service’s recent annual

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South Carolina Peanuts: Experts Warn of Possible Excess Supply

South Carolina Peanuts: Experts Warn of Possible Excess Supply

👤By Denise Attaway, Clemson University 🕔Feb 6, 2018

2017 was a very productive year for peanut growers in South Carolina and the rest of the United States. But was it too productive? South Carolina peanut growers at the 39th annual South Carolina Peanut Growers’ Meeting were told production

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South Carolina: How Has the Cold Affected Pee Dee Winter Crops?

South Carolina: How Has the Cold Affected Pee Dee Winter Crops?

👤By Justin Ballew, Clemson University Extension Agronomist 🕔Jan 10, 2018

With the sun out, snow gone, and the temperature warming up, it is finally looking and feeling like a normal South Carolina winter again. Friday morning (1/5), following the bomb cyclone, the temperature reached 10.2º F according to a weather

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South Carolina: Cotton, Peanut Grower Meetings, Santee, Jan. 23, 25

South Carolina: Cotton, Peanut Grower Meetings, Santee, Jan. 23, 25

👤By Denise Attaway, Clemson University 🕔Jan 10, 2018

Southeast farmers can learn tips to maximize profitability on cotton and peanut crops at meetings planned by the Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service this month. The annual South Carolina Cotton Growers Meeting will be 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Jan.

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South Carolina: Snowy Start to 2018

South Carolina: Snowy Start to 2018

👤By Justin Ballew, Clemson University Extension Agronomist 🕔Jan 5, 2018

On Wednesday (1/3) we saw the first winter weather since a light ice storm in February of 2015.  The winter storm, referred to as a bomb cyclone, brought snow up to 3 inches to most areas of the Pee Dee. 

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South Carolina Peaches: No Plum Pox in Almost 9,000 Fruit Samples

South Carolina Peaches: No Plum Pox in Almost 9,000 Fruit Samples Updated

👤By Tom Hallman, Clemson University 🕔Dec 27, 2017

There’s no hint of plum pox in South Carolina according to a review of 8,907 fruit samples. Reaching the conclusion wasn’t easy, but the search was essential. Plum pox is the most devastating viral disease of stone fruit in the

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South Carolina: 5 Factors for High Yields in Corn, Soybeans

South Carolina: 5 Factors for High Yields in Corn, Soybeans

👤By Denise Attaway, Clemson University 🕔Dec 20, 2017

Missy Bauer, an independent crop consultant with B & M Crop Consulting in Coldwater, Michigan, spoke to 250 growers attending the South Carolina State Corn and Soybean Growers Meeting in early December. Bauer advised the group that there are 5 factors

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South Carolina Crops: Peanuts May Lose Ground in 2018

South Carolina Crops: Peanuts May Lose Ground in 2018

👤By Denise Attaway, Clemson University 🕔Dec 6, 2017

Big crops in 2017 means South Carolina producers will have to adjust their budgets in 2018 to account for lower prices. This was the message Clemson agricultural economists Nathan Smith and Scott Mickey gave during the recent 2018 Ag Outlook

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