Tag "South Carolina"
According to Weather Underground it got down to 28 this morning (3/15) and its forecast to reach 23 tommorow morning (3/16) and 27 Thursday night (3/17). The cold last night was enough to ruin most of the peach crop in SC. Wheat
A group of Clemson students is determining how to use shredded leaves to help increase the value of roller-crimped cover crops. Cover crops are crops planted primarily to naturally manage soil erosion, soil fertility, soil and water quality, weeds, pests,
Clemson University agricultural engineer Kendall Kirk has developed free software to help farmers track soil sampling throughout fields. The software pairs with an inexpensive global positioning system (GPS) and a laptop computer to pinpoint exactly where soil samples are taken
Our very oldest wheat fields are starting to joint. All of our winter crops seem to be about 3 weeks ahead of where we were last year. There’s a good bit more wheat planted this year than last year and
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated 14 states as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by a recent drought. Here is the list of states below followed by the number of counties affected: Florida, 8
Agricultural leaders say farmers aren’t panicked yet by the Trump administration’s new memos on immigration enforcement, but concerns are growing that illegal immigrants, who are the backbone of most farm labor in the country, could increasingly become targets of deportation.
Low crop prices and high production costs over the last few years has many growers exploring the options of new or different crops. One such crop is a variety of yellow field pea, the ESO pea. Its been grown for a couple
2,4-D (Enlist Duo) and dicamba (Xtendimax and Engenia) will be labeled for use this year in certain varieties of soybeans and cotton. Anyone planning to use these products needs to carefully read the labels and be prepared to follow them
The global market badly needs peanuts, one market expert pleaded to more than 400 growers at the annual South Carolina Peanut Growers Meeting organized by the Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service. Nationally, peanut warehouses are expanding and shelling companies are
Cotton growers in 12 Southern states will now have full access to the Enlist weed control system now that state registrations have been approved. The states are Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee