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South Carolina Cotton: Lots of Thrips Damage in the Pee Dee

South Carolina Cotton: Lots of Thrips Damage in the Pee Dee

👤By Justin Ballew, Clemson University 🕔May 26, 2017

In the last couple issues of Clemson Entomologist Jeremy Greene’s Cotton/Soybean Insect Newsletter, Dr. Greene mentions the Thrips Infestation Predictor (TIP) tool.  This tool predicts the thrips pressure of cotton based on planting date.  The chart below is from the TIP website

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Southeast Cotton: How Late Can You Plant In 2017? – AgFax

Southeast Cotton: How Late Can You Plant In 2017? – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔May 25, 2017

How late will growers plant cotton now and how has thinking about “late planting” perhaps changed?

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South Carolina: Pee Dee Winter Crops Ready to Harvest

South Carolina: Pee Dee Winter Crops Ready to Harvest

👤By Justin Ballew, Clemson University 🕔May 24, 2017

We’re in our third straight day of rainy weather now.  While its holding us up from getting in the fields, the forecast shows the weather drying up towards the end of the week.  As soon as the fields dry up

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South Carolina Peanuts: Crops Suffering from Poor Vigor

South Carolina Peanuts: Crops Suffering from Poor Vigor

👤By Dan Anco, Clemson University Peanut Specialist 🕔May 24, 2017

There have been some instances of j-rooting and poor vigor this year. Dual has a tendency to get the blame for j-rooting, but often times it is a result of poor seedling vigor. When combined with suboptimal growing conditions, seed

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South Carolina Field Reports: Field Work Speeds Along, Rains Needed

South Carolina Field Reports: Field Work Speeds Along, Rains Needed

👤From USDA 🕔May 22, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 21, 2017. County Comments Kyle Daniel, Georgetown County Warm temperatures and no precipitation allowed cotton, peanut, and soybean plantings to continue at a rapid pace. Current field conditions are getting closer

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Tobacco: Reports from the Fields

Tobacco: Reports from the Fields

👤By Chris Bickers, Tobacco Farmer Newsletter 🕔May 22, 2017

Comments on the progress of the tobacco crops in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Kentucky.

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South Carolina Field Reports: Planting Picks Up Pace, Crops Emerging Well

South Carolina Field Reports: Planting Picks Up Pace, Crops Emerging Well

👤From USDA 🕔May 15, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 14, 2017. County Comments Hilda Shelley, Horry County Cooler daytime temperatures, lower humidity, and an adequate supply of rainfall have tobacco and corn crops doing well. Soybean planting is starting to

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Southeast Cotton: Grasshoppers Post Clear Threat In Places – AgFax

Southeast Cotton: Grasshoppers Post Clear Threat In Places – AgFax

👤By Owen Taylor 🕔May 11, 2017

Emerging cotton is extremely susceptible to grasshoppers. In this case, size matters.

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South Carolina Peanuts: Tabletop Peanut Digger Will Illustrate Importance of Plant Depth

South Carolina Peanuts: Tabletop Peanut Digger Will Illustrate Importance of Plant Depth

👤By Denise Attaway, Clemson University 🕔May 9, 2017

A group of Clemson agricultural mechanization and business students are building a tabletop variable depth-control peanut digger to help South Carolina producers increase their profits. The tabletop peanut digger is a Clemson University Capstone Project led by Hunter Massey, a

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South Carolina Field Reports: Cotton, Peanut Planting Take Off

South Carolina Field Reports: Cotton, Peanut Planting Take Off

👤From USDA 🕔May 8, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 7, 2017. County Comments J. Blake Badger, Anderson County Most pastures have shown great improvement over the very poor conditions from the end of last year. Producers have been reporting good

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