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South Carolina Field Reports: Drier Conditions Speed Harvest Towards Close

South Carolina Field Reports: Drier Conditions Speed Harvest Towards Close

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 21, 2017

Crop Progress and Conditions for the Week Ending November 19, 2017. General Comments Kyle Daniel, Georgetown County Much drier field conditions have allowed for major progress in fieldwork. Peanut harvest is winding down with fair to good yields. Soybean harvest

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Georgia: 83 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Hurricane Irma

Georgia: 83 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Hurricane Irma

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 15, 2017

USDA has designated 83 counties in Georgia as primary natural disaster areas due to losses and damages caused by Hurricane Irma that occurred from Sept. 10 through Sept. 12, 2017. Those counties are: Appling Crisp Lee Stewart Atkinson Decatur Liberty

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South Carolina: Corn and Soybean Growers Meeting, Santee, Dec. 7

South Carolina: Corn and Soybean Growers Meeting, Santee, Dec. 7

👤By Denise Attaway, Clemson University 🕔Nov 14, 2017

Corn and soybean growers can learn what they can do to grow profitable crops in 2018 at the Clemson Corn and Soybean Growers Meeting Dec. 7. The meeting will be held at the Santee Conference Center, 1737 Bass Drive, Santee,

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South Carolina Field Reports: Mostly Good Week for Harvest

South Carolina Field Reports: Mostly Good Week for Harvest

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 13, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 12, 2017. County Comments Rusty Skipper, Horry County Good weather in Horry County has been favorable for farmers harvesting cotton and peanut crops. Most all soybeans have dropped leaves and have

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Livestock: Oklahoma Beef Checkoff Fails – DTN

Livestock: Oklahoma Beef Checkoff Fails – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Nov 10, 2017

A vote to increase the Oklahoma beef checkoff by $1 has failed with 2,506 opposing the increase and 1,998 backing the measure. The debate leading up to the vote was an acrimonious affair among various groups. The outcome led to

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Soybeans: Newly Released Cultivar Extends Planting Season, Growing Region

Soybeans: Newly Released Cultivar Extends Planting Season, Growing Region

👤By Denise Attaway, Clemson University 🕔Nov 7, 2017

The soybean planting season and growing region have been extended thanks to researchers at Clemson University’s Pee Dee Research and Education Center. The Agustina soybean cultivar was developed and released by soybean breeders Benjamin Fallen and Emerson Shipe. Fallen said this cultivar possesses the

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South Carolina Field Reports: Soybean Harvest Off to Slow Start, Cotton, Peanuts Ramping Up

South Carolina Field Reports: Soybean Harvest Off to Slow Start, Cotton, Peanuts Ramping Up

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 7, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 5, 2017. County Comments Rusty Skipper, Horry County Warm, dry conditions have allowed cotton and peanut harvesting to ramp up in Horry County, while soybean harvesting has been slow to get

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South Carolina Field Reports: Heavy Rains Slow Harvest

South Carolina Field Reports: Heavy Rains Slow Harvest

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 30, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 29, 2017. County Comments David Dewitt, Sumter County Sumter County is experiencing good harvest conditions.   Matthew Wannamaker, Lexington County  Cotton and peanut harvest continues, and yields look promising for most areas

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Tobacco: How Much Did You Really Produce This Year?

Tobacco: How Much Did You Really Produce This Year?

👤By Chris Bickers, Tobacco Farmer Newsletter 🕔Oct 30, 2017

The last USDA production estimate for 2017 was issued earlier this month. It included extremely optimistic estimates for flue-cured, burley and the two dark types. But several normally reliable sources have suggested that the projections–especially for Kentucky burley and N.C. flue-cured–may be

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South Carolina Field Reports: Cooler, Dryer Weather Speeds Up Harvest

South Carolina Field Reports: Cooler, Dryer Weather Speeds Up Harvest

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 24, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 22, 2017. County Comments Rusty Skipper, Horry County Cooler nighttime temperatures and dryer conditions are helping area cotton and peanut farmers harvest this year’s crop. Soybeans are starting to shed leaves,

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