South Carolina: Soybean Pests Have A Healthy Appetite Right Now Sep 4, 2020

🕔Sep 4, 2020
Charles Davis, county agent in Calhoun County, found stink bugs in his observations but reported “damage was hard to find in the fields” he walked. Charles also reported that “a […]

South Carolina: Still Reasons To Scout Cotton – And More So In Soybeans Aug 28, 2020

🕔Aug 28, 2020
Tom Smith, local consultant, reported that “a number of early planted [cotton] fields [are done] until defoliation, and a number of later planted fields may need 1 or 2 sucking-bug […]

South Carolina Cotton: Focus On Stink Bugs But Be Aware Of Bollworms, Too Aug 21, 2020

🕔Aug 21, 2020
Jonathan Croft, county agent in Orangeburg County, reported that “cotton around the seventh week of bloom I checked this week in Orangeburg and Dorchester Counties was above threshold for stink […]

Clemson Fall Field Days Will Be Online This Year Aug 19, 2020

🕔Aug 19, 2020
Clemson University Research and Education Centers (RECs) will hold its first-ever Virtual Fall Field Days this year to inform the public of important research while protecting people from COVID-19. In-person field […]

Sorghum: Researchers Aim to Develop Fall Armyworm Resistant Varieties Aug 18, 2020

🕔Aug 18, 2020
Sorghum is a major crop, but its inability to fight off the fall armyworm creates significant problems for South Carolina farmers and farmers across the southeastern United States. Rick Boyles, […]

South Carolina: Cotton, Soybean Insects Plenty Active Aug 14, 2020

🕔Aug 14, 2020
Jonathan Croft, county agent in Orangeburg County, reported that he “checked soybeans on the edge of Calhoun and Orangeburg Counties this morning [yesterday] and found about 50% threshold on soybean […]

South Carolina Cotton: Bollworms Demand Attention But Not Necessarily Treatments Aug 7, 2020

🕔Aug 7, 2020
Captures of bollworm moths in pheromone traps have decreased some, as this flight out of corn subsides. The recent widespread rain storms will wet the soil and undoubtedly allow more […]

South Carolina Cotton: Remain Alert For Bollworms But Add Stink Bugs To Your List Jul 31, 2020

🕔Jul 31, 2020
Captures of bollworm moths in pheromone traps have increased dramatically, as have sightings of adults and larvae in the field. We are finding much more injury to non-Bt cotton than […]

Unsolicited Seeds in the Mail? Do Not Plant. Jul 28, 2020

🕔Jul 28, 2020
State agriculture officials are warning South Carolinians to be wary of unsolicited packages of seeds mailed to them. The South Carolina Department of Agriculture and Clemson University’s Regulatory Services division […]

South Carolina Cotton: Bollworm Moths Active…But Will It Matter? Jul 24, 2020

🕔Jul 24, 2020
Charles Davis, county agent in Calhoun County, reported that it is difficult for him to find aphids in cotton now because of the natural fungus taking them out. He saw […]

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