South Carolina Cotton: Focus On Stink Bugs Now

🕔Jul 19, 2019We have observed aphids crashing in most fields due to the naturally occurring fungus. Help came late from Mother Nature, but we will take it. Spider mites have increased quite […]

South Carolina Field Reports: Crops Growing Rapidly with Heat, Rains

🕔Jul 16, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 14, 2019. County Comments Kyle Daniel, Georgetown County Adequate rainfall coupled with warm days and nights had crops bursting with growth. […]

South Carolina: Mostly Waiting On Insects

🕔Jul 12, 2019The fungus that kills cotton aphids has been reported in southern latitudes, and I have seen and heard of some locally, so aphids should be feeling the wrath of that […]

South Carolina Field Reports: Crops Mostly Progressing Well

🕔Jul 9, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 7, 2019. County Comments Charles Davis, Calhoun County Crop conditions depend on which thunderstorm the field was under. Some areas got […]

South Carolina Industrial Hemp: Pesticide List Approved

🕔Jul 5, 2019The South Carolina Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) has approved a list of pesticides for use on hemp crops, removing a hurdle farmers have faced since the crop was cleared for production […]

South Carolina Field Reports: Dry Week, Some Areas Desperately Need Rain

🕔Jul 2, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 30, 2019. County Comments Rusty Skipper, Horry County Dry conditions were starting to impact pretty much all crops in Horry County. […]

South Carolina Cotton: First, Let’s Talk About Aphids

🕔Jun 28, 2019I am certainly getting plenty of calls about aphids, spider mites and plant bugs. Most folks are not seeing plant bugs at threshold levels but many are asking about aphids […]

South Carolina Soybeans: Researchers Aim For Drought-Tolerant Varieties

🕔Jun 27, 2019Sweltering temperatures and low-moisture conditions can have a large impact on South Carolina soybeans, causing farmers to turn away from one of the state’s highest-yielding crops. But, some Clemson researchers […]

South Carolina Field Reports: Soybean Planting Wrapping Up

🕔Jun 25, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 23, 2019. County Comments J. Blake Badger, Williamsburg County Planting of soybeans was in full swing after the rains that occurred […]

South Carolina Field Reports: Crops Rebound with Recent Rains

🕔Jun 18, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending June 16, 2019. County Comments Mark Nettles, Orangeburg County Rain events revived corn and other crops. The rain came at the saving […]

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