Guava Root-Knot Nematode: Clemson Armed with $7Mln to Combat Pest

🕔Sep 18, 2019Clemson University researchers, led by nematologist Paula Agudelo, are armed with close to $7 million to design protocols for managing invasive guava root-knot nematodes. The funding comes from the United States Department […]

South Carolina Field Reports: Corn Harvest Wrapping Up

🕔Sep 17, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 15, 2019. County Comments W Bruce Mclean, Marlboro County Tobacco and the bulk of corn harvest was starting to wrap up. […]

South Carolina: Pee Dee Research Field Day Discusses Soil Health, Pest Management

🕔Sep 12, 2019Healthy soils are important for healthy crops and Clemson University researcher Rongzhong Ye says planting cover crops, especially cereal rye, can help rejuvenate South Carolina soils. Cover crops during the off […]

South Carolina Field Reports: Dorian Not as Bad as Expected

🕔Sep 10, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 8, 2019. County Comments Brandon Lambert, Chester County Both Chester and Fairfield missed all the rain from the hurricane. The pasture […]

South Carolina: Cotton Pests Mostly Finished But Soy Insects Need Attention

🕔Sep 3, 2019Row-Crop Field Day – Rescheduled Because of the threat of Hurricane Dorian moving up the coast and its predicted location off the coast of South Carolina on Wednesday/Thursday, we have […]

South Carolina Field Reports: Looming Hurricane Influencing Harvest Decisions

🕔Sep 3, 2019County Comments Final corn harvest continued ahead of Hurricane Dorian fears. Small acreage of Virginia peanuts dug based both on maturity and hurricane rain potential. Farmers taking a wait and […]

South Carolina Field Reports: Corn Harvest Speeds Along

🕔Aug 27, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 25, 2019. County Comments Charles Davis, Calhoun County Scattered storms in some portions of Calhoun County brought temporary relief from the […]

South Carolina Cotton: Focus On Spider Mites

🕔Aug 23, 2019Jay Crouch, ag agent in Newberry County – and who also covers much of the upstate – reported that “kudzu bug immatures are building in soybeans with very low incidence […]

South Carolina Field Reports: Corn Harvest Continues, Crops Stressed

🕔Aug 20, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 18, 2019. County Comments Koty Roberts, Horry County Most of Horry County received much-needed rainfall over the weekend, which will hopefully […]

South Carolina Cotton: Bollworms Remain Mostly Nonexistent — No Complaints There

🕔Aug 16, 2019Across The State Jonathan Croft, Extension Ag Agent covering Orangeburg County, reported some shake samples in soybeans with “mostly VBC and immature green stink bugs. These soybeans were right on […]

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