Keith L. Belli Named Dean of Clemson’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences

🕔May 24, 2018Keith L. Belli, the head of the University of Tennessee’s Department of Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries, has been named dean of Clemson University’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences (CAFLS). He […]

South Carolina Officials Seek Help Finding One of ‘World’s Worst’ Invasive Weeds

🕔May 22, 2018Just as the weather warms, they pop their ugly heads out of hiding. But thank goodness they do, because now is the best time to find them so they can […]

South Carolina Field Reports: Rains Slow Planting, Recharge Soils

🕔May 21, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 20, 2018. County Comments Jonathan Croft, Orangeburg County Rain this week helped all crops. Planting of cotton, peanut, and soybeans will […]

South Carolina Fields: Drought – Planting, Crop Stress

🕔May 15, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 13, 2018. County Comments Hugh B. Gray, Hampton County With the heads of small grain filling during this period of short […]

South Carolina Corn: Dealing with Stink Bugs in Early Fields

🕔May 11, 2018There have been numerous calls about stink bugs being an issue on early corn. I contacted my colleague, Dr. Francis Reay-Jones, located at the Pee Dee REC in Florence, who […]

South Carolina: 1st Hemp Season Getting Started

🕔May 11, 2018This time a year ago the SC General Assembly passed a bill establishing the SC Industrial Hemp Pilot Program.  20 farmers from around the state were selected to participate in […]

South Carolina Field Reports: Cotton, Peanut Planting Pick Up Pace

🕔May 7, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending May 6, 2018. County Comments Matthew Wannamaker, Lexington County Corn is progressing; however, more moisture will be needed within the next few […]

South Carolina Field Reports: Cotton, Peanut Planting Getting Started

🕔May 1, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 29, 2018. County Comments Rusty Skipper, Horry County Heavy wind and rains throughout the county slowed the completion of tobacco setting. […]

South Carolina: Peach Crop Expected to Rebound After 2 Difficult Years

🕔Apr 24, 2018After two seasons of climatic events that lashed out at the state’s peach crop, South Carolina peach producers and researchers believe this season could be better. “The peach crop looks […]

South Carolina Field Reports: Corn Planting Nearly Finished, Turning to Cotton, Peanuts

🕔Apr 23, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 22, 2018. County Comments Kyle Daniel, Georgetown County Transplanting of tobacco has been slow due to high wind conditions and cool […]

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