South Carolina Cotton Crop Expected to Rebound in 2019

🕔Feb 7, 2019Hurricanes, government shutdown and trade combined to create a tough year for South Carolina cotton farmers in 2018. But reports during the South Carolina Cotton Growers Annual Meeting held here […]

South Carolina: New Farming Research, Technology Highlighted at Field Day

🕔Sep 28, 2018Modern research and technology are important for today’s farmers and researchers at Clemson’s Edisto Research and Education Center are busy developing software and other scientific instruments to help South Carolina […]

Cotton – Southeast – Hurricane Florence – Plenty Of Rain, Wind And Open Cotton – A Bad Mix

🕔Sep 13, 2018Hurricane Florence was pressing toward the Carolinas as we closed this issue Wednesday afternoon. As things look now, the crop will be affected by rain, wind or both. Flooding seems likely […]

South Carolina: Soybean Insects – That’s The Focus Now

🕔Sep 7, 2018Stink bugs, fall armyworms, spider mites, and whiteflies are about all that could cause problems at this point. The youngest bolls (“top crop”) will remain susceptible to stink bugs bollworm, […]

Cotton – Southeast – Defoliation Starts But Then Stalls Ahead of Hurricane

🕔Sep 7, 2018Whitefly remain a concern in Georgia and in southeast Alabama. Treatments are being made in Georgia on what seems to be a limited basis, but rainy conditions during much of the […]

South Carolina Cotton: Insects Have Not Faded Away

🕔Aug 31, 2018Well, it is the last day of Stink Bug Month, but stink bugs will continue to be an issue in late-planted cotton as insects funnel into our later fields. We […]

Cotton – Southeast – Crop Gets Break From Rain, Insects Still Stirring – AgFax

🕔Aug 31, 2018Rainfall has eased up across much of the Southeast over the last week, and drier conditions have reduced the risk of boll rot and hard locking in early-planted cotton. In places, […]

South Carolina Cotton: Bolls Opening But Late Cotton Still At Risk

🕔Aug 24, 2018We have another week remaining in August – what I refer to as Stink Bug Month – but insects don’t have calendars and don’t necessarily stop feeding on cotton in […]

Cotton – Southeast – Insects Aren’t Letting Up In Places

🕔Aug 23, 2018Plant bugs, stink bugs and whitely are either immediate issues or could head that way with the wrong conditions.

South Carolina: Check For Stink Bugs In Cotton, Worms In Beans

🕔Aug 17, 2018We are in the middle of our stink bug month, and plenty of stink bugs are in the system. If you have cotton that has been blooming for several weeks, […]

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