Industrial Hemp: Clemson Data Has Est. Cost Per Acre; 40 Farmers Have Permits Feb 8, 2019

🕔Feb 8, 2019Industrial hemp production could be a viable crop alternative for South Carolina farmers, according to Clemson Cooperative Extension crop and agribusiness agents. Clemson officials teamed with industrial hemp industry associates […]

South Carolina: 1st Hemp Season Getting Started May 11, 2018

🕔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 Wheat: Time for Tiller Counts in the Pee Dee Feb 9, 2018

🕔Feb 9, 2018We have a decent looking wheat crop right now.  With the forecast looking a little warmer over the next 10 days, now is a good time to do some tiller […]

South Carolina: How Has the Cold Affected Pee Dee Winter Crops? Jan 10, 2018

🕔Jan 10, 2018With the sun out, snow gone, and the temperature warming up, it is finally looking and feeling like a normal South Carolina winter again. Friday morning (1/5), following the bomb […]

South Carolina: Snowy Start to 2018 Jan 5, 2018

🕔Jan 5, 2018On Wednesday (1/3) we saw the first winter weather since a light ice storm in February of 2015.  The winter storm, referred to as a bomb cyclone, brought snow up […]

South Carolina: Harvest Getting Underway in the Pee Dee Sep 29, 2017

🕔Sep 29, 2017We’re getting to the end of a pretty good growing season.  Our corn finished out well and the cotton, peanuts, and soybeans are looking good too.  Very few times this […]

South Carolina: Preparing for Hurricane Irma Sep 8, 2017

🕔Sep 8, 2017The latest tracking map from NOAA shows Hurricane Irma moving up the east coast early next week and making landfall in SC near Beaufort and Hilton Head early Tuesday morning. […]

South Carolina Peanuts: Should You Spray Before the Storm? Sep 8, 2017

🕔Sep 8, 2017To spray or not to spray, that is the question or at least one of the questions before what looks like a storm coming our way early next week. The […]

South Carolina: Some Peanuts Maturing Early, Be Checking Your Fields Sep 1, 2017

🕔Sep 1, 2017Just a quick note to stay on top of checking peanut fields for maturity. Several fields from Barnwell, Dorchester, and Calhoun County are showing fields ready to dig. In some […]

AgFax Southeast Cotton: Whitefly Continues to Plague Georgia and Alabama Aug 24, 2017

🕔Aug 24, 2017Where whitefly are an issue, cotton will be safe when the last leaf is on the ground and any regrowth has been fried. The insect continues to plague Georgia and southeast […]

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