South Carolina Wheat: Time for Tiller Counts in the Pee Dee

🕔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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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 […]

South Carolina: Soybean Loopers on the Rise – Identification and Management

🕔Aug 18, 2017More loopers are showing up in the sweep nets.  We’re getting in to the time of year when we really need to keep an eye on them.  Make sure you […]

South Carolina Peanuts: Threecornered Alfalfa Hoppers, Late Season Manganese

🕔Aug 18, 2017What is the treatment threshold for threecornered alfalfa hopper?  Good question. At this point we don’t really have a good answer linking insect or girdling counts to economic yield impact. […]

South Carolina Corn: Harvest Underway in the Pee Dee, Yields Look Good

🕔Aug 8, 2017A fair amount of corn was harvested last week.  Yields are looking good so far and we hope that trend continues. Rains are moving in this week and we are […]

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