South Carolina Field Reports: Cotton Quality, Yield Losses, Not as Bad as Expected

🕔Oct 16, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 14, 2018. County Comments Morris Warner, Oconee County Hurricane Michael produced moderate amounts of rain across the area and reduced the […]

Southeast Cotton – Up to 90% Open Bolls in Hurricane Michael’s Path – DTN

🕔Oct 11, 2018With Hurricane Michael bearing down on the Southeast U.S., much of Georgia’s 1.5-million-acre cotton crop will be exposed to torrential rains and high winds on Wednesday and Thursday.   “The Georgia […]

South Carolina Field Reports: Mostly Good Harvest Weather

🕔Oct 9, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 7, 2018. County Comments Danny Howard, Greenville County Hot, dry summer type weather. No rain this week. Matthew Wannamaker, Lexington County […]

Tobacco: After the Storms – What’s Left of the 2018 Crop

🕔Oct 8, 2018The dark crop in the Kentucky and Tennessee is the best in several years, while most of the flue-cured and burley production this year was negatively impacted by heavy rains […]

South Carolina Field Reports: Cotton, Peanut Harvests Underway

🕔Oct 1, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 30, 2018. County Comments Charles Davis, Calhoun County Storms during the week slowed peanut harvest as vines dried out. Cotton defoliation […]

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 […]

Soggy Harvest Decisions – Leave the Corn, Get the Beans out First – DTN

🕔Sep 27, 2018Rainy weather across large swaths of the Corn and Soybean Belt is threatening to delay harvest and cause problems for growers.   Be on alert for stalk problems, grain quality issues […]

South Carolina Pesticides: Post-Storm Dangers – Proper Clean-Up, Disposal

🕔Sep 27, 2018The hurricane may be gone, but the danger it left behind can still harm you. Experts with the Department of Pesticide Regulation, a regulatory agency based at Clemson University, warn […]

South Carolina Field Reports: Cotton, Peanut Harvest Get Underway

🕔Sep 24, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 23, 2018. County Comments Mark Nettles, Orangeburg County Crops are progressing. Some peanuts have been dug, and a few have been […]

South Carolina: USDA Assistance Available for Flood Damaged Ag Land

🕔Sep 20, 2018The USDA is responding to South Carolina farmers and ranchers who suffered damage to working lands and livestock mortality because of Hurricane Florence. Producers are encouraged to sign up for […]

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