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 […]

Cotton – Southeast Planting Stops Widely Pending Rain – AgFax Southeast Cotton

🕔May 10, 2018Dry conditions have put cotton planting on hold in parts of the region. Where possible, growers are switching to planting peanuts because they can go deeper for moisture.

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 […]

Cotton – Southeast – Planting Starts In Earnest, Full Speed Ahead- AgFax Southeast Cotton

🕔May 2, 2018After too much rain and too much cold weather, the 2018 cotton crop is quickly becoming a reality in the Southeast. Anyone not planting yet will be soon enough.

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 Wrapping Up

🕔Apr 16, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 15, 2018. County Comments Matthew Wannamaker, Lexington County Most of the corn is planted and emerging. Strawberry harvested and u-pick is […]

South Carolina Field Reports: Corn Planting Speeds Along

🕔Apr 10, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 8, 2018. County Comments Jonathan Croft, Orangeburg County Corn planting continued, but slowed a little with chances of rain and cooler […]

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