Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 12, 2018. County Comments Rusty Skipper, Horry County Most of Horry County has been inundated with rain over the last couple […]
Jonathan Croft, county agent in Orangeburg County, reported that he has “been seeing increasing numbers of worms. It is a mix of soybean loopers, green cloverworms and even a couple […]
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 5, 2018. County Comments Rusty Skipper, Horry County Heavy rain throughout Horry County has slowed tobacco farmers from harvesting their crops […]
Harvest is going on at full speed in Florida and Georgia, although farmers are having to work around showers, says J. Michael Moore, Georgia Extension tobacco specialist. Floridians may be finished […]
The insect caused havoc in 2017 in Georgia and parts of Alabama. Will it be a factor in late-planted cotton this year?
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 29, 2018. County Comments Danny Howard, Greenville County Hot, humid weather with some rain showers. Mark Nettles, Orangeburg County Afternoon thunderstorms […]
A serious pest of sweet potatoes has been confirmed in three more South Carolina counties by the Clemson University Department of Plant Industry (DPI). The discovery of the sweet potato weevil Cylas formicarius in Jasper, Colleton […]
Depending on the area, stink bugs, spider mites and plant bugs are requiring attention.
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending July 22, 2018. County Comments Charles Davis, Calhoun County Scattered showers during the week gave some slight relief to dry conditions in […]
We still have plenty of aphids. Hopefully, though, the fungus will start helping us on a widespread scale. However, many folks are still calling and texting about aphids, so the […]