South Carolina Field Reports: Good Conditions for Cotton, Peanut Harvest Oct 7, 2019

🕔Oct 7, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 6, 2019. County Comments Jay Crouch, Newberry County Continued lack of rain is becoming detrimental to pastures and soybeans. Premature leaf […]

South Carolina Peanuts: Varieties, Disease Control, Tech Highlight Field Day Oct 3, 2019

🕔Oct 3, 2019South Carolina peanut producers will soon have a new variety to add to their portfolios. The variety is Walton and during the recent Peanut and Row Crop Field Day held […]

Tobacco: Leaf Harvest Ending in Intense Heat Oct 3, 2019

🕔Oct 3, 2019Three weeks after Dorian blew through, it appears that North Carolina was spared a huge loss from the hurricane, though the whipping effect off the wind caused a great deal […]

South Carolina: Over 75% of State Experiencing Drought; Yields Suffer Oct 2, 2019

🕔Oct 2, 2019More than half of South Carolina is in a moderate to severe drought and another 26 percent is abnormally dry, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor, and Clemson University researchers and […]

South Carolina: Building Soil Health Conference, Clemson, Oct. 28 Oct 1, 2019

🕔Oct 1, 2019Healthy crops need healthy soils. To help farmers and other agricultural professionals learn how to address soil health challenges, the Clemson University Sustainable Agriculture Program and Clemson Cooperative Extension Service […]

South Carolina Field Reports: Harvest Pushes Forward Through Drought Oct 1, 2019

🕔Oct 1, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 29, 2019. County Comments Adam Gore, Abbeville County Large number of cattle farmers were feeding hay to make up for dry […]

South Carolina Field Reports: Cotton Harvest Begins, More Peanuts Coming Up Sep 24, 2019

🕔Sep 24, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 22, 2019. County Comments Brandon Lambert, Fairfield County Soybeans setting pods need rain. This lack of rain will impact yields. Cotton […]

South Carolina Field Reports: Corn Harvest Wrapping Up Sep 17, 2019

🕔Sep 17, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 15, 2019. County Comments W Bruce Mclean, Marlboro County Tobacco and the bulk of corn harvest was starting to wrap up. […]

Tobacco: Adding Up the Damage from Dorian Sep 16, 2019

🕔Sep 16, 2019In South Carolina, only 10 to 15 percent of the  crop was still in the field when Dorian arrived. In North Carolina, leaf is deteriorating quickly in areas struck by Dorian.

South Carolina: Pee Dee Research Field Day Discusses Soil Health, Pest Management Sep 12, 2019

🕔Sep 12, 2019Healthy soils are important for healthy crops and Clemson University researcher Rongzhong Ye says planting cover crops, especially cereal rye, can help rejuvenate South Carolina soils. Cover crops during the off […]

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