Category Archives: Soybeans

Loopers on the Rise

More 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 or your scout can tell the difference between a soybean … Continue reading

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Fall Harvest 2016

Since Hurricane Matthew passed by earlier this month, we’ve had great harvesting weather.  Lots of folks are in the fields harvesting cotton, soybeans, and peanuts at full steam ahead.  Here’s a cotton field in Dillon County that’s right in the … Continue reading

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Soybean Rust Update – 10/24/16

FROM:  John Mueller, Extension Soybean Pathologist, Edisto Research and Education Center We have another late season rust find in South Carolina. Hannah Mikell, Clarendon County Agronomic Row Crop Agent, found a field in Clarendon County last Friday, the 21st, that … Continue reading

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Soybean Rust Update – 10/7/16

FROM:  John Mueller, Extension Soybean Pathologist, Edisto Research and Education Center  Both Joe Varn and I (he was first) have found soybean rust in Barnwell County in the last few days.  SOYBEAN RUST HAS NOW BEEN FOUND IN COLLETON, BAMBERG, … Continue reading

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Preparing for Hurricane Matthew

This time a year ago we were surveying damage from a flood.  Now we have the threat of a hurricane bearing down on us.  We are predicted to get several inches of rain Friday and Saturday.  The Weather Underground App … Continue reading

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Soybean Rust Update – 9/22/16

FROM:  John Mueller, Extension Soybean Pathologist, Edisto Research and Education Center YOU CAN NOW ADD ORANGEBURG COUNTY TO THE LIST OF COUNTIES WITH RUST IN SOUTH CAROLINA.   RUST HAS NOW BEEN FOUND ON SOYBEAN IN COLLETON, BAMBERG, AND ORANGEBURG COUNTIES.  … Continue reading

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Asian Soybean Rust Update – 9/14/16

FROM:  John Mueller, Extension Soybean Pathologist, Edisto Research and Education Center IN SOUTH CAROLINA RUST HAS NOW BEEN FOUND ON SOYBEAN IN COLLETON AND BAMBERG COUNTIES.  Joe Varn, Barnwell/Bamberg County Row Crop agent proved again that he has a knack … Continue reading

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Keep Scouting Those Beans

We are still in the thick of caterpillar season in soybeans and we need to make sure we are in the fields scouting weekly.  It gets a little tough this time of year when everyone is trying to harvest corn, … Continue reading

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Asian Soybean Rust Found in SC

FROM:  John Mueller, Extension Soybean Pathologist, Edisto Research and Education Center RUST WAS FOUND LAST WEEK ON SOYBEAN IN SOUTH CAROLINA IN A FIELD IN COLLETON COUNTY Last week rust was found in a field in Colleton County.  We have … Continue reading

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Start Scouting for Caterpillars in Soybeans

We have a lot of soybeans blooming now and things have been pretty quiet on the insect front so far this year.  In his latest Cotton/Soybean Insect Newsletter, Clemson entomologist Jeremy Greene cautions that caterpillars will be here soon.  A … Continue reading

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