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Cotton Marketing – 7/5/17

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Peanut Update – 60 DAP

The following update was prepared by Clemson Peanut Specialist Dan Anco. While some of this year’s peanuts are right at 45 days old, others were planted about 60 days ago. Classically, 60 DAP marks the beginning of the critical period … Continue reading

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Peanut Update – More on Boron

The following update was prepared by Clemson Peanut Specialist Dan Anco. In a previous notice we mentioned the importance of Boron application to avoid Boron deficiency (and toxicity) in peanuts. There are lots of different products to choose from, and … Continue reading

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Corn Tasseling

Some of our older fields are tasseling now and the very oldest are even starting to drop pollen.  We’re pretty much on pace with where we were this time last year.  The weather has been fair this year, so most … Continue reading

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Peanut Update – Vigor

The following update was prepared by Clemson Peanut Specialist Dan Anco. There have been some instances of j-rooting and poor vigor this year. Dual has a tendency to get the blame for j-rooting, but often times it is a result … Continue reading

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Wheat Flowering

Despite a little cold damage, we have a lot of good looking wheat out there.  A lot of our wheat is in the flowering stage right now. The tillers that were damaged by the cold have mostly turned brown now … Continue reading

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ESO Peas Blooming

The warm weather has really made the ESO peas explode.  They are really blooming now and most have grown over a foot in the last couple of weeks. Its getting difficult to walk in the pea fields as they grow … Continue reading

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2017 Peanut Rx

For peanut growers, the Peanut Disease Risk Index (Peanut Rx) is a great way to assess how various production practices contribute disease incidence.  Different factors like variety, planting date, irrigation type, at-plant insecticides, etc are given a score based on how likely … Continue reading

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Wheat Jointing

Our very oldest wheat fields are starting to joint.  All of our winter crops seem to be about 3 weeks ahead of where we were last year.  There’s a good bit more wheat planted this year than last year and … Continue reading

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Dicamba/2,4-D Herbicide Symposium 3/7/17

Anyone planning to use the new dicamba or 2,4-D products this year should consider attending this meeting.  Representatives from the manufacturers will be sharing valuable guidelines and precautions that applicators should be aware of before using.

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