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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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New Field Crop in the Pee Dee

Low crop prices and high production costs over the last few years has many growers exploring the options of new or different crops.  One such crop is a variety of yellow field pea, the ESO pea.  Its been grown for a couple … Continue reading

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Record Keeping and Decision Making Workshop – 3/21

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Wheat Fertility Considerations

For the most part, we’re in much better shape than we were this time last year.  Our wheat fields have pretty decent color and seem to be growing well.  The warm winter we’re having is pushing the wheat pretty fast. … Continue reading

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