Category Archives: Vegetables

Produce Safety Grower Training Course – 1/16/18

To Register: Contact: Morgan Whalen, SCDA Produce Safety Coordinator:, 803-470-6286 Chad Carter, Clemson Extension Food Safety Agent:, 843-730-5211 Advertisements

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Cucurbit Downy Mildew Found in SC

This past week cucurbit downy mildew was found in Charleston and Horry Counties.  Downy mildew blows in from the south in the summer and is a very serious disease once it is established.  Anyone growing cucurbit crops (cucumber, watermelon, squash, … Continue reading

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Fumigant Systems for Vegetable Weed Control 2017

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Vegetable Weed Control Resources

Here are a few publications from Dr. Stanley Culpepper of UGA on weed control systems in vegetable crops.  Dr. Culpepper presented this information at the SE Regional Fruit and Vegetable Growers Expo in Savannah last month. 2017 broccoli and cabbage … Continue reading

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Effects of The Cold Weather

Now that some time has passed since the recent cold snap where we saw temperatures reach the teens, it’s pretty easy to see some of the damage our crops experienced.  Nothing is too serious on our row crops, however, we had … Continue reading

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Vegetable Production Meeting – 1/12/17

There will be a vegetable production meeting at the SC Agribiz Expo in Florence this year.  See the letter from Tony Melton below for details.

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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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Organic Vegetable Production Meeting – 8/16/16

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Powdery Mildew on Watermelon Found in Charleston

Clemson Extension Plant Pathologist Tony Keinath prepared the following statement on powdery mildew on watermelon: Powdery mildew was found today (5/16) on seedless watermelon at the Coastal Research and Education Center in Charleston, SC. Symptoms of yellow and brown spots … Continue reading

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Late Blight of Tomato/Potato Found in SC

PDF with working links:  Late Blight Pot/Tom 2016

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