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Keep Scouting for Stink Bugs

Stink bugs are the main pest to look out for in cotton right now.  There are plenty of them around in places and plenty of insecticide applications are going out.  Here are a couple photos below to remind folks of … Continue reading

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Cotton Blooming

Our older cotton is blooming now and everything is looking good so far this year.  Its been hot this week, though we’ve had fairly regular rainfall, so our fields are growing well.  Some folks are putting out pix to slow … Continue reading

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Peanut Update – Start of Bloom

The following update was prepared by Clemson Peanut Specialist Dan Anco. Some of the peanuts planted in April are starting to show their first blooms. In addition to signaling the start of the development of eventual peanut seed, bloom is … 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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Rapeseed Bolting

Its been a warm winter and the rapeseed is really starting to bolt.  We are probably 3 weeks earlier than we were last year.  That could be concerning if we get a hard freeze in the next few weeks. Some … Continue reading

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Oldest Cotton Blooming

We have blooms in our oldest cotton fields.  Our cotton has been growing well all season and our square retention has been excellent, but its getting a little dry now in spots and some leaves are starting to wilt.  Rain … Continue reading

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Cotton Blooming, Stinkbugs

Older cotton in the Pee Dee has been blooming for about two weeks now.  Rain has come to most areas over the last few weeks, though other areas are starting to get dry.  A few fields have started to wilt, … Continue reading

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Early Bloom Peanut Considerations From Jay Chapin

Some peanuts are just starting to bloom, so here are some timely remarks from Clemson Peanut Specialist Jay Chapin. Bravo Situation What I hear from our distributors is that they estimate getting anywhere from 60% to 100% of their chlorothalonil … Continue reading

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Rapeseed in Full Bloom

Rapeseed is in full bloom now and setting lots of pods.  Here is a field Clemson Extension Agent Trish Dehond and I looked at this week in Dillon County. Below you can see the young pods.  When they mature, we … Continue reading

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