Tag Archives: cold damage

Wheat Damage From the Freeze

Last week we saw 3 consecutive nights in the 20’s with the lowest reaching 22 in some areas.   Now that a week as passed, we can see the signs of damage on some of our jointing wheat. You wouldn’t … 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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Crop Update – 4/29/16

There is a lot going on in the fields keeping everyone busy, so here is a quick update of what’s happening. Wheat:  Pretty much all of our wheat has headed out and a good bit of it is in the … Continue reading

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Frost Damage on Corn

Just about everything fared the cold snap this past weekend fairly well.  The only things showing signs of damage are some corn fields.  Some V1 and V2 corn suffered minor frost injury, but nothing too serious. Fields with a heavy … Continue reading

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Predicted Freeze Saturday Night

It looks like we might get one more freeze this spring after all.  The National Weather Service is calling for 32 Saturday night in Marion, 34 in Conway, 32 in Dillon, and 31 in Bennettsville.  Produce growers with strawberries or … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: Cold Injury

Last week the question was:  What happened to this collard plant? This field of collards was badly injured by the recent cold weather.  The temperature was in the lower 20’s for a couple nights in a row with high winds … Continue reading

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Winter Has Finally Arrived

After an unusually warm start, winter has finally started to feel like…winter.  The warm weather that stuck around for so long caused some rapeseed fields to grow a little faster than normal and now we’re seeing some cold injury on rank … Continue reading

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Fall Peanut Update

Here is an update from new Clemson Peanut Specialist Dan Anco. . Over the past few weeks, many fields have dried out enough to allow harvesting. The final numbers are not yet in, but we all know it hasn’t been … Continue reading

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