Tag Archives: cold weather

Effects of the Cold

With the sun out, snow gone, and the temperature warming up, it is finally looking and feeling like a normal South Carolina winter again. Friday morning (1/5), following the bomb cyclone, the temperature reached 10.2º F according to a weather … Continue reading

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Snowy Start to 2018

On Wednesday (1/3) we saw the first winter weather since a light ice storm in February of 2015.  The winter storm, referred to as a bomb cyclone, brought snow up to 3 inches to most areas of the Pee Dee.  … Continue reading

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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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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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