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Asian Soybean Rust Found in Dillon

This week Asian soybean rust was found in a field of R6 soybeans in Dillon.  In a 100 leaf sample, only 2 leaves were found to have a small amount of pustules. With the vast majority of our soybeans now … Continue reading

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Spray Peanuts Before the Storm?

The following update was prepared by Clemson peanut specialist Dan Anco. To spray or not to spray, that is the question or at least one of the questions before what looks like a storm coming our way early next week. … Continue reading

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Peanut Update – 75 DAP

The following update was prepared by Clemson Peanut Specialist Dan Anco. Most of the state’s peanut crop is continuing to look good into this latter half of July. We have been fortunate in many places to have received a healthy … Continue reading

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Corn Update

This has been a warm and dry week and our corn is really showing it right now.  most dryland fields are rolling up like in the photo below.  There is a good chance of rain in the forecast this weekend … Continue reading

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Peanut Update – 60 DAP

The following update was prepared by Clemson Peanut Specialist Dan Anco. While some of this year’s peanuts are right at 45 days old, others were planted about 60 days ago. Classically, 60 DAP marks the beginning of the critical period … Continue reading

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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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Peanut Update – Volunteer Peanuts

The following update was prepared by Clemson Peanut Specialist Dan Anco. We are still in the first week of June, and while most of the planting is complete, the growing season is just getting started. We often talk about the … 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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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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Wheat in the Boot Stage

There is a lot of wheat out there starting to push out heads.  It’s been growing quickly since the cold a couple weeks ago.  Here’s a photo of a few heads just starting to peek out of the flag leaf. … Continue reading

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