Tag Archives: fungicides

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 – 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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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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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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Soybean Rust Update – 9/22/16

FROM:  John Mueller, Extension Soybean Pathologist, Edisto Research and Education Center YOU CAN NOW ADD ORANGEBURG COUNTY TO THE LIST OF COUNTIES WITH RUST IN SOUTH CAROLINA.   RUST HAS NOW BEEN FOUND ON SOYBEAN IN COLLETON, BAMBERG, AND ORANGEBURG COUNTIES.  … Continue reading

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Powdery Mildew on Fall Watermelon

Clemson Plant Pathologist Tony Keinath recently found powdery mildew in his fall watermelon plots at the Coastal REC in Charleston.  He says this is the first time he has observed powdery mildew on fall watermelon, and its likely because the … Continue reading

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Southern Rust Found in SC

Southern rust was found yesterday just outside of Jackson, SC near Aiken.  If growers in the Pee Dee haven’t applied a preventative fungicide yet, now would be a good time to start getting ready.  We still haven’t seen rust in … Continue reading

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Peanut Update – 60 DAP

The following update was prepared by Clemson peanut specialist Dan Anco. 60 DAP Fungicide Application:  Peanuts planted May 1st will be at 60 DAP next week on June 30th. This is around when we get full size pods and when … Continue reading

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Peanut Update – 45 DAP

The following update was prepared by Clemson peanut specialist Dan Anco. Standard Fungicide Programs Begin:  For peanuts that went in the ground on May 1, next week (June 15) will mark 45 DAP. This is when we typically start our … Continue reading

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Corn Tasseling

Our oldest corn fields are tasseling now and a couple have already started dropping pollen.  The corn crop is looking good as we’ve had timely rains in most areas of the Pee Dee. Pollination is the time when corn is … Continue reading

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