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Corn Harvest

A fair amount of corn was harvested last week.  Yields are looking good so far and we hope that trend continues. Rains are moving in this week and we are forecast to get 2-3 inches over the next 5 days … Continue reading

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Corn at Black Layer

A number of fields have reached physiological maturity and a lot more are approaching rapidly.  Folks are busy getting their combines ready to roll now and it won’t be long before we see corn harvest starting on a wide scale. … Continue reading

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Spring Harvest Update

We’ve had good harvesting weather this week and growers are busy taking advantage of it.  We’ve had a lot of peas, wheat, and oats harvested.  Yields have been variable so far.  ESO peas are averaging around 35-40 bushels with the … Continue reading

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Winter Crops Ready to Harvest

We’re in our third straight day of rainy weather now.  While its holding us up from getting in the fields, the forecast shows the weather drying up towards the end of the week.  As soon as the fields dry up … Continue reading

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Fall Harvest 2016

Since Hurricane Matthew passed by earlier this month, we’ve had great harvesting weather.  Lots of folks are in the fields harvesting cotton, soybeans, and peanuts at full steam ahead.  Here’s a cotton field in Dillon County that’s right in the … Continue reading

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Hurricane Matthew Aftermath

Hurricane Matthew is gone and the sun is out, but the smoke is yet to clear.  Parts of Horry, Marion, and Dillon counties are still flooded and power is still out in spots all over the Pee Dee.  The town … Continue reading

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Preparing for Hurricane Matthew

This time a year ago we were surveying damage from a flood.  Now we have the threat of a hurricane bearing down on us.  We are predicted to get several inches of rain Friday and Saturday.  The Weather Underground App … Continue reading

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Cotton Defoliation

Nothing makes me think of fall like the smell of cotton defoliant in the air.  That smell has is becoming more and more common across the Pee Dee as September wraps up.  Here is a field in Dillon County that … Continue reading

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Peanut Maturity/ Digging

It won’t be long now before the peanut diggers are in the field and a few have gotten started this week.  Birdsong Peanuts in Darlington received their first truck load Monday. As we close in on maturity, we need to make … Continue reading

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Southern Rust Finally Shows Up

Southern rust was found this week in Dillon County.  Though this would normally be a concerning disease, it has come so late that few growers will have to worry much about it. The vast majority of our corn is either … Continue reading

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