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Preparing for Hurricane Irma

The latest tracking map from NOAA shows Hurricane Irma moving up the east coast early next week and making landfall in SC near Beaufort and Hilton Head early Tuesday morning.  It is expected to be Category 1 by the time … 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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Rapeseed Hit or Miss

A few hundred acres of rapeseed was planted before Hurricane Matthew.  The stands are hit or miss depending on how the fields were affected by the storm.  In areas where the plants came up, the plants are growing quickly and … 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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