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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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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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Corn at R5

Most corn around the Pee Dee is in the R5 stage now.  This is the last stage before physiological maturity, or R6.  The R5 stage is distinguished by the milk line progressing toward the base of the kernel.  It takes roughly … Continue reading

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Corn Maturing

Corn crops in the Pee Dee are pretty variable this year.  Irrigated corn is looking good and growers are expecting to see high yields.  On the other hand, dryland corn is all over the map.  Some fields managed to catch … Continue reading

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