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Question of the Week: 2,4-D

Last week the question was:  What happened to this pigweed? This pigweed is suffering from a dose of 2,4-D.  This was in an Enlist cotton field.  There are lots of growers taking advantage of new Enlist and Xtend technology this … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: Pigweed

Last week the question was:  What are the weeds surrounding these young cotton plants? This was an easy one.  These is pigweed, Palmer amaranth to be more specific.  There is not a single farmer in SC that hasn’t fought pigweed. … Continue reading

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EPA Approves Xtend Herbicide

The EPA has approved Monsanto’s dicamba product, XtendiMax, for use in soybeans and cotton.  This has been several years in the making.  According to the EPA press release, “This registration is for a formulation of dicamba that contains an additive … Continue reading

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Pigweed Worse in No-till or Conventional?

I noticed something interesting this week.  I was visiting a field in Dillon where Gordon Mikell with NRCS dug a soil pit last month (What Lies Beneath The Soil).  Once Gordon was finished with the pit, it was filled in and … Continue reading

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2016 Palmer Amaranth Control For Cotton

Download the PDF here.

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Planting Cover Crops Behind Corn

Corn harvest has wrapped up for several growers, leaving a number of fields empty for the remainder of the summer.  Rather than letting fields sit empty, some growers are giving cover crops a try.  Here is Carl Coleman of Dillon County … Continue reading

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Peanut Field Day/ New Specialist from Jay Chapin

Here is some information from Clemson peanut specialist Jay Chapin on the upcoming Field Day, Clemson’s new peanut specialist, and a quick update from the field. Peanut Field Day Please mark your calendar for the Annual Peanut Field Day at … Continue reading

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Corn is Growing Fast

Planting is just about wrapped up and corn is growing well.  Here is a field in the V3 stage. In the photo below, you can see three leaf collars.  This time of year, its possible for corn to advance 2 … Continue reading

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Palmer Amaranth Control Options in Cotton

Here is some updated info for 2015 on Palmer control from Stanley Culpepper of UGA.

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