Tag Archives: scouting

Cotton Squaring

We’ve had plenty of rain and warm weather over the past week and our fields are growing fast.  Some of our older cotton is squaring now. Water availability becomes a little more important to the plants now that the reproductive … Continue reading

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Peanut Update – Corn Earworms

The following update was prepared by Clemson Peanut Specialist Dan Anco. A producer recently found corn earworm larvae in a 30 day old peanut field. This is a little more than a month earlier than when we typically see them. … Continue reading

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Corn Tasseling

Some of our older fields are tasseling now and the very oldest are even starting to drop pollen.  We’re pretty much on pace with where we were this time last year.  The weather has been fair this year, so most … 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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2017 Watermelon Disease Control Guide

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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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Asian Soybean Rust Update – 9/14/16

FROM:  John Mueller, Extension Soybean Pathologist, Edisto Research and Education Center IN SOUTH CAROLINA RUST HAS NOW BEEN FOUND ON SOYBEAN IN COLLETON AND BAMBERG COUNTIES.  Joe Varn, Barnwell/Bamberg County Row Crop agent proved again that he has a knack … Continue reading

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Keep Scouting Those Beans

We are still in the thick of caterpillar season in soybeans and we need to make sure we are in the fields scouting weekly.  It gets a little tough this time of year when everyone is trying to harvest corn, … Continue reading

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Asian Soybean Rust Found in SC

FROM:  John Mueller, Extension Soybean Pathologist, Edisto Research and Education Center RUST WAS FOUND LAST WEEK ON SOYBEAN IN SOUTH CAROLINA IN A FIELD IN COLLETON COUNTY Last week rust was found in a field in Colleton County.  We have … Continue reading

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