Tag Archives: South Carolina

Question of the Week: Eclipse

Last week the question was:  What is the cause of this funny looking shadow? These crescent shaped shadows were made during the eclipse on 8/21/17.  The path of totality passed right through the middle of SC and drew lots of … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: Praying Mantis

Last week the question was:  What predatory insect is hiding in this photo? There is a praying mantis hiding in this photo.  These are great predators of lots of different insect and can be found all over South Carolina.  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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The New 5000 lb Peanut Club

From Clemson Peanut Specialist Dan Anco. This year we’re having a 5000 pound club (not a big club sandwich…) for growers. SC growers that produce an average of at least 5000 lb/A (dry weight) over their entire acreage will have … 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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USDA Invests $150 Million in CSP

Any farmer struggling after the horrific 2015 growing season should take a look at the Conservation Stewardship Program with the NRCS.  This program is designed to give farmers financial assistance to carry out conservation practices in their farming operations.  In … Continue reading

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