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Row Crop Scouting Workshops – 8/1/17 and 8/3/17

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Dicamba/2,4-D Herbicide Symposium 3/7/17

Anyone planning to use the new dicamba or 2,4-D products this year should consider attending this meeting.  Representatives from the manufacturers will be sharing valuable guidelines and precautions that applicators should be aware of before using.

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Corn and Soybean Meeting – 2/8/17

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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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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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Soybean Rust Update – 10/24/16

FROM:  John Mueller, Extension Soybean Pathologist, Edisto Research and Education Center We have another late season rust find in South Carolina. Hannah Mikell, Clarendon County Agronomic Row Crop Agent, found a field in Clarendon County last Friday, the 21st, that … 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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Soybean Rust Update – 10/7/16

FROM:  John Mueller, Extension Soybean Pathologist, Edisto Research and Education Center  Both Joe Varn and I (he was first) have found soybean rust in Barnwell County in the last few days.  SOYBEAN RUST HAS NOW BEEN FOUND IN COLLETON, BAMBERG, … 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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Question of the Week: Alfalfa Hopper

Last week the question was:  What will this nymph grow up to be? The is the nymph of a threecornered alfalfa hopper.  This is a species of treehopper that can be a pest on certain crops, usually legumes.  They have … Continue reading

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