Tag Archives: soybeans

Summer Cover Crop Behind Corn

When corn has been harvested there are usually a couple months of growing season left.  Pigweed, among others weeds, can really flourish once the corn is gone and no longer competing for light, water, and nutrients.  The photo below shows … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: Kudzu Bug Eggs

Last week the question was:  What is on this soybean leaf? These are kudzu bug eggs.  Just a few years ago kudzu bugs seemed like they were going to be a major pest in soybeans in the southeast; however, they … Continue reading

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Loopers on the Rise

More loopers are showing up in the sweep nets.  We’re getting in to the time of year when we really need to keep an eye on them.  Make sure you or your scout can tell the difference between a soybean … Continue reading

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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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