Tag Archives: soybeans

Corn and Soybean Production Meeting – 1/31/18

The second hour of the meeting will be a dicamba application training.  This training will satisfy the new EPA requirement that all dicamba applicators be trained annually.  This requirement includes private, commercial, and noncommercial applicators as well as those who … Continue reading

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Soybean Variety Trial Field Tour – 11/2/17

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SC Corn and Soybean Meeting – 12/7/17

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Asian Soybean Rust Found in Dillon

This week Asian soybean rust was found in a field of R6 soybeans in Dillon.  In a 100 leaf sample, only 2 leaves were found to have a small amount of pustules. With the vast majority of our soybeans now … Continue reading

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2017 Harvest Getting Underway

We’re getting to the end of a pretty good growing season.  Our corn finished out well and the cotton, peanuts, and soybeans are looking good too.  Very few times this summer has it been dry enough to make our crops … Continue reading

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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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