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  • Weekly Field Update – 11/14/22

    Weekly Field Update – 11/14/22

    Over the next few weeks, we will be evaluating the SC Grower site to determine any updates or upgrades that are necessary to better serve our viewers. To help with this, we would love to have your feedback. This quick survey should take about 5 to 10 minutes to complete and is completely anonymous. Please […]

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  • Question of the Week – Glyphosate Injury

    Question of the Week – Glyphosate Injury

    This week, the question was: What happened to these beets? Only the last 6′ of 6 beds are affected. These beets were injured by glyphosate overspray. The applicator was spraying the row middles and forgot to turn off the sprayer while turning around at the end of the row. The most heavily sprayed plants have […]

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  • Weekly Field Update – 11/7/22

    Weekly Field Update – 11/7/22

    Be sure to scroll all the way to the bottom to see this week’s Question of the Week, and check back on Thursday for the answer! Coastal Region Rob Last reports, “Strawberry plants have arrived in the last two weeks and are in the ground. Overall, plantings look good. One thing to consider is using […]

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  • Question of the Week – Imperial Moth

    Question of the Week – Imperial Moth

    This week, the question was: What will this giant caterpillar become when it grows up? This is the caterpillar of the imperial moth (Eacles imperialis). This is one of our largest moths in the Southeast. The caterpillars feed on the foliage of pines, oaks, maples, sweetgum, and sassafras as they develop. When they are ready […]

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  • Weekly Field Update – 10/31/22

    Weekly Field Update – 10/31/22

    Happy Halloween! Don’t forget to check out the Women in Ag Conference coming up this weekend (11/4-11/5) in Clemson. It will start Friday with tours of Clemson’s research farms and continue Saturday with a variety of educational sessions. Register here. Be sure to scroll all the way to the bottom to see this week’s Question […]

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  • Question of the Week – Autonomous Laser Weeder

    Question of the Week – Autonomous Laser Weeder

    This week, the question was: What is this contraption? This is a fully autonomous robotic laser weeder. The weeder creeps through the field without a human driver, using GPS, Lidar, and multiple sensors. The machine detects weeds in the planted crop. When a weed is detected, a laser zaps the weed, leaving the crop safely behind. […]

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