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  • Weekly Field Update – 4/18/22

    Weekly Field Update – 4/18/22

    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 Zack Snipes reports, “It has been a very windy spring. The winds are drying out our soils and beating up plants.  I have looked at some tomatoes […]

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  • Question of the Week – Boron or Pollination

    Question of the Week – Boron or Pollination

    This week, the question was: What is wrong with this strawberry? This funky shape is the result of either poor pollination or a boron deficiency. The easiest way to distinguish the cause is by taking a tissue sample to look at nutrient levels in the plants. If misshaped berries are common across the whole field, […]

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  • Weekly Field Update – 4/11/22

    Weekly Field Update – 4/11/22

    Coming up tonight is the Upstate Vegetable Grower Meeting. Click here to view more details. 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, “Crops are generally looking good In the area. Strawberries […]

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  • Question of the Week – Virus

    Question of the Week – Virus

    This week, the question was: What’s going on with this tie-dyed-looking wild mustard? This wild mustard is suffering from a virus. Numerous viruses affect plants in the brassica family and may be transmitted by aphids, flea beetles, cucumber beetles, or by seed. Viruses may cause a variety of symptoms including stunting, leaf distortion, mosaic patterns, […]

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  • Longtime Extension Agent Tony Melton Passes

    Longtime Extension Agent Tony Melton Passes

    After a hard-fought battle with illness, beloved, former Clemson Extension agent, Tony Melton, passed away Saturday (4/2/22). Though saddened by this great loss, those of us that had the privilege of working with “Uncle Tony” will always be comforted by stories and memories of his servant’s heart, infectious laugh, and hollow leg (“I eat one […]

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  • Weekly Field Update – 4/4/22

    Weekly Field Update – 4/4/22

    Coming up this week is the next webinar in the Farm Safety for Women Series on Wednesday, 4/6 at 1 pm. Sign up here. 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 Zack Snipes reports, […]

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