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  • Weekly Field Update – 8/29/22

    Weekly Field Update – 8/29/22

    Coming up this week, the SC Dept. of Agriculture and Clemson Extension are working together to offer the South Carolina Produce Safety Rule Grower Training online 8/30 & 8/31 from 1-5:30pm. It is too late to get on-board for this week, but the final online training for the year is scheduled for the end of […]

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  • Question of the Week – Hickory Horned Devil

    Question of the Week – Hickory Horned Devil

    This week, the question was: What is this wild-looking critter? This is a caterpillar known as the hickory horned devil. The adult is a beautiful moth known as the regal moth (Citheronia regalis), but it is rarely seen due to its nocturnal habit. The hickory horned devil commonly feeds on the leaves of walnut, hickory, […]

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  • Cercospora Leaf Spot on Okra Looks Different than Other Cercospora Leaf Spots

    Cercospora Leaf Spot on Okra Looks Different than Other Cercospora Leaf Spots

    From Clemson Plant Pathologist Tony Keinath and USDA Plant Pathologist Gabriel Rennberger. August is the time of the year when Cercospora leaf spot appears on okra. This Cercospora leaf spot doesn’t look like Cercospora leaf spots on other crops, such as beet. Most of the disease is on the leaf underside. On the top of […]

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  • Weekly Field Update – 8/22/22

    Weekly Field Update – 8/22/22

    Coming up this week the SC Dept. of Agriculture is hosting a couple Waste Pesticide Collection Events (8/23 in Kingstree and 8/24 in Dillon). If you have any old materials sitting around, take advantage of these free events. See more details on the Upcoming Events page. Be sure to scroll all the way to the […]

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  • Question of the Week – Glyphosate

    Question of the Week – Glyphosate

    This week, the question was: What happened to this young tomato plant? This young tomato plant is suffering from glyphosate damage that occurred when row middles were being sprayed. Glyphosate is a systemic herbicide, so damage shows up at the growing point. At this stage of growth, it is unlikely the plant will grow out […]

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  • Weekly Field Update – 8/15/22

    Weekly Field Update – 8/15/22

    Don’t forget about the virtual Preseason Strawberry Production Meeting coming up tomorrow (8/16) from 6:30 -8:00 pm. We have a great speaker lineup and pesticide credits available. Click here to register. 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 […]

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