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9/5/2016 12:00:00 AM
The combination of early wet, midseason dry, and daily rain in late July and August along with high temperatures set the stage for problems this crop season. Read more on the problems from this Delta Farm Press article.

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8/16/2016 12:00:00 AM
It's not just South Carolina residents who feel the toll of the hot, dry summer. The state's crops, especially corn, cotton, peanuts and soybeans, are taking hits as well. Read more on the impact of heat on crops from this Newsstand article.

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7/19/2016 12:00:00 AM
Just when things were looking promising for farmers in most areas of the state, another dry and wicked heat wave has a hold on South Carolina and is starting to squeeze the life out of crops. Read more on the impact being seen from this Southeast Farm Press article.

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7/18/2016 12:00:00 AM
Hot! We really need this current hot dry weather pattern to change. We are not keeping up with the water demands of any crop. We need a good soaking rain event across the whole South Plains. Read more on cotton bloom and check out a fleahopper scouting video from this AgFax article.

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7/12/2016 12:00:00 AM
The crops we grow vary greatly in their abilities to tolerate drought and heat. Read more on each crop's ability to tolerate these conditions from this AgFax.com article.

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5/25/2016 12:00:00 AM
Insect scouting should begin in the field as soon as plants emerge. Determining the plant stand at emergence can help the farmer get a better idea of issues facing the crop. Read more on the key pests to watch in field crops from this Extension Daily News article.

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5/23/2016 12:00:00 AM
Sunny weather and dry - speeds corn growth and makes peanut thrips bad. Corn is tasseling in several fields now. Read more on what else is happening in the fields from this Seminole Crop eNews article.

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5/18/2016 12:00:00 AM
Due to the frequent rains in May, only and estimated 50% or so of our cotton is planted and maybe even less of the peanut crop. A later planted crop may require some changes in how we manage pests and thrips are a good example. Read more on adjusting your thrips control programs from this Virginia Ag Pest & Crop Advisory article.

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5/12/2016 12:00:00 AM
What is an adequate stand? A grower must maintain healthy and uniform stands to increase the chances of a healthy planting season but how does the grower know what an adequate stand is? For peanuts, cotton and soybeans, the answer to that question is similar in some areas and different in others. Read more on determining adequate stands from this AgFax.com article.

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5/12/2016 12:00:00 AM
Both cotton and peanuts are coming up now and thrips are showing up in all fields. Our oldest cotton is showing one true leaf right and peanuts are a little past cracking. Read more on thrips management following emergence from this Thomas County Ag article.

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