Peanut / Corn Field Day —– Edisto REC, Clemson University

Please mark your calendar now for the 2013 South Carolina Peanut/Corn Field Day on Thursday, September 5, 2013 at the Edisto REC in Blackville.   EDISTO RESEARCH & EDUCATION CENTER 64 Research Road, Blackville, SC 2013 EDISTO FALL FIELD DAY 8:30-9:30                     REGISTRATION 9:30– Noon                 Field Tour  Peanut Stop I. Foliar and soilborne Disease Research Varieties … Read more

Mid-Season Herbicide Considerations for Peanut

Numerous delays this spring have played havoc on timely application of soil residual herbicides at planting.  Due to this, a number of growers have missed applying Valor SX after planting and are playing catch-up.  If you are still within the 28 day window after crack for paraquat, then the following herbicide programs provide control of … Read more

Mid-Season Peanut Update

Good Day Everyone, What a wet June south Carolina growers are experiencing!  Some people I have talked with say “this may be the wettest June on record.”  Since the tropical storm (Andrea), the Edisto Research and Education Center has received more than 7 inches of rain, with more predicted in the next ten days.  It … Read more

Early Season Peanut Update

“We are slowly beginning to warm up and growers are starting to prepare land for the 2013 growing season” I mentioned this in the previous newsletter a few weeks ago. The problem is we are still having unseasonable cool nights.  Peanuts planted in the last two weeks are taking longer to germinate and grow as … Read more