What’s Happening? Clemson Extension Agents Provide Crop Updates

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Clemson Extension agents provide updates in The South Carolina Grower this week about the status of various crops being produced throughout the state. Weekly Field Update – 8/8/22 Coastal Region Zack Snipes reports, “It has been hot and dry for the most part in the Lowcountry. Things are relatively quiet. I have heard reports of and seen high whitefly numbers in various …

N.C. Counties Eligible for Crop Loss Program Following Tropical Storm Fred, April ’21 freeze

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RALEIGH – Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler announced that farmers in 11 additional counties are eligible for the Western North Carolina (N.C.) Agricultural Crop Loss Program for damages and losses due to flooding and excessive rain from Tropical Storm Fred and an April 2021 freeze and frost. The deadline to apply is Aug. 31. A total of $10 million is available. …