Category: Agronomic Crops

Fall Armyworm as a Pest of Corn

Introduction The fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda, FAW) is native to the Americas where it is known to be a pest of numerous crops. The insect overwinters in North America in south Florida,...

Sugarcane Aphid as a Pest of Sorghum

Introduction The invasive sugarcane aphid (Melanaphis sacchari, SCA) was first detected in the continental United States on sugarcane in Florida in 1977 and in Louisiana in 1999. The insect was not...

Green Peanut Production

Green peanut production can be a profitable venture for many growers in South Carolina from the small hobby farmer to large commercial growers. One of the most important decisions a grower can make...

Basis of Selecting a Lime Material

Introduction Due to the humid southeastern climate, South Carolina soils are highly weathered, resulting in a natural acidic (pH < 7) and low fertility status. As a consequence, there are...