CLEMSON – Coming off a record year for cotton, South Carolina cotton farmers can expect an even greater year in 2018. Nathan Smith, Clemson Extension economist and professor at the Clemson Sandhill Research and Education Center, said estimates for South Carolina cotton planted stand at 260,000 acres. “This is 10,000 more acres than in 2017,” […]
(07.17.18 UPDATE) ALL TIME SLOTS HAVE BEEN FILLED AND REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR THIS EVENT. CONTACT THE CLASS OF ’55 EXCHANGE AND GIVE YOUR CONTACT INFO FOR FUTURE EVENTS. CLEMSON – Clemson ice cream has been around for 100 years and on July 28 the public will have an opportunity to become a part of this […]
Herbicides, miticides, pollinators and more are on the agenda for this year’s Watermelon Field Day on July 12 at Clemson University’s Edisto Research and Education Center.
Margaret Lloyd had a vision to turn 853 acres of Kershaw County into an educational mecca. Although Lloyd died before her dream was realized, a group of Clemson University students is helping to make her wishes come true.
CLEMSON – Learn the history behind the Pledge of Allegiance while eating Clemson ice cream! The Class of ’55 Exchange, Home of Clemson Ice Cream, is holding a special event geared at teaching the public about the Pledge of Allegiance. “I Pledge for Ice Cream” is slated for 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., this Sunday, […]
CLEMSON –A Clemson University professor’s article about research related to how wheat pollen reacts to heat stress has resulted in an article published in the scientific journal Plant, Cell and Environment. “This study provided us with important information that can be used for improving seed formation and developing heat-tolerant wheat varieties,” said Sruthi Narayanan of the […]
South Carolina vegetable growers learned the latest in disease, insect and watermelon research, and weed management during this year’s Coastal Research and Education Center/United States Department of Agriculture Field Day.
CLEMSON –A group of Clemson University food science students and a recent graduate just returned from a national competition where they earned top honors for their wealth of dairy knowledge. Food science and human nutrition majors Kay Senn, from Lakeland, Florida who graduated this past May; Jonathan Dillard, a senior from Conway; Madeline Waskiewicz, a […]
Clemson University is holding students’ feet to the fire – literally – as it prepares them to take leadership roles in one of the most dangerous and underserved aspects in the forestry industry.
Registration is under way for the 2018 4-H Wildlife Food Plot Project, which gives South Carolina youth a unique opportunity to learn about wildlife habitat management.
CLEMSON – Growing noncash crops, such as crimson clover and winter rye, can be time-consuming and labor-intense but the rewards can be oh so sweet. These two crops, plus growing other brassicas, grasses and legumes and using no-till methods for growing produce can help revitalize the land on which cash crops are grown. This was […]
COLUMBIA –Clemson University experts continue to educate South Carolina forest landowners about how they can use the emerging carbon market to create a new revenue stream while helping slow climate change. Forest landowners recently met with experts from the Clemson Cooperative Extension Service and others who explained what they need to do to benefit from […]
COLUMBIA — Farmers getting their feet wet in agribusiness have access to comprehensive entrepreneurial education and business training through a public service program offered by Clemson University. The South Carolina New and Beginning Farmer Program (SCNBFP) is accepting applications for the 2018-2019 statewide program. Deadline to apply is July 15. An online application is available […]
The Emmy Award-winning Making It Grow gardening show has even more Telly Awards to add to its slate of accolades.
Powdery mildew has been detected on South Carolina watermelons and a Clemson University expert warns growers to act now to protect their crops.