Back by popular demand, Clemson University is having a Poa Control Field Day from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. on April 17 at Wild Dunes Resort on Isle of Palms. Bert McCarty, a Clemson professor of turfgrass science and management, said the last Poa Control Field Day was held in 2013. Poa is short for Poa annua, a cool-season annual grass also known as bluegrass.
Aphids are some crops’ worst nightmare, but a Clemson University professor is investigating natural tools that may lead to better aphid management in fields. Carmen Blubaugh, an assistant professor in Clemson University’s plant and environmental sciences department, is involved in a study that addresses how plants mediate interactions between predators and prey.
The Clemson Cooperative Extension Service will hold an Organic Certification Workshop to teach South Carolina growers how they can reap the benefits of the organic market.
CLEMSON – Conservation biologist and landscape ecologist David Theobald is coming to Clemson to talk about the effects of land use change on wildlife habitat and biodiversity. Theobald will be on campus from 4 p.m. to 5:15 p.m., April 5 at the Strom Thurmond Institute, 230 Kappa St., Clemson, SC 29634. His presentation, From mapping […]
South Carolina cotton farmers have a new tool to use in their fight against thrips.
Tall fescue, a common grass used for grazing, hay and erosion control in the eastern United States; could be responsible for more than $1 billion per year in livestock production losses.
Youth around the state are gearing up for the 2018 South Carolina 4-H Engineering Challenge. The Engineering Challenge is part of the 4-H Science on the Move initiative, a partnership between South Carolina 4-H and the S.C. Coalition for Mathematics and Science. It gives students ages 9 to 19 an opportunity to show off their skills while competing for individual and team honors in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) challenges.
Temple Grandin, who is nationally known as an author and speaker on autism and animal behavior, will be featured at this year’s South Carolina Cattlemen’s Association meeting April 5 at Clemson University’s T. Ed Garrison Arena.
The Clemson Cooperative Extension Service will have its first stormwater pond management conference in the Midlands area in March (2018).
Recent cold weather across South Carolina may lead to problems with white mold on winter vegetables, Clemson University experts say.
Foodies who have a recipe that’s all the rave and who are considering safely producing and selling food can get the help they need from the Clemson Cooperative Extension Service.
Clemson University researchers are working to develop packages that would use communication between cells to detect food that's beginning to spoil.
Last year was a record year for South Carolina cotton farmers and 2018 could be even better if the markets and weather hold out and pests remain at bay.
2017 was a very productive year for peanut growers in South Carolina and the rest of the United States. But was it too productive? South Carolina peanut growers at the 39th annual South Carolina Peanut Growers’ Meeting were told production in the United States for 2017 is estimated to be beyond expected domestic and export demand.
Southeast farmers can learn tips to maximize profitability on cotton and peanut crops at meetings planned by the Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service this month.