South Carolina officials are asking the public to keep an eye out for a strain of avian flu that has been identified in seven states and is potentially deadly to poultry.
CLEMSON — In the most closely watched test so far this semester, all the students passed with flying colors. Then they were sold. The 2015 Clemson University Bull Test saw 43 bulls and 19 heifers graduate Feb. 7 at the T. Ed Garrison Livestock Arena, drawing nearly 400 South Carolina cattle producers and record prices […]
FLORENCE — Cotton farmers from across the state will convene Dec. 15 for the annual meeting of the South Carolina Boll Weevil Eradication Foundation. The meeting at Clemson University’s Pee Dee Research and Education Center in Florence County begins at 10 a.m. Initiated more than 30 years ago, the Boll Weevil Eradication Program combined coordinated […]
A new online course for South Carolina teachers delivers fun and creative ways to teach nutrition and physical activity to their students. The Nutrition and Obesity Prevention Education program, or NOPE, includes both self-paced modules as well as live webinars. The course will begin on Nov. 17.
Honeybees and pesticides are mortal enemies. They are also among a farmer's very best friends. Wouldn't it be something if we could help them get along? Clemson University specialists are experimenting with a way to do just that.
BLACKVILLE, S.C. — Having grazed the summer away, 48 bulls in the Edisto Forage Bull Test face their final exam: an auction at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 11 at Clemson’s University’s Edisto Research and Education Center. The forage-fed bulls and five bred heifers will be auctioned to cattle producers looking to improve their breeding […]
BLACKVILLE, S.C. — To get the most out of a crop, a good farmer will conserve his resources. That’s the reasoning behind a Clemson University field day on “Conservation Technologies For Crop Production” at Clemson University’s Edisto Research and Education Center in Blackville. Topics include advanced production systems and technologies to improve efficiency and profitability […]
Marking a century of service to South Carolinians, eight individuals entered the inaugural Frank Lever County Extension Agent Hall of Fame at ceremonies at Clemson University.
South Carolina farmers will get a first-hand look at the latest agricultural research and farm techniques Tuesday at the annual field day at Clemson University’s Pee Dee Research and Education Center.
Advice for current crops and a glimpse of research into future advances await farmers at a Peanut Field Day to be hosted Thursday at Clemson University's Edisto Research and Education Center in Blackville.
If you've ever had a notion to sell the kids — or lambs, calves, colts or fillies — Clemson University has a workshop to help you learn the commercial side of animal husbandry.
Nearly 300 farmers braved the August heat at the 2014 Simpson Experiment Station field day for presentations on Clemson research into crops, beef, horses, bees and other agriculture commodities.
Clemson University's annual Livestock, Forage and Crops Field Day at the Simpson Experiment Station on Saturday, Aug. 23, will provide visitors an update on issues affecting agriculture in the Palmetto State as well as a firsthand look at Clemson research and Extension programs.
A momentous winter storm proved the point of one Clemson University workshop it canceled: Mother Nature is the most significant factor a farmer can't control.
The South Carolina Beekeepers Association holds its annual summer meeting at Clemson University this week, offering training and information for commercial beekeepers and newcomers to the business.