South Carolina’s state veterinarian has confirmed the first 2015 case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in the state in 2015. An unvaccinated horse died from the disease in Barnwell County.
With the return of the mosquito-borne disease season, Boyd Parr, S.C. state veterinarian and director of Clemson University Livestock Poultry Health, urges horse owners to maintain current vaccinations for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), West Nile virus and rabies for their horses.
A summer online course for teachers explores fun and creative ways to teach nutrition and physical activity to South Carolina students.
A federal decision on the use of a nematicide will leave South Carolina cotton producers scrambling to find a replacement. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last week rejected requests from South Carolina, Georgia, North Carolina and Texas to use Counter 20G, a restricted pesticide labeled for corn crops, to help farmers control nematodes on their cotton crops as well.
As enigmatic as it is deadly, "pine decline" has many Southern timber owners wondering whether the condition may be damaging their investment. South Carolina timber owners and land managers will be able to get the latest information on the problem at a daylong workshop May 6 in Leesville.
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.