Clemson scientist Saara DeWalt has made it her mission to stop an invasive plant in its tracks. For almost 20 years, she has been hunting down Clidemia hirta around the world.
Clemson University has joined Anderson & Pickens Counties Stormwater Partners, a regional collaborative invested in the protection of South Carolina’s valuable water resources.
South Carolina residents may finally rid their landscapes of that pesky kudzu or other invasive plants thanks to a new publication from Clemson University and the South Carolina Exotic Pest Plant Council.
South Carolina peach growers could extend the life of trees infected with Armillaria root disease by using a new planting technique on display at Clemson University’s Musser Fruit Research Center.
Clemson researchers are evaluating the effectiveness of using goats to lessen the spread of invasive plants. The results of the ongoing trials have been favorable.
Saluda resident and South Carolina 4-H member Devin Hipp earned the Joe Yeager Spirit of the Invitational award at the National 4-H Forestry Invitational in West Virginia this summer. The award recognizes an outstanding 4-H contestant who takes initiative, shows enthusiasm and leads in academic and social situations.
The leader of South Carolina's effort to maintain the health of sheep and goats now leads the American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners (AASRP).
More than 150 participants competed in the 2015 South Carolina Junior Beef Round-Up, a regional youth event that promotes the development of future leaders of the beef industry.
The eyes of the nation – and world – turned to South Carolina to watch a diverse team of experts prepare en masse for an unlikely yet potentially catastrophic event: a large-scale release of radiation from one of South Carolina’s four instate and three bordering nuclear power plants.
CLEMSON – At the beginning of the 20th century, an insidious fungus – imported from Asia and destructive to American chestnut trees – began an airborne march across 200 million acres of eastern woodlands. From Maine to Florida, an estimated 4 billion chestnut trees succumbed to the infestation, notoriously known as the chestnut blight. By […]
Farmers and other agriculture enthusiasts can learn tips about growing peaches, canning fruit, keeping bees, maintaining trees and more at the field day Aug. 14 at the Musser Fruit Research Farm in Seneca.
Clemson University’s Millie Davenport and Paul Thompson received the 2015 Achievement Award and Distinguished Service Award, respectively, at the National Association of County Agricultural Agents annual meeting in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
The James C. Kennedy Waterfowl and Wetlands Conservation Center advisory committee is meeting to map a strategy for creating what it hopes will be the preeminent research, teaching and outreach program addressing the ecological conservation of the south Atlantic Coastal wetland systems.
Clemson University is working hard to help tobacco farmers stay ahead of the curve by conducting research trials designed to test the quality of new varieties, manage insect pests and control bacterial wilt.
Clemson University researchers are opening the door for organic, chemical-free peach production in the Southeast. Extension specialists Juan Carlos Melgar and Guido Schnabel are tying bags on peaches as they grow on trees, an unconventional method of protecting them from insects and disease while reducing reliance on pesticides.