A team of Clemson University researchers focused on fighting organisms responsible for infectious diseases that threaten the health of billions of people globally has been awarded $10.5 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
New or small-acreage livestock farmers can get experience in livestock management practices by attending the Backyard Barnyard workshop Friday, May 13.
A scientist’s ongoing research on Southern blight – a serious disease that kills tomatoes and more than 500 other crop and plant species – will soon result in a management strategy for vegetable growers that is designed to be effective, economical and environmentally safe.
Over the course of two sun-drenched mornings, Clemson University's Carolina Clear and its collaborators turned an unattractive stormwater detention basin into a state-of-the-art filtration system that is as pretty as it is environmentally friendly.
A group of Clemson University students believes everyone should have access to healthy foods. The students are developing Tiger Gardens to demonstrate how healthy vegetables can be grown anywhere, even on concrete.
The statewide 4-H Engineering Challenge utilizes students’ skills in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, in several fun and engaging competitions that promote teamwork, sportsmanship, perseverance and learning. Students from across South Carolina won competitions in robotics, bridge building, rocketry and more.
Clemson University's packaging science program is helping one Lowcountry business on its way to becoming one of the most unique creameries in the country.
Trees are the Rodney Dangerfields of our ecosystem: they get no respect. With cities across the United States losing 4 million trees a year, Earth Day, this Friday, is a great occasion to show trees some love.
Bermudagrass is the gold standard for South Carolina hay production, but specific variety selection can greatly impact profits. An entirely different forage species may even be better for some growers. Soil type and drainage, environment, grower-management preferences and end use are important factors in choosing a forage for hay production, according to information presented at the Clemson University Hay Production Workshop and Field Day at the Edisto Research and Education Center.
A rare, invasive aphid has been found attacking wheat crops in Hampton County. This is the first documented case of the Sipha maydis aphid in South Carolina, said Francis Reay-Jones, an entomologist at the Clemson University Pee Dee Research and Education Center in Florence.
South Carolina timber growers can learn from experts how to grow more profitable crops at a May 4 meeting at T and S Farm in Leesville.
Area residents looking for a day of family fun and adventure should come to the Clemson Experimental Forest Saturday, April 23. Clemson Forest Fest, will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Lake Issaqueena Area of the Clemson Experimental Forest.
The Berkeley County Cooperative Extension Service has opened a new office after its former location was left underwater by last fall’s historic flood.
Fourteen South Carolina 4-H’ers gathered for an extended weekend of forestry facts and fun at the South Carolina 4-H Forestry Clinic March 11-13 at the S.C. Department of Natural Resources' Webb Wildlife Center in Garnett
Clemson Cooperative Extension and the South Carolina Forestry Commission want to show farmers and landowners how to mitigate their flood and drought losses and diversify their farming portfolios by managing timber on their land.