The Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service has hired two agricultural economists to buoy the expansion of an agribusiness assistance program at the university’s Sandhill Research and Education Center in Columbia.
Grow organic vegetables in your garden, then turn those vegetables into energy-boosting juices and healing foods. That’s the subject of a series of upcoming classes hosted by the South Carolina Botanical Garden.
South Carolina 4-H members received hands-on lessons in cooking and exercise from chefs and nutrition experts at the recent 4-H Healthy Lifestyles Summit. Selected Summit attendees will work with South Carolina chefs at 4-H camps this summer to teach other South Carolina young people what they learned at the Summit. The camps, underwritten by a grant from WalMart, will take place between June and August and are open to children aged 9 to 14.
Public speaking and presentation are two skills youth learn while in the South Carolina 4-H program that will benefit them throughout their lives. They will have a chance to show off these skills during the 4-H Midlands Region Presentation Contest Feb 27.
South Carolina peanut producers learn tips to help them grow profitable crops during the 2016 Peanut Growers' Meeting.
South Carolina farmers may find fields void of nutrients to feed their cash crops in the wake of last year’s flood. A Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service event Feb. 18 in Santee will help farmers manage soils and understand the short- and long-term effects of nutrient loss created by the flood.
A love for science and the belief knowledge should be shared are what a Clemson University professor says are his reasons for talking about plant genomics to a group of Daniel High School students.
South Carolina farmers facing steep losses from last year’s flood must await government action on financial assistance as the new Farm Bill and private crop insurance are not built to handle such a disaster, according to presenters at an event sponsored by the Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service.
South Carolina cotton producers learn how developing insect management programs and selecting top varieties to plant can help them grow more profitable crops in 2016.
The forestry sector in South Carolina has an annual economic impact of $18.6 billion, employs more than 90,000 people, is the largest harvested crop at $759 million and is the No. 1 export commodity from the Port of Charleston at $1.5 billion. And yet, there remains plenty of room for growth.
Clemson University’s Advanced Plant Technology Program — headed by geneticist Stephen Kresovich and comprised of a multifaceted team of renowned scientists — continues to stretch the limits of agricultural research in genetics, bioinformatics, computational biology and robotics.
Did you ever think you may be putting yourself, your family or your pets in danger by cleaning your house? If you use store-bought cleaners, you may be introducing hazardous chemicals into your home. So why not learn how to make your own household cleaners that work and are safer for humans, pets and the environment?
South Carolina's soybean crop took a soaking in 2015. So what's in store for growers this year?
The Clemson-sponsored Youth Day event at the recent 2016 S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo attracted about 140 high school students from throughout South Carolina interested in agribusiness careers.
Just days before the majority of South Carolina’s cotton was about to be harvested, the historic October 2015 storm drenched most of the state with trillions of gallons of rainwater, ravaging a crop that had already been compromised by a severe summer drought and heat wave.