BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS – With the fall color season just around the corner, leaf seekers in the Upstate and beyond are already making plans to head to the mountains for stops at dozens of overlooks to enjoy the magnificent vistas viewed from the upper heights of the nearby southern Blue Ridge Mountains. As if crystal-clear […]
The South Carolina Botanical Garden Fall Plant Sale will be 2-6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8. The Friday sale will be open to members of Friends of the Garden, (memberships available at gate). The Saturday sale will be open to the public.
Food entrepreneurs who are puzzled about the rules and regulations for bringing their products to market are encouraged to attend Clemson Extension’s Food2Market Food Safety Workshop 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 11-12 at the Clemson University Restoration Institute, 1250 Supply St., North Charleston.
Clemson University irrigation specialist Jose Payero is installing weather stations and soil-moisture sensors at farms across South Carolina and developing the online platform that will allow farmers to use the collected data to conserve water and energy.
The 2016 peanut harvest is under way in South Carolina and Clemson’s peanut specialist said pests and weather have been the main issues affecting this year’s crop.
Despite stubborn summertime drought conditions in the Southeast that plagued many of the places favored by leaf seekers, it remains likely that this year’s fall foliage season will be good and in some locations downright spectacular.
Pee Dee region farmers and dignitaries from across South Carolina got a first-hand look at a $7 million renovation of Clemson University’s John B. Pitner Center on Tuesday.
With concerns surrounding the Zika virus increasing, the Clemson Cooperative Extension Service is doing what it can to inform the public. A regional discussion forum was held Tuesday to discuss how the Zika virus is transmitted, medical issues related to the virus, control strategies and regulatory concerns, as well as protecting pets, pollinators and people.
South Carolina food manufacturers can receive needed federal certifications by completing the Better Process Control School offered by the Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service this month. The course teaches canning and thermal processing methods to people who plan to produce and sell foods that would normally require temperature control.
Clemson Public Service and Agriculture (PSA), is hosting a PSA Riding Tour to show off its Research and Education Centers (RECs), as well as the Clemson University Restoration Institute (CURI) and other agricultural operations throughout South Carolina. The public is invited to follow along through the PSA’s social network sites.
Beef cattle selection may soon be as easy as looking at a cow’s genes. Clemson researchers at the Simpson Research and Education Center are studying a group of Herefords to determine how they can use the bovine genome to make genetic predictions when calves are born.
The Clemson University Center for Watershed Excellence, Clemson Online and the Cooperative Extension Service have opened registration for the fall Master Pond Manager course beginning Sept. 21. The course provides pond owners and managers with information and hands-on practice to improve recreational and stormwater pond function, while ensuring appropriate management practices are in place to protect downstream waterways.
The Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service and Carolina Clear have launched an initiative to help property owners install rain gardens to mitigate potential flood damage and help protect South Carolina water quality.
Field day participants learned the latest in research-based trends in turf care during Clemson Turfgrass Field Day.
Planning for an emergency can be tough enough just for family members. It's even more complex when you consider the safety and well-being of pets and farm animals. Clemson University Livestock-Poultry Health is helping animal owners and local authorities prepare for emergencies.