With the countdown to Christmas upon us, don’t let the clock run out on your tree before the big day arrives. While traditions vary, no matter when or where your family gets its Christmas tree, there are tricks to ensure it stays fresh and green throughout the holiday season, Clemson University Cooperative Extension Christmas tree agent Mark Arena says
Cotton farmers from across South Carolina will gather Dec. 12 for updates in the battle against their arch enemy. The South Carolina Boll Weevil Eradication Foundation will hold its annual cotton growers meeting at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 12 at Clemson University’s Pee Dee Research and Education Center, 2200 Pocket Road, Florence.
Big crops in 2017 means South Carolina producers will have to adjust their budgets in 2018 to account for lower prices.
It’s the Christmas season and if decorating with poinsettias is on your to-do list, a Clemson professor and poinsettia expert has some advice for selecting and caring for this plant.
From choosing and caring for poinsettias to the plant's colorful history, Clemson offers expert advice in video and graphics for the country's second most popular potted plant.
Eight thousand nine hundred and seven samples later, the verdict is in: There's no hint of plum pox in South Carolina. Reaching the conclusion wasn't easy, but the search was essential. Plum pox is the most devastating viral disease of stone fruit in the world — and a potential disaster for South Carolina's important peach business.
A research team including two Clemson University scientists has garnered a national excellence award for its work helping commercial greenhouses and nurseries better manage water use for ornamental crop production.
Enjoying delicious meals with family and friends is something many people will do during the holiday season, but are you prepping your meals in a way that ensures you’re not creating a food disaster? Food safety experts with Clemson’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences’ Cooperative Extension Service can help you avoid spreading foodborne illnesses while creating holiday cheer.
Corn and soybean growers can learn what they can do to grow profitable crops in 2018 at the Clemson Corn and Soybean Growers Meeting Dec. 7.
COLUMBIA – This schoolroom has golden squared hay bales for seats, tin roofs sitting atop wooden structures and, in a nearby field, dried brown corn stalks softly crackling as a gentle breeze blows. It’s the perfect place for students from Bethel-Hanberry Elementary School in Blythewood to learn where food comes from. The students were just […]
The soybean planting season and growing region have been extended thanks to researchers at Clemson University's Pee Dee Research and Education Center.
DURHAM, N.C. – Millie Davenport, Clemson Extension area consumer horticulture agent and director of the Clemson Home and Garden Information Center, has been named the 2017 South Carolina Sustainable Agriculture Extension Agent of the Year. This award, sponsored by the Clemson Sustainable Agriculture and USDA Southern Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) programs, recognizes […]
Clemson's 2017 Edisto Forage Bull Test, an annual event that helps cattle farmers identify superior genetics, culminated with an auction that drew more than 100 visitors from three states as well as an online audience of buyers to the Edisto Research and Education Center in Blackville.
Eating kale may help billions of people worldwide overcome micronutrient malnutrition, Clemson University researchers have found.
CLEMSON – Ginger and turmeric grown in high tunnels could generate substantial income for South Carolina growers. High tunnels are tall hoop houses made of pipe and plastic to grow flowers, fruits, herbs and vegetables. These tunnels preserve warmth, allowing growers to extend the growing season. A High Tunnel Production Workshop is scheduled for Nov. […]