Aphids are some crops’ worst nightmare, but a Clemson University professor is investigating natural tools that may lead to better aphid management in fields. Carmen Blubaugh, an assistant professor in Clemson University’s plant and environmental sciences department, is involved in a study that addresses how plants mediate interactions between predators and prey.
South Carolina 4-H Legislative Day was a chance for 4-H members from across South Carolina to share their stories of success with state legislators, and more than 425 4-Hers, family members and Clemson Cooperative Extension agents made the trip to the state's capital city.
The Clemson Cooperative Extension Service will hold an Organic Certification Workshop to teach South Carolina growers how they can reap the benefits of the organic market.
CLEMSON – Conservation biologist and landscape ecologist David Theobald is coming to Clemson to talk about the effects of land use change on wildlife habitat and biodiversity. Theobald will be on campus from 4 p.m. to 5:15 p.m., April 5 at the Strom Thurmond Institute, 230 Kappa St., Clemson, SC 29634. His presentation, From mapping […]
Clemson University Cooperative Extension’s website was named to the 2017 South Carolina State Library’s Notable State Documents list. The award recognizes state and governmental publications of outstanding merit and usefulness to the citizens of South Carolina.
With the understanding that collaboration is essential, Clemson Cooperative Extension agents will begin visiting agricultural operations across the state this week to understand their water usage. The South Carolina Agricultural Water Use and Irrigation Survey will collect scientific data that will be used to aid state agencies, legislators, policymakers and others in making informed management decisions about water resources.
South Carolina cotton farmers have a new tool to use in their fight against thrips.
The recent development of crop varieties with resistance to the herbicide dicamba have led to changes in the chemical's use. EPA-required training in its application is being offered by the Clemson Extension Service.
Eight South Carolina 4-H’ers gathered for an extended weekend of forestry fun, knowledge and competition at the South Carolina 4-H Forestry Clinic.
Tall fescue, a common grass used for grazing, hay and erosion control in the eastern United States; could be responsible for more than $1 billion per year in livestock production losses.
Water is a driving force behind virtually every facet of life in South Carolina — from agriculture, recreation and tourism to essential needs like food and drink. But water is both among the Palmetto State’s greatest assets and biggest challenges. A December 2016 study by Clemson University professors found natural resource-based sectors contribute $33.4 billion […]
Youth around the state are gearing up for the 2018 South Carolina 4-H Engineering Challenge. The Engineering Challenge is part of the 4-H Science on the Move initiative, a partnership between South Carolina 4-H and the S.C. Coalition for Mathematics and Science. It gives students ages 9 to 19 an opportunity to show off their skills while competing for individual and team honors in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) challenges.
Temple Grandin, who is nationally known as an author and speaker on autism and animal behavior, will be featured at this year’s South Carolina Cattlemen’s Association meeting April 5 at Clemson University’s T. Ed Garrison Arena.
The Clemson Cooperative Extension Service will have its first stormwater pond management conference in the Midlands area in March (2018).
Recent cold weather across South Carolina may lead to problems with white mold on winter vegetables, Clemson University experts say.