Clemson University Ph.D. student Phillip Williams has received a $94,808 grant from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture to develop and test technology that utilizes sensors, a global positioning system and mathematical calculations to optimize fertilization usage, benefitting both farming operational costs, crop yield and the environment.
Clemson University students will show off livestock exhibition and evaluation skills learned in class when they compete in the Little North American Showmanship Contest on March 31 and April 1. This annual event is free to the public and will be held at the T. Ed. Garrison Livestock Arena and Cattle Complex.
More than 250 4-Hers, their family members and Clemson Cooperative Extension agents gathered at the South Carolina Statehouse to share the impact the youth development organization has on their lives. While surrounded by a crowd adorned in 4-H green jackets and four-leaf clovers, the South Carolina House of Representatives voted to recognize March 14 as 4-H Day at the Capitol.
The Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service is offering a four-day educational retreat and networking opportunity for women in agribusiness May 17-20 at the Madren Conference Center and Inn in Clemson. The four-day event includes educational presentations, networking opportunities and local farm tours.
Clemson, SC—Clemson University’s College of Agriculture, Foresty and Life Sciences will offer an online Master’s Degree program in Wildlife and Fisheries Biology beginning fall semester 2017. The online program will allow students with experience in the natural resources field to enhance their professional degree skills. The program is entirely online and all lectures can be […]
A group of Clemson students is determining how to use shredded leaves to help increase the value of roller-crimped cover crops.
Now in its fifth year, Clemson University’s What’s in Our Waters (WOW) project continues to promote local conservation through citizen science.
Clemson University agricultural engineer Kendall Kirk has developed free software to help farmers track soil sampling throughout fields with a global positioning system. Accurate soil data can help growers maximize yields or lower operating costs by optimizing nutrient inputs.
South Carolina watermelon producers now have information they need to make their 2017 crops more profitable with the release of the updated Watermelon Spray Guide for 2017, which includes updated recommendations for battling blight.
South Carolina State Veterinarian Dr. Boyd Parr is urging all sectors of the South Carolina poultry industry to intensify biosecurity efforts at their operations after Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) was confirmed Saturday in a commercial flock in Lincoln County, Tennessee.
A fungus that grows throughout the southeastern U.S. shortens the life of peach trees from 15 to five years. But a new method, planting trees with their roots exposed, puts the trees out of reach of the fungus.
Plants used for research at Clemson's Pee Dee Research and Education Center are retiring to new gardens and lawns now that their research days are over.
Before you can fight a disease, you have to identify the foe. For that, you need someone like Guillermo Rimoldi. Recently named the head of the histopathology section of the Veterinary Diagnostic Center, a unit of Clemson University Livestock Poultry Health in Columbia, Rimoldi is responsible for examining tissue samples of animals to diagnose potential diseases.
Agriculture is important for the South Carolina economy and the state’s youth are stepping up to have their voices heard as advocates for the agricultural industry. More than 1,000 members of the South Carolina FFA Association gathered at the South Carolina Capitol Feb. 22 for the annual Legislator Appreciation Day.
The 2017 Clemson Extension Bull Test and Heifer Sale will go down as one of the best sales ever. The sale of 45 bulls brought in $143,950 for an average of $3,198 per bull at the T. Ed Garrison Livestock Arena. The top 10 selling bulls averaged $4,900 per bull. Organizers said this year’s sale broke last year’s average.