CLEMSON – Choosing, using and maintaining equipment and tools is important for intensive crop production on small-scale commercial farms. Clemson University experts, together with National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) experts, are ready to help South Carolina producers learn how to select and use appropriate tools and equipment to increase their production and profits. A […]
Clemson Cooperative Extension experts are holding a workshop to help South Carolina forest landowners learn how participating in the Carbon Market can provide a new revenue stream for landowners while helping attack climate change.
For the first time in South Carolina, a workshop to help woodland owners and property managers learn about pesticide safety, herbicide applications and proper sprayer calibration will be offered by the Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service. Except for a relatively small dip during the Great Recession, the forestry industry in South Carolina has been steadily growing – with its overall economic impact now approaching $20 billion annually. The workshop, Forest Herbicides and Sprayer Calibration, is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 15, in The Lake House at Clemson’s Sandhills Research and Education Center.
Clemson Livestock-Poultry Health, the state agency that oversees animal health issues, has suspended some of the requirements for the interstate movement of animals to accommodate evacuations ahead of Hurricane Irma.
Bamberg County 15-year-old Alex Ahlin became one of the youngest shooters ever to make the U.S. National Open Men’s Shotgun Team and took one step closer to realizing his dream. “I want to go to the Olympics in 2020 and win gold,” said Ahlin, who started competing in 4-H shooting competitions when he was 8. […]
The Department of Plant Industry (DPI) at Clemson University will hold a public hearing Friday, Sept. 29, regarding an emergency statewide quarantine for wood and wood products affected by the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), an invasive insect pest that inhabits and destroys native ash trees.
Clemson food safety experts warn tailgaters: don’t let food-related microorganisms crash your party.
When a Hurricane Harvey happens here, will you be ready? South Carolina is every bit as vulnerable to hurricanes as Texas. Preparing for them is up to you. And the decisions you make affect not only you, but your animals, from your pet gerbil to your American Quarter Horse and everything in between.
Fall is a busy season at the South Carolina Botanical Garden with a Lunch and Learn Gardening series beginning Sept. 5, the Fall Garden Concert Series coming Sept. 15 and the Fall Plant Sale slated for Sept. 29-30.
Bermudagrass is an excellent grass for hay production but it uses a lot of nitrogen, which can cut profits. Clemson University researchers are ready to show producers how to cut costs by growing their own nitrogen. Two events will teach growers how to grow alfalfa with bermudagrass to increase forage quality as well as grow a supplemental feed and/or cash crop.
Even the legendary grandiloquence of a proud Leghorn rooster may take a pause -- albeit a brief one -- before the power of a total solar eclipse.
Tests on new nutrient-management technology under development at Clemson University showed savings of up to $54 an acre on cotton production. In another test, Clemson automated tillage technology reduced fuel usage by nearly half on soil tillage needed to protect row crop yields. These are two technologies on display at a recent field day at Clemson's Edisto Research and Education Center.
Clemson University researchers say the public can help collect scientific information about the effect of Monday's eclipse on plants for future generations.
When they weren’t meeting with farmers, foresters and 4-H’ers, Clemson Cooperative Extension agents from across the Palmetto State spent part of the summer landing an array of state and national awards.
More than 160 youth from across the Southeast competed in the 31st Annual South Carolina Junior Beef Round-Up hosted by Clemson University Aug. 4-6, 2017.