SPARTANBURG – Are your cattle’s eating habits chomping away your profits? If so, Clemson Extension experts can help you learn how to tailor your feeding programs specific to your herds’ needs. A four-part workshop series is being offered this October and November to help cattlemen learn how to critically analyze their farms’ nutrition plans from […]
Historian David S. Shields, author of “Southern Provisions: The Creation and Revival of a Cuisine,” will speak at Clemson University about how flavor is a driving force in the current revival of heirloom vegetables and grains.
Driving too quickly can lead to significant losses when digging peanuts, according to a recent study by Clemson University agricultural engineer Kendall Kirk.
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.
Many plants are nature’s medicine and about 150 people gathered at Clemson University recently to learn more about these natural healers. The American Council for Medicinally Active Plants held its eighth annual conference on the Clemson campus in late June.
Tiny, hungry and rapidly reproducing sugarcane aphids have made their annual migration to South Carolina to feast on grain sorghum, an agricultural commodity that had been gaining popularity.
Proper response to livestock and poultry disease outbreaks is vital and the Animal Health Program team at Clemson University Livestock Poultry Health is helping prepare a specific group of responders in how to help handle these events before catastrophe occurs.
Researchers from all over the world will convene at Clemson University for the eighth annual Conference of the American Council for Medicinally Active Plants (ACMAP) to talk about how plants can be used to help fight diseases, provide proper nutrition and much more.
Clemson University graduate student Jordan Breland is working with agricultural engineer Bulent Koc to develop equipment used in a unique method of combatting Armillaria root rot that is deadly to peach trees.
Clemson, SC — Clemson University’s on-campus student Extension office is excited to debut a new community centered event Saturday, April 1, 10 AM- 1 PM, on McGinty Mall (Ag Quad) on the Clemson University campus. Farm & Home Day is a renewed take on “Farm and Home Week,” a tradition that dates back to the early 1940’s and […]
For the third consecutive year, a team of Clemson University agribusiness students had an impressive showing at the Southern Agricultural Economics Academic Bowl.
Clemson, SC — On a February night in Aiken, Anna Mink received a letter from Clemson University. The hope of spending the next four years in Tiger Town quickly faded as she reached for the small white envelope in place of the signature orange and purple one. The initial disappointment set in. “I half expected […]
There will be a free film screening of the documentary "Merchants of Doubt" followed by a discussion with former U.S. Rep. Bob Inglis at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Self Auditorium of the Strom Thurmond Institute at Clemson University.
Clemson University geneticist Ksenija Gasic seeks to do the unimaginable: improve the taste, aroma and nutritional value of the beloved peach. Gasic received a $150,000, three-year grant from the United States-Israel Binational Agricultural Research and Development Fund (BARD) to study a method of increasing the chemical compounds in peaches that impact flavor and aroma.
Clemson University graduate instructor Adam Coates and a boisterous class of forestry students recently visited a sprawling Upstate farm to learn about the latest scientific findings on the restoration of the American chestnut in southern climes.