South Carolina residents may finally rid their landscapes of that pesky kudzu or other invasive plants thanks to a new publication from Clemson University and the South Carolina Exotic Pest Plant Council.
South Carolina peach growers could extend the life of trees infected with Armillaria root disease by using a new planting technique on display at Clemson University’s Musser Fruit Research Center.
Forty-one high school juniors and seniors took a break from their summer vacations to prepare for their futures at the South Carolina Commissioner’s School for Agriculture (SCCSA). Students from South Carolina, Texas, New York, Ohio, Virginia and North Carolina attended the summer academic program July 18-24 at Clemson University.
The eyes of the nation – and world – turned to South Carolina to watch a diverse team of experts prepare en masse for an unlikely yet potentially catastrophic event: a large-scale release of radiation from one of South Carolina’s four instate and three bordering nuclear power plants.
Farmers and other agriculture enthusiasts can learn tips about growing peaches, canning fruit, keeping bees, maintaining trees and more at the field day Aug. 14 at the Musser Fruit Research Farm in Seneca.
Clemson University’s Millie Davenport and Paul Thompson received the 2015 Achievement Award and Distinguished Service Award, respectively, at the National Association of County Agricultural Agents annual meeting in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Clemson University researchers are opening the door for organic, chemical-free peach production in the Southeast. Extension specialists Juan Carlos Melgar and Guido Schnabel are tying bags on peaches as they grow on trees, an unconventional method of protecting them from insects and disease while reducing reliance on pesticides.
A cornfield can be an unfriendly host for insect pests, and scientists such as Clemson's Francis Reay-Jones are striving to keep it that way.
Clemson University Extension will hire specialists across the state and expand programming to better meet the needs of South Carolina’s residents and economy in a five-year strategic plan approved by university leaders.
A five-member team that includes Clemson University scientist Chris Saski, the director of Clemson’s Genomics and Computational Biology Laboratory, will share a $2.4 million grant from the National Science Foundation to continue genomics research on Upland cotton.
Retired Clemson University Extension agents Rowland Alston, Bill Craven and Bill Riser were inducted into the A. Frank Lever County Extension Agent Hall of Fame for their service to South Carolina residents and commitment to help improve the state’s economy.
Clemson Public Service and Agriculture is collaborating with state and federal agencies to plan for an unlikely yet potentially catastrophic event – the widespread release of radiation from a nuclear plant.
Sonny Ramaswamy, director of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, delivered a taste of what is to come when he gave a seminar at Clemson University June 10.
During late April and early May, Clemson Senior Extension agent Mark Arena spent about two weeks in a mountainous region of Guatemala training and assisting farmers who grow peaches, apples and plums.
Harleston Towles’ 2.5-acre organic vegetable farm on Johns Island may be small, but he says it is cutting edge thanks to lessons learned from Clemson University’s Coastal Research and Education Center. Towles is one of few growers in the state or the nation planting rice 10 inches apart (rather than right next to each other) […]