Clemson University's packaging science program is helping one Lowcountry business on its way to becoming one of the most unique creameries in the country.
Trees are the Rodney Dangerfields of our ecosystem: they get no respect. With cities across the United States losing 4 million trees a year, Earth Day, this Friday, is a great occasion to show trees some love.
Late blight disease, the most destructive and infectious bane of tomatoes and Irish potatoes, was reported this week on tomatoes in a home garden in Beaufort County. Further spread of Late Blight to other areas of South Carolina is likely if the fungal-like pathogen arrived via spores blown up from Florida.
Clemson University has folded its campus farms into one Research and Education Center and appointed a seasoned researcher as its director. John Andrae was named director of the Simpson Research and Education Center (REC), located in the Agricultural Center on Old Cherry Road.
Seven Clemson University students have received Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation, and five others received honorable mention awards in the national competition.
The fruit-eating spotted wing drosophila has been found in a strawberry patch in Beaufort County for the first time, and Clemson University Cooperative Extension advises fruit growers to take action to protect their harvest.
PENDLETON, SC—Clemson University hosted the 2016 4-H State Dairy Judging Contest at the T. ED Garrison Arena on March 4th. The event featured over 80 4-H and FFA members, where youth members were tasked with judging four classes of dairy cattle in each of the breeds represented at the Clemson University Spring Dairy Show: Jersey, […]
San Antonio, TX—Clemson Agribusiness students participated in the annual Southern Agricultural Economics Association’s Academic Bowl. In her first year competing at the event, Erica Prescott, a senior from Gray Court, captured second place in the competition. Twenty-two universities participated in the event, with 146 individual undergraduate students competed. The Clemson team proved to be a […]
As farmers look to trim costs after a rough year, investments in soil fertility could be more important than ever. Crops abandoned after last year’s historic flood also could be problematic as the 2016 planting season gets underway this month. Clemson University Cooperative Extension agents are working with South Carolina farmers to help them maximize profitability in the year ahead.
Clemson University Cooperative Extension is bringing Annie's Project back to South Carolina for the fifth year. The four-day educational retreat for women in agriculture is a one-stop shop for tips on agribusiness management.
A combination of markets and weather is a reason a Clemson University feed grain specialist says crop values for corn used as a grain and winter wheat significantly dropped from 2014 to 2015.
Researcher weaves the practical lessons learned by some of American's best sustainable farmers with the latest climate science and resiliency.
A team of scientists at Clemson’s Coastal Research and Education Center has recently unveiled a robotic system that grafts disease-resistant roots to robust plant tops as quick as you can say chop-chop.
Clemson Cooperative Extension forestry agent Derrick Phinney, the longtime natural resources professional, talked about forestry’s importance and value to South Carolina — both as a lucrative resource and as a friend to the environment — in a recent question-and-answer session.
South Carolina is one of the top three peach-producing states and 2016 looks to be a great year for the sweet, succulent fruit.