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.
Hundreds of farmers, exhibitors and scientists from the Southeast and across the United States attended the S.C. AgriBiz & Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 11-12.
South Carolina corn and soybean producers can get a jump on their 2017 crops by attending Clemson’s Corn and Soybean Production Meeting on Feb. 8.
Southeast farmers can learn tips to maximize profitability on cotton and peanut crops at meetings planned by Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service this month. Clemson University scientists will share the latest research results on insect and weed management, precision agriculture, cotton breeding, variety trials and more.
Get ready to learn where your food and fiber comes from during the 2017 South Carolina AgriBiz and Farm Expo in the Florence Civic Center Jan. 11-12.
The storm-delayed Edisto Forage Bull Test, held annually at Clemson University's Edisto Research and Education Center, drew more than 100 buyers from three states as well as an Internet audience to compete for a chance to own one of the grass-fed bulls.
Christmas is the season for decorating with poinsettias, and a Clemson professor who has been studying poinsettias since he was in college in the 1980s has some advice for selecting and caring for this plant.
Feral hogs are a $115 million problem for the state’s agriculture, livestock and timber industries in South Carolina, according to a Clemson University study on landowners’ perceived damages from the invasive animals. This is the first time a comprehensive dollar figure has been attached to the ecological and industry damages caused by wild hogs, which reproduce rapidly and are growing in numbers.
Commodity producers can spend some downtime this winter learning how to develop a marketing plan that will help them earn the most money. The Clemson Cooperative Extension Service will hold its 18th annual "Executive Marketing: Developing a Marketing Plan" seminar Jan. 4-6, 2017, at Litchfield Beach and Golf Resort.
A group of Clemson University students is taking its cotton picking show on the road to raise awareness about agriculture.
Clemson University has been granted a blanket license by the Federal Aviation Administration to fly unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) throughout the U.S. and to register more Clemson employees as UAV pilots.
From January through October 2016, only 25.93 inches of rain fell on LaMaster Dairy Center, where the Clemson gauges that provide rainfall amounts to the National Weather Service are located. Dating back to mid-1896, this represents the lowest January-October stretch of rainfall that has ever been recorded for this area.
Charleston-area Extension agent Zachary Snipes is the 2016 recipient of the S.C. Sustainable Agriculture Agent of the Year award.
Clemson Extension agents are continually providing information and technical assistance to farmers and timberland owners across South Carolina who want to incorporate ecologically friendly methods of restoration into their landscapes.
Clemson University agribusiness specialists Nathan Smith and Scott Mickey will provide an economic outlook for agriculture Nov. 22 at the State Farmers Market in West Columbia.