A federal decision on the use of a nematicide will leave South Carolina cotton producers scrambling to find a replacement. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last week rejected requests from South Carolina, Georgia, North Carolina and Texas to use Counter 20G, a restricted pesticide labeled for corn crops, to help farmers control nematodes on their cotton crops as well.
As enigmatic as it is deadly, "pine decline" has many Southern timber owners wondering whether the condition may be damaging their investment. South Carolina timber owners and land managers will be able to get the latest information on the problem at a daylong workshop May 6 in Leesville.
Jo Claire Hanvey Hickson, left, and her husband, Dr. Harry T. Hickson, have bequeathed a portion of her family property to Clemson’s Timberland Legacy Program, where it will be used as a living classroom.
4-H shooting club competitions strike fear in the heart of every pigeon in earshot, but the real pigeons don’t have to worry. The clay ones, that’s another story.
The Department of Agriculture has awarded Clemson researchers $8.7 million to lead a multistate, five-year project to help ensure sufficient water for the nation’s billion-dollar nursery and floriculture industry.
Firewood will be a hot commodity as winter bears down and you den up. If your fireplace or wood stove is safe to operate, a crackling warm fire can chase away the chill and perhaps save you a little on the heating bill.
South Carolina military families have a partner to help deal with the stresses of frequent deployment, relocation and separation.
A new online course for South Carolina teachers delivers fun and creative ways to teach nutrition and physical activity to their students. The Nutrition and Obesity Prevention Education program, or NOPE, includes both self-paced modules as well as live webinars. The course will begin on Nov. 17.
Kudos and carrots for the S.C. 4-H horse competitors. Palmetto State teams and individuals won multiple top honors at the Southern Regional 4-H Horse Championship, showcasing educational knowledge and saddle skill.
FLORENCE — Hats were optional at Clemson Extension Pee Dee Farm Field Day. An overcast sky and day-before rain kept temperatures mild in a region where the sun can bake your brains if you don’t wear a cap.
Bethany Prescott has more than good memories to bring home after the 2014 South Carolina Junior Beef Round-Up. She has a shiny new buckle to add to her collection and, most importantly, bragging rights for a year.
When rains came, Noah had one approach. Cal Sawyer has another. A water-management expert at Clemson University, Sawyer studies and teaches how to plan and build ways for water to go with the flow.
Men’s cotton briefs can serve the needs of science when buried in a field for a few weeks. It’s a takeoff on an agronomy soil test that uses cotton swatches to measure carbon consumption by microbes.
Where’s the beef? It will be at T. Ed Garrison Arena Aug. 1 to 3. Nearly 150 young people will show off their prize cattle and beef-industry smarts at the annual Junior Beef Round-Up.
Backyard beekeeping is a growing field and many people are interested but do not know how to get started or may start without enough background information. A Clemson University Extension Service workshop aims to help people decide whether beekeeping is really for them.