After successfully demonstrating savings of up to $60 an acre in on-farm trials, Clemson University has made available to cotton growers a new sensor-based nutrient management plan that can reduce expenses and environment impact.
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.
To help South Carolina residents grow the best fall produce, faculty and staff at the Clemson Edisto Research and Education Center (REC) shared valuable knowledge during its annual Fall Vegetable Field Day.
Clemson University irrigation specialist Jose Payero is installing weather stations and soil-moisture sensors at farms across South Carolina and developing the online platform that will allow farmers to use the collected data to conserve water and energy.
The 2016 peanut harvest is under way in South Carolina and Clemson’s peanut specialist said pests and weather have been the main issues affecting this year’s crop.
Clemson University research shows that planting watermelons later in the season can limit the presence of Fusarium wilt, the main cause of watermelon collapse, wilt and dieback.
Southern corn rust has been found in South Carolina and growers are advised to spray fungicides to protect yields.
Agricultural engineers at Clemson University have developed technology to tell farmers exactly where to apply fertilizers to their hay fields and how much to use to maximize profits.
Bermudagrass is the gold standard for South Carolina hay production, but specific variety selection can greatly impact profits. An entirely different forage species may even be better for some growers. Soil type and drainage, environment, grower-management preferences and end use are important factors in choosing a forage for hay production, according to information presented at the Clemson University Hay Production Workshop and Field Day at the Edisto Research and Education Center.
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.
Besides adding beauty to a field of watermelons, colorful patches of wildflowers might also provide benefits that would improve the quality and increase the yield of one of South Carolina’s most important vegetable crops.
A Clemson University graduate student has found nematodes that may be a natural way to control kudzu bugs in soybeans.
A little soggy but no worse for the wear, 55 bulls earned top grades in Clemson University's 2015 Edisto Forage Bull Test, which culminated with an auction at the Edisto Research and Education Center.
Heavy rains and soggy fields have delayed forage planting in South Carolina livestock pastures. Clemson University experts developed a guide to help South Carolina livestock farmers choose the right forage varieties and deal with other challenges caused by this month's flooding.
Clemson University’s Edisto Research and Education Center invites farmers to an event Thursday for information on managing flooded crops and mitigating the effects of flooding on hay and cattle production.