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.
BLACKVILLE — Watermelon growers could earn about $1,500 more per acre with timely fungicide applications, according to Clemson University Extension specialist Anthony Keinath. And if they apply pesticides in the evening, they’re less likely to disturb bees, important pollinators for fruit and vegetable production, said Extension bee specialist Jennifer Tsuruda.
BLACKVILLE — The collaborative effort involving Clemson University, two state agencies and one private company to more accurately assess the amount of surface water available in South Carolina’s river basins continues to flow with vigor.
From the other side of the world, Clemson University’s Kendall Kirk can activate a fan on his grain bin in Blackville that could prevent thousands of dollars in lost crop value.
Clemson University’s Edisto Research and Education Center in Blackville has hired a precision-agriculture specialist to help farmers apply the latest technological advancements.
A momentous winter storm proved the point of one Clemson University workshop it canceled: Mother Nature is the most significant factor a farmer can't control.