A Clemson Public Service and Agriculture magazine that enhances economic development in agribusiness, South Carolina's largest industry, won a Notable State Document award from the South Carolina State Library.
Some fungicides used to control powdery mildew on squash will significantly improve yields on seedless watermelon too, according to recently published research by Clemson University Extension specialist Anthony Keinath.
As South Carolina cities adopt new rules allowing backyard chicken coops, Clemson Extension is helping South Carolina residents satisfy their appetites for profitable, productive, healthy backyard poultry operations.
Midlands elementary school students will test their culinary skills and knowledge of nutritional eating and healthy living at the Farm to Five 4-H Healthy Lifestyles Chopped Challenge Tuesday at Spring Hill High School in Chapin.
Clemson University fruit specialist Guido Schnabel earned national recognition for helping fruit growers across the East Coast manage disease.
A Chicago native with no prior agricultural experience, Sandra Kay Eubanks is now owner of a growing agribusiness and a proactive member of the South Carolina farming community. She credits part of her success with the knowledge gained and connections made through Annie’s Project, a four-day educational retreat for women in agriculture. Clemson Extension is bringing the program to South Carolina for the fourth year June 11-14 in Hartsville. Space is limited and registration is due by May 15. To register, visit Clemson.edu/scwagn.
About 250 children from across South Carolina built robotic cars, weight-bearing bridges, energy-efficient model homes and rockets as part of the 4-H Engineering Challenge sponsored by EnlightenSC. Participation nearly tripled from prior years in the statewide event that engages young people in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math).
Two longtime Clemson University administrators are moving from interim to regular appointments, university officials announced Wednesday.
South Carolina residents interested in growing and maintaining environmentally friendly landscapes can enroll in a five-week online class to learn gardening techniques that will help save them time and money while providing benefits for the environment.
Some South Carolina farmers could swap corn for soybeans where soggy soils have delayed fieldwork, but Clemson Extension agent Jonathan Croft said fields in the state’s top county for corn production are looking good despite the rains. Extension agents will monitor crops throughout the season to help growers mitigate pests and disease.
Clemson Extension is working to help reduce restaurant-related pollutants in Lowcountry drainage systems and waterways through the new Clean Watershed Restaurant Program.
Pending rains will put watermelons at risk for gummy stem blight and anthracnose, said Tony Keinath, Extension specialist and vegetable pathologist at the Clemson University Coastal Research and Education Center in Charleston.
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 Cooperative Extension Service will offer grant-writing workshops to help eligible communities, organizations and businesses seek grants for programs that promote local food.
South Carolina students interested in science and technology will have an opportunity this spring to showcase what they have learned in the classroom. The third annual S.C. 4-H Engineering Challenge, sponsored by EnlightenSC, offers students ages 9-19 a chance to participate in a multi-challenge competition April 18 at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College.