Massive, five-pound sweet potatoes being grown at the Clemson University Pee Dee Research and Education Center in Florence could give South Carolina farmers an edge in potato production for canneries.
Food entrepreneurs who are puzzled about the rules and regulations for bringing their products to market are encouraged to attend Clemson Extension’s Food2Market Food Safety Workshop 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 11-12 at the Clemson University Restoration Institute, 1250 Supply St., North Charleston.
South Carolina food manufacturers can receive needed federal certifications by completing the Better Process Control School offered by the Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service this month. The course teaches canning and thermal processing methods to people who plan to produce and sell foods that would normally require temperature control.
Clemson Public Service and Agriculture (PSA), is hosting a PSA Riding Tour to show off its Research and Education Centers (RECs), as well as the Clemson University Restoration Institute (CURI) and other agricultural operations throughout South Carolina. The public is invited to follow along through the PSA’s social network sites.
Beef cattle selection may soon be as easy as looking at a cow’s genes. Clemson researchers at the Simpson Research and Education Center are studying a group of Herefords to determine how they can use the bovine genome to make genetic predictions when calves are born.
The Clemson University Center for Watershed Excellence, Clemson Online and the Cooperative Extension Service have opened registration for the fall Master Pond Manager course beginning Sept. 21. The course provides pond owners and managers with information and hands-on practice to improve recreational and stormwater pond function, while ensuring appropriate management practices are in place to protect downstream waterways.
The Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service and Carolina Clear have launched an initiative to help property owners install rain gardens to mitigate potential flood damage and help protect South Carolina water quality.
Field day participants learned the latest in research-based trends in turf care during Clemson Turfgrass Field Day.
Clemson University has received a $595,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to nurture the next generation of farmers in South Carolina. The three-year grant will support Clemson Extension's S.C. New and Beginning Farmer Program.
Thirty-six high school juniors and seniors took part in the annual South Carolina Commissioner’s School for Agriculture (SCCSA) last month. Students from South Carolina, North Carolina, California and Pennsylvania attended the summer academic program.
It’s not just South Carolina residents who feel the toll of the hot, dry summer. The state’s crops, especially corn, cotton, peanuts and soybeans, are taking hits as well.
Land and nature can bind mankind together. That’s the theme of “The Home Place: Memoirs of a Colored Man’s Love Affair with Nature,” a new book penned by Clemson University professor J. Drew Lanham.
South Carolina youth participate in cooking camps, hosted by Clemson University 4-H and the Greenville Health Systems.
The South Carolina Botanical Garden at Clemson University is getting a new entrance, meaning visitors will have to enter the gardens from the Caboose Parking entrance on Perimeter Road.
Clemson Cooperative Extension Service agents want to help producers learn how to grow vegetables that meet the requirements to be labeled Certified Organic.