Eight thousand nine hundred and seven samples later, the verdict is in: There's no hint of plum pox in South Carolina. Reaching the conclusion wasn't easy, but the search was essential. Plum pox is the most devastating viral disease of stone fruit in the world — and a potential disaster for South Carolina's important peach business.
A research team including two Clemson University scientists has garnered a national excellence award for its work helping commercial greenhouses and nurseries better manage water use for ornamental crop production.
Enjoying delicious meals with family and friends is something many people will do during the holiday season, but are you prepping your meals in a way that ensures you’re not creating a food disaster? Food safety experts with Clemson’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences’ Cooperative Extension Service can help you avoid spreading foodborne illnesses while creating holiday cheer.
Corn and soybean growers can learn what they can do to grow profitable crops in 2018 at the Clemson Corn and Soybean Growers Meeting Dec. 7.
COLUMBIA – This schoolroom has golden squared hay bales for seats, tin roofs sitting atop wooden structures and, in a nearby field, dried brown corn stalks softly crackling as a gentle breeze blows. It’s the perfect place for students from Bethel-Hanberry Elementary School in Blythewood to learn where food comes from. The students were just […]
The soybean planting season and growing region have been extended thanks to researchers at Clemson University's Pee Dee Research and Education Center.
DURHAM, N.C. – Millie Davenport, Clemson Extension area consumer horticulture agent and director of the Clemson Home and Garden Information Center, has been named the 2017 South Carolina Sustainable Agriculture Extension Agent of the Year. This award, sponsored by the Clemson Sustainable Agriculture and USDA Southern Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) programs, recognizes […]
Ever think about the food you eat? This Tiger does. As a child, he picked peaches each summer on his parents’ farm. Today, he conducts research on them as well as a variety of other fruits and vegetables. Consistent with Clemson’s land-grant mission, this Tiger shares best practices with farmers and educates the public – […]
South Carolina could soon see a return of the "Queen of Forages to supplement the "King of Forages," bermudagrass. The “queen” is alfalfa and Clemson researchers are working with South Carolina livestock producers to determine how to effectively incorporate alfalfa into forage crops, such as bermudagrass.
PINEWOOD – The Clemson Cooperative Extension Service, South Carolina Waterfowl Association, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Ducks Unlimited and Delta Waterfowl, together with Clemson’s James C. Kennedy Waterfowl and Wetlands Conservation Center are partnering to present the S.C. Midlands Waterfowl Habitat and Hunt Management Workshop. The workshop will be held Oct. 20-21 at the […]
A Clemson University turfgrass pathologist is this year’s recipient of the Fred V. Grau Turfgrass Science Award, the top academic award for a turfgrass faculty member.
South Carolina youth can advance their coding and other computer-science skills through new 4-H programming supported by donations from Google.org. South Carolina 4-H received 30 Chromebooks, 20 Google Expedition sets and numerous STEM-based activity kits that teach programming, engineering, soldering and other skills.
SPARTANBURG – Are your cattle’s eating habits chomping away your profits? If so, Clemson Extension experts can help you learn how to tailor your feeding programs specific to your herds’ needs. A four-part workshop series is being offered this October and November to help cattlemen learn how to critically analyze their farms’ nutrition plans from […]
Clemson Extension has scheduled a series of workshops to educate landowners and land managers about how to properly care for their forests.
After rain damaged it in the last two years, this looks to be a bumper year for the South Carolina cotton crop, just as a Clemson University economist predicted before planting even began.