Watermelons are a South Carolina summer staple and growers learned about research being done at the Clemson University Coastal Research and Education Center that will help them grow prize-winning patches.
Clemson Cooperative Extension agents with expertise in horticulture and 4-H Youth Development will be featured presenters at the American Horticultural Society’s National Children & Youth Garden Symposium July 13-16 in Columbia.
High school sophomores and juniors from across South Carolina will convene on the campus of Clemson University next week for a weeklong leadership conference named for the late Sen. Clementa Pinckney.
The Clemson Experimental Forest website has a new look that makes it easier for visitors to learn about all of the exciting adventures the forest has to offer.
High tunnels installed in farm fields could extend the South Carolina growing season and boost production of specialty crops desired by high-end restaurants and other buyers. Clemson University Extension agent Zachary Snipes is testing the use of these tall hoop houses made of pipe and plastic to grow vegetables at Clemson’s Coastal Research and Education Center in Charleston.
What does a recipe made with insects taste like? Which plants provide the most pollen? Find the answers and more at the Roper Mountain Science Center’s Butterfly Festival from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. While you’re at the Butterfly Festival, visit the Clemson Extension Service exhibit.
The fifth annual Ag and Art Tour is coming to nine counties in South Carolina this June. The Tour will be held in Chester, Chesterfield, Darlington, Fairfield, Horry, Kershaw, Lancaster, Union and York counties from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and 1-5 p.m. Sundays every weekend in June with different counties participating each weekend.
Innovative ideas on how to succeed in their different farming and enterprises are what graduates of Clemson’s New and Beginning Farmers Program Class of 2016 bring to the table following completion of the program.
COLUMBIA – Innovative ideas on how to succeed in their different farming and enterprises are what graduates of Clemson’s New and Beginning Farmer Class of 2016 bring to the table following completion of the program. A total of 45 farmers from all over South Carolina were recognized May 19 for completion of the program. Some […]
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.
A colony of Africanized honey bees — the first to be found in South Carolina in 15 years — has been destroyed in Charleston County, according to officials with Clemson's Department of Plant Industry.
Clemson Extension’s Amanda McNulty and Sean Flynn, along with the rest of the crew of “Making It Grow,” recently won another prestigious Telly Award for a 2015 segment titled “Mason Jar Salads.”
Entrepreneur Cathy Carden had the idea. She needed the business plan. So she enrolled in Feeding Innovation, a program created by the South Carolina Community Loan Fund in partnership with the Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service to bring healthy food to under-served communities throughout South Carolina.
South Carolina watermelon growers should take steps now to protect their crops against powdery mildew. Anthony Keinath, a plant pathologist at the Clemson University Coastal Research and Education Center, said powdery mildew was found on seedless watermelons growing there.
A large floating garden – shaped like a Tiger paw – was recently installed in a pond on the campus of Clemson University. The garden is laced with plants and flowers that will beautify the pond and benefit the environment.