About 100 people learned how to grow healthy fruit crops during a workshop at Clemson’s Musser Fruit Research Center in Seneca.
Strawberry producers are invited to a pre-plant meeting where Clemson University experts will provide valuable information needed to grow successful crops. A pre-plant meeting is scheduled for Aug. 8 in the Horry County Extension Office, 1949 Industrial Park Road, Conway.
Farmers getting their feet wet in agribusiness have access to comprehensive entrepreneurial education and business training through a public service program offered by Clemson University. The South Carolina New and Beginning Farmer Program is accepting applications for the 2016-2017 statewide program that begins in October. The deadline to apply is Aug. 15.
Clemson University research shows that planting watermelons later in the season can limit the presence of Fusarium wilt, the main cause of watermelon collapse, wilt and dieback.
Experts from the Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service and Cornell University taught participants in a workshop this week techniques for sampling and identifying key cucurbit diseases and their symptoms and insect pests and their natural enemies.
South Carolina farmers learned to maximize vegetable yields in the state's sandy Midlands soils at a workshop at Clemson University's Sandhill Research and Education Center, and some left with an old heirloom okra that grows larger and stays more tender than other varieties. The workshop is part of a growing agricultural research program at the Columbia farm.
Pond owners can learn about proper pond management during a Clemson Extension workshop slated for July 19 in Hamer.
Audio for July 19 pond management workshop in Hamer.
The widow of Sen. Clementa Pinckney challenged a group of South Carolina 4-H students on campus to return home and strive to improve their communities as her late husband did. "Go back home and be the mentor, be the role model, and be the next Clementa C. Pinckney," Jennifer Pinckney said at the conclusion of the inaugural 4-H Clementa Pinckney Leadership Conference at Clemson University.
Just when things were looking promising for farmers in most areas of the state, another dry and wicked heat wave has a hold on South Carolina and is starting to squeeze the life out of crops.
It’s going to be a peachy morning at Clemson University's Musser Farm on July 16. That's the date of the 2016 Field Day at Musser Fruit Research Farm, 604 S. Friendship Road, Seneca, hosted by the Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service.
A Pickens beekeeper has been named the 2016 South Carolina Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Farmer of the Year, something a Clemson Cooperative Extension agent says is a strong indication of the agricultural diversity in the state.
The Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service along with the S.C. Department of Agriculture has scheduled numerous educational workshops throughout the state to help farmers apply for assistance under the S.C. Farm Aid Grant Program. The first workshop is Friday.
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.