Downy mildew has made its way in to the 2017 South Carolina watermelon crop. Growers should act now to cut losses.
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) and the Clemson University Center for Watershed Excellence are partnering to form the South Carolina Adopt-a-Stream program.
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 now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 statewide program.
The roots of agriculture run deep in this Tiger. A Georgetown county native, he grew up in a farming family and knew by age 10, that his future would be in the ag field. He earned his bachelors and master’s degrees at Clemson and now he’s pursuing his Ph.D. His passion is to engage, inform and enhance the lives of South Carolinians.
Sheep and goat producers can learn how to better care for their herds during the Upstate Small Ruminant Workshop June 23 at Carolina Savanna Farms.
A group of women visited Clemson University's campus recently to participate in Annie's Project, a four-day educational retreat for women in agriculture.
A South Carolina 4-H Club that helped at-risk youth in Hartsville live healthier earned the Student Club and Organization Service Project of the Year from the S.C. Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics.
Proper response to livestock and poultry disease outbreaks is vital and the Animal Health Program team at Clemson University Livestock Poultry Health is helping prepare a specific group of responders in how to help handle these events before catastrophe occurs.
Researchers from all over the world will convene at Clemson University for the eighth annual Conference of the American Council for Medicinally Active Plants (ACMAP) to talk about how plants can be used to help fight diseases, provide proper nutrition and much more.
The Earth’s rising temperatures are creating changes that affect everyone and researchers at Clemson University's Belle W. Baruch Institute of Coastal Ecology and Forest Science plan to educate the public about them in a new lecture series.
The annual South Carolina Ag + Art Tour is adding two more counties to its route, making this year’s event the largest ever. Now in its sixth year, this free self-guided farm and art tour educates people about where their food and fiber comes from and introduces them to local artisans, said Ben Boyles, Clemson Extension agribusiness agent and tour administrator.
More South Carolina youth are turning to 4-H to stoke their interests in science, new data show. Participation increased 12 percent last year in South Carolina 4-H, the youth-development arm of Clemson University Cooperative Extension.
The late Clemson University Extension agent Marvin Cely once wrote, "Sometimes memories are all we have, that's why it is so important to make as many good ones as we can." Memories of the achievements of Cely and three of his county agent colleagues have led them to be named to the Frank Lever County Extension Agent Hall of Fame at Clemson University.
Prescribed burning is an important part of forest management and the Clemson Cooperative Extension Service is helping people learn how to better prepare themselves for liabilities they face as a result of the management practice. A workshop, "Managing Liability of Prescribed Burns," is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 26 in the Clemson Extension Kershaw County Office, 634 W. Dekalb St., Camden
Guido Schnabel, plant pathologist with the Clemson University College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences, received the Centennial Professorship award from the university’s Faculty Senate. The award honors excellence in teaching, research, service and librarianship. An expert with Cooperative Extension and a professor of plant and environmental sciences, Schnabel is recognized throughout the fruit industry in the state, Southeast and the nation for his work in disease management of fruit crops, particularly peaches and strawberries.