The first episode of Clemson Extension Live will air at noon April 5 on Facebook Live, offering viewers an opportunity to ask questions on everything from home gardening to birding. The weekly, hour-long program runs each Wednesday on Clemson Cooperative Extension’s Facebook page and features Clemson University experts in horticulture, entomology, wildlife and more.
Clemson University Ph.D. student Phillip Williams has received a $94,808 grant from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture to develop and test technology that utilizes sensors, a global positioning system and mathematical calculations to optimize fertilization usage, benefitting both farming operational costs, crop yield and the environment.
More than 250 4-Hers, their family members and Clemson Cooperative Extension agents gathered at the South Carolina Statehouse to share the impact the youth development organization has on their lives. While surrounded by a crowd adorned in 4-H green jackets and four-leaf clovers, the South Carolina House of Representatives voted to recognize March 14 as 4-H Day at the Capitol.
The Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service is offering a four-day educational retreat and networking opportunity for women in agribusiness May 17-20 at the Madren Conference Center and Inn in Clemson. The four-day event includes educational presentations, networking opportunities and local farm tours.
For the third consecutive year, a team of Clemson University agribusiness students had an impressive showing at the Southern Agricultural Economics Academic Bowl.
A group of Clemson students is determining how to use shredded leaves to help increase the value of roller-crimped cover crops.
Clemson University agricultural engineer Kendall Kirk has developed free software to help farmers track soil sampling throughout fields with a global positioning system. Accurate soil data can help growers maximize yields or lower operating costs by optimizing nutrient inputs.
South Carolina watermelon producers now have information they need to make their 2017 crops more profitable with the release of the updated Watermelon Spray Guide for 2017, which includes updated recommendations for battling blight.
South Carolina State Veterinarian Dr. Boyd Parr is urging all sectors of the South Carolina poultry industry to intensify biosecurity efforts at their operations after Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) was confirmed Saturday in a commercial flock in Lincoln County, Tennessee.
Plants used for research at Clemson's Pee Dee Research and Education Center are retiring to new gardens and lawns now that their research days are over.
Agriculture is important for the South Carolina economy and the state’s youth are stepping up to have their voices heard as advocates for the agricultural industry. More than 1,000 members of the South Carolina FFA Association gathered at the South Carolina Capitol Feb. 22 for the annual Legislator Appreciation Day.
The 2017 Clemson Extension Bull Test and Heifer Sale will go down as one of the best sales ever. The sale of 45 bulls brought in $143,950 for an average of $3,198 per bull at the T. Ed Garrison Livestock Arena. The top 10 selling bulls averaged $4,900 per bull. Organizers said this year’s sale broke last year’s average.
The Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service is expanding resources to promote proper stormwater pond management.
South Carolina, Georgia and North Carolina are combining forces to help fruit growers grow more profitable crops.
Clemson Extension forestry and natural resources agent Ryan Bean has his sights set on turning three acres of land at the Clemson Sandhill Research and Education Center into an educational opportunity for South Carolina landowners.