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.
Driving too quickly can lead to significant losses when digging peanuts, according to a recent study by Clemson University agricultural engineer Kendall Kirk.
Clemson University soil and water specialist Dara Park spent two weeks in West Africa this summer teaching farmers in the country of Guinea-Conakry how to boost productivity amid pressures from poor water quality and soil fertility. Most farmers in the country must relocate their farms every three to five years because the land becomes devoid of nutrients.
COLUMBIA – A group of South Carolina homeowners and business owners now know the value of using Best Management Practices to manage stormwater runoff while maintaining water quality at the same time. The group learned this information after attending a Floating Wetland Launch and BMP tour at the Clemson Sandhill Research and Education Center. Karen […]
The Greenville Health Authority board (GHA) has awarded Clemson University a total of $2.66 million for diabetes prevention efforts and scholarships to increase diversity in the nurse practitioner workforce.
About two miles from the Clemson University campus, where 50,000 people gathered to gaze skyward during the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse, bee researcher Jennifer Tsuruda kept her eyes focused earthward to see how honey bees behaved when nighttime darkness momentarily interrupted afternoon sun.
Clemson Cooperative Extension experts are holding a workshop to help South Carolina forest landowners learn how participating in the Carbon Market can provide a new revenue stream for landowners while helping attack climate change.