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.
The global market badly needs peanuts, one market expert pleaded to more than 400 growers at the annual South Carolina Peanut Growers Meeting organized by the Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service.
Clemson University experts are ready to help South Carolina farmers and food processing facilities meet requirements brought about by the biggest change in food safety laws in 70 years. The law is the Food Safety Modernization Act and, to help people be in compliance with the new legislation, Clemson University is providing FDA-approved training for anyone interested in becoming certified Preventive Controls Qualified Individuals.
The Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service recognized 16 agents from across South Carolina for their dedication to helping farmers stricken by the historic flood of 2015. These agents, many of whom faced their own personal strife during the flood, responded immediately after the storm to help farmers assess damage and plan their recovery and spent the past year working with them to secure grant assistance.
South Carolina cotton growers can expect to see a better year in 2017, according to a Clemson University economist.
Just a few months after voting for the first time, Colleton County 18-year-old Geneffer Sweatman also witnessed her first presidential inauguration. She was among eight South Carolina youth to travel to Washington, D.C., last week to witness the historic event.
South Carolina students interested in science and technology will have an opportunity this spring to showcase what they have learned in the classroom. The fifth annual S.C. 4-H Engineering Challenge, sponsored by EnlightenSC, offers students ages 9-19 a chance to participate in a multichallenge competition March 25 at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College. Organizers of the competition created the event to spur students’ interest in STEM subjects: science, technology, engineering and math. Registration is required and open through March 1.
Hundreds of farmers, exhibitors and scientists from the Southeast and across the United States attended the S.C. AgriBiz & Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 11-12.
South Carolina corn and soybean producers can get a jump on their 2017 crops by attending Clemson’s Corn and Soybean Production Meeting on Feb. 8.
The Duke Energy Foundation has continued its sponsorship of a Clemson University graduate-level course that provides K-12 teachers in South Carolina the opportunity to explore the interrelationships of energy production, water and the environment. The summer course is taught at Duke Energy’s Bad Creek Outdoor Classroom.
Southeast farmers can learn tips to maximize profitability on cotton and peanut crops at meetings planned by Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service this month. Clemson University scientists will share the latest research results on insect and weed management, precision agriculture, cotton breeding, variety trials and more.
Clemson football is world-renowned, but it's not the only Tiger team playing in Florida. Clemson University has a variety of research-related projects with collaborators in the Sunshine State.
Five South Carolinians have been recognized for lifetimes of service with their induction into the Frank Lever County Extension Agent Hall of Fame at Clemson University. Spanning service from the Blue Ridge foothills to the coast, the five — Jesse Eargle, J.M. Eleazer, Phil Perry, Marie Cromer Seigler and David Shelley — worked as agents of the Clemson Extension Service, delivering agricultural research and information to farmers, homeowners and agribusinesses.
Get ready to learn where your food and fiber comes from during the 2017 South Carolina AgriBiz and Farm Expo in the Florence Civic Center Jan. 11-12.
Golf course superintendents in the Carolinas now have more guidance to help ensure their courses are primed for par thanks to a scientific-based manual produced by Clemson and North Carolina State university researchers.