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.
A Clemson University professor has been awarded a $1 million grant to study movement patterns and at-sea habitat use of brown pelicans along the southeast coast of the United States to obtain baseline data that can be used to help researchers understand potential risks to birds in the marine and coastal environment.
Already feeling the pressure of drought, last year’s historic flood and low commodity prices, South Carolina’s No. 1 industry could be pinched by an uptick in the value of the U.S. dollar, Clemson University agricultural economists said at the S.C. Agriculture Outlook Conference.
When people and property are endangered, wildfires are viewed as calamities. And, indeed, to those directly affected, they can be deadly and devastating. But from Mother Nature’s point of view, wildfires play an integral role in the health of a forest by thinning trees, burning dead or decaying matter and returning nutrients to the soil.