The storm will pass. Then comes the work of assessing the deluge of damage. A single damage assessment form for farmers — available online now — will help gather information that state and federal officials can use to speed relief.
With flooding possible in the path of Hurricane Florence, Clemson Extension is advising South Carolina residents who rely on drinking well water to take action to better prepare their wells, even as they are making plans to evacuate.
Clemson Cooperative Extension is teaming up with the S.C. Department of Agriculture on a program geared toward bolstering the state’s largest industry by arming budding agribusiness innovators with the business skills they need to succeed.
Confidence was on display by the hundreds at the South Carolina Junior Beef Round-Up. Held each August for 4-H members and their families, the event drew students from throughout South Carolina and neighboring states to Clemson University's T. Ed Garrison Livestock Arena for the three-day weekend event Aug. 3-5.
As South Carolina braces for Hurricane Florence’s potential landfall, Clemson Cooperative Extension agents are offering reminders and resources for maintaining and preparing stormwater ponds in the event that severe weather strikes.
The threat of Hurricane Florence has prompted Clemson officials to cancel Thursday’s field day at the Pee Dee Research and Education Center.
CLEMSON — With Hurricane Florence threatening the Carolinas, agricultural producers and others need to be sure they have all important documents safeguarded. This includes having updated inventories of all possessions — business and personal — in the event insurance claims are filed once the storm passes. “An inventory will prove the value of any possessions that […]
South Carolina farmers can learn the latest research-based information needed to grow bountiful crops at the 2018 Clemson Pee Dee Research and Education Field Day Sept. 13.
Images of Clemson Cooperative Extension Service agents who won national awards during the 2018 National Association of County Agricultural Agents annual meeting and professional improvement conference.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – It was raining Clemson orange at the 2018 National Association of County Agricultural Agents annual meeting and professional improvement conference as several Clemson Cooperative Extension Service agents received national, regional and state awards for their work with South Carolina residents. Clemson agents receiving national awards include Terasa M. Lott, state coordinator for […]
A team of Saluda County 4-H’ers went down to the bayou and brought home top honors at this year’s Great American Seafood Cook-Off: 4-H Edition against the largest field in the competition’s history.
Most cotton seeds found in individual seed lots are created equally, but not every seed has an opportunity to reach its full potential. Clemson precision agriculture engineer Kendall Kirk wants to help explain why. Kirk’s goal is to help more cotton seeds develop into profitable crops by understanding what factors are related to producing high-quality, high-yielding crops.
If you're trying to build the bonds of community, where better to start than a garden? With advice from their local Clemson Extension Service agent, Presbyterian Fellowship of Fountain Inn sponsors a community garden that brings together people from every background to experience the healthy lifestyle of growing and consuming fresh vegetables.
A serious pest of sweet potatoes has been confirmed in three more South Carolina counties by the Clemson University Department of Plant Industry (DPI). The discovery of the sweet potato weevil Cylas formicarius in Jasper, Colleton and Berkeley counties likely means that a quarantine already in place in nearby Charleston and Beaufort counties will be extended to them
CHARLESTON – Managing diseases and pests in vegetable crops is more than just applying insecticides, pesticides or something similar. It’s also taking steps to prevent problems before they occur. Researchers at the United States Department of Agriculture’s U.S. Vegetable Laboratory and Clemson Coastal Research and Education Center are holding a workshop on Aug. 10 to teach […]