Last year was a record year for South Carolina cotton farmers and 2018 could be even better if the markets and weather hold out and pests remain at bay.
2017 was a very productive year for peanut growers in South Carolina and the rest of the United States. But was it too productive? South Carolina peanut growers at the 39th annual South Carolina Peanut Growers’ Meeting were told production in the United States for 2017 is estimated to be beyond expected domestic and export demand.
Growing up in Sri Lanka, this Tiger ate lentils three times a day, never imagining that she would later use lentils to help address the world’s nutritional problems. Through her plant and environmental science research at Clemson, this Tiger is working to change the world with her research in global food security, childhood obesity and […]
Facing a feral hog problem on a massive military installation in Texas, the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center-Environmental Laboratory sought out the expertise of Clemson University scientists to help solve the quandary.
Southeast farmers can learn tips to maximize profitability on cotton and peanut crops at meetings planned by the Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service this month.
The “bomb cyclone” battering the Southeast with unprecedented cold has people bundling up and bringing their pets inside. But Clemson University experts urge homeowners: Show some love to your plants.
MARION — The Clemson Cooperative Extension Service, Clemson’s James C. Kennedy Waterfowl and Wetlands Conservation Center, together with South Carolina Department of Natural Resources are partnering to present the Pee Dee Waterfowl Habitat and Hunt Management Workshop. The workshop will be held Feb. 6-7 at The Catfish Farm, located at 1199 Terrell’s Bay Road in […]
Uniformed crops and updated technology are key to having successful corn and soybean crops. This was the message about 250 growers were given during the first-ever South Carolina State Corn and Soybean Growers Meeting, hosted by Clemson Cooperative Extension Service on Dec. 7.
Already one of the Southeast’s premier multi-purpose livestock facilities, the T. Ed Garrison Arena is undergoing a series of upgrades to continue supporting South Carolina’s $1.2 billion livestock industry while increasing its adaptability to host a variety of new shows and events.
With the countdown to Christmas upon us, don’t let the clock run out on your tree before the big day arrives. While traditions vary, no matter when or where your family gets its Christmas tree, there are tricks to ensure it stays fresh and green throughout the holiday season, Clemson University Cooperative Extension Christmas tree agent Mark Arena says
Cotton farmers from across South Carolina will gather Dec. 12 for updates in the battle against their arch enemy. The South Carolina Boll Weevil Eradication Foundation will hold its annual cotton growers meeting at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 12 at Clemson University’s Pee Dee Research and Education Center, 2200 Pocket Road, Florence.
Big crops in 2017 means South Carolina producers will have to adjust their budgets in 2018 to account for lower prices.
It’s the Christmas season and if decorating with poinsettias is on your to-do list, a Clemson professor and poinsettia expert has some advice for selecting and caring for this plant.
Eight thousand nine hundred and seven samples later, the verdict is in: There's no hint of plum pox in South Carolina. Reaching the conclusion wasn't easy, but the search was essential. Plum pox is the most devastating viral disease of stone fruit in the world — and a potential disaster for South Carolina's important peach business.
A research team including two Clemson University scientists has garnered a national excellence award for its work helping commercial greenhouses and nurseries better manage water use for ornamental crop production.