Clemson University Cooperative Extension is helping South Carolina residents satisfy their appetites for profitable, productive, healthy backyard poultry operations with a Backyard Poultry Workshop in Aiken.
Several South Carolina high school students have earned scholarships and trips to Atlanta and Washington D.C. for their hard work in South Carolina 4-H, which recognized members and volunteers at the 55th annual 4-H State Congress held at Clemson University.
Clemson University Cooperative Extension is organizing a series of daylong workshops throughout the state to help professional landscapers properly apply weed control and fertilizer.
South Carolina watermelon lovers will have more reason to smile this summer as the state’s crop is expected to be one of the best.
Clemson roots run deep in this Tiger.
South Carolina horse owners and trainers can now be certified in the training, knowledge and routine care of their animals through a new program offered by Clemson Cooperative Extension.
Many plants are nature’s medicine and about 150 people gathered at Clemson University recently to learn more about these natural healers. The American Council for Medicinally Active Plants held its eighth annual conference on the Clemson campus in late June.
South Carolina 4-H has a new project that’s sure to get a lot of buzz for a long time. The South Carolina 4-H Pollinator Program began this year and is already a hit. A total of 61 participants from 17 counties are registered for the project. One component of the program, the Honey Bee Project, is gaining a lot of attention.
Tiny, hungry and rapidly reproducing sugarcane aphids have made their annual migration to South Carolina to feast on grain sorghum, an agricultural commodity that had been gaining popularity.
The Horry County Cooperative Extension Service staff is offering training and certification for anyone needing a Public Health Pest Control (Category 8) license.
Downy mildew has made its way in to the 2017 South Carolina watermelon crop. Growers should act now to cut losses.
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) and the Clemson University Center for Watershed Excellence are partnering to form the South Carolina Adopt-a-Stream program.
Farmers getting their feet wet in agribusiness have access to comprehensive entrepreneurial education and business training through a public service program offered by Clemson University. The South Carolina New and Beginning Farmer Program is now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 statewide program.
The roots of agriculture run deep in this Tiger. A Georgetown county native, he grew up in a farming family and knew by age 10, that his future would be in the ag field. He earned his bachelors and master’s degrees at Clemson and now he’s pursuing his Ph.D. His passion is to engage, inform and enhance the lives of South Carolinians.
Sheep and goat producers can learn how to better care for their herds during the Upstate Small Ruminant Workshop June 23 at Carolina Savanna Farms.