An unseasonably warm winter coupled with a late freeze in March has dramatically impacted peach production in South Carolina, resulting in reduced yields across the state.
Guido Schnabel, plant pathologist with the Clemson University College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences, received the Centennial Professorship award from the university’s Faculty Senate. The award honors excellence in teaching, research, service and librarianship. An expert with Cooperative Extension and a professor of plant and environmental sciences, Schnabel is recognized throughout the fruit industry in the state, Southeast and the nation for his work in disease management of fruit crops, particularly peaches and strawberries.
CLEMSON – Clemson horticulture students have been busy this spring sharing their knowledge with others in the horticulture industry. The students engaged in professional activities that included presenting at conferences, to publishing articles, as well serving as horticulture ambassadors. The students were supported in their activities by Ellen Vincent, environmental landscape specialist in the Clemson […]
Upstate residents who are looking to spruce up their gardens should look to the South Carolina Botanical Garden for just what they need at the Spring Plant Sales.
South Carolina, Georgia and North Carolina are combining forces to help fruit growers grow more profitable crops.
Clemson University geneticist Ksenija Gasic seeks to do the unimaginable: improve the taste, aroma and nutritional value of the beloved peach. Gasic received a $150,000, three-year grant from the United States-Israel Binational Agricultural Research and Development Fund (BARD) to study a method of increasing the chemical compounds in peaches that impact flavor and aroma.
From choosing and caring for poinsettias to the plant's colorful history, Clemson offers expert advice in video and graphics for the country's second most popular potted plant.
Clemson University horticulture students Jordan Mckenzie Baylor, a senior from Belton, and Madison MacInnis, a junior from Lexington, received $2,500 scholarships from the South Carolina Greenhouse Growers Association.
Christmas is the season for decorating with poinsettias, and a Clemson professor who has been studying poinsettias since he was in college in the 1980s has some advice for selecting and caring for this plant.
Fall is a colorful time and Clemson University’s South Carolina Botanical Garden is ready to teach people how to welcome fall with seasonal colors in their landscapes. A fall gardening symposium is scheduled to be held in the Botanical Garden from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 3.
South Carolina farmers learned to maximize vegetable yields in the state's sandy Midlands soils at a workshop at Clemson University's Sandhill Research and Education Center, and some left with an old heirloom okra that grows larger and stays more tender than other varieties. The workshop is part of a growing agricultural research program at the Columbia farm.
Clemson, South Carolina — A Clemson University horticulture professor was recognized with the Teaching Award of Excellence from the Clemson University College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences. Ellen Vincent has worked tirelessly to prepare her students for their future careers in horticulture and other agricultural pursuits. “My teaching style is experiential and kinesthetic. I […]
Clemson Extension’s Amanda McNulty and Sean Flynn, along with the rest of the crew of “Making It Grow,” recently won another prestigious Telly Award for a 2015 segment titled “Mason Jar Salads.”
A Clemson University turfgrass pathologist is this year’s recipient for the Godley-Snell Award for Excellence in Agricultural Research.
Trees are the Rodney Dangerfields of our ecosystem: they get no respect. With cities across the United States losing 4 million trees a year, Earth Day, this Friday, is a great occasion to show trees some love.