Clemson — The Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Graduate Student Program provides grants and support to researchers looking to explore advances in social, environmental and economic health in farm communities. Qi Zhou, a graduate student at Clemson University, was one of the 13 students selected out of 80 applicants to be awarded a Southern […]
Clemson University soil and water specialist Dara Park spent two weeks in West Africa this summer teaching farmers in the country of Guinea-Conakry how to boost productivity amid pressures from poor water quality and soil fertility. Most farmers in the country must relocate their farms every three to five years because the land becomes devoid of nutrients.
Tests on new nutrient-management technology under development at Clemson University showed savings of up to $54 an acre on cotton production. In another test, Clemson automated tillage technology reduced fuel usage by nearly half on soil tillage needed to protect row crop yields. These are two technologies on display at a recent field day at Clemson's Edisto Research and Education Center.
Clemson University Cooperative Extension is organizing a series of daylong workshops throughout the state to help professional landscapers properly apply weed control and fertilizer.
Researchers from all over the world will convene at Clemson University for the eighth annual Conference of the American Council for Medicinally Active Plants (ACMAP) to talk about how plants can be used to help fight diseases, provide proper nutrition and much more.