While the needs of the agriculture industry in South Carolina have changed significantly in the 92 years since the gates opened at the Sandhill Research and Education Center, its mission of meeting those needs has never wavered. Since it was established in 1926, its research efforts have evolved and expanded to continue to support the state’s $41.7 billion agribusiness industry.
In a hearing before a House subcommittee Wednesday, Clemson Public Service and Agriculture and university officials requested state investments in programs and facilities to help conserve South Carolina’s water resources, keep its farmers nationally and internationally competitive, and support prosperous and healthy families.
Scientists in Clemson University's College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences and the university’s Public Service and Agriculture division were awarded more than $17 million in research grants during the 2018 fiscal year from an array of state and federal agencies, including the U.S. Department of Agriculture and several South Carolina commodity boards.
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.
State Veterinarian Boyd Parr has suspended some of the requirements for the interstate transport of animals to accommodate evacuations ahead of Hurricane Florence.
Those who don't believe in perpetual motion machines have never been to a South Carolina FFA convention. The 91st annual convention of the S.C. FFA Association proved that, with all due respect to the first law of thermodynamics, energy indeed can be created. The 91st annual convention of the S.C. FFA Association drew members from all 46 South Carolina counties who share the same passion: a future in the state's largest industry.
A partnership between Clemson Extension and the Freshwater Coast Community Foundation has helped bolster agribusiness, launch businesses and provide continuing education support to help them succeed in the Freshwater Coast region of Abbeville County, McCormick County and the Starr-Iva area of Anderson.
The pines and the climate are talking to each other on Hobcaw Barony, and Clemson University scientist Thomas O’Halloran is using a 120-foot tower to eavesdrop on their "conversations." Eddy covariance, or eddy flux, is an atmospheric measuring technique and statistical method used to determine exchange rates of trace gases over natural ecosystems — in this case, the longleaf pine forest at Clemson’s Belle W. Baruch Institute of Coastal Ecology and Forest Sciences.
Clemson Cooperative Extension is bringing a unique educational experience focused on the latest beef industry updates and best management practices for successful cattle operations to the T. Ed Garrison Arena on Aug. 24-25.
Clemson Extension's School Gardening for South Carolina Educators training program began in the Charleston area in 2012 and has since taken root in 16 counties and sprouted into 147 school gardens across the state.
GEORGETOWN — There are more than a few stories to tell from a half-century of research at the Baruch Institute of Coastal Ecology and Forest Science, and Clemson University scientists will soon be sharing some of them with a Lowcountry audience. As it continues to celebrate 50 years of research on South Carolina’s coastal plain, Clemson’s […]
As part of the Raise Your Hand campaign, which runs through May 15, 2018, 4-H is asking its supporters in South Carolina to ‘Raise Your Hand’ to help kids in the community by providing the hands-on learning that only 4-H provides.
Clemson University Cooperative Extension is offering a four-day retreat to empower South Carolina farm women to be better business partners through networks and by managing critical information. Annie’s Project is facilitated by professionals and experts in the field of business and agriculture.
With the help of the Clemson University Research Foundation, this Tiger filed for and finally obtained a patent for his research that could revolutionize the fertilization process of organic crops.
A Clemson University research scientist has obtained a patent for a way to make organic fertilizer that could revolutionize the organic produce industry and put it on a level playing field with conventional crops.