It’s a new year and a great time to learn or brush up on practices needed to successfully grow food crops. The Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service’s Horticulture Program has several virtual meetings planned to provide information from organic fertility to growing tomatoes and peppers, cucurbits and brassicas. These free meetings will be offered via Zoom. Pesticide credits […]
GREENVILLE, S.C. – If the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us anything, it’s the importance of avoiding germs at all costs, even if it costs you that perfectly delicious cookie you might have dropped to the floor for a split second. Paul Dawson, a professor in the Clemson University Department of Food, Nutrition and Packaging Sciences, has […]
CLEMSON, S.C. – Fall, football and facemasks. While the most talked about facemasks this year are worn to protect people from the COVID-19 virus, Clemson University researchers continue their quest to determine how future designs of football helmet facemasks can help improve these helmets and the overall safety of players. And, they have received a […]
A Clemson University doctoral student finds prebiotic carbohydrates found in lentils are beneficial for both human and plant health and should be used to breed for lentil varieties with higher nutritional values.
As most will agree, 2020 has been a trying year but there is hope for the agricultural sector to drive away this black swan event that has spread chaos across the globe and for American farmers to rebound. Black swan events are unpredictable events that have potentially severe consequences. For 2020, the black swan is […]
Clemson researchers study using robotics to ensure high-quality forage for livestock and better management of soil.
Register now for the 5th Annual South Carolina Ag Outlook Conference to be held online Nov. 20.
Fall is an ideal time to test soil and Clemson's Agricultural Service Laboratory offers these tests to help growers prepare for spring crops.
Clemson researcher receives USDA grant for 3-year study on improving soils to support organic vegetable production and help South Carolina farmers reap benefits of growing organic vegetables.
Clemson University and the South Carolina Botanical Garden hold their third annual Day of the Dead, Día de los Muertos, celebration on Friday, Oct. 30, via Zoom.
During this time of uncertainty, many people are donating food or are working or volunteering in food banks, food pantries or soup kitchens.
A Clemson researcher is leading a multi-state team of scientists studying a fungal disease threatens to devastate these perennial tree crops and pose a national agricultural security threat.
A Clemson University doctoral candidate is studying dinosaur feathers to help understand the evolution from dinosaurs to the birds of today in hopes of advancing modern-day computer-graphics and inspiring future generations.
Researchers from the Clemson University Edisto REC are working on projects they believe will help South Carolina farmers conserve water and save money.
It’s canning season and to help South Carolina residents learn how to safely preserve and store food, Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service agents are holding a virtual canning workshop.