Stories by Denise Attaway

  • Ryan Bean, Clemson Extension area forestry and natural resources agent, talks about alternative income sources for forest landowners in South Carolina during the 2020 S.C. AgriBiz and Farm Expo.

    Clemson Extension experts explain alternative sources of income for farmers

    February 5, 2020

    FLORENCE – The South Carolina agriculture industry offers a lot more than just food and fiber, and Clemson Extension Service experts recently explained alternative sources of income to farmers, including opening their farms to the public. During the 2020 South Carolina AgriBiz and Farm Expo held here in January, Clemson Extension agribusiness agent Will Culler talked […]

  • Attendees at the 2018 Clemson University Turfgrass Research and Education Field Day will learn the latest in turfgrass research.

    Clemson announces 2020 Turf School

    February 5, 2020

    CLEMSON — Turfgrass professionals can learn the latest research-based information for turfgrass management during Clemson’s annual Turf School to be held at locations throughout South Carolina. The Turf School is a one-day course designed and conducted by Clemson University scientists to help turfgrass managers overcome the technical challenges of managing grounds, lawns, recreational parks, athletic […]

  • Vegetable growers can learn about diseases, insects and weeds during the Clemson Extension Spring Vegetable Production Meeting Feb. 27 at Pelion High School.

    Clemson Extension announces Spring Vegetable Production Meeting

    January 27, 2020

    Tomato brown rugose fruit virus can wreak havoc on tomato and pepper crops and the Clemson Cooperative Extension Service wants to help growers learn what they can do to protect their plants in the event the virus is found in South Carolina.

  • Cotton

    Clemson sets 2020 SC Cotton, Peanut Meetings for Jan. 28, 30

    January 16, 2020

    Southeast farmers can learn tips to maximize profitability of cotton and peanut crops at annual meetings planned by the Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service this month. 

  • corn is major crop in south carolina.

    Bumper corn crop predicted for 2020: Farmers learn growing strategies during Clemson Extension’s Corn and Soybean Growers Meeting

    December 19, 2019

    SANTEE – Given increased acres and a return to trend yields, agricultural economists say the corn outlook for 2020 is for a potential bumper crop that could drive down market prices while creating huge stockpiles that could take years to reduce. This could create headaches for many. But about 200 farmers who attended Clemson University […]

  • Holiday decorations can be dangerous for pets. Pine needles and metal hooks used to hang ornaments can puncture the intestinal lining if swallowed. Tinsel and ornaments are also a potential hazard and can cause intestinal blockage if consumed.

    Clemson researcher offers tips to protect pets from holiday stress and injury

    December 16, 2019

    CLEMSON – ’Tis the season to be jolly, but a Clemson University researcher says don’t forget holiday festivities can be stressful and even deadly for some animals. Ahmed Ali, an assistant professor of animal behavior and welfare in the Clemson Animal and Veterinary Sciences Department and a veterinarian, said holidays can be an extremely stressful […]

  • Food, Nutrition and Packaging Sciences logo.

    Clemson packaging science student takes on Dr Pepper challenge as he prepares for veterinary school

    December 12, 2019

    CLEMSON – Max Wunsche is a student who knows the advantages of having a Plan B. Whether that’s converting his packaging science degree into admission to veterinary school or using a football-throwing challenge to help pay for his dreams. Wunsche, a Clemson University honors student from Ravenel, recently earned $25,000 in the Dr Pepper Tuition […]

  • Spots are one of the symptoms of bacterial spot on peaches .

    Clemson student studies major disease in hopes of bringing relief to peach industry

    November 25, 2019

    CLEMSON – Bacterial spot has threatened South Carolina peaches for as long as anyone can remember, but a Clemson University student is hoping his research can bring some relief to the peach industry. Brodie Cox, a master’s student in plant and environmental sciences from Aiken, is focusing his studies on bacterial spot caused by Xanthomonas […]

  • Photo of crops growing at Simpson REC

    Clemson Extension to host annual corn and soybean growers meeting

    November 21, 2019

    SANTEE – Nutrient management, irrigation and agronomic strategies, and management for early-maturing soybeans are on the agenda for the Clemson Cooperative Extension Service’s 2019 South Carolina Corn and Soybean Growers Meeting on Dec. 10. The meeting gets underway with registration and trade booths opening at 8:30 a.m. at the Santee Convention Center, 1737 Bass Dr., […]

  • Plants Fix Dirt

    Farmers learn the science of soil health at Clemson conference

    November 14, 2019

    CLEMSON – Healthy crops begin with healthy soil and researchers with the Clemson University’s Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program are teaching farmers how they can benefit from keeping their soils fit. The researchers teamed up with other agricultural professionals and farmers who have implemented soil health principles by using cover crops, no till […]

  • Clemson University has a new ice cream flavor, Flying Tiger, available only at the '55 Exchange on campus.

    Clemson ’55 Exchange introduces its newest Wild Tiger signature ice cream flavor

    October 31, 2019

    CLEMSON – Just when your taste buds thought it couldn’t get any better, Clemson University has a new signature ice cream flavor. “Flying Tiger” is part of Clemson Ice Cream’s new Wild Tiger line of signature flavors and will be available beginning Friday, Nov. 1, at the Clemson ’55 Exchange, 720 McMillan Road, Clemson, S.C. 29634, adjacent […]

  • Sarah Holladay

    Clemson student studies extra-long staple cotton for production in South Carolina

    October 30, 2019

    DARLINGTON – All cotton is not created equal and a Clemson University student is looking to bring back a species that once dominated South Carolina cotton fields. Sarah Holladay, a master’s student from Florence who is studying plant and environmental sciences with a focus in agronomy, is working with Clemson Extension Service cotton specialist Mike […]

  • S.C. Botanical Garden to mark Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Nov. 1

    October 10, 2019

    The South Carolina Botanical Garden will hold its second annual Day of the Dead, Día de los Muertos, celebration from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 1, at the garden.

  • Formosan termites

    Clemson Entomology announces fall pest trainings

    October 9, 2019

    The Clemson University Entomology Department has two trainings scheduled this fall to help pest management and termite professionals learn the latest in critter controls. The first training is the 6thAnnual Fall Forum for Pest Management Professionals. Slated for Oct. 30 in Clemson, this one-day educational program will offer exhibits and educational sessions on: How treatments […]

  • A hay bale site in a large field.

    Clemson experts explain drought protection measures for forages and livestock

    October 4, 2019

    Drought has South Carolina livestock farms in its grips, but Clemson University experts offer advice for cattle owners to protect their investments.