Clemson University is working hard to help tobacco farmers stay ahead of the curve by conducting research trials designed to test the quality of new varieties, manage insect pests and control bacterial wilt.
A cornfield can be an unfriendly host for insect pests, and scientists such as Clemson's Francis Reay-Jones are striving to keep it that way.
In the scientific community, opinions vary as to when human beings will finally use up Earth’s underground reserves of petroleum. Thirty years? Fifty years? One hundred years? Biofuel, which is broadly defined as a fuel produced directly or indirectly from plant materials and animal waste, is a recycled product that is friendly to the environment.
A five-member team that includes Clemson University scientist Chris Saski, the director of Clemson’s Genomics and Computational Biology Laboratory, will share a $2.4 million grant from the National Science Foundation to continue genomics research on Upland cotton.
BLACKVILLE — The collaborative effort involving Clemson University, two state agencies and one private company to more accurately assess the amount of surface water available in South Carolina’s river basins continues to flow with vigor.
Talk about going out on a high note. Paul M. Horton, better known simply as “Mac,” has retired after more than 45 years as a student, faculty member and administrator in Public Service and Agriculture at Clemson University.
Clemson Extension agent Amanda McNulty has received a national horticulture award from the prestigious Garden Club of America as the 2015 recipient of the Zone VIII Horticulture Commendation.
Clemson University’s Institute of Translational Genomics, led by geneticist Stephen Kresovich, has been awarded $6 million by Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy as one of six projects seeking to accelerate the development of sustainable energy crops for the production of renewable transportation fuels.
Clemson Public Service and Agriculture is collaborating with state and federal agencies to plan for an unlikely yet potentially catastrophic event – the widespread release of radiation from a nuclear plant.
SUMTER COUNTY – As you head off to work on another scorching summer day, you can already see the boredom in your kids’ eyes. But what can you do about it? How about sending them to a Clemson Extension 4-H2O camp at Poinsett State Park? The hands-on, water-based science camp will teach children about their […]
During late April and early May, Clemson Senior Extension agent Mark Arena spent about two weeks in a mountainous region of Guatemala training and assisting farmers who grow peaches, apples and plums.
Throughout the Southeast, as well as Texas and even parts of southern California, fire ants are annoyingly plentiful. With summer-like temperatures already baking the ground, this is the time of year the tiny yet vicious predators become active again, wreaking havoc not just in our yards but also in gardens, pastures and farmlands.
When it comes to pecans, growers face a slew of questions – and the more answers they ace, the higher their odds will become of harvesting a bumper crop.
Clemson Extension's Build a Rain Barrel Workshop on June 25 in Sumter will save you money and help the environment.
Clemson University is playing a lead role in a months-long effort to reintroduce an ancient breed of sugarcane to Sapelo Island, where the first successful commercial production of the towering grass took place in the United States.