Clemson Livestock-Poultry Health veterinarian Adam Eichelberger has been elected to the national Council on Public Health and Regulatory Veterinary Medicine.
The Clemson University Extension Service’s pollution prevention and watershed protection program has received a national award. The Universities Council on Water Resources honored the Carolina Clear program with council’s 2014 Education and Public Service Award.
Tobacco may have lost its allure, but hasn’t lost its value. Clemson University researchers and Extension agents will hold Tobacco Field Day July 10 at the Pee Dee Research and Education Center (REC) near Florence. In 1928 South Carolina growers grew 148,000 acres of tobacco. In 2013, they grew 14,500 acres. But, tobacco still is a top crop in profit per acre in the state. It brings in more than $60 million a year. Tobacco is produced primarily in 14 Pee Dee counties in the northeastern part of the state.
It was more than a drop in the bucket when a Clemson Extension program lent a hand to sell a deluge of rain barrels. The barrels, which collect runoff from rooftops, help stormwater pollution in urban areas and conserve municipal water used for landscape irrigation.
Seven research projects from Greenwood Genetic Center and Clemson University faculty were selected to receive the first round of funding provided by Self Regional Healthcare (SRHC).
Backyard beekeeping is a growing field and many people are interested but do not know how to get started or may start without enough background information. A Clemson University Extension Service workshop aims to help people decide whether beekeeping is really for them.
Ready, set, glow! The annual Clemson University firefly census will launch from 8 to 10 p.m. May 31. The lightning bug count will continue through the summer.
Clemson University plant breeders released 21 new crop varieties that can help grow food, fiber and fuel.
It’s mosquito-carried disease season and horses need to be protected. Boyd Parr, South Carolina state veterinarian and director of Clemson University Livestock Poultry Health, recommends horse owners stay current on vaccinations for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), West Nile Virus (WNV) and rabies for their horses.
Horses and humans can have a wonderful relationship, but it does take work to keep all concerned cared for and healthy. The Clemson Equine Center is offering Advanced Horse Management, a short course in the Horse Business and Management series.
Do heirloom vegetables taste better? Many say so. But before you can cook them, though, you need to grow them. Clemson offers heirloom seeds that have been grown for more than a half-century in South Carolina and the South.
Last week’s cold snap may be a setback for the state’s watermelon season. Clemson University plant disease specialist Tony Keinath points out that a repeat performance of last year’s spring could create problems.
CPAs during tax season are nearly as busy as Clemson Agricultural Service Laboratory soil analysts as growing season approaches. The lab on Old Cherry Road is filled with little brown bags of soil sent in by homeowners and gardeners, farmers and foresters looking to grow greener lawns and landscapes, gardens and crops.
Pet their manes and necks. Look into their big brown eyes. Feel the special bond between horses and people. You can do all that at the Clemson University Equine Center's open house from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday for families, longtime and would-be riders.
CPAs during tax season are nearly as busy as Clemson Ag Service Lab soil analysts as growing season approaches. The lab on Old Cherry Road is filled with little brown bags of soil sent in by homeowners and gardeners, farmers and foresters looking to grow greener lawns and landscapes, gardens and crops. Having your soil […]