The South Carolina state legislature is helping to turn a vision of making connections with the natural world into reality on 853 acres of land in Kershaw County known as Hardscramble through $500,000 in funding earmarked to Clemson University to develop educational programming at the property.
Two Clemson University scientists who are prominent members of the global agricultural research community will play key roles in a new Feed the Future laboratory focused on tackling the global challenges of climate change, poverty and food security. Stephen Kresovich, the Robert and Lois Coker Trustees Endowed Chair of Genetics in Clemson’s plant and environmental sciences department, has been named director of the laboratory, and Dil Thavarajah, Clemson associate professor of pulse crop quality and nutrition, will co-lead the lab’s trait analysis team.
Aiming to increase education about the potential consequences of introducing invasive species in forestry applications, Clemson University has announced a series of field tours to provide an overview of current best management practices in South Carolina and their importance to protect water quality.
With 63 percent of the state in a moderate to exceptional drought and 37 percent experiencing at least severe drought conditions, according to the latest update from United States Drought Monitor, Clemson University experts say it could have both short- and long-term impacts on tree health.
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.
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 […]
Dairy farmers, legislators, animal scientists and Cooperative Extension agents gathered at Clemson University's LaMaster Dairy Farm to watch a demonstration of the newly installed robotic milking system.
Drought has South Carolina livestock farms in its grips, but Clemson University experts offer advice for cattle owners to protect their investments.
A company spun off from Clemson's Advanced Plant Technology Program is putting down roots where its concept sprouted near the university's Pee Dee Research and Education Center in Florence to serve growers along the Interstate 95 corridor and rural South Carolina by addressing a lack of feed grain hybrid crop development and a regional feed shortage.
Peanut farmers learned about new varieties, disease control advanced technologies and more during field day at Clemson's Edisto REC.
Clemson Extension is offering a workshop aimed at providing tree care professionals in South Carolina and Georgia with the latest research-based information about tree care and management in the urban environment. The one-day event is set for Oct. 17 in North Augusta.
More than half of South Carolina is in a moderate to severe drought and another 26 percent is abnormally dry, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor, and Clemson University researchers and Cooperative Extension Service agents say it is affecting crop yields.
The Clemson University Sustainable Agriculture Program and Clemson Cooperative Extension Service are conducting a conference, Building Soil Health: Principles, Practices and Profitability, on Oct. 28 in Clemson’s Madren Conference Center
Want to learn how to manage what’s pestering your plants? Clemson experts are holding an Integrated Pest Management Symposium to teach landscapers and everyone else interested in learning disease and insect management strategies for landscapes and nurseries. The symposium is set for Oct. 24 at the Canon Centre, 204 Cannon St., Greer, S.C. 29651.Cost is […]
An initiative aimed at grooming future Clemson Cooperative Extension Service leaders began the second phase of the development program, Extension Emerging Leadership Initiative, which aims to actively engage the class members in problem solving, team building and other activities that allow them to grow as leaders.