Clemson University researchers are armed with close to $7 million to design protocols for managing invasive guava root-knot nematodes. This nematode is considered to be one of the most damaging in the world because of its wide host range, aggressiveness and ability to overcome the resistance that has been developed against root-knot nematodes in many crops.
Clemson University's Simpson Research and Education Center (Simpson REC) will hold an Agronomy and Beef Cattle Field Day on Sept. 19 with tours and updates on crop and livestock research that ranges from high-tech breakthroughs to everyday issues.
Clemson University Cooperative Extension is sponsoring a new statewide educational program designed to prepare family forest matriarchs for the reality that they could someday be left to make management decisions about their forestland.
Healthy soils and control of insect pests were among topics discussed during the Clemson Pee Dee REC's annual field day.
CLEMSON – Clemson University researchers have found kale grown following organic cover crops has more nutrients and produces higher yields. Results of this study could prove profitable for South Carolina farmers as organic farming becomes more popular in the United States in response to consumer preferences. The researchers, led by Clemson associate professor of pulse […]
Clemson University’s main campus covers some 17,000 acres, but the Tiger paw also adorns dozens of satellite campuses and research centers placed across the entire expanse of South Carolina. One of those orange dots on the map is the Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic in Pendleton, which is where you’ll find diagnostician and manager Meg […]
South Carolina 4-H'ers make their annual State Congress a family affair — all the way up to Rep. Frank Lever, whose bill creating the Cooperative Extension Service created 4-H clubs in 1914.
At a South Carolina FFA convention, it's easy to see what's etched into the character of FFA members, even if it's not stitched with gold thread into the blue corduroy fabric of their well-known jackets.
As part of his annual bus tour of South Carolina’s District 2, U.S. Congressman Joe Wilson recently visited Sandhill Research and Education Center (REC) to meet with agricultural producers, constituents and representatives of S.C. Farm Bureau. One of six Clemson University RECs around the state, the facility was established in 1926 for agricultural research in the primarily rural Columbia area.
BLACKVILLE – A new Forage Heifer Development Program is being initiated this year at Clemson’s Edisto Research and Education Center (REC) that researchers say will add to the success of the South Carolina cattle industry. Scott Sell, Clemson research associate at the Edisto REC, said this new program follows the spirit of the Edisto Forage Bull […]
CLEMSON — Every impactful industry has influential leaders. Tech or retail, manufacturing or finance, service or hospitality, all require nimble, networked, principled visionaries. These individuals are people at the top of their games, who are passionate about shaping the future of their industries. Now, Clemson University has created a program to help identify and cultivate […]
COLUMBIA — You can evacuate the hurricane if need be. Your four-legged friends need help with the decision. “Many animal owners are hesitant to evacuate unless they know their animals will be safe. But staying behind can put families in harm’s way, and leaving pets behind can hamper the efforts of first responders entering the […]
With Hurricane Dorian breathing down the necks of Coastal South Carolinians, Clemson Cooperative Extension Service experts are providing resources that can help homeowners prepare for the wind and rain and make returning to their homes a little less treacherous. Clemson Extension has created a website filled with practical advice on how to prepare for a host of disasters, including flooding and hurricanes and will also be using its social media networks to get helpful information to the people who need it. Follow Clemson Extension Facebook or @CUESNews on Twitter to receive the latest tips and advice before, during and after the storm. Clemson Extension’s Home and Garden Information Center can also help with hurricane preparation information.
Through partnership, Clemson University and the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control launched the first statewide water monitoring program, South Carolina Adopt-a-Stream, to boost observations of water conditions across the state and involve all stakeholders in the conservation of our state’s greatest resource.
Pine straw harvesting is a strong and growing industry in the Southeast, and a Clemson Cooperative Extension workshop aims to help resource managers and landowners balance the income from harvesting operations while preserving desired wildlife benefits and stand health.