Dedicated to enhancing and expanding local food and agricultural businesses in the state, the S.C. Center for Cooperative and Enterprise Development is operated by Clemson University through Clemson Cooperative Extension and funded through a U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development Cooperative Development Grant.
It’s a new year and a great time to learn or brush up on practices needed to successfully grow food crops. The Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service’s Horticulture Program has several virtual meetings planned to provide information from organic fertility to growing tomatoes and peppers, cucurbits and brassicas. These free meetings will be offered via Zoom. Registration is […]
GREENVILLE, S.C. – If the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us anything, it’s the importance of avoiding germs at all costs, even if it costs you that perfectly delicious cookie you might have dropped to the floor for a split second. Paul Dawson, a professor in the Clemson University Department of Food, Nutrition and Packaging Sciences, has […]
While COVID-19 safety concerns meant the 37th installment of Clemson Extension’s annual Southeast Ag Lenders School was held virtually for the first time, attendees said the conference still succeeded at making them better informed of the decisions farmers are facing in the coming year.
William Conner, based at Clemson’s Baruch Institute of Coastal Ecology and Forest Science (BICEFS) in Georgetown, S.C., was recently honored with a special Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS) 40th Anniversary Award for his high level and sustained contributions to wetland research, practice, education, communication and support to the Society.
A Clemson University doctoral student finds prebiotic carbohydrates found in lentils are beneficial for both human and plant health and should be used to breed for lentil varieties with higher nutritional values.
As most will agree, 2020 has been a trying year but there is hope for the agricultural sector to drive away this black swan event that has spread chaos across the globe and for American farmers to rebound. Black swan events are unpredictable events that have potentially severe consequences. For 2020, the black swan is […]
Clemson researchers study using robotics to ensure high-quality forage for livestock and better management of soil.
As the Nemours Wildlife Foundation celebrates its 25th anniversary this year, the relationship between Clemson University and Nemours continues going strong and making a major impact on both students and programs. All told, Clemson has placed 25 undergraduate interns and 16 graduate students who have produced nine peer-reviewed articles in scientific journals through Nemours.
Register now for the 5th Annual South Carolina Ag Outlook Conference to be held online Nov. 20.
The South Carolina SGA Rodenticide Task Force, recently formed by the state Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR), seeks to balance the scales between the tenuous hold of wildlife along South Carolina's fast-developing coast and the human health concerns of the deadly diseases -- like plague, hantavirus or rat-bite fever -- that rodents spread.
Fall is an ideal time to test soil and Clemson's Agricultural Service Laboratory offers these tests to help growers prepare for spring crops.
Clemson researcher receives USDA grant for 3-year study on improving soils to support organic vegetable production and help South Carolina farmers reap benefits of growing organic vegetables.
Clemson University and the South Carolina Botanical Garden hold their third annual Day of the Dead, Día de los Muertos, celebration on Friday, Oct. 30, via Zoom.
The College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences has announced it will close the Starkey Swine Center at the end of the year.