The good news is, we can kill them. The bad news is, it'll cost us. And the damage they do in the meantime will cost even more. Kudzu bugs, first discovered northeast of Atlanta three years ago, have swept through Georgia and the Carolinas. The invading Asian insects leave destruction in their wake -- especially to soybeans, a staple crop for farmers. For that reason, Greene hosted a national conference at Clemson's Edisto Research and Education Center in Blackville, S.C. this week, drawing agricultural scientists and farmers to plan the counterattack. a national conference at Clemson's Edisto Research and Education Center in Blackville, S.C. this week, drawing agricultural scientists and farmers alike to plan the counterattack.
A sneak attack in Georgia three years ago gave the bean plataspid — an invasive insect locally known as the kudzu bug — its first foothold in the United States. But scientists, farmers and agriculture experts have mobilized to fight back. They're devising strategy in a national conference Tuesday, Sept. 11, at Clemson University's Edisto Research and Education Center in Blackville, S.C.
Weather conditions are always a variable for row crops, and peanuts are no exception. For South Carolina growers this year, with traditional harvest time just around the corner, some crops could be behind schedule.
Residents can help the Florence Darlington Stormwater Consortium keep local waterways clean of trash, debris and pollution during the 2012 Annual Beach Sweep/River Sweep.
From bankers and real estate agents to educators, the latest class of Leadership South Carolina gathers for the first time Wednesday with a shared vision: to better themselves and those around them.
Labor Day weekend is here and campers can escape to the woods, pitch tents, roast marshmallows — and destroy South Carolina's beautiful ash trees. That's what can happen when they tote their own firewood into campsites.
Help Sumter Stormwater Solutions keep local waterways clean of trash, debris and pollution during the 2012 Annual River Sweep Cleanup.
The Clemson University Experiment Station has approved funding for research on arsenic in water resources. A worldwide problem, there are coastal areas in South Carolina with above-average levels of naturally occurring arsenic.
Patrick McMillan launches his sixth season of 'Expeditions' on PBS this fall.
FLORENCE — Clemson University has established a program that will foster development of the Pee Dee region’s agricultural economy and provide lasting statewide benefits.
Clemson University Extension is hosting a pond-management workshop covering the basic science behind lake care for owners and managers of private lakes and ponds.
The number of cases of a serious horse disease has risen from two to six in South Carolina. The mosquito-borne illness has been found in Horry, Darlington, Marlboro, Kershaw and Marion counties. The new cases of eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) were confirmed in July, adding to two reported in June, said Boyd Parr, state veterinarian and director of Clemson University Livestock-Poultry Health.
Christopher Ray came to Clemson for school and never came home. Today, he's the keeper of the University's farms, just as he is for his family farm.
CLEMSON — Finally, gardeners can have it both ways: Even in the serenity of the great outdoors, all the resources of modern science are available at their fingertips. New mobile phone applications created by scientists at Clemson University and half a dozen other land-grant schools puts an entire science library — equipped with alerts to warn […]
Clemson University plant breeders announced a new high-yielding variety of oats. Named Graham, the new variety grows to medium height, withstands falling over (lodging), matures earlier and produces more seed than comparable varieties.