Before you can grow a crop, you have to plant the seed. That's as true of South Carolina's crop of new farmers as it is the commodities their farms produce.
To eat like a horse, you would have to be a very picky eater. Horses need a careful balance of forage and grain to be at their best. The Clemson University Equine Center short course series, Horse Business and Management, will present a workshop on horse nutrition in March.
The one certainty in agriculture is uncertainty, and that's truer today than ever before for peanut farmers. With decisions looming for planting their 2014 crops, more than 300 South Carolina peanut farmers gathered Jan. 30 seeking information on peanut production, marketing and legislation to help guide them.
The Clemson University Equine Center is introducing a new short course series, “Horse Business and Management.” Participants who attend the courses earn a certificate of completion from Clemson.
If you have ever dreamed about running a small farm, make plans to attend the first South Carolina Small Farm and Food Entrepreneurs Mini-Conference, to be held Jan. 16-17 during the SC AgriBiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center.
The incoming president of Clemson University on Wednesday praised the school's transformational role in extending knowledge beyond the campus to reach people in their homes, businesses and farms.
FLORENCE -- Cotton farmers from across the state will gather Dec. 17 for updates in the battle against their arch enemy. The South Carolina Boll Weevil Eradication Foundation will hold its annual cotton growers meeting at 10 a.m. Dec. 17 at Clemson University's Pee Dee Research and Education Center in Florence County.
CLEMSON — FFA members from across South Carolina gathered for FFA Day at the state fair in Columbia to award scholarships, officially welcome a new chapter and square off in a tractor driving skills competition. The South Carolina Association of Fairs awarded scholarships to Coltin Nobles of Barnwell High School; Trey Gardner of Manning High […]
While many college football fans were focused on the football matchup between the North Carolina State Wolfpack and the Clemson Tigers, researchers from the two institutions were working together off the playing field to develop a college-level sustainable agriculture curriculum that is used in conjunction with university teaching farms.
A crop geneticist whose research specializes in peanut breeding has joined the Advanced Plant Technology program at the Clemson University Pee Dee Research and Education Center.
Clemson University agricultural education professor and Agriculture Division chairman Thomas R. Dobbins was honored with a teacher fellow award from the North American Colleges & Teachers of Agriculture at the group’s annual meeting.
Clemson University will offer a new major to prepare students for leadership roles in South Carolina’s growing global agricultural industry by educating them in its economic and business principles.
When Brittney Waller isn’t throwing a discus 160 feet, she’s cultivating her interest in agriculture — and exceeding in both. The standout Clemson track and field star is also a standout agricultural education student.
In 1987, when Carl McHenry Lund Sr. and his wife, Mary, created the Lund Professor of the Year Award Endowment in the College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences, their dream was to someday establish a permanent endowed chair position to attract a top researcher and an excellent teacher. Carl Sr. passed away in 2002, but thanks to Mary Lund and their son, Carl Jr. and his wife Scarlett, that dream has become a reality.
Toward a goal of environmental stability, R. Glenn Hilliard '65 and his wife, Heather, have provided Clemson University with a $1 million endowment to teach generations to treasure and manage the dynamic balance between thenatural and human-made worlds.