Researchers from the Clemson University Edisto REC are working on projects they believe will help South Carolina farmers conserve water and save money.
A partnership with a cohort of Southeastern land-grant research universities is helping Clemson clear a major hurdle toward reviving its small grains breeding program: gathering the material to get started. The Southeastern University Small Grains Cooperative Breeding Program (SunGrains) brings together programs from member universities across the region to maximize funding and research opportunities and share resources and royalties.
Clemson Cooperative Extension is partnering with a statewide initiative that aims to offer farmers the tools they need to be nationally competitive and take their operations to the next level in terms of profitability.
It’s canning season and to help South Carolina residents learn how to safely preserve and store food, Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service agents are holding a virtual canning workshop.
LEXINGTON – In-person meetings may not be allowed in today’s COVID-19 world, but a Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service agent continues to work to provide valuable information for South Carolina strawberry growers. Justin Ballew, a Clemson commercial horticulture agent for Lexington and Saluda counties, said this year’s South Carolina Strawberry Grower Meeting will be held […]
Pest control professionals battle one of man's oldest and most ubiquitous enemies on a South Carolina barrier island while
CLEMSON – For the first time ever, the South Carolina Botanical Garden is holding its fall plant sale completely online this year. Misty Shealy, nursery manager, said orders can be placed Sept. 7-25 online. “We want to keep everyone safe from COVID-19,” Shealy said. “The only way people can buy plants this year is to […]
Clemson University Research and Education Centers (RECs) will hold their first-ever Virtual Fall Field Days this year to inform the public of important research while protecting people from COVID-19.
Clemson researcher part of team of researchers who hope to unlock the mystery of sorghum’s natural defenses against the fall armyworm.
South Carolina pesticide applicators will increase their arsenal in the struggle with rodents by learning integrated pest management strategies in an online training offered by the Clemson University Extension Service and the state Department of Pesticide Regulation.
Clemson’s Department of Forestry and Environmental Conservation and Clemson Extension are working with local and state agencies to create a community-driven watershed plan for the area — a first step toward reducing pollution and improving water quality for the Edisto community.
Lynn Howard of Florence County and Kesha Horton of Chester and Lancaster counties were honored last month during 4-H State Congress with the 2020 Glen Krohn Award for Volunteerism in 4-H, which recognizes outstanding volunteer leadership in 4-H and bears the name of the former assistant director who was well known as a strong believer in volunteers throughout his career.
Clemson Extension commercial horticulture agent Justin Ballew is leading a study to determine the best insecticides to use to fight the diamondback moth.
The South Carolina Department of Agriculture and Clemson University's Regulatory Services division are working together to investigate after state residents reported receiving packages of seeds they did not order. Similar reports have been made to agriculture officials across the country. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is collecting reports and coordinating a national investigation.
With NASA set to launch its latest robotic mission to the Red Planet, South Carolina 4-H Youth Development is giving young people a chance to take their own “Journey to Mars” through a program aimed at enhancing computational thinking skills and promoting computer science literacy.