BLACKVILLE – Growing season is in full swing and farmers must pay close attention to the water needs of several crops at this stage, says a Clemson University specialist. Michael Plumblee, Clemson Extension precision agriculture specialist who also is an Agronomic Crops Team and Water Resources Team member housed at the Edisto Research and Education Center […]
The S.C. 4-H Pinckney Leadership Conference hosted its first virtual Leadership Roundup last month and will hold another session of workshops July 14-16, aimed at providing a platform for students nationwide to gather and learn how they could continue to lead amidst the current challenges the country faces.
COLUMBIA – As many will agree, COVID-19 has created enough stress on its own. The Clemson Cooperative Extension Service’s Agribusiness Team is trying to reduce some of that stress for South Carolina farmers by offering unbiased, research-based information. The team has created a website of information designed to help those in the agribusiness industry navigate […]
Clemson researchers have used grant funds from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to combat obesity in South Carolina since 2018, and work continues to yield positive results despite obstacles presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. Most recently, researchers and health extension agents behind the CDC High-Obesity Program have linked the outreach work of Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Bishopville, which connects 25 local churches to aid over 500 families in and around Lee County, with Foodshare SC, a nonprofit organization based in Richland County that provides affordable, fresh food boxes across the state. This collaboration has translated to thousands of pounds of fresh food reaching the tables of food insecure families across the Pee Dee.
Clemson Cooperative Extension has announced registration is open for the South Carolina Certified Landscape Professional program, an online, self-paced certification program that provides high-level horticultural education and training to industry professionals and operators.
Winners of the 2020 Clemson Extension Awards. CLICK HERE FOR RELATED ARTICLE
Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service agents and employees dedicate a lot of time and effort to help improve the lives of everyone living in South Carolina. To show appreciation, each year Clemson Extension recognizes employees who show visionary leadership, as well as diversity and innovation in educational programming. Award recipients this year include Deon Legette, […]
SUMTER — The Emmy Award-winning Making It Grow gardening show has three more Telly Awards to add to its accolades. Making It Grow is South Carolina ETV’s (SCETV) weekly, live-interactive television program about gardening featuring host Amanda McNulty, fellow Clemson Cooperative Extension associate Terasa Lott, as well as guests including Extension agents and horticulturists who […]
The 2020 4-H Shooting Sports National Championships won’t be held as expected this month due to COVID-19, but that doesn’t diminish the accomplishments of four shooters from South Carolina who earned the opportunity to be there. Tatelyn Benton, Gabe Boggs and Garrett Hammond of Rocky Knollers 4-H Shotgun Team and Will Hood of Richland Creek […]
Deon Stevenson Legette supervises 42 Extension agents and staff members in a 10-county area, but her impact on the Clemson Cooperative Extension Service is statewide. The winner of the 2020 Alumni Award for Cooperative Extension Distinguished Public Service, Legette is the Midlands District Extension director who, according to her award citation, “has mentored countless adults […]
BLACKVILLE – Cotton and soybeans are popping up all across South Carolina and Clemson University Extension Service specialists say these major crops are susceptible to hungry insect pests. Cotton insect report Charles Davis, a Clemson Extension row crops agent in Richland County, said thrips – a tiny, destructive insect – are being reported in fields […]
Among the scientists who deal with invasive pests, the bigger problem isn't the Asian Giant Hornet, it's the hysteria that accompanied it.
A Clemson University geneticist and others believe they have discovered the armor the dreaded pigweed uses to protect itself against the herbicide glyphosate.
Clemson University Livestock Poultry Health has released the control area surrounding a Chesterfield County turkey farm that was struck in April with a Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza virus.
CLEMSON – Shanks are like viruses, they just show up. So says the National Club Golfer’s online glossary in describing a shank, which occurs when a golf ball is struck with the heel of a club, usually sending the ball violently to the right. The virus showing up this time is COVID-19. This pandemic has […]