During your time in CAFLS, you proved your excellence and showed your mettle by winning regional agribusiness competitions, national leadership awards, national research poster and presentation awards, national packaging science awards, and soil judging competitions. You spent your summers on amazing internships. You took cross-country bicycle trips to raise money for affordable housing, started a foundation to match shelter dogs with veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder and cultivated and harvested deer corn that you sold to raise money for wounded soldiers.
CLEMSON – Healthy crops begin with healthy soil and researchers with the Clemson University’s Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program are teaching farmers how they can benefit from keeping their soils fit. The researchers teamed up with other agricultural professionals and farmers who have implemented soil health principles by using cover crops, no till […]
CLEMSON – Growing noncash crops, such as crimson clover and winter rye, can be time-consuming and labor-intense but the rewards can be oh so sweet. These two crops, plus growing other brassicas, grasses and legumes and using no-till methods for growing produce can help revitalize the land on which cash crops are grown. This was […]
With the help of the Clemson University Research Foundation, this Tiger filed for and finally obtained a patent for his research that could revolutionize the fertilization process of organic crops.
CLEMSON – Ginger and turmeric grown in high tunnels could generate substantial income for South Carolina growers. High tunnels are tall hoop houses made of pipe and plastic to grow flowers, fruits, herbs and vegetables. These tunnels preserve warmth, allowing growers to extend the growing season. A High Tunnel Production Workshop is scheduled for Nov. […]
Buying and eating locally grown foods helps the economy and the environment of communities and the Clemson Sustainable Agriculture Program is ready to help South Carolina fruit and vegetable farmers learn how to meet the growing demand for locally and regionally grown fruits and vegetables. A workshop, Wholesale Success, is scheduled for Nov. 6 at […]
CLEMSON – Choosing, using and maintaining equipment and tools is important for intensive crop production on small-scale commercial farms. Clemson University experts, together with National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) experts, are ready to help South Carolina producers learn how to select and use appropriate tools and equipment to increase their production and profits. A […]
Charleston-area Extension agent Zachary Snipes is the 2016 recipient of the S.C. Sustainable Agriculture Agent of the Year award.