SC Christmas tree farmers have plenty of reasons to feel festive

SC Christmas tree farmers have plenty of reasons to feel festive

CLEMSON — Despite being too dry, too wet or damaged by winds, South Carolina’s Christmas tree farms have weathered the storm and are expec...

November 25th, 2016 |  


Wild hogs a costly headache for S.C. landowners

Wild hogs a costly headache for S.C. landowners

CLEMSON — Feral hogs are a $115 million problem for the state’s agriculture, livestock and timber industries in South Carolina, according ...

November 25th, 2016 |  


Clemson specialist installing weather stations to help farmers conserve water

Clemson specialist installing weather stations to help farmers conserve water

BLACKVILLE — Clemson University irrigation specialist Jose Payero is installing weather stations and soil-moisture sensors at farms across South...

September 26th, 2016 |  


Clemson scientists hot on trail of ‘crazy’ ant species that might soon invade S.C.

Clemson scientists hot on trail of ‘crazy’ ant species that might soon invade S.C.

CLEMSON — A dangerously prolific invasive ant species, which first surfaced in the United States almost 15 years ago, has been spreading through...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Forestry summer camp prepares students to become master foresters

Forestry summer camp prepares students to become master foresters

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Deep in the mountains of Western North Carolina, Clemson University forestry students are hard at work. As they trek up...

August 17th, 2016 |  


Farmers urged to apply for grants

Farmers urged to apply for grants

PICKENS COUNTY – Farmers in Cherokee, Pickens and Oconee counties can apply for South Carolina Farm Aid grants through Sept. 6 to help offset lo...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Eastern Equine Encephalitis spreading across state

Eastern Equine Encephalitis spreading across state

COLUMBIA — A serious horse disease carried by mosquitos has spread across South Carolina, making it essential that horse owners have their anima...

July 27th, 2016 |  


South Carolina dodges bullet with Africanized bees

South Carolina dodges bullet with Africanized bees

PENDLETON – More extensive genetic testing has concluded that a hive of suspected Africanized bees were predominately the less volatile European...

July 25th, 2016 |  


Clemson goats say goodbye – with full bellies — after a job well done

Clemson goats say goodbye – with full bellies — after a job well done

CLEMSON — Clemson University bade farewell to 40 of its hardest workers Monday, but there was no sorrow. Negotiations are already under way to b...

July 15th, 2016 |  


Kerry Owen named 2016 S.C. Farmer of the Year

Kerry Owen named 2016 S.C. Farmer of the Year

PICKENS — A Pickens beekeeper has been named the 2016 South Carolina Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Farmer of the Year, something a Clemson Coopera...

July 10th, 2016 |