Clemson Extension Watermelon Field Day features research, technology and trade show

The 2024 Clemson University Watermelon Field Day features innovative technology, pest control tips, research updates, and a trade show to give watermelon growers an edge on growing this summer favorite. The field day will be held July 11 at the Edisto Research and Education Center (EREC), 64 Research Road, Blackville, S.C. 29817.

President’s Leadership Institute graduates its eighth cohort

The President’s Leadership Institute graduated its 2023 cohort in a ceremony at the Reeves Recruiting Lounge at Memorial Stadium on May 2, 2024. The Institute, completing its eighth year, is a nine-month leadership development program designed to support and develop […]

‘See the world differently’

April is National Volunteer Month, and more than 4,500 volunteers helped Extension deliver the knowledge and resources of Clemson University to the people of South Carolina last year.

Dates set for 2024 Employee Appreciation Luncheons across the state 

Get excited – it is time for the annual Employee Appreciation Luncheons! This year, eight luncheons are scheduled across the state to recognize Clemson faculty and staff for their hard work in advancing our institution.  These events are an exciting […]

Pee Dee REC announces Turfgrass Field Day

FLORENCE, S.C. – Poa-annua control, controlling spring dead spot in ultradwarf bermudagrass putting green turf and information about new fungicide combinations are just a few of the topics that will be covered during the Clemson University Pee Dee Research and […]

Precision Ag Field Day sets technology in motion for students

Precision agriculture uses cutting-edge technology to make farms more efficient. With experts predicting technology will brighten farming’s future, Clemson University academics, Cooperative Extension Service and research station faculty and staff are joining forces to prepare a skilled workforce for this […]

ACC Academic Leaders Network holds its first 2024 meeting at Clemson

The Clemson University Office of the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost recently hosted the first of three conferences in 2024 supporting the ACC-ALN (Academic Leaders Network). The ACC-ALN facilitates networking across member institutions and fosters collaboration among […]

Floating wetlands bring beauty, benefits to South Carolina ponds

Clemson University researchers and Extension professionals are working to make the 20,000+ created ponds in South Carolina’s coastal counties as effective and attractive as possible by “supercharging” them with floating wetlands.

University Facilities to tackle campus projects during Spring Break

Clemson University’s 2024 Spring Break runs from Monday, March 18, through Friday, March 22. University Facilities will take advantage of the break in classes to work on several areas of main campus, listed below. In addition to these updates, visit […]

Extension’s annual Ag + Art Tour bound for more SC counties than ever

Nine counties join lineup for nation’s largest free farm tour in 2024 Clemson Cooperative Extension’s Ag + Art Tour was already the nation’s largest free farm tour, with more than 100,000 visitors since it began, and this year’s tour will […]

S.C. Agriculture Technology and Business Forum coming to West Columbia

NOTE: We are at full capacity. Registration is closed. Plan to join us for the 2025 Forum! This forum is designed to address challenges and shape the future of the state’s production agriculture. Kendall Kirk, Clemson University Center for Agricultural […]

South Carolina fescue farmers needed for climate-smart agriculture study

The goal of this project is to equip and empower grassland farmers to enter the carbon economy while enhancing operation resiliency and optimizing profitability, soil health and biodiversity. Liliane Silva, Clemson Cooperative Extension Service livestock and forages specialist BLACKVILLE, S.C. […]

Clemson Ag Service Lab promotes game-winning turf for athletic programs

The reports generated from these tests show what nutrients need to be applied to the soil so that the turf can remain healthy throughout the season. Shannon Alford, Clemson University Agricultural Service Lab director It’s spring and sports talk turns […]

Clemson Extension announces 2024 Forages Field Day and BMPs Workshop

BLACKVILLE, S.C. – Forage quality directly impacts animal performance. To help South Carolina livestock owners learn how to provide supplemental feed during the fall and winter months, the Clemson Cooperative Extension Service is offering in-person programs in March. The 2024 […]