Clemson Seeks State Funding to Improve Extension Program

🕔Jan 18, 2019A ninth-generation farmer whose family began farming on John’s Island in 1725, Thomas Legare knows a thing or two about the business, and he told state legislators this week that […]

South Carolina: Above Average Rainfall Breaks Annual State Record

🕔Jan 18, 2019Preliminary data for South Carolina indicates December was the second wettest out of the 124-year record, with a statewide average rainfall of 7.67 inches which is almost double the normal […]

South Carolina: Cotton, Peanut Meetings, Santee, Jan. 22, 24

🕔Jan 18, 2019Southeast farmers can learn tips to maximize profitability of cotton and peanut crops at meetings planned by the Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service this month. The annual South Carolina Cotton […]

South Carolina: Sweet Potato Weevil, Benghal Dayflower Quarantine Areas Increased

🕔Jan 16, 2019Clemson University’s Department of Plant Industry (DPI) has issued updated quarantine information related to two crop pests: sweet potato weevil and Benghal dayflower. The agency expanded a longstanding quarantine due […]

South Carolina Sweet Potatoes: New Pest in Darlington County Forces Quarantine

🕔Jan 9, 2019A new pest detected in two farm fields in Darlington County has resulted in a quarantine of South Carolina sweet potatoes by Louisiana and Mississippi. Guava root-knot nematode was detected […]

South Carolina: How Much Nitrogen is Necessary for Better Yields?

🕔Dec 27, 2018South Carolina cotton farmers may one day know exactly how much nitrogen their crops need to produce higher yields with greater quality. Armed with this knowledge, farmers can reduce costs and […]

South Carolina: Ag Outlook Strong; Weather, Trade Affecting Cotton, Soybeans

🕔Dec 14, 2018With a focus on economic development, the South Carolina agricultural industry is poised for positive productivity in 2019. This was the message Clemson experts gave during the recent third annual […]

Carolinas Tobacco, Sweet Potatoes: Aggressive Nematodes – New Research

🕔Dec 5, 2018The Carolinas’ wet 2018 growing season presented tobacco and sweet potato growers with many challenges. Among those was achieving control of a relatively new species of root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne enterolobii. […]

South Carolina: 10 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Hurricanes

🕔Nov 29, 2018Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated ten South Carolina counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to two separate disaster designations may be may be eligible for […]

South Carolina: Corn, Soybean Growers Meeting, Santee, Dec. 6

🕔Nov 29, 2018Precision agriculture, Dicamba, fungicides and tariff effects will be the topics of discussion at Clemson Cooperative Extension’s second annual Corn and Soybean Growers Meeting on Dec. 6. The meeting gets […]

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