South Carolina

Researchers Discover Biomarkers Needed to Help Peanuts Beat the Heat

Heat stress caused by climate change is threatening to reduce peanut crop yields. A group of researchers led by Clemson University Plant and Environmental Sciences Assistant Professor Sruthi Narayanan is working to develop heat-tolerant peanut varieties they hope will help maintain peanut production and profitability.

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Clemson Researcher Studies Organic Agriculture Soil Challenges

The organic industry is the fastest growing agricultural segment in the United States, but low soil organic carbon, meager soil fertility and poor soil structure are keeping South Carolina farmers from reaping the benefits of this market.

Supporting Veterans and Responding to Farm Stress

Farmers and ranchers across the country continue to struggle amidst the current farm crisis.

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NIFA Supports Disaster Education through EDEN

USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) supports disaster education through the Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN).