Savannah Valley District

National Farm Safety and Health Week

Marion Barnes, County Extension Agent, Clemson University Anyone actively involved in farming can tell you about the hazards and risks encountered while providing the food, fiber, and fuel this country and the world depend on. Just as consumers sometimes overlook the important role farmers play in their lives, farmers often overlook the dangers of farming. […]

Keep it Safe When Brown-Bagging

CHRISTINE PATRICK, SENIOR COUNTY EFNEP AGENT Whether it’s students taking lunch to school or adults packing lunch for work, millions of people across the country pack a bag of lunch each day.  Bag lunches should be handled with care to make sure the meal inside remains tasty and safe to eat. Follow these safety tips […]

Picking Up the Pieces – Managing Livestock Pastures After a Severe Weather Event

Marion Barnes, Senior County Extension Agent- Clemson University Severe weather events like hurricanes and tropical storms remind us of how vulnerable we all are to weather events. Livestock producers are no exception. These events cause stress and problems for livestock as well as producers. When storms cause damage to personal property, dwellings, outbuildings, and other […]

Eastern Tent Caterpillars Are on the Move

Marion Barnes, Senior County Extension Agent – Clemson University Spring has arrived in the low country; home gardeners are working in their gardens, azaleas, and dogwoods have been blooming for several weeks, and tent caterpillars are appearing on our trees’ foliage and shrubs. The eastern tent caterpillar, Malacosoma americanum, is a native pest of North […]

Corn Planting Season

                                                                     HANNAH W. MIKELLAgronomy Agent, Clarendon & Williamsburg County Corn planting season is just around the corner, and we look forward to […]

2023 Fruit Tree Sale – Beaufort and Jasper County

Clemson Extension 4-H

Clemson Extension Annual Tree Sale Returns BEAUFORT, South Carolina – Clemson Extension is hosting the annual fruit and ornamental tree sale.  This sale is a fundraiser to benefit Beaufort & Jasper County 4-H programs.  A wide range of bare root trees will be available for purchase.  Among some of the fruit varieties offered are blueberries, […]

Welcome Lacey Harrington, Clarendon County Administrative Assistant

The new Administrative Assistant for the Clarendon County Clemson Cooperative Extension office. I was raised in Clarendon County and still reside with my close friends and family. Formerly, I was a legal assistant and receptionist at a local law firm in a nearby county. This year, I finished Central Carolina Technical College with an associate […]

Clarendon County 4-H Needs

Alyssa L. Jones, 4-H Youth Development Clarendon County 4-H Needs Hey, All! As we move into the new year, the Clarendon County 4-H family would appreciate your help to be successful. Our most significant need is getting the word out there about Clarendon County 4-H! If you want to share your 4-H story, please email […]

January Meetings

ALYSSA  L. JONES,  CLARENDON COUNTY 4-H  Important Dates for January  Livestock Club meeting Tuesday, January 3, 2023, at 6:00 PM. Record Book Workday Thursday, January 5, 2023, beginning at 2:00 PM. Your Rabbit Project Record Books are due Friday, January 6, 2023. Teen Council meeting Saturday, January 7, 2023, at 10:00 AM. Natural Resources Club meeting Saturday, […]

Winter Management of Cattle

Nicole Correa and Hillary Pope, Area Livestock & Forages Agents Preparing your livestock for the winter months may seem less daunting here in the South, unlike some mid-western states that see a lot of snow. However, it is just as vital for us as it is for others. We would like to include a few tips […]