Agriculture

SC Farmers See Devastating Loss

March 22, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
peaches

In the past several days, South Carolina has seen record high and record low temperatures. Due to the record low temperatures, peach farmers are facing extreme damage to this year’s harvest. Because of the unseasonably warm winter the state has seen this winter, the peach...

Steve Meadows, Clemson Extension Beef Cattle Specialist

March 22, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Steve Meadows, Clemson Extension Beef Cattle Specialist

Amanda McNulty interviews Steve Meadows, Clemson Extension Beef Cattle Specialist, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 11, 2017.

Dr. Steve Cole, Director of Regulatory and Public Service Programs

March 15, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Dr. Steve Cole, Director of Regulatory and Public Service Programs

Amanda McNulty interviews Dr. Steve Cole, Director of Regulatory and Public Service Programs at Clemson University, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 11, 2017.

Dr. Nathan Smith, Clemson University Professor of Agribusiness Production

March 8, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Dr. Nathan Smith, Clemson University Professor of Agribusiness Production

“Making It Grow” host and Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty interviews Dr. Nathan Smith, Clemson University Professor of Agribusiness Production, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 11, 2017.

Aaron Wood, S.C. Assistant Commissioner of Agriculture - Agency Operations

March 1, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Aaron Wood, S.C. Assistant Commissioner of Agriculture - Agency Operations

“Making It Grow” host and Clemson Extension Amanda McNulty interviews S.C. Assistant Commissioner of Agriculture - Agency Operations, Aaron Wood, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 11, 2017.

Sweet Potato Research

February 27, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Sweet Potato Research

Team "Making It Grow" travels to the USDA-Agricultural Research Service's U.S. Vegetable Laboratory in Charleston, SC to talk with Research Entomologist Dr. Livy Williams and also Research Geneticist Dr. Phillip A. Wadl about their research on sweet potatoes. We discuss how...

Derek Underwood, Assistant Commissioner for Consumer Protection

February 22, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Derek Underwood, Assistant Commissioner for Consumer Protection

“Making It Grow” host and Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty interviews Derek Underwood, Assistant Commissioner for Consumer Protection for S.C. Department of Agriculture, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 12, 2017.

Martin Eubanks, S.C. Assistant Commissioner of Agriculture

February 15, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Martin Eubanks, S.C. Assistant Commissioner of Agriculture

“Making It Grow” host and Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty interviews S.C. Assistant Commissioner of Agriculture Martin Eubanks during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 11, 2017.

Making It Grow Interviews Hugh Weathers, S.C. Commissioner of Agriculture

February 8, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Commissioner of Agriculture Hugh Weathers

“Making It Grow” host and Clemson ExtensionAgent Amanda McNulty interviews S.C. Commissioner of Agriculture Hugh Weathers during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 11, 2017.

Red Worms and Louisiana Swamp Worms

January 31, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Worms

Clemson Extension Agent and Host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty travels to a Worm Farm near Simpsonville, SC where Terry Unger raises Red Worms and Louisiana Swamp Worms. Terry takes us through the process on how he cares for these worms and also talks about how they...

Q&A | A Conversation with Loni Rikard, Owner, Rocky Wells Agri-Services, and Co-Owner, Rocky Wells Farm

March 14, 2016 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Loni Rikard looking at the camera

Loni Rikard was one of the 2016 Palmetto Center for Women Honors recipients. The PCW Honors recognizes women whose outstanding achievements distinguish them as leaders and role models in the community. Rikard is the owner of Rocky Wells Agri-Services, LLC, and co-owner of...

Cotton Road

February 5, 2016 - Posted in ETV by Glenn Rawls
Farmer Brown points out a cotton bloom and a cotton square.

The film Cotton Road follows cotton from South Carolina farms to Chinese factories to illuminate the work and industrial processes in a global supply chain. It airs Thursday, February 11th at 8:00 p.m. on South Carolina ETV. Americans consume nearly 20 billion new items of...

The Last Barn Dance

January 25, 2016 - Posted in ETV by Glenn Rawls
dancing at the barn dance

The Last Barn Dance is a short film that follows a dairy farmer's plight to save his farm and a barn-dance tradition his family started nearly 50 years ago. Randy Lewis has seen almost every other family farm close its doors in Alamance County, North Carolina. With rising...

SC AgriBiz & Farm Expo

January 11, 2016 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
SC AgriBiz & Farm Expo

Clemson Extension Agent and Host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty is joined by Jody Martin from The SC AgriBiz & Farm Expo. This event at the Florence Civic Center January 13-14 is designed to incorporate the industry's deep traditional roots along with today's...

Agriculture of Oconee County

January 8, 2016 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
farming

Oconee County has beautiful rolling hills and a rich history in agriculture. It is quickly becoming a destination for agri-tourism within the state. The Carolina Foothill Heritage Fair was created to spark interest in agriculture in younger generations. Video provided by...

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