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Pond Botany

October 24, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Pond Botany

Clemson Extension Agent Chase Smoak invites Dr. John Nelson from the University of South Carolina Herbarium to explore and botanize around his family’s pond in Pinewood, SC. To take a closer look at the plant material around the pond, they decide to walk on in!

The Dairy Heifer Project

October 16, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
The Dairy Heifer Project

The Heifer Dairy Project began in 1974 and was designed to provide boys and girls who have non-dairy backgrounds an opportunity to raise a dairy heifer and experience the dairy industry. We follow 4H 12 year old twin girls Madelyn and Logan Bolin of Clover, SC as they first...

The SC State Fair’s Ride Of Your Life Scholarship

October 16, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Lynn Cornfoot
The SC State Fair’s Ride Of Your Life Scholarship

The SC State Fair’s Ride Of Your Life Scholarship Program annually awards 50 scholarships to South Carolina high school students planning to pursue their studies at any public or private college, university or technical college in the state. General Manager of the SC State...

The SC State Fair: "Meet Me at the Rocket"

October 16, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Brandie Perron
Meet Me at the Rocket

With the South Carolina State Fair celebrating its 150th anniversary, historian and author, Dr. Richard Stroup, discusses a few aspects from his new book “Meet Me at the Rocket” including the State Ball, where the moniker “Big Thursday” came from, and how the fair reflects...

Healthy Bread Dip for Hypertension

September 23, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Healthy Bread Dip for Hypertension

Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty talks with Clemson Health Extension Agents Shanna Sykes and Emily Moody about hypertension programs they provide. They also make a healthy dip for bread!

The Food2Market Program

September 23, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
The Food2Market Program

Host of "Making It Grow", Amanda McNulty learns about the Food2Market program from Dr. Kimberly Baker and Adair Hoover from the Clemson Extension’s Food Systems and Safety Program Team. Food2Market is a Clemson Extension program designed to help food entrepreneurs through...

Epworth Ice Cream

September 9, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Epworth Ice Cream

South Carolina Specialty Food Association member Dave Mackey of Epworth Ice Cream joins us at "Making It Grow" along with Suzy Ellison of the SC Department of Agriculture. Dave shares the story of how Epworth Children's Home started making ice cream during the Great...

Watermelon Parfait

July 17, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Watermelon Parfait

2019 South Carolina Watermelon Queen Courtney Kubu visits us at "Making It Grow" and shares some nutritional information about watermelon and also shows us how to make a watermelon parfait!

Museum of the Moon

June 10, 2019 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Libby Dallis
Museum of the Moon

The Museum of the Moon , an incredible 23-foot inflatable moon installation was placed over Dargan Street in Florence, S.C. in May 2019. Florence was the second location that this artwork, created by U.K. artist Luke Jerram , was moved to in the United States,, following a...

Soft Shell Crabs

April 5, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Craig T. Ness
“Making It Grow” taped a segment at Hudson’s Resturaunt in Hilton Head, SC. Host and Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty talk

Making It Grow taped a segment at Hudson’s Resturaunt in Hilton Head, S.C. Host and Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty talked with owner Andrew Carmines about their soft shell crabs and also their oyster operation. In the spring, Hudson’s has a soft shell crab shedding...

Sumter Opera House

October 24, 2018 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Libby Dallis
Sumter opera House

Anyone who has lived in Sumter or visited can probably remember seeing the iconic watchtower of the Sumter Opera House, which stands over the rest of the downtown area. As a Sumter native, Mayor McElveen witnessed many changes to the Sumter Opera House over the years. Today...

Everything You Need To Know About Kudzu and the Kudzu Bug

October 15, 2018 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Libby Dallis
Kudzu Bug

The Kudzu Bug, Megacopta cribraria, is an invasive species that was first detected in North America in 2009. The species feeds on legumes. Kudzu and soybeans are preferred legume hosts. When the species feeds on Kudzu, it is beneficial, as it was determined that the insect...

Caffeine and Gasoline

October 12, 2018 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Mark Adams
Old Car

It’s a car lover’s dream at the Sumter Cut Rate Drugstore and Soda Fountain, the second oldest restaurant in the state since 1935. Each year the restaurant hosts the Annual Caffeine and Gasoline Car & Motorcycle Show. The event benefits the Sumter County Military...

An Interview with Sumter's Mayor

September 26, 2018 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by Libby Dallis
Mayor McElveen

Anyone who has lived in Sumter or visited can probably remember seeing the iconic watchtower of the Sumter Opera House , which stands over the rest of the downtown area. ETV Sumter interviewed Mayor McElveen last week on this prominent point. As a Sumter native, Mayor...

Horse Psychology

September 26, 2018 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Reed Edwards

Reed Edwards of FoxPipe Farm in Laurens, SC has a horse school where he works with horses on their behavior and also the rider or owner on what they need to do keep bad behavior from reoccurring.

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