Field days -- those hands-on instructional demonstrations that are ubiquitous in agriculture -- have been an integral part of the land-grant university system since the Morrill Act was established more than 150 years ago.
While the science has become more sophisticated, the principle is still the same: Take the necessary knowledge to the people who need it. Show them what they need to know.
Clemson Extension specialists and county agents do this week-in and week-out in every corner of South Carolina, showing farmers and agribusinesses how to make the most of the latest research-driven knowledge. Here’s a short sampling of field days from around the state.
For more information on field days and research these Clemson Research and Education Centers, visit them at: