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Sesquicentennial State Park

By S. Flynn

Sesquicentennial State Park

Team Making It Grow travels with Dr. John Nelson, Director of the AC Moore Herbarium at the University of South Carolina and Professor of Biology, to Sesquicentennial State Park with his Spring Floral Class.

How to Make An Armadillo Trap

By S. Flynn

An Armadillo Trap

Making It Grow visits with Hank Stallworth of Calhoun County, SC and learns how he deals with the invasive armadillos on his property. We learn that Hank's friend Kevin Collins took the recommended trap design and made a wooden version that seems to effectively trap the armadillos.

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid

By S. Flynn

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid

Clemson University's Dr. Joseph D. Culin and Clemson Extension Agent LayLa Burgess share with our viewers information about the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid.  This small, aphidlike insect that threatens the health and sustainability of eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) and Carolina hemlock (Tsuga caroliniana) in the Eastern United States.

Sweet Potato Research

By S. 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 their research will help farmers meet the challenges of growing sweet potatoes in the future by providing them with cultivars that have resistance to weeds, insects, and diseases and can be grown with the fewest inputs for a more sustainable crop.

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