Now in its fourth year, CU Grow is preparing for its largest class to date. Thirty-two members from more than 25 departments across campus will participate in Clemson’s premier staff development program, which includes experiential learning, workshops, skill development and […]
Current technologies and management, agronomics, insect thresholds, economics and other topics are on the agenda for the South Carolina Corn and Soybean Growers Annual Meeting on Dec. 14 in Santee.
An invasive yellow-legged hornet was trapped in Jasper County last week, according to Clemson University officials tasked with protecting the state’s bee-keeping industry.
The hornet was captured Nov. 9, and the finding was confirmed by the USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Nov. 16.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 1 in 6 Americans, or 48 million people, get sick from a foodborne illness each year.
What happens when you unite the biggest pop star in the world and a two-time Super Bowl champion? A whole lot of excitement.
Bacteria can survive on foods that are not properly cooked and cause foodborne illnesses. A Clemson University food systems and safety agent has some tips to help keep people safe this holiday season.
Clemson’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences (CAFLS) and the University’s Division of Public Service and Agriculture (PSA) will be merged into one administrative and academic unit, Provost Bob Jones announced.
The Clemson University Department of Public Health Sciences has become a critical resource for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as faculty members provide intellectual leadership on several CDC-funded projects. Recently, researchers in the Department have collectively received […]
Clemson researchers recently discovered genes responsible for fatty acid production in chickpea while breeding for varieties to grow in South Carolina.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is contributing dollars toward implementing the first year of a five-year High Obesity Program in rural and underserved areas of South Carolina.
As the Clemson Family gathered for Homecoming, the College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences (CAFLS) took the opportunity to honor four alums for their outstanding service to the college, university and agribusiness industry. The CAFLS Alumni Awards program began […]
Through a CDC funding and cooperative agreement initiative, Clemson University is helping four states duplicate its unique diabetes education and support program to allow more people access to this important resource.
Cameron Colby’s work at Clemson University led to a position at Biobot Analytics, a Boston-based company that helped Clemson monitor the Omicron variant’s surge.
Clemson University Center for Agricultural Technology has added a new precision agriculture specialist to its staff.
The 2023 Fall Quarterly Meetings of the Clemson Board of Trustees were held October 5-6 on Clemson’s main campus, and approvals were granted for Phase 1 of an on-campus parking garage, a University center dedicated to public health research to benefit the lives of South Carolina residents, academic program updates and various campus construction projects.
Our long-term goal is to develop organic fertilizers and strategies for higher nutrient-use efficiency, as well as weed and soilborne pest management. Bhupinder Jatana, Clemson ag scientist Consumer interest in organically produced fruits and vegetables is growing and to help […]
Clemson, South Carolina — The Extension Emerging Leadership Initiative (EELI) was created to develop leaders who exemplify professionalism and integrity and inspire others, and as it prepares for its fourth cohort, the proof of its success is in the proverbial pudding. […]
Des Moines, Iowa — Extension work aims to bring the expertise of academia to the local level with a personal touch, and Clemson Cooperative Extension Service has garnered a slew of national awards to reflect that impact in South Carolina’s […]
Five years after its inception, the Clemson University School of Nursing study abroad program in Cyprus continues to receive international academic recognition.
Whether it’s responding to a report of smoke in a building on campus, preparing for a hurricane approaching South Carolina or helping coordinate the logistics of a home football game, Director of Emergency Management Sarah Custer and her team go to work to do whatever is needed.
A team of Clemson University researchers has found certain cover crops do not compete with cash crops for nutrients and water when grown in upstate South Carolina’s sandy loam soils. The team, led by Clemson scientist Sruthi Narayanan, an associate […]
Milford, Iowa — For Pendleton High School student Thomas Marshall, getting to visit Iowa and study new and unfamiliar wildlife species was already a memorable experience — even before he and his teammates showed off how much they already knew. […]
State Champs also crowned in 4-H shotgun project Grand Island, Nebraska — The 4-H Shooting Sports program aims to teach youth marksmanship, safe use of firearms, principles of hunting and archery, and more, and four South Carolinians hit their targets […]
Clemson University has launched a new science podcast titled Earthly that will explain the science behind some of world’s most pressing issues in agriculture, natural resources, wildlife, and the earth sciences. The first edition of Earthly was distributed Sept. 5, […]
The future of your food is growing just a few miles away and you’re invited to see it Thursday, Sept. 14 during a field day at Clemson University’s Simpson Beef Cattle Farm. This year’s field day features tours and updates […]
Clemson University ranks number 5 in World Sports Network’s Best College Tailgates and with football season here, the Clemson Cooperative Extension Service has some tips to help sideline foodborne illnesses. Common foods eaten when tailgating include those with meats, dairy […]
Researchers at land-grant institutions across the nation are busy working to improve turfgrass to keep athletes safer. They also are studying how to help minimize negative environmental impacts from practices used to maintain these playing surfaces.
Beekeeping is critical to United States agriculture and has grown in popularity as a hobby enjoyed by thousands of South Carolina residents. To help new and aspiring beekeepers learn how to be successful, the Clemson Cooperative Extension Service has developed […]
Clemson Extension is offering an online course to help South Carolina forage and livestock producers enhance their overall management skills and improve the production and sustainability of their operations. The course, Forage Systems in South Carolina, is designed to teach […]
Principal lecturer Amy Pope and lecturers Liz Laxton and Chelsea McKelvey recently collaborated with Clemson Online on dynamic course offerings through a rigorous certification process with Quality Matters (QM) – a global leader in effective online and hybrid course design. […]
New varieties, modern technology, disease and weed management, as well as economics and cover crops are on the agenda for the 2023 Clemson Extension Peanut Field Day Sept. 7 at the Edisto Research and Education Center (REC) in Blackville, South […]
We know the researchers at Clemson University will make every effort to determine what data and information is going to best serve our regional farmers. Their proven track record and history in the agricultural world make Clemson one of the […]
Anthony “Tony” Keinath is the first Clemson University Research and Extension plant pathologist to be named a fellow by The American Phytopathological Society (APS). This award is one of the highest levels of professional recognition conferred by APS in recognition […]
When Martin Hamilton first laid eyes upon the South Carolina Botanical Garden (SCBG), he was impressed by the diverse plant collection spread across nearly 300 acres throughout its mix of formal and natural areas. But what really blew Hamilton away […]
Clemson University officials are urging South Carolina beekeepers and the public to be on the lookout for yellow-legged hornets after the invasive insect was discovered in the Savannah, GA, area.
Nematodes and other pests were topics discussed during the 2023 Clemson Cooperative Extension Service Corn Field Day held at the Edisto REC.