Clemson Board of Trustees approve on-campus parking garage, statewide health center, elects vice chair of Board

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. 

Clemson scientists study watermelon to improve organic vegetable production

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 Extension program building better leaders for SC communities

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. […]

Meet the Expert: Sarah Custer, Director of Emergency Management

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.

South Carolina youth show off shooting skills at national 4-H event

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 […]

New Clemson University podcast aims to explain the natural world

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, […]

Don’t fumble your tailgate safety

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 […]

Clemson Extension offers Basics of Beekeeping Hybrid Course

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 online course teaches basic forage concepts and principles

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 […]

Clemson announces 2023 Peanut Field Day

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 […]

Keinath named APS Fellow

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 […]