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.
Greenville, S.C. — As the brightest minds in plant genetics met in Greenville for the National Association of Plant Breeders (NAPB) annual conference July 16-20 — hosted by Clemson University — the news headlines included: “Is climate change to blame […]
Shelley Lovern grew up working in rural, isolated areas. Her Clemson degree will help her educate others about avoid accidents and injury in the field.
Greg Yarrow has been named acting dean of the College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences (CAFLS),
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED Pollinator habitats, genetics, cover crops and cotton variety trials are just a few of the topics that will be covered during the Clemson University Pee Dee Research and Education Center (REC) Field Day on Aug. […]
The official theme of this year’s South Carolina 4-H Congress was “Once Upon a Time in a 4-H Fairy Tale,” but the stories told that night might have been titled “A Tale of Two Gardens” instead. First, State Teen Council […]
Clemson Extension program now accepting applications for 2023-24 Columbia, SC — South Carolina farmers looking to grow their farm businesses now have access to advanced level business and production training thanks in part to a $600,000 grant from the United […]
The DHS announced an amendment to include the field of landscape architecture as a STEM discipline, impacting Clemson landscape students
Various wildlife conservation organizations estimate only approximately 5,000 panthera tigris – tigers – remain in the wild. This alarming number equals a roughly 95% decrease in wild tigers in the past century or so.
“Fusarium wilt is a devastating disease. We want to do what we can to help solve problems associated with this disease.” Gilbert Miller, Clemson Extension vegetable specialist Sweet, refreshing watermelon is a favorite summertime treat, but cooler-than-normal temperatures this spring […]
A group of K-12 teachers from across the Upstate took a field trip to learn about wildlife and land management ecology from Clemson faculty, thanks to a grant from the Duke Energy Foundation. Fourteen teachers from schools in Oconee, Pickens, Anderson and Greenville counties participated in the workshop June 12-15 at Duke Energy’s Bad Creek Outdoor Classroom.
The projects funded this spring represent a broad spectrum of interests and applications from soil health and biodiversity to disaster recovery and developing computing curriculum for elementary schools and more.
The term “holistic student experience” may sound elaborate, but to Matthew Interis it simply means taking care of the whole student and not just their academics. And that’s exactly what Interis — who began July 1 as the Associate Dean […]
Molecular breeder Sachin Rustgi’s grant-funded study seeks to help remove immunogenic-gluten proteins, not wheat, from the diet of those with sensitivities and intolerances.
This year’s Clemson University Watermelon Field Day highlights innovative technology combined with tested management practices to give watermelon growers an edge on growing this summer favorite. Watermelon is the largest acreage vegetable crop grown in South Carolina, with 117 million […]
Although he never knew his namesake, Frank Lever III recalls that his grandfather believed the act of Congress that created a nationwide Extension system in America was “almost entirely a product of South Carolina thinking.” And at a ceremony in […]
Clemson University researchers are determining how to develop a higher-yielding, better-quality cotton by altering plant growth habit and form. Led by molecular biologist Sachin Rustgi, the researchers are looking at how regulating certain genes can transform cotton from a perennial […]