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 […]
Clemson Rural Health has expanded again into an undeserved part of the state with a new full-time facility for residents of Orangeburg, Bamberg, Barnwell and Calhoun counties
This is two weeks earlier than when it was first detected in 2022. – Tony Keinath, Clemson University vegetable pathologist Downy mildew is making its annual appearance in South Carolina a little early this year and a Clemson University specialist […]
After more than three decades of service to Clemson University, first as a “trailblazer” in governmental affairs and now as director of its agricultural research outpost in Columbia, Kathy Coleman has been recognized for bringing positive visibility to South Carolina’s […]
Turfgrass is an integral part of both golf courses and landscapes, and Clemson University experts are helping golf course superintendents and homeowners learn how to grow turfgrass to best meet their needs. The latest research-based information on turfgrass was shared […]
A program designed to guard against a pest that could devastate the South Carolina cotton crop just got cheaper and easier for the farmers whose crops it aims to protect.
A Clemson University researcher is part of a multi-state, multi-disciplinary study to improve rice farming sustainability and profitability through research innovations that advance climate-resilient crops. Raghupathy Karthikeyan, Newman Endowed Chair Professor of Natural Resources Engineering and a professor in Clemson’s […]
Clemson University researchers believe wheat and other small grains have a place in South Carolina and they are working to revive this part of the state’s agricultural industry. An estimated 180,000 acres of winter wheat and other small grain crops […]
This member of the Class of 2023 has pursued learning throughout her lifetime.
The South Carolina House of Representatives has recognized Clemson Cooperative Extension’s Ag + Art Tour as a “national example” of a program that emphasizes agritourism to showcase the state’s farms and farmers. State Rep. Randy Ligon of Chester County read […]
Dil Thavarajah is a researcher who is passionate about combating global obesity and malnutrition. She is following this passion to help Clemson University fulfill its Land-Grant Mission. In recognition of her achievements, Thavarajah has received Clemson’s highest agricultural research award, […]
The awards ceremony recognizes faculty for teaching, research and service; staff members for exemplary contributions; and honors undergraduate and graduate students with achievement honors and awards.
The Clemson University School of Health Research (CUSHR) has selected 11 new faculty scholars and 11 new clinical faculty.
Horace Berry ’41 grew up in a small, South Carolina mill town before graduating Clemson and serving in World War II. His role in liberating a concentration camp was recognized by the Butterly Project, a Holocaust remembrance event founded in 2006.
Agriculture and tourism are among the primary industries that drive the state’s economy, and the South Carolina Ag + Art Tour has been bringing those two essential elements of its culture together for a dozen years. Led by the Clemson […]
With the program now on its third cohort, the Extension Emerging Leadership Initiative (EELI) welcomed back graduates to help usher in a new class by sharing their own stories of success since completing the leadership training. “The best part of […]
Turfgrass and small grains farmers can learn the latest research-based information during two in-person field days scheduled for April at the Clemson University Pee Dee Research and Education Center (REC). The first field day is the Pee Dee REC Turfgrass […]
Consumers can take steps to minimize their risk when purchasing fertilizers, says Brad Stancil, assistant director of the Clemson University Department of Fertilizer Regulatory and Certification Services.
PELION, South Carolina — Raised by a single mother and having experienced homelessness as a youth, Teddy Tripp learned a thing or two about young people dealing with food insecurity. And during a recent event at the Advanced Agribusiness Research […]
South Carolina 4-H’ers visit the state’s capital each March to hear from public officials, visit the State House and see legislators in action, but this year some got a surprise welcome from the governor himself — and even a guided […]
Pressure canning is an important, safe method of preserving low-acid foods and Clemson Extension staff are available to help South Carolina residents ensure their equipment is ready for the 2023 canning season. Low-acid foods include meats and vegetables. The dial […]
People who raise livestock know how important forages are for proper nutrition in their herds. But that nutirional value also is passed along to humans. To help South Carolina livestock owners produce forages year around, the Clemson University Cooperative Extension […]