A dangerously prolific invasive ant species called the tawny crazy ant has been spreading throughout the South and now appears to be on the verge of entering South Carolina for the first time. But a team of Clemson University scientists is hot on the trail.
Clemson University researchers are attempting to save South Carolina’s soybean growers millions of dollars each year by investigating alternative methods for reducing damage caused by white-tailed deer.
A team of Clemson University scientists recently conducted an onsite visit with representatives of the U.S. National Whitewater Center to discuss potential tactics to improve and maintain the water quality of the outdoor facility’s manmade whitewater river.
Just when things were looking promising for farmers in most areas of the state, another dry and wicked heat wave has a hold on South Carolina and is starting to squeeze the life out of crops.
For the third straight year, a herd of hungry goats came to Clemson University to devour dense tangles of invasive plants that have plagued portions of the campus for decades.
Clemson University scientists Paul Leonard and Rob Baldwin are part of a collaborative study on how rising sea levels and increased urbanization — both now and in the future — are joining forces to fragment habitat connectivity across the region. Leonard, Baldwin and four other co-authors contributed to the paper, “Landscape Connectivity Losses Due to Sea Level Rise and Land Use Change,” about wildlife habitat connectivity in the Southeast that has been published in the journal Animal Conservation.
The first step of an ongoing-process designed to bring a valuable heirloom wheat back from the brink of extinction has been completed with flying colors.
Clemson University scientist Cheryl Ingram-Smith has been awarded a three-year, $424,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the inner workings of a parasite that causes 50 million cases of amoebic dysentery each year and kills 50,000 to 100,000.
Clemson's Coastal Research and Education Center, in conjunction with the Carolina Gold Rice Foundation, continues to expand efforts to revive nearly extinct crops tied through the centuries to the South.
When you’re dealing with something as invaluable as water, it’s good to hope for the best but plan for the worst. An ongoing collaborative effort involving Clemson University, two state agencies and one private company aims to do just that by conducting a surface water availability assessment that will eventually become a key component of a long-term, multifaceted state water plan for the rivers of South Carolina.
CLEMSON – In the middle of the 17th century, rice was introduced into Carolina Province near Charles Town. Using thousands of enslaved Africans, plantation owners began to amass great wealth. But it came at a price. The entire landscape of the Lowcountry of South Carolina was literally and figuratively reshaped. Five centuries later, the tale […]
Clemson University research scientist Zhicheng Dou has received a $64,786 grant from the Knights Templar Eye Foundation to study a microscopic parasite that can cause blindness, birth defects and other severe health consequences.
Clemson Extension’s Amanda McNulty and Sean Flynn, along with the rest of the crew of “Making It Grow,” recently won another prestigious Telly Award for a 2015 segment titled “Mason Jar Salads.”
A large floating garden – shaped like a Tiger paw – was recently installed in a pond on the campus of Clemson University. The garden is laced with plants and flowers that will beautify the pond and benefit the environment.
The 2016 Sparkleberry Fair was held April 30 on the expansive grounds of Clemson University’s Sandhill Research and Education Center. The festive extravaganza featured about two dozen educational exhibits hosted by Clemson Cooperative Extension.