With the understanding that collaboration is essential, Clemson Cooperative Extension agents will begin visiting agricultural operations across the state this week to understand their water usage. The South Carolina Agricultural Water Use and Irrigation Survey will collect scientific data that will be used to aid state agencies, legislators, policymakers and others in making informed management decisions about water resources.
Clemson University master's student Sara Webb was one of 10 graduate students nationwide, plus 20 undergraduates, honored in Washington, D.C., as a USDA Student Diversity Program winner for her essay on inclusion and diversity in the agriculture sector.
Through a National Fish and Wildlife Foundation grant, Clemson University scientist Cathy Jachowski is working to identify habitat requirements to inform restoration and species recovery for the Carolina heelsplitter, the only federally endangered mussel species in South Carolina.
Water is a driving force behind virtually every facet of life in South Carolina — from agriculture, recreation and tourism to essential needs like food and drink. But water is both among the Palmetto State’s greatest assets and biggest challenges. A December 2016 study by Clemson University professors found natural resource-based sectors contribute $33.4 billion […]
Clemson will host an interactive panel discussion titled “A Conversation on The Future of Conservation in America” at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 1, in the Self Auditorium of the Strom Thurmond Institute. Held in conjunction with the release and launch of a national book tour for “The Future of Conservation in America: A Chart for Rough Water,” by Clemson professor Gary Machlis and former National Park Service director Jonathan Jarvis, the event will use the opportunity for a candid discussion on the state of American conservation and its path forward.
Registration is under way for Clemson Extension’s Spring 2018 Master Pond Manager program, which will run online from late March through May, with field days held in the Charleston area May 9 and 10.
FLORENCE — Clemson University’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences (CAFLS) honored some of its best and brightest products at the South Carolina AgriBiz and Farm Expo last month at the Florence Civic Center. The CAFLS Alumni Awards Program, managed by the CAFLS Agriculture Alumni Board of Directors, began three years ago as a […]
Reflecting on a half-century of what director Skip Van Bloem called “a Tiger spirit … with some Hobcaw seasoning,” Clemson University’s Belle W. Baruch Institute of Coastal Ecology and Forest Science celebrated its 50th anniversary last week at its headquarters.
Facing a feral hog problem on a massive military installation in Texas, the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center-Environmental Laboratory sought out the expertise of Clemson University scientists to help solve the quandary.
A study from a pair of Clemson University professors has concluded that natural resource-based sectors contribute $33.4 billion in economic activity annually to the South Carolina economy.
Seven Clemson University students put their heads — and talents — together this semester to brighten the hospital experience for Greenville Health System patients, particularly those in the children’s hospital. As part of their Sustainable Landscape Garden Design laboratory class, an interdisciplinary group of agricultural education, architecture and horticulture majors completed a redesign of the GHS Healing Garden on Grove Road in Greenville.
Seeing the world was something Julia Riley knew she wanted to do at an early age; saving it took a bit longer to enter the equation.
Already one of the Southeast’s premier multi-purpose livestock facilities, the T. Ed Garrison Arena is undergoing a series of upgrades to continue supporting South Carolina’s $1.2 billion livestock industry while increasing its adaptability to host a variety of new shows and events.
With the countdown to Christmas upon us, don’t let the clock run out on your tree before the big day arrives. While traditions vary, no matter when or where your family gets its Christmas tree, there are tricks to ensure it stays fresh and green throughout the holiday season, Clemson University Cooperative Extension Christmas tree agent Mark Arena says
The second most-prolific mountain bear-hunting season in South Carolina history and more frequent encounters with the animals along the state’s roads reflect a rising bear population and increasing habitat encroachment, Clemson University and S.C. Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) wildlife experts say.