Fall is approaching, and soon apple-picking season will be upon us. Thankfully, students from the Clemson University Agricultural Robotics and Automation Club (CARA) have designed a miniature apple-picking robot that might one day lead to a more efficient way to harvest the beloved fall fruit. Clemson’s mini-robot won third place on an international apple-picking simulation […]
Brazil — Recent Clemson University graduate Anna Scott conquered the soil-judging world by placing first in the 3rd International Soil Judging Contest held in Seropédica, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The contest took place Aug. 8-11. Scott bested 48 competitors from eight different countries on her way to victory. When Scott joined the Clemson Soil Judging […]
Christopher Ray will become permanent director of Clemson’s Edisto Research and Education Center in Blackville. He has served as interim director since March. Ray is replacing the retiring John Mueller, who directed the Edisto REC for 10 years.
An entomology professor with a record of administrative success and a passion for leadership has been named chair of Clemson University’s department of plant and environmental sciences. Carlyle C. Brewster comes to Clemson from Virginia Tech, where he has been a faculty member in the entomology department since 1999 and served as the department’s graduate program director since 2013. He will begin his Clemson tenure Sept. 1.
Charles V. Privette III, an agricultural engineering professor who was interim chair of Clemson University’s agricultural sciences department and has filled roles in teaching, research and Extension during his 20-year Clemson career, has been named permanent chair of the department.
Medway Park and Community Garden on James Island has a new raingarden and rainwater harvesting system thanks to a unique collaboration between Clemson University and an array of local and regional collaborators.
Clemson Extension's Home and Garden Information Center has been redesigned for the first time since way back when the internet was more commonly known as the “world-wide web” or the “information superhighway.”
The Clemson University community will pay tribute to the vision and legacy of founder Thomas Green Clemson at the 2018 Founder’s Day Celebration at 5 p.m. April 4 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 328 E. Queen St., Pendleton. An outdated calendar item previously listed the date as April 6.
Clemson University Cooperative Extension’s website was named to the 2017 South Carolina State Library’s Notable State Documents list. The award recognizes state and governmental publications of outstanding merit and usefulness to the citizens of South Carolina.
Clemson – Students from the Clemson University Agribusiness Club took first and second place while attending the Annual Southern Agricultural Economics Meeting and Undergraduate Academic Bowl Competition this past February in Jacksonville, Fl. Addie Stone, a sophomore agribusiness major from Dallas, Tx. was part of the team that placed first and Andrew Hall, a sophomore […]
Clemson – Clemson University has formed the first student chapter of the Association of Consulting Forestry (ACF), an organization that has represented the consulting branch of forestry professions in the U.S. since 1948. ACF members are required to allot at least 75% of their active work time to providing technical work for the public on […]
Clemson — The Southern Nursery Association Environmental Leadership Award was established in 1999 that recognizes individuals and businesses that have demonstrated exceptional leadership and through their voluntary efforts exemplified inspiration, vision, innovation, leadership and action to preserve and protect the environment. Clemson professor Sarah White was presented with this award in Baltimore, Maryland this past January for her […]
Damage caused by fierce winter weather hammering the Southeast has forced the closing of Clemson University’s Bob Campbell Geology Museum.
Clemson — Clemson University’s football team is not the only group of Tigers on campus winning trophies. The CU Soils Team made some noise of its own in the 2017 Southeastern Regional Collegiate Soil Contest in Moscow, TN. Yes, soil judging is a thing and Clemson placed second in its region on its way to […]
Clemson — The National Turkey Federation (NTF) is a trade association that aims at strengthening turkey farmers’ ability to produce quality, wholesome products and raise awareness about the health benefits of eating turkey. Chandler Compton, a Clemson University student, interned with the trade association this past summer, gaining valuable experience on Capitol Hill. “The National […]