When they weren’t meeting with farmers, foresters and 4-H’ers, Clemson Cooperative Extension agents from across the Palmetto State spent part of the summer landing an array of state and national awards.
An invasive Asian beetle responsible for killing hundreds of millions of ash trees in North America has been found in Spartanburg, Greenville and Oconee counties, according to investigators with the Clemson University Department of Plant Industry. This is the first confirmed detection of the beetle known as Emerald Ash Borer in South Carolina.
(According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, about 1-in-6 Americans contract a food-borne illness each year. In this blog, a professor from Clemson University explains why it is not wise gamble with your health based on a food safety myth.) You’ve all heard it and many have practiced it; it’s the “5-Second Rule.” The […]
The North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture awarded Clemson University’s Jean Bertrand with its 2017 Distinguished Educator Award, citing a career committed to enhancing student access to higher education and developing the next generation of educators.
A new bacterial DNA testing method offered by Clemson University can help municipalities and stormwater managers more easily pinpoint the source of fecal bacteria detected in lakes, rivers, streams, ponds and other surface water.
Clemson — Clemson University junior forest resource management major Hannah Bailey of Simpsonville is the inaugural winner of the South Carolina Forestry Foundation Mary-Julia C. Royall Scholarship. Bailey earned the $4,000 scholarship for her academic and leadership achievements. “It means a lot that people want to invest in my education,” Bailey said. “I have a […]
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) and the Clemson University Center for Watershed Excellence are partnering to form the South Carolina Adopt-a-Stream program.
Clemson, SC—The South Carolina Forestry Foundation Board of Trustees awarded scholarships to Clemson University students Colby Benfield, junior from Indian Lake, and Adam McClure, sophomore from Campobello. Benfield and McClure, both forest resource management majors in Clemson’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences, each received a $4,000. The South Carolina Forestry Foundation looks for high […]
Research by wildlife biologists from Clemson University and the Tom Yawkey Wildlife Center near Georgetown is shattering conventional scientific understanding about American alligator growth and reproduction.
Clemson, SC— Mollye MacNaughton, Clemson University food technology Ph.D. student from Dallas, Texas, earned first place in the Institute for Thermal Processing Specialists (IFTPS) Charles R. Stumbo Student Paper Competition. MacNaughton competed against undergraduate and graduate students from all over the world. MacNaughton was awarded $2,500 and invited to present her research in front of […]
San Juan, Puerto Rico — Clemson University food science and technology major Melinda Russell was awarded a scholarship worth $2,000 at the annual Research Chefs Association (RCA) conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in March. The junior from Friendswood, Texas, and senior food science and technology major Paige Lindquist from Chanhassen, Minn., also gave a […]
Forestry industry leaders from across South Carolina converged on Clemson University Tuesday for an all-day conference billed as an opportunity to forge collaborations between business and higher education.
Clemson, SC — Clemson University’s on-campus student Extension office is excited to debut a new community centered event Saturday, April 1, 10 AM- 1 PM, on McGinty Mall (Ag Quad) on the Clemson University campus. Farm & Home Day is a renewed take on “Farm and Home Week,” a tradition that dates back to the early 1940’s and […]
The first episode of Clemson Extension Live will air at noon April 5 on Facebook Live, offering viewers an opportunity to ask questions on everything from home gardening to birding. The weekly, hour-long program runs each Wednesday on Clemson Cooperative Extension’s Facebook page and features Clemson University experts in horticulture, entomology, wildlife and more.
Clemson, SC—A team of Clemson University students is leading a research project that could reduce the prevalence of invasive species in forests and change how timber producers and civil engineers control erosion. The team has created a rainfall simulator that will allow them to test the ability of native plants to stabilize exposed soil and […]