A dry 2016 coupled with a late summer cold front brought on by Tropical Storm Irma has jumpstarted fall color in the southern Appalachians. Clemson University forest ecologist Don Hagan, in his annual fall foliage assessment, reports that the bounty of fall colors enjoyed by so many leaf lookers and businesses is seven to 10 days ahead of schedule in some areas.
Clemson – The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies (PMMI) released a new scholarship this year, providing six of the top college students studying packing science and processing with a $5,000 award. Savannah Marsh, a Clemson University packaging science student, was one of the six recipients of the Pack Expo Scholarship this past August. “I […]
Clemson – The New Jersey Packaging Executive Club (NJPEC) offers several scholarships every year to college students who excel in the field of packaging science and engineering. Jackson Schrickel, Clemson University packaging science major, was one of a select group who was awarded a $4,000 scholarship from this prestigious institution last May. “I am honored […]
Clemson – Thirty-eight juniors and seniors took part in the annual South Carolina Commissioner’s School of Agriculture (SCCSA) last month. The summer academic program graduated its 500th student in this year’s class, which included 11th and 12th graders from South Carolina, Delaware and Georgia. “It grew out of the idea that there are these Governor’s […]
The Society of American Foresters awarded Clemson University’s Lawrence “Larry” Gering with the 2017 Carl Alwin Schenck Award for a career of excellence in the field of forestry education.
The National Agricultural Alumni and Development Association (NAADA) presented alumni of Clemson’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences with two of its highest national awards during its annual conference in Columbus, Ohio. Beth Crocker (’97, Animal Science), Sennah Honea (’14, Agricultural Education), and Tyler Brown (’09 Forest Resource Management) were recognized by the association […]
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.