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COLUMBIA – Clemson University environmental economics experts met with state officials and other stakeholders to discuss bringing a system to South Carolina that pays farmers and landowners to help conserve natural resources. The system would provide a means of determining a monetary value for environmental goods and services. The Santee River Basin would be the […]
CLEMSON – Coming off a record year for cotton, South Carolina cotton farmers can expect an even greater year in 2018. Nathan Smith, Clemson Extension economist and professor at the Clemson Sandhill Research and Education Center, said estimates for South Carolina cotton planted stand at 260,000 acres. “This is 10,000 more acres than in 2017,” […]
(07.17.18 UPDATE) ALL TIME SLOTS HAVE BEEN FILLED AND REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR THIS EVENT. CONTACT THE CLASS OF ’55 EXCHANGE AND GIVE YOUR CONTACT INFO FOR FUTURE EVENTS. CLEMSON – Clemson ice cream has been around for 100 years and on July 28 the public will have an opportunity to become a part of this […]
Hospitality and kindness. It's what this Tiger noticed about her Clemson colleagues from day one, and it's what she passes on as she teaches, mentors and advises her students.
CLEMSON, South Carolina — It’s dusk, the second week of March, 2018. The rumble of traffic from Highway 76 crawls through a thin line of trees and into the Hyatt family’s spacious backyard in suburban Clemson, South Carolina. A persistent, chilly breeze blows as the Hyatts and a few friends prepare to watch a cadre […]
Herbicides, miticides, pollinators and more are on the agenda for this year’s Watermelon Field Day on July 12 at Clemson University’s Edisto Research and Education Center.
The pines and the climate are talking to each other on Hobcaw Barony, and Clemson University scientist Thomas O’Halloran is using a 120-foot tower to eavesdrop on their "conversations." Eddy covariance, or eddy flux, is an atmospheric measuring technique and statistical method used to determine exchange rates of trace gases over natural ecosystems — in this case, the longleaf pine forest at Clemson’s Belle W. Baruch Institute of Coastal Ecology and Forest Sciences.
The right fit is always a primary concern in packaging design, and that’s something Burt’s Bees R&D Group Manager for Cosmetics Innovation Courtney Cloninger has had a knack for finding in her own life. Having grown up in a “house divided” — her father is a Clemson University alumni; her mother opted for in-state athletics […]
Margaret Lloyd had a vision to turn 853 acres of Kershaw County into an educational mecca. Although Lloyd died before her dream was realized, a group of Clemson University students is helping to make her wishes come true.
CLEMSON – Learn the history behind the Pledge of Allegiance while eating Clemson ice cream! The Class of ’55 Exchange, Home of Clemson Ice Cream, is holding a special event geared at teaching the public about the Pledge of Allegiance. “I Pledge for Ice Cream” is slated for 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., this Sunday, […]
CLEMSON –A Clemson University professor’s article about research related to how wheat pollen reacts to heat stress has resulted in an article published in the scientific journal Plant, Cell and Environment. “This study provided us with important information that can be used for improving seed formation and developing heat-tolerant wheat varieties,” said Sruthi Narayanan of the […]
South Carolina vegetable growers learned the latest in disease, insect and watermelon research, and weed management during this year’s Coastal Research and Education Center/United States Department of Agriculture Field Day.
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.