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Josh Weaver, a pesticide investigator for the Department of Pesticide Regulation, a state regulatory agency at Clemson University, has been named a recipient of the 2018 Future Leaders in Science Award.
Aphids are some crops’ worst nightmare, but a Clemson University professor is investigating natural tools that may lead to better aphid management in fields. Carmen Blubaugh, an assistant professor in Clemson University’s plant and environmental sciences department, is involved in a study that addresses how plants mediate interactions between predators and prey.
The Clemson Cooperative Extension Service will hold an Organic Certification Workshop to teach South Carolina growers how they can reap the benefits of the organic market.
CLEMSON – Conservation biologist and landscape ecologist David Theobald is coming to Clemson to talk about the effects of land use change on wildlife habitat and biodiversity. Theobald will be on campus from 4 p.m. to 5:15 p.m., April 5 at the Strom Thurmond Institute, 230 Kappa St., Clemson, SC 29634. His presentation, From mapping […]
South Carolina cotton farmers have a new tool to use in their fight against thrips.
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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Tall fescue, a common grass used for grazing, hay and erosion control in the eastern United States; could be responsible for more than $1 billion per year in livestock production losses.
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 […]
Temple Grandin, who is nationally known as an author and speaker on autism and animal behavior, will be featured at this year’s South Carolina Cattlemen’s Association meeting April 5 at Clemson University’s T. Ed Garrison Arena.
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.
Valentine’s Day can catch even the most prepared off guard. Luckily, countries like Columbia and Ecuador send a plethora of roses to the U.S. so you can surprise your loved ones with a beautiful bouquet. But how do you make the flowers last? Clemson University’s floriculturist Jim Faust’s helpful hints will make it possible for you to enjoy your rose blooms long after Cupid’s arrow has disappeared.
CLEMSON – The inaugural Clemson Integrated Plant Sciences Symposium, as part of the DuPont Pioneer Symposia Series, will be held April 20 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Watt Family Innovation Center on Clemson’s campus. Six featured speakers from prestigious universities, including Cornell and Duke, as well as a speaker from DuPont Pioneer, […]