High school sophomores and juniors from across South Carolina will convene on the campus of Clemson University next week for a weeklong leadership conference named for the late Sen. Clementa Pinckney.
Two Clemson professors have won a national award for an innovative natural product they have created that can extend the shelf life of pet food.
Clemson University scientists Paul Leonard and Rob Baldwin are part of a collaborative study on how rising sea levels and increased urbanization — both now and in the future — are joining forces to fragment habitat connectivity across the region. Leonard, Baldwin and four other co-authors contributed to the paper, “Landscape Connectivity Losses Due to Sea Level Rise and Land Use Change,” about wildlife habitat connectivity in the Southeast that has been published in the journal Animal Conservation.
The first step of an ongoing-process designed to bring a valuable heirloom wheat back from the brink of extinction has been completed with flying colors.
The Clemson Experimental Forest website has a new look that makes it easier for visitors to learn about all of the exciting adventures the forest has to offer.
High tunnels installed in farm fields could extend the South Carolina growing season and boost production of specialty crops desired by high-end restaurants and other buyers. Clemson University Extension agent Zachary Snipes is testing the use of these tall hoop houses made of pipe and plastic to grow vegetables at Clemson’s Coastal Research and Education Center in Charleston.
What does a recipe made with insects taste like? Which plants provide the most pollen? Find the answers and more at the Roper Mountain Science Center’s Butterfly Festival from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. While you’re at the Butterfly Festival, visit the Clemson Extension Service exhibit.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has allowed for the temporary use of Transform WG to control sugarcane aphids in South Carolina sorghum fields. The South Carolina Department of Pesticide Regulation at Clemson University requested the EPA approval as the tiny, tan-colored pests attacked in droves last year after first being found in South Carolina in 2014.
Clemson's Coastal Research and Education Center, in conjunction with the Carolina Gold Rice Foundation, continues to expand efforts to revive nearly extinct crops tied through the centuries to the South.
The fifth annual Ag and Art Tour is coming to nine counties in South Carolina this June. The Tour will be held in Chester, Chesterfield, Darlington, Fairfield, Horry, Kershaw, Lancaster, Union and York counties from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and 1-5 p.m. Sundays every weekend in June with different counties participating each weekend.
Innovative ideas on how to succeed in their different farming and enterprises are what graduates of Clemson’s New and Beginning Farmers Program Class of 2016 bring to the table following completion of the program.
When you’re dealing with something as invaluable as water, it’s good to hope for the best but plan for the worst. An ongoing collaborative effort involving Clemson University, two state agencies and one private company aims to do just that by conducting a surface water availability assessment that will eventually become a key component of a long-term, multifaceted state water plan for the rivers of South Carolina.
COLUMBIA – Innovative ideas on how to succeed in their different farming and enterprises are what graduates of Clemson’s New and Beginning Farmer Class of 2016 bring to the table following completion of the program. A total of 45 farmers from all over South Carolina were recognized May 19 for completion of the program. Some […]
Wood is diverse, plentiful and sustainable – three reasons why it is the preferred building material for many in South Carolina. Clemson University, together with the United States Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service and USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, along with the S.C. Forestry Commission, S.C. Forestry Association, S.C. Biomass Council, Woodworks, the American Wood Council, the APA – The Engineered Wood Association, struck out across the state to tout the benefits of building with wood.
CLEMSON – In the middle of the 17th century, rice was introduced into Carolina Province near Charles Town. Using thousands of enslaved Africans, plantation owners began to amass great wealth. But it came at a price. The entire landscape of the Lowcountry of South Carolina was literally and figuratively reshaped. Five centuries later, the tale […]