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.
More than 160 youth from across the Southeast competed in the 31st Annual South Carolina Junior Beef Round-Up hosted by Clemson University Aug. 4-6, 2017.
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.
Cleanliness, it's said, is next to godliness. It also can save lives. Advances in cleanliness — or more properly, "biosecurity" — drew more than 150 farmers and dairy industry professionals to the Satterwhite family farm in Newberry to discuss the future of milk production in the Palmetto State.
Myles Hutton of Easley was sixth highest-scoring individual in the 2017 National 4-H Forestry Invitational held July 30 through Aug. 3 at West Virginia University's Jackson’s Mill State 4-H Camp and Conference Center. Ethan Altman of Saluda and Ashton Hallman of Ward joined Hutton on the South Carolina team, which took ninth place nationally.
Clemson University scientists have received a federal grant to evaluate the effectiveness of producing biofuels to mitigate climate change. Quantifying the net impact that growing biomass feedstock for biofuel has on local temperature and carbon sequestration can aid the development of effective land-use policies and is the key of a new research project led by Clemson University scientist Thomas O’Halloran.
The weeklong 4-H Clementa Pinckney Leadership Conference brought 30 high school sophomores and juniors from across South Carolina to Clemson’s campus to participate in numerous activities designed to promote teamwork, leadership and citizenship. Each participant leaves the conference with a “Vision Board,” a plan to have a positive impact on their communities.
A Clemson University researcher has determined a new management strategy for Southern blight – a serious disease that kills tomatoes and affects more than 1,200 plants.
Clemson University Cooperative Extension is helping South Carolina residents satisfy their appetites for profitable, productive, healthy backyard poultry operations with a Backyard Poultry Workshop in Aiken.
Clemson ice cream has been tantalizing taste buds since the 1920s. Available in the student-run '55 Exchange store on campus in the Hendrix Student Center, it's also helping prepare students to become entrepreneurs.
People have been eating world-renowned Clemson ice cream since the 1920s. Available in the student-run ’55 Exchange store on campus in the Hendrix Student Center, this delicious ice cream not only is tantalizing taste buds, it’s also helping prepare students to become entrepreneurs. The ’55 Exchange is a student-run business where students design, manufacture, sell […]
Several South Carolina high school students have earned scholarships and trips to Atlanta and Washington D.C. for their hard work in South Carolina 4-H, which recognized members and volunteers at the 55th annual 4-H State Congress held at Clemson University.
Images from 2017 American Academy for Medicinally Active Plants Conference at Clemson University.
Clemson University Cooperative Extension is organizing a series of daylong workshops throughout the state to help professional landscapers properly apply weed control and fertilizer.
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.