The roots of agriculture run deep in this Tiger. A Georgetown county native, he grew up in a farming family and knew by age 10, that his future would be in the ag field. He earned his bachelors and master’s degrees at Clemson and now he’s pursuing his Ph.D. His passion is to engage, inform and enhance the lives of South Carolinians.
A group of Clemson University students is taking its cotton picking show on the road to raise awareness about agriculture.
Though a drizzly rain put a damper on the day, the 20th annual Sparkleberry Country Fair attracted almost 15,000 umbrella-toting adults and children eager to step over a few puddles in search of food and fun. The fair was held on the expansive grounds of Clemson University’s Sandhill Research and Education Center.
There’s a lot of waste in the world — literally and figuratively — but thanks to a harmless little fly, some of this waste is being recycled and turned into a slew of beneficial products.
It can be difficult to comprehend just how quickly science is advancing in the 21st century, so it stands to reason that scientists are looking for better ways to make sense —and keep track of — it all.
Clemson University agricultural education professor and Agriculture Division chairman Thomas R. Dobbins was honored with a teacher fellow award from the North American Colleges & Teachers of Agriculture at the group’s annual meeting.