More South Carolina youth are turning to 4-H to stoke their interests in science, new data show. Participation increased 12 percent last year in South Carolina 4-H, the youth-development arm of Clemson University Cooperative Extension.
The late Clemson University Extension agent Marvin Cely once wrote, "Sometimes memories are all we have, that's why it is so important to make as many good ones as we can." Memories of the achievements of Cely and three of his county agent colleagues have led them to be named to the Frank Lever County Extension Agent Hall of Fame at Clemson University.
Prescribed burning is an important part of forest management and the Clemson Cooperative Extension Service is helping people learn how to better prepare themselves for liabilities they face as a result of the management practice. A workshop, "Managing Liability of Prescribed Burns," is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 26 in the Clemson Extension Kershaw County Office, 634 W. Dekalb St., Camden
Guido Schnabel, plant pathologist with the Clemson University College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences, received the Centennial Professorship award from the university’s Faculty Senate. The award honors excellence in teaching, research, service and librarianship. An expert with Cooperative Extension and a professor of plant and environmental sciences, Schnabel is recognized throughout the fruit industry in the state, Southeast and the nation for his work in disease management of fruit crops, particularly peaches and strawberries.
Clemson University has received a $5,000 environmental stewardship grant from the Dominion Foundation to support a new Junior Naturalist program developed by South Carolina 4-H.
The Emmy Award-winning “Making It Grow” gardening show has three Telly Awards to add to its slate of accolades. This is the fourth year Clemson University Extension’s Amanda McNulty, Sean Flynn and the rest of the crew of “Making It Grow” have won prestigious Telly Awards.
Nearly 100 people attended the “Back to the Future of Drought” summit Friday at the Madren Conference Center to discuss protecting the state's water resources. The summit was the first in an annual series that builds on the success of the biennial South Carolina Water Resources Conference organized by Clemson University.
Boyd Parr, state veterinarian and Clemson University Livestock Poultry Health director, is inducted into the S.C. Dairy Hall of Fame.
Forestry industry leaders from across South Carolina converged on Clemson University Tuesday for an all-day conference billed as an opportunity to forge collaborations between business and higher education.
Teachers from the northwest corner of South Carolina gathered in Greenville to learn more about how to use school gardens to sow student knowledge about healthy eating and garden-based science concepts.
Cover crops can be instrumental in no-till production and Clemson specialists are ready to help South Carolina growers take a practical look at using this method for growing vegetables.
Carolina Clear, a program of the Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service, has launched a community grants program to assist with the installation of downspout planter boxes that help reduce stormwater runoff and pollution in urban areas.
Clemson, SC — Clemson University’s on-campus student Extension office is excited to debut a new community centered event Saturday, April 1, 10 AM- 1 PM, on McGinty Mall (Ag Quad) on the Clemson University campus. Farm & Home Day is a renewed take on “Farm and Home Week,” a tradition that dates back to the early 1940’s and […]
The first episode of Clemson Extension Live will air at noon April 5 on Facebook Live, offering viewers an opportunity to ask questions on everything from home gardening to birding. The weekly, hour-long program runs each Wednesday on Clemson Cooperative Extension’s Facebook page and features Clemson University experts in horticulture, entomology, wildlife and more.
Clemson University Ph.D. student Phillip Williams has received a $94,808 grant from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture to develop and test technology that utilizes sensors, a global positioning system and mathematical calculations to optimize fertilization usage, benefitting both farming operational costs, crop yield and the environment.