The Toyota USA Foundation announced a three-year, $1.5 million grant for the National Dropout Prevention Network (NDPN) to support high school students interested in pursuing career-focused education in the midst of the country’s growing need for more skilled workers in the manufacturing industry.
A third-generation farmer with deep ties to Clemson’s land-grant heritage and expansive knowledge of South Carolina’s agribusiness industry has been named director of the Clemson University Experiment Station.
Steven L. Paine, who served for six years as West Virginia’s 25th superintendent of schools, has joined the National Dropout Prevention Network (NDPN) board of directors.
South Carolina residents may finally rid their landscapes of that pesky kudzu or other invasive plants thanks to a new publication from Clemson University and the South Carolina Exotic Pest Plant Council.
South Carolina peach growers could extend the life of trees infected with Armillaria root disease by using a new planting technique on display at Clemson University’s Musser Fruit Research Center.
More than 150 participants competed in the 2015 South Carolina Junior Beef Round-Up, a regional youth event that promotes the development of future leaders of the beef industry.
The eyes of the nation – and world – turned to South Carolina to watch a diverse team of experts prepare en masse for an unlikely yet potentially catastrophic event: a large-scale release of radiation from one of South Carolina’s four instate and three bordering nuclear power plants.
The nearly 1,500 clients spread across Greenville County include the sick and injured, those who are recovering from surgery and senior citizens who have trouble preparing their own meals. Unable to leave their homes on their own, they have sought the help of Meals on Wheels of Greenville. The nonprofit dispatches a corps of volunteer […]
CLEMSON – At the beginning of the 20th century, an insidious fungus – imported from Asia and destructive to American chestnut trees – began an airborne march across 200 million acres of eastern woodlands. From Maine to Florida, an estimated 4 billion chestnut trees succumbed to the infestation, notoriously known as the chestnut blight. By […]
Farmers and other agriculture enthusiasts can learn tips about growing peaches, canning fruit, keeping bees, maintaining trees and more at the field day Aug. 14 at the Musser Fruit Research Farm in Seneca.
AdvanceSC has awarded a $40,000 grant to Clemson University for a program to improve science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) literacy among Upstate students. The program is held in cooperation with Tri-County Technical College and the Anderson, Oconee and Pickens County school districts.
Clemson University is working hard to help tobacco farmers stay ahead of the curve by conducting research trials designed to test the quality of new varieties, manage insect pests and control bacterial wilt.
Clemson University researchers are opening the door for organic, chemical-free peach production in the Southeast. Extension specialists Juan Carlos Melgar and Guido Schnabel are tying bags on peaches as they grow on trees, an unconventional method of protecting them from insects and disease while reducing reliance on pesticides.
Six Clemson students in architecture, construction science and management and landscape architecture will roll out their design for a new portable community arts stage Saturday in Asheville.
Clemson University Extension will hire specialists across the state and expand programming to better meet the needs of South Carolina’s residents and economy in a five-year strategic plan approved by university leaders.