Strawberry producers are invited to a pre-plant meeting where Clemson University experts will provide valuable information needed to grow successful crops. A pre-plant meeting is scheduled for Aug. 8 in the Horry County Extension Office, 1949 Industrial Park Road, Conway.
The health risk assessment provider whose product is the basis for the Joseph F. Sullivan Center’s CU Well program has recently earned certification from the National Committee for Quality Assurance. The committee recognized Wellsource, Inc. with its wellness and health promotion certification, which honors organizations that expertly implement programs like CU Well that concentrate on […]
Farmers getting their feet wet in agribusiness have access to comprehensive entrepreneurial education and business training through a public service program offered by Clemson University. The South Carolina New and Beginning Farmer Program is accepting applications for the 2016-2017 statewide program that begins in October. The deadline to apply is Aug. 15.
A dangerously prolific invasive ant species called the tawny crazy ant has been spreading throughout the South and now appears to be on the verge of entering South Carolina for the first time. But a team of Clemson University scientists is hot on the trail.
Clemson University researchers are attempting to save South Carolina’s soybean growers millions of dollars each year by investigating alternative methods for reducing damage caused by white-tailed deer.
A team of Clemson University scientists recently conducted an onsite visit with representatives of the U.S. National Whitewater Center to discuss potential tactics to improve and maintain the water quality of the outdoor facility’s manmade whitewater river.
Leigh Haltiwanger, senior lecturer in the Clemson University College of Education, has been named interim executive director of field and clinical partnerships and outreach. Haltiwanger’s main focus will be to provide visionary leadership in areas of school and agency collaborations and field and clinical experiences. This position is vital to the college, as educator preparation […]
Just when things were looking promising for farmers in most areas of the state, another dry and wicked heat wave has a hold on South Carolina and is starting to squeeze the life out of crops.
Jane Clark Lindle, Ph.D., professor of educational leadership, has been appointed dean fellow of regional and state education policy and practice in the Clemson University College of Education. This role will see Lindle collaborate with Dean George Petersen on research, analysis, special projects and policy related to the College of Education and the Office of […]
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.
Dan Olweus, known as the “founding father” of bullying research, recently appeared in Clemson to explore the subject of bullying and related research with Clemson faculty, staff and students. Olweus delivered the talk, “School Bullying: Basic Facts, Intervention and Long-Term Effects,” on June 16 in Clemson’s Watt Innovation Center. Olweus offered a one-of-a-kind perspective on […]
On June 10, Clemson University and Scholastic sent first-grade students home with books to ensure that young Tiger fans put reading first. Clemson football head coach Dabo Swinney, his wife Kathleen, and representatives from Scholastic and Clemson University were on hand to read to kids at Memorial Stadium’s WestZone and celebrate the launch of “Tigers […]
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.
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.