Hundreds of farmers, exhibitors and scientists from the Southeast and across the United States attended the S.C. AgriBiz & Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 11-12.
South Carolina corn and soybean producers can get a jump on their 2017 crops by attending Clemson’s Corn and Soybean Production Meeting on Feb. 8.
A leadership exchange that will help women in business identify their strengths and weaknesses and explore new strategies for success will kick off Feb. 8 in Greenville through a partnership between Duke Energy and the Clemson University MBA program.
Honest conversation. Constructive dialogue. These terms are used often with regard to diversity and inclusion initiatives. But without constructive dialogue and an atmosphere in which that dialogue is enabled and encouraged, diversity efforts can be viewed as fleeting, rather than a constant force that shapes and moves a college community forward. Clemson University’s 35th annual […]
The Clemson University Wood Utilization and Design Institute continues to add to its cadre of founding partners and has received a $50,000 boost to help support the advancement of the South Carolina wood industry.
CLEMSON — This new year, physical fitness expert Kellie Walters has advice for adolescent resolving to make changes to their appearance: focus on being healthy and strong and don’t worry about weight or looks. “Remember, there are many different body types,” Walters said. “Standardizing body image inevitably creates the impression there is a right way […]
Get ready to learn where your food and fiber comes from during the 2017 South Carolina AgriBiz and Farm Expo in the Florence Civic Center Jan. 11-12.
Golf course superintendents in the Carolinas now have more guidance to help ensure their courses are primed for par thanks to a scientific-based manual produced by Clemson and North Carolina State university researchers.
A delegation from the Korean Ministry of Education recently met with Clemson University College of Education administrators to learn about the college’s efforts to serve underserved schools and communities and improve graduate rates and student outcomes. The National Dropout Prevention Center/Network coordinated the meeting, which was part of a fact-finding visit for the delegation that […]
When people and property are endangered, wildfires are viewed as calamities. And, indeed, to those directly affected, they can be deadly and devastating. But from Mother Nature’s point of view, wildfires play an integral role in the health of a forest by thinning trees, burning dead or decaying matter and returning nutrients to the soil.
Although fires have roared through the Appalachian Mountains devouring thousands of acres since October, a Clemson University professor wants people to understand not all fires are bad. Rob Baldwin, a forestry and environmental conservation professor, has received a three-year grant for $216,000 from the United States Department of Agriculture Forest Services to fund outreach activities for the Consortium of Appalachian Fire Managers and Scientists
Hurricane Matthew's Oct. 8 assault on South Carolina will continue to have negative effects on turfgrass and trees that could linger for months.
Dr. Lamont A. Flowers, executive director of Clemson’s Charles H. Houston Center for the Study of the Black Experience in Education, is the lead editor of a new book highlighting science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education research conducted at historically Black colleges and universities. The book, “Advancing Educational Outcomes in Science, Technology, Engineering, and […]
For about 15 years, the state’s most destructive forest insect has been lying low in South Carolina. But damage caused by recent droughts, storms and fires raises the specter of a resurgence. Sizable infestations of southern pine beetles have been few and far between since the last major outbreak in 2000-2002, when the tiny but voracious creatures caused about $1.5 billion in damage in the southeastern United States.
The Clemson Extension Forestry and Wildlife team has announced a series of workshops designed to educate landowners about the ecological and financial benefits of proper woodland management.