An unseasonably warm winter coupled with a late freeze in March has dramatically impacted peach production in South Carolina, resulting in reduced yields across the state.
Venture capitalist and Clemson alumnus Stuart McWhorter will serve the university as an executive-in-residence for six months beginning June 12 to assist with the creation of a strategic plan designed to drive Clemson’s efforts around entrepreneurship and economic engagement.
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.
Sheep and goat producers can learn how to better care for their herds during the Upstate Small Ruminant Workshop June 23 at Carolina Savanna Farms.
A solar eclipse will occur on Aug. 21 over much of the Upstate, but it will not be the result of a sky-dragon eating the sun. At least, that’s one of the messages that physics and astronomy graduate student Andrew Garmon conveyed to about 300 third- and fourth-grade students at McLees Elementary School.
Proper response to livestock and poultry disease outbreaks is vital and the Animal Health Program team at Clemson University Livestock Poultry Health is helping prepare a specific group of responders in how to help handle these events before catastrophe occurs.
In late May, nearly 1,200 students in districts across South Carolina received orange drawstring backpacks containing books such as “Clifford’s Spring Clean Up,” “The Little Red Hen” and other reading material that will help prevent the decline in reading skills many students experience during summer months. The backpacks contained 10 books each and were made […]
Researchers from all over the world will convene at Clemson University for the eighth annual Conference of the American Council for Medicinally Active Plants (ACMAP) to talk about how plants can be used to help fight diseases, provide proper nutrition and much more.
The Earth’s rising temperatures are creating changes that affect everyone and researchers at Clemson University's Belle W. Baruch Institute of Coastal Ecology and Forest Science plan to educate the public about them in a new lecture series.
The annual South Carolina Ag + Art Tour is adding two more counties to its route, making this year’s event the largest ever. Now in its sixth year, this free self-guided farm and art tour educates people about where their food and fiber comes from and introduces them to local artisans, said Ben Boyles, Clemson Extension agribusiness agent and tour administrator.
Preparing future Tigers. It's perhaps this Tiger's busiest time of year as more than 600 middle and high school students come to Clemson's main campus this summer as part of the university's Summer Scholars program.
A lecturer and team of students have taken a communication theory class to a maximum-security prison in the Upstate over the last year and a half. Pauline Matthey, a lecturer in the communication department, has held “Talk Back” on a weekly basis at Perry Correctional Institution, a maximum-security men’s prison in Pelzer.
This Tiger knows the value of education. The first in her family to go to college, she now has three degrees and wants to help underserved students get excited about the college experience.
It’s a marriage of home and work for this longtime Tiger. He heads the Calhoun Honors College, housed in the beautiful new Core Campus. He and his wife, Sue, also live there as part of the Faculty-In-Residence program, which places faculty and students in the same residential space.
Beneath a cloudless sky, more than 100 solar eclipse aficionados of all ages enjoyed a variety of fun and educational activities during Clemson University’s “Solar Saturday” event on May 6 at the Central-Clemson Regional Branch Library.