Clemson University is playing a lead role in a months-long effort to reintroduce an ancient breed of sugarcane to Sapelo Island, where the first successful commercial production of the towering grass took place in the United States.
Hybrid car owners may take great mileage for granted, but the cars’ batteries eventually wear out and need to be replaced, usually at a cost of several thousand dollars. The research that Simona Onori does at Clemson University can help those batteries last longer and could help find new ways to reuse them once they retire from the road.
Susan Guynn’s course is designed to teach the fundamentals of hunting, including safety, wildlife biology and behavior, and how to clean and handle prey after a hunt. Hunting has taught Guynn patience, humility, and an appreciation for nature and the circle of life, traits she hopes the women in her class walk away with.
With the assistance of Clemson Extension agent Jackie Jordan, meteorologist Jim Gandy has created a real-life garden on the grounds of WLTX-19, a CBS-TV affiliate in Columbia. At least twice a week, Gandy produces episodes titled “Gandy’s Garden,” in which he documents the successes – and occasional setbacks – of his organically grown plants.
Even though South Carolina is blessed with an abundance of rivers and lakes, growth has leaders wondering whether there’s enough water to go around.
Clemson Extension agent Mark Arena will travel to Guatemala Sunday for an 18-day assignment coordinated by the United States Agency for International Development’s Farmer-to-Farmer program.
Clemson University finished first in South Carolina universities in the Grand Champion category of the national RecycleMania tournament.
The Clemson University team participating in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015 revealed its highly innovative, affordable design and construction methodologies that could revolutionize homebuilding in South Carolina and other Southern states.
A nationally respected researcher who has accepted a job with Clemson University said that too often “sustainability” is a buzzword and that her approach involves science, metrics and data to make sure that it’s more than just marketing. “I want our research to have an impact on real people and business,” said Amy Landis, who is the new Thomas F. Hash ‘69 SmartState Endowed Chair in Sustainable Development.
In a groundbreaking achievement led by an international team that includes Clemson scientist Chris Saski, the intricately woven genetic makeup of Upland cotton has been decoded for the first time in the ancient plant’s history.
If a little bit of Clemson ingenuity rubbed off on Washington this week, it might do the nation’s budget and economy some good. Economics students from Clemson University made that kind of a statement earlier this week in the nation’s capital at the national collegiate Fiscal Challenge on Capitol Hill.
Kaitlynn Lewis has taken a different path to reaching Clemson than most 21-year-olds. The junior business major is planning to parlay her life's lessons and entrepreneurial skills she's learning at Clemson into a career of helping others.
When your yard is recognized by the Clemson Extension Carolina Yards program, you will get a cool sign to display in your garden. But becoming a Certified Carolina Yard isn’t just a way to show off to your neighbors. It’s proof that you’re willing to use simple and effective principles to enhance the environment.
Clemson Extension is working to help reduce restaurant-related pollutants in Lowcountry drainage systems and waterways through the new Clean Watershed Restaurant Program.
You’re going to have to think very small to understand something that has the potential to be very big. A team of researchers, including Kyle Brinkman of Clemson University, developed a material that acts as a superhighway for ions. The material could make batteries more powerful, change how gaseous fuel is turned into liquid fuel and help power plants burn coal and natural gas more efficiently.