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This Week at Clemson

July 26-August 3, 2014

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Saturday (July 26)

South Carolina beekeepers hold their annual summer meeting at Clemson University ( The meeting at the Hendrix Student Center includes sessions on science, methods to improve honey production and information on common diseases and pests as well as honey and wax judging contests. Contact Clemson Extension bee specialist Jennifer Tsuruda (, 864-973-1051), S.C. Apiary Inspector Brad Cavin (, 864-562-4337) or Peter Kent (, 864-656-4355) in PSA Media Relations.

Monday (July 28)

Clemson President Jim Clements talks about his first six months at South Carolina’s leading public university in an interview at noon Monday on the statewide Your Day program on ETV Radio. You can listen online at or on the local stations listed on the website. The broadcast also will be recorded and posted in the Your Day archive. For information, contact Donna London (864-656-0226,

Friday-Sunday (August 1-3)

PHOTO OP: Nearly 150 young people will show off their prize cattle and beef-industry smarts at the annual Junior Beef Round-Up at T. Ed Garrison Arena. The 4-H and FFA youngsters from the Southeast compete for more than $6,000 in scholarships and awards. They have registered 261 animals for the Round-Up. For information, contact Brian Bolt (864-656-5165,


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