CLEMSON — Clemson University ice cream holds sweet memories for Kathleen “Kat” Miller Vinson and now that she lives thousands of miles away, a new online ordering system allows her to continue making memories. Vinson graduated from Clemson in 1981 with a degree in English. She now lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and recently ordered ice […]
Clemson Extension commercial horticulture agent Justin Ballew is leading a study to determine the best insecticides to use to fight the diamondback moth.
While COVID-19 may have halted in-person activities at the South Carolina Botanical Garden, families can still use information from the Garden as a resource to stay in touch with nature. The South Carolina Botanical Garden has created activities for youth to learn about nature without leaving the safety of home. The Garden staff has created an array of online activities that can be done from the safety of people’s homes. Activities for Families at Home or in the Garden teach about bats, bugs, trees and more.
BLACKVILLE – Growing season is in full swing and farmers must pay close attention to the water needs of several crops at this stage, says a Clemson University specialist. Michael Plumblee, Clemson Extension precision agriculture specialist who also is an Agronomic Crops Team and Water Resources Team member housed at the Edisto Research and Education Center […]
Clemson paleontologist studies bird brains for answers to human intelligence.
COLUMBIA – As many will agree, COVID-19 has created enough stress on its own. The Clemson Cooperative Extension Service’s Agribusiness Team is trying to reduce some of that stress for South Carolina farmers by offering unbiased, research-based information. The team has created a website of information designed to help those in the agribusiness industry navigate […]
The ’55 Exchange ice cream shop is adjusting due to COVID-19 and is now accepting online orders. In addition, the shop has transformed its Clemson Ice Cream Makers Day into a four-day virtual camp with two sessions in July. The virtual camp will cover the science of ice cream making and the creation of a signature Clemson Ice Cream flavor that will be shipped direct to each participant’s home.
Winners of the 2020 Clemson Extension Awards. CLICK HERE FOR RELATED ARTICLE
Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service agents and employees dedicate a lot of time and effort to help improve the lives of everyone living in South Carolina. To show appreciation, each year Clemson Extension recognizes employees who show visionary leadership, as well as diversity and innovation in educational programming. Award recipients this year include Deon Legette, […]
SUMTER — The Emmy Award-winning Making It Grow gardening show has three more Telly Awards to add to its accolades. Making It Grow is South Carolina ETV’s (SCETV) weekly, live-interactive television program about gardening featuring host Amanda McNulty, fellow Clemson Cooperative Extension associate Terasa Lott, as well as guests including Extension agents and horticulturists who […]
CLEMSON – Despite the closure of campus due to COVID-19, the annual Undergraduate Research Initiative Symposium competition in the Clemson University College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences continued as planned – just under a different format. The initiative began in 2018 to give students a chance to conduct research under the guidance of faculty […]
CLEMSON – Phosphorous is one of six essential nutrients for plants and a Clemson University doctoral candidate wants to show South Carolina farmers how organically growing cereal and pulse crops can improve nutrition while lowering production costs. Sarah Powers is a doctoral candidate in the Clemson Plant and Environmental Sciences Department. Her research focuses on […]
BLACKVILLE – Cotton and soybeans are popping up all across South Carolina and Clemson University Extension Service specialists say these major crops are susceptible to hungry insect pests. Cotton insect report Charles Davis, a Clemson Extension row crops agent in Richland County, said thrips – a tiny, destructive insect – are being reported in fields […]
Clemson University researchers have helped discover an “important milestone” in developing heat-tolerant soybeans.
CLEMSON – Invasive species are detrimental to ecological systems and a Clemson University forestry expert says National Invasive Species Awareness Week is a perfect time to learn how to manage these invaders. National Invasive Species Awareness Week is May 16-23. David Coyle, a Clemson assistant professor in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Conservation as […]