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.
Though a drizzly rain put a damper on the day, the 20th annual Sparkleberry Country Fair attracted almost 15,000 umbrella-toting adults and children eager to step over a few puddles in search of food and fun. The fair was held on the expansive grounds of Clemson University’s Sandhill Research and Education Center.
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.
Five speakers representing Clemson University will be featured at the 2015 Internet2 Global Summit April 26-30.
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.
A small fish with a short lifespan might eventually have large and long-lived consequences for humankind thanks to an international collaboration between the Clemson University Genomics and Computational Biology Laboratory and the Leibniz Institute for Age Research.
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 with landowners throughout South Carolina on forest and wildlife regeneration. Species such as bobwhite quail, which began to decline in the mid-1940s because of deteriorating habitat conditions, are slowly starting to rebound.
Clemson University's Cooperative Extension Service has taken a lead role in an ongoing project designed to improve the evaluation tool used by a federally funded program that offers nutrition education to families and children in all 50 states and U.S. territories.
Pecans have an image problem. It’s not about flavor, nutrition or plate appeal. Instead, it’s about lack of visibility.
Clemson Extension has long been tackling childhood obesity via its 4-H program. During a recent six-week program, students at Midway Elementary in Kershaw County learned the importance of combining healthy eating with physical activity.
Searching for aquatic water bugs is just one of the ways 37 students from Daniel High School – in conjunction with graduate students from Clemson University – spent several months examining the water quality of Indian Creek in the Clemson Experimental Forest.
The next time you find yourself looking for a needle in a haystack, you might want to make friends with someone who can hook you up to a supercomputer. In the time it will take you to examine the first stem, the computer will have sorted through the entire stack, found the needle and returned everything to its original condition, neat as can be.
With the demand for certified organic foods rising steadily among health-conscious consumers, more farmers are taking the time and making the effort to seek organic certification.