More than 200 young people, family members, Clemson Extension agents and volunteers gathered for South Carolina State 4-H Congress, which ran from July 11-14 at Clemson University and was highlighted by activities, assemblies, day trips, workshops and more.
A partnership between Clemson Extension and the Freshwater Coast Community Foundation has helped bolster agribusiness, launch businesses and provide continuing education support to help them succeed in the Freshwater Coast region of Abbeville County, McCormick County and the Starr-Iva area of Anderson.
The pines and the climate are talking to each other on Hobcaw Barony, and Clemson University scientist Thomas O’Halloran is using a 120-foot tower to eavesdrop on their "conversations." Eddy covariance, or eddy flux, is an atmospheric measuring technique and statistical method used to determine exchange rates of trace gases over natural ecosystems — in this case, the longleaf pine forest at Clemson’s Belle W. Baruch Institute of Coastal Ecology and Forest Sciences.
The right fit is always a primary concern in packaging design, and that’s something Burt’s Bees R&D Group Manager for Cosmetics Innovation Courtney Cloninger has had a knack for finding in her own life. Having grown up in a “house divided” — her father is a Clemson University alumni; her mother opted for in-state athletics […]
Clemson Cooperative Extension is bringing a unique educational experience focused on the latest beef industry updates and best management practices for successful cattle operations to the T. Ed Garrison Arena on Aug. 24-25.
Clemson alumnus Kevin Yon has been named the South Carolina state winner of the Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year award. He joins nine other individual winners as finalists for the overall award that will be announced in October at the Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie, Georgia.
Clemson Extension's School Gardening for South Carolina Educators training program began in the Charleston area in 2012 and has since taken root in 16 counties and sprouted into 147 school gardens across the state.
GEORGETOWN — There are more than a few stories to tell from a half-century of research at the Baruch Institute of Coastal Ecology and Forest Science, and Clemson University scientists will soon be sharing some of them with a Lowcountry audience. As it continues to celebrate 50 years of research on South Carolina’s coastal plain, Clemson’s […]
Coordinated by Clemson Livestock Poultry Health, the South Carolina Veterinary Reserve Corps partnered with the ASPCA to hold Small Animal Slackwater Rescue training on April 24-25 at Hickory Knob State Park.
CLEMSON, S.C. — Elizabeth Elmore once believed she didn’t have a knack for growing plants. As it turns out, her talent just needed some time to germinate. “I didn’t have a green thumb when I was younger. When my parents would go out of town, they would say, ‘Water the plants for us.’ And they […]
Beginning in May, the South Carolina Botanical Garden will play host to “Music in the Garden,” featuring free live music from some of the region's top musical acts on Tuesdays and Fridays.
The 2018 South Carolina 4-H Engineering Challenge, aimed at raising student interest in science, technology, engineering and math — or STEM subjects — played host to 179 students from across the state on April 14 at the Midlands Technical College Airport Campus.
A Clemson University scientist is sending his research on the cotton genome into outer space after being selected as a winner in the Cotton Sustainability Challenge. Christopher Saski, associate professor in the plant and environmental sciences department, is the principal investigator on a project that seeks to explore the cotton genome and how it reacts in microgravity and normal gravity.
As part of the Raise Your Hand campaign, which runs through May 15, 2018, 4-H is asking its supporters in South Carolina to ‘Raise Your Hand’ to help kids in the community by providing the hands-on learning that only 4-H provides.
At the Cultivate.CAFLS Showdown Competition, Kayla Jackson not only saved the best for last; she did it as a solo act. In front of a packed house in Clemson University’s Watt Innovation Center auditorium, the senior agribusiness major delivered the last of seven entrepreneur project presentations by College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences students […]