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  • Spring concert series returns to South Carolina Botanical Garden

    April 27, 2018

    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.

  • Kids with rocket

    4-H Engineering Challenge showcases state’s STEM-savvy students

    April 26, 2018

    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.

  • Clemson University scientist selected to send cotton research into space

    April 23, 2018

    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.

  • 4-H calls on alumni to ‘Raise Your Hand’ to support kids

    April 19, 2018

    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.

  • Agribusiness senior’s self-watering planter wins Cultivate.CAFLS Showdown

    April 12, 2018

    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 […]

  • Annie's Project participants with President Clements

    Annie’s Project educational retreat set for state’s female farmers

    April 11, 2018

    Clemson University Cooperative Extension is offering a four-day retreat to empower South Carolina farm women to be better business partners through networks and by managing critical information. Annie’s Project is facilitated by professionals and experts in the field of business and agriculture.

  • ‘Extreme bacteria’ could be game-changer for organic vegetable production

    April 3, 2018

    A Clemson University research scientist has obtained a patent for a way to make organic fertilizer that could revolutionize the organic produce industry and put it on a level playing field with conventional crops.

  • Upstate ‘Narwhals’ compete in global robotics challenge with help from Clemson Extension

    March 23, 2018

    Don’t be fooled by their whimsical tie-dyed T-shirts and horned beanies, the Narwhal of Ideas kids are serious when it comes to science. The Narwhal of Ideas is a team in the 9- to 14-year-old age group of the Due West Robotics program that competes in FIRST LEGO League as one of about 32,000 teams […]

  • Crowd on State House steps

    South Carolina 4-Hers share success stories with state legislators

    March 20, 2018

    South Carolina 4-H Legislative Day was a chance for 4-H members from across South Carolina to share their stories of success with state legislators, and more than 425 4-Hers, family members and Clemson Cooperative Extension agents made the trip to the state’s capital city.

  • Clemson to lead statewide agricultural water use survey

    March 8, 2018

    With the understanding that collaboration is essential, Clemson Cooperative Extension agents will begin visiting agricultural operations across the state this week to understand their water usage. The South Carolina Agricultural Water Use and Irrigation Survey will collect scientific data that will be used to aid state agencies, legislators, policymakers and others in making informed management decisions about water resources.

  • Student’s essay on diversity in agriculture garners national recognition from USDA

    March 6, 2018

    Clemson University master’s student Sara Webb was one of 10 graduate students nationwide, plus 20 undergraduates, honored in Washington, D.C., as a USDA Student Diversity Program winner for her essay on inclusion and diversity in the agriculture sector.

  • Carolina heelsplitter mussel is helping monitor health of state’s rivers

    March 1, 2018

    Through a National Fish and Wildlife Foundation grant, Clemson University scientist Cathy Jachowski is working to identify habitat requirements to inform restoration and species recovery for the Carolina heelsplitter, the only federally endangered mussel species in South Carolina.

  • Aerial image of Hartwell Lake, taken from a drone.

    Drop by drop, Clemson is helping ensure the state’s vital natural resource — water

    February 27, 2018

    Water is a driving force behind virtually every facet of life in South Carolina — from agriculture, recreation and tourism to essential needs like food and drink. But water is both among the Palmetto State’s greatest assets and biggest challenges. A December 2016 study by Clemson University professors found natural resource-based sectors contribute $33.4 billion […]

  • Clemson to host forum, book launch on American conservation

    February 19, 2018

    Clemson will host an interactive panel discussion titled “A Conversation on The Future of Conservation in America” at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 1, in the Self Auditorium of the Strom Thurmond Institute. Held in conjunction with the release and launch of a national book tour for “The Future of Conservation in America: A Chart for Rough Water,” by Clemson professor Gary Machlis and former National Park Service director Jonathan Jarvis, the event will use the opportunity for a candid discussion on the state of American conservation and its path forward.

  • Clemson Extension announces spring Master Pond Manager course

    February 13, 2018

    Registration is under way for Clemson Extension’s Spring 2018 Master Pond Manager program, which will run online from late March through May, with field days held in the Charleston area May 9 and 10.