Residents of Aiken and its environs will get an inside look this month at the Sand River Headwaters Green Infrastructure Project that has been renovating streets, parking lots, greenways and other public facilities since 2010. The Aiken Green Infrastructure Educational Field Day will be held at the municipal auditorium in Aiken City Hall beginning at 9 a.m. Wednesday, June 27, with scientists and engineers explaining the techniques being used to construct natural treatment systems to reduce stormwater runoff in the city.
The state veterinarian has announced a new leadership team for Clemson University Livestock-Poultry Health, which oversees animal health and the quality of meat and poultry products produced in South Carolina. These services support South Carolina’s $34 billion agribusiness industry.
This year’s spring Commencement ushered a new class of graduates into the growing family of Clemson alumni. While pride and camaraderie were felt throughout the assembly of caps and gowns, the bonds of the Clemson family were particularly meaningful for four degree recipients, a father-son and father-daughter pair, who graduated together at the May 11 ceremonies.
COLUMBIA, SC, May 18, 2012 - Lancaster Frozen Foods, Lancaster, SC, and G&W Incorporated, Hickory Grove, SC, are voluntarily recalling a total of approximately 6,908 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the South Carolina Meat Poultry Inspection Department (SCMPID) announced today.
The Ashley Cooper Stormwater Education Consortium welcomed a new member Wednesday when the city of Goose Creek became the latest to join a regional effort to protect area water quality.
If you ever killed weeds in your lawn, watched your kids play on public athletic fields, sunk a 15-foot putt on a perfect green or rooted for your favorite team playing on its home turf, then you have come in contact with Bert McCarty’s work. McCarty is internationally recognized for his expertise in turfgrass maintenance and sod production. He is the 2012 recipient Clemson University's highest agricultural honor: the Godley-Snell Award for Excellence in Agricultural Research.
People are getting back to the land, or at least to their backyards, where they are reconnecting with growing things — vegetables, fruits, cattle, timber, flowers, shrubs, even families and local economies. And Clemson Extension agents are available to provide sound, scientifically based information to South Carolinians and help them use that information to improve the quality of their lives.
For 10 weeks during the summer, students have worked alongside the Clemson University Restoration Institute project team and partners statewide during the detailed design and initial construction of what will be the world’s most advanced wind turbine drivetrain testing facility.
From pest control to regulatory officials and agencies, Benson studies insects in common settings and locations. Even though people can get nervous at the sight of an insect, Benson wants people to know that many insects are actually beneficial.
Pomology is more than Des Layne's profession — it’s his life. His enthusiasm for peaches is helping to deepen the University’s relationships with local farmers.
The 2010 S.C. Water Resources Conference, Oct. 13-14 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, will provide a forum for state leaders to discuss how they would address major water issues facing the state.
To help educate the public about the environment risks of pollutants washing into storm drains, the Ashley Cooper Stormwater Education Consortium has launched a voluntary storm drain-marking program in the Charleston area.
Carolina Clear, Clemson University’s stormwater education and awareness program, has launched two online tools for citizens, organizations and companies interested in water quality, responsible development and environmental stewardship.
Queensland, Australia, is more than 9,000 miles from South Carolina and is about 20-times larger in land area. But the expansive territory and the Palmetto State share some common ground.
A USDA Southern Regional Integrated Pest Management grant will fund Clemson University research to find an effective and environmentally friendly control for scale insects in ornamentals.