FLORENCE – The South Carolina agriculture industry offers a lot more than just food and fiber, and Clemson Extension Service experts recently explained alternative sources of income to farmers, including opening their farms to the public. During the 2020 South Carolina AgriBiz and Farm Expo held here in January, Clemson Extension agribusiness agent Will Culler talked […]
With 63 percent of the state in a moderate to exceptional drought and 37 percent experiencing at least severe drought conditions, according to the latest update from United States Drought Monitor, Clemson University experts say it could have both short- and long-term impacts on tree health.
Clemson University Cooperative Extension is sponsoring a new statewide educational program designed to prepare family forest matriarchs for the reality that they could someday be left to make management decisions about their forestland.
Clemson University’s main campus covers some 17,000 acres, but the Tiger paw also adorns dozens of satellite campuses and research centers placed across the entire expanse of South Carolina. One of those orange dots on the map is the Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic in Pendleton, which is where you’ll find diagnostician and manager Meg […]
Clemson Cooperative Extension experts are holding a workshop in the Upstate to show South Carolina forest landowners how they can create a new revenue stream and help combat climate change by participating in the carbon market.
Registration is open for a Clemson Cooperative Extension forestry program aimed at providing education for both landowners and professional foresters. On Saturday, March 9, the Newberry County Forestry Association will host its 17th biennial Forestry Focus program from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Piedmont Technical College's Newberry County Campus, 1922 Wilson Road, Newberry.
CLEMSON – An expert in urban wildlife ecology, Charles Nilon is coming to Clemson University to talk about Urban Biodiversity, Everyday Nature and Environmental Justice. Nilon will be on campus from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 1 in the Lehotsky Hall Auditorium, Room G22, Clemson, SC 29634. Doors open at 3:45 p.m. This event […]
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – It was raining Clemson orange at the 2018 National Association of County Agricultural Agents annual meeting and professional improvement conference as several Clemson Cooperative Extension Service agents received national, regional and state awards for their work with South Carolina residents. Clemson agents receiving national awards include Terasa M. Lott, state coordinator for […]
Clemson University is holding students’ feet to the fire – literally – as it prepares them to take leadership roles in one of the most dangerous and underserved aspects in the forestry industry.
COLUMBIA – Clemson Cooperative Extension experts are holding a second workshop to show South Carolina forest landowners how participating in the carbon market can provide a new revenue stream while helping combat climate change. A Carbon Market for South Carolina workshop is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon May 9 at The Lakehouse at Clemson’s […]
CLEMSON – When it comes to writing about the environment, Drew Lanham knows just what it takes to write pictures readers can see, feel, smell and touch. It’s this ability that has garnered him a 2018 Phillip D. Reed Environmental Writing Award. Lanham received the award for his book, The Home Place: Memoirs of a […]
Facing a feral hog problem on a massive military installation in Texas, the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center-Environmental Laboratory sought out the expertise of Clemson University scientists to help solve the quandary.
GREENVILLE – Back by popular demand, the Clemson Cooperative Extension Service Master Wildlifer course is coming to The University Center Jan. 16. Cory Heaton, Extension wildlife specialist, said the course is designed to give South Carolina landowners the knowledge and necessary tools needed to enhance habitat for a variety of wildlife species. The course involves seven […]
MARION — The Clemson Cooperative Extension Service, Clemson’s James C. Kennedy Waterfowl and Wetlands Conservation Center, together with South Carolina Department of Natural Resources are partnering to present the Pee Dee Waterfowl Habitat and Hunt Management Workshop. The workshop will be held Feb. 6-7 at The Catfish Farm, located at 1199 Terrell’s Bay Road in […]
PINEWOOD – The Clemson Cooperative Extension Service, South Carolina Waterfowl Association, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Ducks Unlimited and Delta Waterfowl, together with Clemson’s James C. Kennedy Waterfowl and Wetlands Conservation Center are partnering to present the S.C. Midlands Waterfowl Habitat and Hunt Management Workshop. The workshop will be held Oct. 20-21 at the […]