Dedicated to enhancing and expanding local food and agricultural businesses in the state, the S.C. Center for Cooperative and Enterprise Development is operated by Clemson University through Clemson Cooperative Extension and funded through a U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development Cooperative Development Grant.
Clemson University and the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) are proud to announce that Clemson’s front-line workers classified as phase 1A are receiving COVID-19 vaccines Friday through the longstanding partnership between the two institutions. Among those receiving vaccines are Clemson Rural Health clinicians and team members; Healthy Me-Healthy SC Rural COVID Screening Teams; Redfern Health Center medical personnel and staff; School of Nursing faculty, staff and students involved in direct clinical care; and first responders on campus like Fire and EMS.
It’s a new year and a great time to learn or brush up on practices needed to successfully grow food crops. The Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service’s Horticulture Program has several virtual meetings planned to provide information from organic fertility to growing tomatoes and peppers, cucurbits and brassicas. These free meetings will be offered via Zoom. Registration is […]
Clemson University’s Office of College Preparation and Outreach in the Division of Inclusion and Equity announced $10,000 scholarships for in-state students and up to $21,000 in out-of-state tuition waivers for students who complete the Snelsire, Sawyer, & Robinson Clemson Career Workshop (CCW).
GREENVILLE, S.C. – If the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us anything, it’s the importance of avoiding germs at all costs, even if it costs you that perfectly delicious cookie you might have dropped to the floor for a split second. Paul Dawson, a professor in the Clemson University Department of Food, Nutrition and Packaging Sciences, has […]
As most will agree, 2020 has been a trying year but there is hope for the agricultural sector to drive away this black swan event that has spread chaos across the globe and for American farmers to rebound. Black swan events are unpredictable events that have potentially severe consequences. For 2020, the black swan is […]
CLEMSON — Three Clemson University faculty members will read at this year’s Writers’ Harvest, a benefit for Paw Pantry. The event, featuring award-winning writers Keith Lee Morris, Jillian Weise and Nic Brown, takes place 7 p.m. Wednesday via Zoom. The reading will also feature winners of the university’s annual Writers’ Harvest Student Reader Awards: Miciah […]
Clemson University Extension Associate Amy Dabbs received the Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of County Agriculture Agents during the 2020 Annual Meeting and Professional Improvement Conference.
Register now for the 5th Annual South Carolina Ag Outlook Conference to be held online Nov. 20.
Not even COVID-19 could stop a group of Clemson University students from working with Upstate middle-schoolers to instill a sense of wonderment for the marvels of scientific exploration.
Fall is an ideal time to test soil and Clemson's Agricultural Service Laboratory offers these tests to help growers prepare for spring crops.
Clemson researcher receives USDA grant for 3-year study on improving soils to support organic vegetable production and help South Carolina farmers reap benefits of growing organic vegetables.
Clemson University and the South Carolina Botanical Garden hold their third annual Day of the Dead, Día de los Muertos, celebration on Friday, Oct. 30, via Zoom.
A Clemson University program that supports individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (ADRD) has received national recognition for its impact in Pickens County. The Brain Health Club, developed by the Clemson University Institute for Engaged Aging (IEA), recently received an Aging Achievement Award from the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a), which […]
The world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research, the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s, looked different this year as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Locally, instead of gathering for a large in-person event in Anderson, individuals and small groups walked on sidewalks, tracks and trails wherever they chose on Saturday, October 10.