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  • Extension Agribusiness opens one-stop shop for SC start-up businesses

    January 11, 2021

    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’s eligible front-line workers receive COVID-19 vaccines thanks to MUSC partnership

    January 8, 2021

    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.

  • Clemson Extension will free virtual meetings to provide information on growing organic vegetables, tomatoes and peppers, cucurbits and brassicas.

    Clemson Extension to hold food crop production virtual meetings

    January 8, 2021

    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. Pesticide credits […]

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    Clemson Career Workshop to offer $10K, $21K scholarships to in- and out-of-state students

    January 5, 2021

    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).

  • This cookie that was just dropped on the floor may look okay to eat but the floor may be teeming with microbes that could make you sick.

    Clemson food safety expert describes common habits that can spread diseases and germs

    January 5, 2021

    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 […]

  • Photo of crops growing at Simpson REC

    Clemson Ag Outlook Conference offers farmers advice on how to deal with 2020’s black swan

    December 3, 2020

    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 writers to read in benefit for Paw Pantry

    November 17, 2020

    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 […]

  • Amy Dabbs stands under a tree on campus.

    Dabbs garners national recognition for work for Clemson Extension

    November 16, 2020

    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.

  • Photo of crops growing at Simpson REC

    Clemson Extension announces 5th Annual Ag Outlook Conference

    November 11, 2020

    Register now for the 5th Annual South Carolina Ag Outlook Conference to be held online Nov. 20.

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    Clemson undergraduates invest in the future by teaching science to middle-schoolers despite pandemic

    November 9, 2020

    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.

  • Sign at Ag Services building pointing to dock where soil samples can be left.

    Get soil tested at Clemson Ag Service Lab

    November 2, 2020

    Fall is an ideal time to test soil and Clemson’s Agricultural Service Laboratory offers these tests to help growers prepare for spring crops.

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    Clemson researcher studies organic agriculture soil challenges

    October 27, 2020

    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 celebrates its first Day of the Dead ceremony.

    Clemson University and S.C. Botanical Garden to hold Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) virtual celebration

    October 19, 2020

    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.

  • At the IEA Brain Health Club, Clemson students work with participants in a variety of activities, such as music, art therapy and games.

    Clemson Institute for Engaged Aging program receives national award

    October 17, 2020

    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 […]

  • A group of four women hold a sign

    Clemson students raise over $43,000 for Anderson Walk to End Alzheimer’s

    October 14, 2020

    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.