Clemson University faculty and staff in coordination with the United Way and Ten at the Top have created the Food Access Map, an interactive map that provides information on different food resources across the Upstate for individuals and families facing food insecurity. The map was created as part of Clemson's efforts to aid Upstate residents facing hardships during the COVID-19 pandemic. It includes nearly 400 providers across 10 counties complete with information on the type of assistance they provide as well as operating hours and availability.
Biological sciences researcher Matthew Koski has received a three-year, $455,000 NSF grant to study how flowers adapt to heat and cold.
CLEMSON – Invasive species are detrimental to ecological systems and a Clemson University forestry expert says National Invasive Species Awareness Week is a perfect time to learn how to manage these invaders. National Invasive Species Awareness Week is May 16-23. David Coyle, a Clemson assistant professor in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Conservation as […]
Among the scientists who deal with invasive pests, the bigger problem isn't the Asian Giant Hornet, it's the hysteria that accompanied it.
A Clemson University geneticist and others believe they have discovered the armor the dreaded pigweed uses to protect itself against the herbicide glyphosate.
Clemson University Livestock Poultry Health has released the control area surrounding a Chesterfield County turkey farm that was struck in April with a Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza virus.
Cherese Fine, director of the Snelsire, Sawyer, & Robinson Clemson Career Workshop (CCW), acted quickly to move the workshop online after Clemson announced camps and programs on campus would be canceled. The workshop is a summer program designed to promote the readiness of high-achieving students from diverse populations to enter college with the additional intention of attracting them to Clemson University.
To ensure cotton can adapt to the planet’s ever-changing environment and continue to grow as a cash crop, a Clemson University geneticist is working with researchers across the United States to determine how to breed for more sustainable cotton varieties.
The second phase of Clemson University’s Extension Emerging Leadership Initiative (EELI) held its final meeting and graduation recently at the Madren Conference Center, as the initiative’s secondary phase shifted the curriculum from basic leadership training to applying the knowledge and skills gleaned from the first seven-month phase.
To help ensure personal safety from COVID-19, a Clemson Cooperative Extension Service food safety expert says people should start with the basics.
To help people ensure fresh, nutritious food for their families, ease the psychological turmoil of these difficult times and help kids stuck at home engage with the outdoors, Clemson Cooperative Extension Service experts suggest planting gardens much as Americans did during World War II.
It was a simple phone call that brought Kelly Umutoni 7,500 miles from Kigali, Rwanda to Clemson University. At home in 2017, Umutoni was exploring graduate programs in architecture, and she had cast a worldwide net. Clemson was high on her list, but she had never stepped foot in South Carolina and knew no one […]
In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Department of Pesticide Regulation, a state regulatory agency that is part of Clemson University Public Service and Agriculture, has postponed indefinitely the certification renewal deadline and issued new guidelines for testing, certification and licensure of commercial, non-commercial or private applicators of regulated pesticides.
While all 46 county offices are closed to the public, Clemson Cooperative Extension remains available through online resources. A COVID-19 website has been established for Extension programming and fact sheets related to the novel coronavirus, along with resources aimed at helping South Carolinians and the state’s agribusinesses cope with the crisis.
Through a partnership with the S.C. Department of Education, Clemson Cooperative Extension's School Gardening for S.C. Educators program — which began in 2013 as a pilot program in the tri-county Charleston area — is now in more than 32 counties across the state. The program continues to grow by at least 20 schools each year.