Healthy soils and control of insect pests were among topics discussed during the Clemson Pee Dee REC's annual field day.
CLEMSON – Clemson University researchers have found kale grown following organic cover crops has more nutrients and produces higher yields. Results of this study could prove profitable for South Carolina farmers as organic farming becomes more popular in the United States in response to consumer preferences. The researchers, led by Clemson associate professor of pulse […]
BLACKVILLE – A new Forage Heifer Development Program is being initiated this year at Clemson’s Edisto Research and Education Center (REC) that researchers say will add to the success of the South Carolina cattle industry. Scott Sell, Clemson research associate at the Edisto REC, said this new program follows the spirit of the Edisto Forage Bull […]
A Clemson University graduate student has found adding a little color to watermelon fields can attract pollinators which can help improve quality and increase yields of one of South Carolina’s most important vegetable crops.
Clemson’s main campus has experienced big changes in just a few short months. Some construction projects have been completed, while others remain on target for their scheduled completion dates. Here are updates on some of the initiatives happening above and beneath the ground. Electrical distribution The $75 million upgrade of 1950s underground utilities impacting Clemson’s […]
Squirrels are cute, except when they cause a university campus to lose electrical power. Clemson’s $75 million electrical system upgrade will improve the electrical power flow to the main campus, increase capacity and force the furry, four-legged friends to find another place to frolic. The upgrade process, which initially began with prep work projects, began […]
South Carolina farmers can learn the latest research-based information needed to grow bountiful crops at the 2019 Clemson Pee Dee Research and Education Field Day Aug. 29.
The highest peaks of the Appalachian Mountains are home to many animal species found nowhere else on Earth. These species include many tiny arthropods, such as insects, millipedes and their relatives living in leaf litter of forests located in high elevations on the mountains. Research in these mountain communities has revealed many new species in recent years, but the full scope of their diversity remains unclear. In an effort to discover and protect these unique species, Clemson University entomology professor Michael Caterino plans to collect and document as many arthropods as he can from the mountains.
Below are images of leaf-litter arthropod insects that can be found in the high Appalachian Mountains. The highest peaks of the Appalachian Mountains are home to many animal species, including arthropods, found nowhere else on Earth. Clemson University entomology professor Michael Caterino is leading a study to thoroughly document arthropods such as insects, millipedes and […]
The Vietnam Urban Planning and Development Association has awarded its 2019 Bronze Medal for Regional Plans to a project led by James H. Spencer, associate dean of research and graduate studies in the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities. Spencer and an international team worked in partnership with the Vietnam Institute for Urban and Rural Planning […]
After nine years of what he called “two geeky nerds spending a lot of time and money looking for a snake,” Bryan Hudson watched the reptile named Russell slither off into the northeast Georgia landscape barely a week after it was captured. Hudson admitted he was unlikely to lay eyes on the five-foot-long snake again for a full year. But for the Clemson University doctoral student, his collaborators and a slew of stakeholders on hand for the July 12 release, that’s when the real research on Russell began.
BLACKVILLE – Most watermelons produced in South Carolina are seedless, but how are they produced if they don’t make any seed? By seed, of course. The process of growing seedless watermelons was explained to about 300 people who attended the 2019 Clemson Watermelon Field Day at the Clemson Edisto Research and Education Center (REC) by Clemson […]
The white four-door Dodge pickup rattles over bumpy trails in fields of vegetables as 2019 Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo South Carolina Farmer of the Year and Clemson alumnus Sidi Limehouse talks about farming at 80 years old, being forced to relocate his roadside stand, working with employees and volunteers who are more like family and, of course, Clemson University.
When you drive 13 hours straight from New York to Charleston, there better be a payoff at the end. For some, it’s the opportunity to experience the city’s history, architectural and natural beauty, and world-class cuisine. When you drive 13 hours straight from New York to Charleston, there had better be a payoff at the end. For some, it’s the opportunity to experience the city’s history, architectural and natural beauty, and world-class cuisine. For Frances Perez and Corbin Laedlein, it was the opportunity to complete the Certification Track of Clemson Extension’s Master Rain Gardener program by helping build a rain garden and rainwater harvesting system in Corrine Jones Park.
It’s hard to miss. Whether you’re traveling to Clemson University’s main campus on Highway 93 from Seneca or driving across the bridge on the same road in the opposite direction, a distinctive construction project catches your eye for a few seconds. And then a question probably pops in your head: what exactly is that? Resembling […]