Tag: Clemson University

Clemson gets USDA grant to evaluate biofuels effect on climate change

Clemson gets USDA grant to evaluate biofuels effect on climate change

August 26, 2017 |

In South Carolina, Clemson University received a $147,744, two-year grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) to analyze how switchgrass fields and loblolly pine forests affect local temperatures through the exchange of water, energy, radiation and carbon with the atmosphere. The purpose of the project and grant is […]

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Clemson University researcher wins grant to study energy crops’ impact on temperatures

Clemson University researcher wins grant to study energy crops’ impact on temperatures

August 8, 2017 |

In South Carolina, a researcher from Clemson University received a $147,744, two-year grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) to analyze how switchgrass fields and loblolly pine forests affect local temperatures through the exchange of water, energy, radiation and carbon with the atmosphere. He’ll also quantify below- and above-ground […]

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South Carolina to promote farmer extension training on renewable energy

South Carolina to promote farmer extension training on renewable energy

June 23, 2014 |

In South Carolina, Clemson University has received a $78,000 grant from South Carolina Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education to teach farmers about incorporating renewable energy and other sustainability techniques into their farm management. Implementation of oil seed crop and biodiesel production along with passive solar energy and waste-to-energy will be included in the extension program. […]

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