Using Education to Reduce Instances of Foodborne Illness

Foodborne illness is caused by eating foods and beverages contaminated with various pathogenic bacteria, viruses, and parasites. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that roughly 48 million people get some kind of foodborne illness each year.1 Of those 48 million people,
March 25, 2024

Micro-Irrigation System Maintenance to Prevent Clogging

Clogging is a major issue in micro-irrigation systems, which can cause poor water distribution and requires regular maintenance for optimum irrigation system performance. This publication provides information about the causes of clogging in micro-irrigation systems and how to prevent and ameliorate clogging.
March 14, 2024

MyPlate: A Guide to Healthier Eating

Maintaining a healthy diet can be challenging in today’s fast-paced world. Diet quality can have an important impact on the ability to perform everyday activities and overall health. In an effort to help Americans improve diet quality and increase physical activity, the
February 1, 2024

An Introduction to Floating Wetlands for Stormwater Ponds

Floating wetlands are artificial floating platforms planted with vegetation that can be deployed in stormwater ponds and other surface waters to help improve water quality. Floating wetlands absorb excess nutrients, provide habitat for aquatic and terrestrial wildlife, and may reduce the frequency
January 24, 2024

Alleviating Food Insecurity Using Nutrition Education Programs

In this publication, we will address the critical issue of food insecurity through the lens of nutrition education programs. We will explore how these programs play a pivotal role in providing access to food and empowering communities with the knowledge to make
January 23, 2024

Classroom Group Projects Using Industry-Based Communication Tools

Project-based learning is a common teaching method that allows students to learn by becoming active participants in real-world and meaningful projects.1 With these projects comes the need for communication and information sharing. The purpose of this publication is to establish an understanding
January 17, 2024

Breeding Peanut for Reduced Allergen Content

This publication aims to familiarize readers with peanut allergy, the allergic reaction that occurs upon exposure to peanut proteins in susceptible individuals, current therapies, and an affordable remedy under development at Clemson University, specifically the hypoallergenic peanut lines. Additionally, the content updates
December 13, 2023
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