MONDAY, JULY 16, 2012 (Listen to the archived program)
Designing Equipment for Play (Listen to the segment)
Dr. Bob Becker, Director of Economic Policy and Strategy with the Strom Thurmond Institute on Government and Public Affairs at Clemson University, learns about how one company seeks to facilitate play when he speaks with John McConkey, Market Insight Manager with Landscape Structures. John McConkey visited Clemson University in February as a particiapant at the 2012 Conference on the Value of Play presented by the US Play Coalition.
Kimberly's Flight (Listen to the segment)
Sandy Woodward learns about the inspiration for the emotional story of Captain Kimberly Hampton, a South Carolina native and the first woman combat pilot killed in action, when she speaks with Anna Simon and Ann Hampton, co-authors of the book Kimberly's Flight.
Signings of the book will take place this Saturday, July 21st from 2 - 4 PM at the Books-a-Million on Laurens Road in Greenville, SC and on Sunday, August 12th from 2 - 5 PM at the Lodge at Table Rock State Park during the Birchwood Book and Author Fair.
Oconee Station State Historic Site (Listen to the segment)
We invite you to "Come Out and Play" as Park Ranger Scott Alexander introduces us to Oconee Station State Historic Site and we find out about the history of the site and the educational opportunities and recreational activities available.
Peach Cultivar Update (Listen to the segment)
"Peach Doctor" Desmond Layne, Clemson University Peach Specialist, shares the latest peach offering available to South Carolina consumers. Learn more at "Everything About Peaches" and find the Peach Doctor on Facebook.
TUESDAY, JULY 17, 2012 (Listen to the archived program)
Don't Let the Bed Bugs Bite Again!
Charlotte Holt learns how to avoid bed bugs when she is joined by Dr. Eric Benson, Clemson Extension Urban Entomologist in the Department of Entomology, Soils, and Plant Sciences, and Cam Lay, Montana State Entomologist. Then we'll learn about some of the latest bed bug research during a visit to the Clemson University insectary with doctoral candidate Margie Lehnert. Finally, we'll travel to Greenville to learn about bed bug control methods from Carlos Melendez of Gregory Pest Solutions.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 18, 2012 (Listen to the archived program)
Peter Kent is joined by Dr. Gene Eidson, director of the Center for Applied Ecology at the Clemson University Restoration Institute, and Dr. Jason Hallstrom, Assistant Professor in the School of Computing at Clemson University, in a discussion about the Intelligent River Program. We'll find out about the inspiration of the project and how through the course of utilizing technology to develop a solution for quickly and accurately measuring and mapping the data about a river led to the development of sensor technology that can be repurposed for a variety of agricultural and natural resources monitoring applications. We invite listeners to call in via the toll-free number 888-539-8859 with their comments and questions
THURSDAY, JULY 19, 2012 (Listen to the archived program)
A live call-in discussion of gardening topics
Clemson Extension horticulturist and garden writer Dr. Bob Polomski, the author of Month-by-Month Gardening in the Carolinas, is joined by The Georgia Gardener Walter Reeves, garden expert, writer, radio and television host and retired Extension Agent for the University of Georgia, as they take your questions about garden, lawn and landscape plants. Listeners may call in via the toll free number 888-539-8859. For additional gardening help call the HGIC at 888-656-9988 from 9 am - 1 pm, Monday through Friday.