Regulatory Services

SSAOAC Meeting

The Southern Section of Association of Official Analytical Chemists (SSAOAC) meets in Atlanta every spring. This year it was April 18 – 19, 2023. It is an all-volunteer organization.  Beth Hardin has served on the Board of Directors for the last 5 years and continues to do so as the chairperson of the Registration Committee.  […]

Regulatory Employee Get Together – May 18

Attention All!  We are planning a fun outing on May 18th for anyone within Regulatory Services that are interested.  We will be attending the CU Baseball game at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on campus on May 18th at 6pm.  Admission is free to all Clemson employees and their immediate families. Tickets are acquired with Clemson employee […]

DPI Annual Meeting

The Department of Plant Industry conducted its annual spring full staff meeting on March 20, 2023, at the Emeritus College Conference Room in Pendleton, SC.  The agenda made a full day of discussions and fellowship.  Topics of discussion included: director’s update, administrative updates, National Plant Board discussions, new pests and testing services, citrus update, appreciation […]

Fertilizer Lab Move

The renovation project began in 2021 and was completed at the beginning of 2023.  The Fertilizer Lab moved into the newly renovated lab space in February of 2023 and began work immediately to unpack, organize, and start analyzing samples.  We plan to have an open house once the busy fertilizer-testing season ends. Wall framing in […]

Regulatory Lab Meeting

The first All Labs Lunch and Learn was held Friday, March 31, 2023, from 12:00 pm until 2:00 pm.  It was a great setting to get to know what everybody is currently doing and what they plan to do in the future.  Everybody shared ideas and skill sets needed to be consistent in the Regulatory […]

Upcoming Trainings

Below are a few of past and upcoming lunch and learn trainings for Regulatory Services that will be held in the Emeritus College Conference Room. Training Highlight CPR First Aid Training  was conducted by Anderson Area YMCA for the Regulatory team on Wednesday, April 26, 2023.  There were 22 participants.  Everybody learned CPR, basic first […]

Director’s Message

Greetings Regulatory Family, I hope this note finds you all doing well and enjoying the early stages of spring.  Watching the trees bud out and the flowers bloom is a reminder of the change each season brings.  Without fail, we can count on Mother Nature passing the baton from winter to spring, spring to summer, […]

CU at the Statehouse

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On Tuesday March 7th select programs at Clemson University were invited to visit the South Carolina Statehouse in Columbia to highlight their work to lawmakers, lobbyist, and visitors of the statehouse. Along with CU-ICAR, Rural Health, and CU-CAT, Regulatory Service staff alongside Cooperative Extension had the opportunity to share information about their work on invasive species. […]

Steve Compton: On dirt roads, sweet tea and invasive species

The only creatures who are happy to hear that Stephen Compton has retired are invasive species. As a top hand for the Department of Plant Industry, Compton drew a bead on some of the most wanted criminal critters in the state, managing statewide programs for fire ants, invasive species eradication and the noxious weed survey. […]

Kristal Dysinger, new Regulatory hire, runs a tight ship

Kristal Dysinger may be one of Regulatory Services’ newest employees, but when you meet her you can’t help but feel you’ve known her for years. A hometown girl from just across the river in Hartwell, Ga., Kristal will probably be among the first to greet you at the CAT Building, where she’s an administrative specialist […]