The 2019 Edisto REC Peanut/Row Crop Field Day will be held on September 12, and 13th. The peanut, cotton and soybean growers from across the state will gather at the Clemson Edisto Research and Education Center in Blackville to learn the latest research on growing these crops. It will be from 8 a.m. to 3:40 p.m. Thursday at 64 Research Road, Blackville. The schedule is posted online. For more information, contact Dan Anco at 803-284-3343 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month keynote: Christine Chavez – The granddaughter of Cesar Chavez, who co-founded the National Farm Workers Association in 1962, Christine Chavez works for the United States Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service as an outreach coordinator. She works with farmers from underserved populations, including Hmong, Latinx, African-Americans, veterans, LGBTQ and women. Her talk will be at 6 p.m. on Thursday in the Strom Thurmond Institute auditorium. It is presented as part of Clemson’s Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month celebration, which aims to educate and heighten awareness about the rich culture. For information, contact Jerad Green at 864-656-7625 or email@example.com.
Science on Tap – Jessica Larsen of Clemson’s chemical and biomolecular engineering department will talk about "Using Brain Disease to Treat Brain Disease" at Science on Tap at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Viva Wine Bar, 168 Exchange St., Pendleton. She will talk about creating biologically relevant drug-delivery systems to attempt to cure incurable neurological disorders. For information, contact Katherine Freeman at 864-656-9939 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Campus Movie Fest Premiere – The red carpet will be rolled out for students who entered the top 16 films in the Campus Movie Fest competition. The doors open at 7 p.m. on Thursday and the show begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts. For information, see the www.campusmoviefest.com/clemson.