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Proper Planting Trees

October 5, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Making It Grow Minute

Credit SC Public Radio Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . The University of Florida Extension factsheet on trees and hurricanes speaks to the issue of properly planting a tree to improve its survivability. We Clemson people say...

Business Good for Clean Energy

October 4, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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More electric vehicles are on the road than ever before, more solar panels are on roofs than ever before. These trends mean there are more business opportunities for clean energy focused companies than ever before. Which is why our next guest’s organization puts on an...

Making It Grow Extra: Nutrients for Polinators

October 3, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
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Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty and host of Making It Grow is joined by Davis Sanders from South Pleasantburg Nursery in Greenville, SC. This chat is about how pollinating insects not only need food and host plants during the growing season, they also need a source...

Live Oaks and Wind

October 3, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Making It Grow Minute

Credit SC Public Radio Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . The University of Florida Extension Service has a factsheet titled How to Minimize Wind Damage in the South Florida Landscape. We here in South Carolina who observe the...

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

October 1, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
John Warner

A weekly update of the entrepreneurial activity in South Carolina. Mike Switzer interviews John Warner, co-founder of Accessible Diagnostics and the Swampfox Facebook page, based in Greenville, S.C.

Pat Conroy: My Exaggerated Life

October 1, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Pat Conroy and Katherine Clark

Pat Conroy’s memoirs and autobiographical novels contain a great deal about his life, but there is much he hasn’t revealed with readers until now. My Exaggerated Life (2018, University of South Carolina Press) is the product of a special collaboration between this great...

SC Aerospace Conference and Expo, Oct. 9-10

September 28, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Hossein Haj-Hariri

South Carolina has been in the aerospace industry for many years, but once Boeing came here we have seen exponential growth. Which is probably why the South Carolina Aerospace Conference & Expo, now in its fifth year, has become one of the most important in the...

Saying Goodbye to Two Iconic Radio Series

September 26, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Ray Magliozzi, the late Tom Magliozzi, and the late Marian McPartland.

This month two of the longest running, most iconic public radio series end their runs on South Carolina Public Radio: Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz and Car Talk . Piano Jazz Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz began airing in 1979 and was NPR's longest-lived cultural program;...

Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

September 26, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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Huge demographic shifts are happening across our country and in our state that can impact many business models, which is why our next guest says that building a diverse and inclusive workplace should be a priority for a company’s leadership team. Mike Switzer interviews...

Forgotten Jazz Great: Charleston's Fud Livingston

September 24, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Fud Livingston

Charleston’s Fud Livingston, 'Jazz Age' arranger, composer, and musician, made memorable music. (Originally broadcast 05/18/18) - Joseph Anthony “Fud” Livingston, born in Charleston, SC, in 1906, was an American jazz clarinetist, saxophonist, arranger, and composer who...

Importance of Early Diagnosis of Autism

September 20, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Bobbi Conner
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This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Laura Carpenter about the importance of early diagnosis and treatment of autism in childhood. Dr. Carpenter is a Professor of Pediatrics in the College of Medicine at MUSC.

Sports Business Booming in Rock Hill

September 20, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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You’ve probably heard some recent interviews we’ve done on the increasing sports business activity in Rock Hill, SC. Today we’re going to tell you about some more because we keep learning more. Our next guest is involved in developing the new indoor sports facility which is...

The Most Influential 20th-Century Southern Novel?

September 19, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Noel Polk, Tudier Harris, and Walter Edgar, taping "Take on the South."

This month, a PBS series, The Great American Read , celebrates the joy of reading and the books we love. Celebrities, authors, and book lovers reveal the novels that have affected their lives. And, the national vote gets under way, to decide America’s Best-Loved Novel. Back...

New Spin-off "Formed" in Columbia

September 19, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Jamie Thomas

When we interviewed our next guest two years ago, his company had just been created but was still part of the parent company. Since then, it has gained enough traction and business to become its own entity. Mike Switzer interviews Jamie Thomas, CEO of Cognito Forms in...

Dealing With Money-Induced Stress

September 18, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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There can obviously be many sources of stress in one’s life, but according to a 2017 study from the American Psychological Association, 62% of respondents listed money as a source of stress in their daily lives. What is it about money? Mike Switzer interviews Josh Harris, a...

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