The College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences offers students opportunities that range from manipulating the molecular structure of biological systems to building products and even improving food and human health.
CLEMSON—Clemson University Horticulture students took an active part in this year’s South Carolina Nursery and Landscape Association (SCNLA) Trade Show in Myrtle Beach. The annual trade show and conference provides individuals in the horticulture industry with educational seminars and access to industry booths. Miranda Altman, a sophomore from Lexington, SC, and Jordan Baylor, a junior […]
South Carolina 4-H members received hands-on lessons in cooking and exercise from chefs and nutrition experts at the recent 4-H Healthy Lifestyles Summit. Selected Summit attendees will work with South Carolina chefs at 4-H camps this summer to teach other South Carolina young people what they learned at the Summit. The camps, underwritten by a grant from WalMart, will take place between June and August and are open to children aged 9 to 14.
Clemson University Environmental and Natural Resources major Stephen Clements was named a 2015 Bartlett Tree Foundation scholar. Clements, a senior from Mount Pleasant, received one of 23 scholarships from the foundation for his continued academic excellence in the study of arboriculture.
Three Clemson University scientists – Julia Frugoli, Alex Feltus and Victoria Corbin – have been awarded a $1.8 million grant to study gene expression in roots that eventually could pave the way for increased crop production, save the world billions of dollars in fertilizer usage, and help rid the planet of a damaging pollutant.
Sustainability plus productivity is the underlying formula in a Clemson University staff member's new book, "The Bio-Integrated Farm."
South Carolina cotton producers learn how developing insect management programs and selecting top varieties to plant can help them grow more profitable crops in 2016.
Clemson University scientist Saara DeWalt is part of a collaborative study of second-growth tropical forests in Central and South America that will be published Feb. 11 in the journal Nature. DeWalt and dozens of other scientists contributed to the paper titled “Biomass Resilience of Neotropical Secondary Forests.”
The forestry sector in South Carolina has an annual economic impact of $18.6 billion, employs more than 90,000 people, is the largest harvested crop at $759 million and is the No. 1 export commodity from the Port of Charleston at $1.5 billion. And yet, there remains plenty of room for growth.
Clemson University’s Advanced Plant Technology Program — headed by geneticist Stephen Kresovich and comprised of a multifaceted team of renowned scientists — continues to stretch the limits of agricultural research in genetics, bioinformatics, computational biology and robotics.
Did you ever think you may be putting yourself, your family or your pets in danger by cleaning your house? If you use store-bought cleaners, you may be introducing hazardous chemicals into your home. So why not learn how to make your own household cleaners that work and are safer for humans, pets and the environment?
Clemson University has launched a new video series that puts experts on your screen when and where you want them. "On the Table," a public policy series from ClemsonTV, tackles such tough subjects as concussions in sports, the role of technology in our lives and health screening disparities, providing in-depth discussion from leading researchers and scholars who are members of the Clemson faculty.
Through the study of mammary glands in sheep, beef cattle, dairy cattle and pigs, Professor Heather Dunn and her students use their observations to learn more about what happens in human breast tissue.
South Carolina's soybean crop took a soaking in 2015. So what's in store for growers this year?
The Clemson-sponsored Youth Day event at the recent 2016 S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo attracted about 140 high school students from throughout South Carolina interested in agribusiness careers.
Clemson Extension and partners have scheduled the first of several stakeholder meetings for the “Twelve Mile, Eighteen Mile and Golden Creek Watershed Plan,” which is being devised to clean up bacteria pollution in three major Upstate watercourses.