The College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences provides unified education, research and public service in the grand challenges of global food supply and safety, human and animal nutrition, agricultural systems efficiency, environmental conservation, sustainable packaging and renewable resources.
The first episode of Clemson Extension Live will air at noon April 5 on Facebook Live, offering viewers an opportunity to ask questions on everything from home gardening to birding. The weekly, hour-long program runs each Wednesday on Clemson Cooperative Extension’s Facebook page and features Clemson University experts in horticulture, entomology, wildlife and more.
Clemson University Ph.D. student Phillip Williams has received a $94,808 grant from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture to develop and test technology that utilizes sensors, a global positioning system and mathematical calculations to optimize fertilization usage, benefitting both farming operational costs, crop yield and the environment.
Clemson University students will show off livestock exhibition and evaluation skills learned in class when they compete in the Little North American Showmanship Contest on March 31 and April 1. This annual event is free to the public and will be held at the T. Ed. Garrison Livestock Arena and Cattle Complex.
Clemson, SC—A team of Clemson University students is leading a research project that could reduce the prevalence of invasive species in forests and change how timber producers and civil engineers control erosion. The team has created a rainfall simulator that will allow them to test the ability of native plants to stabilize exposed soil and […]
For the third consecutive year, a team of Clemson University agribusiness students had an impressive showing at the Southern Agricultural Economics Academic Bowl.
Clemson, SC—Clemson University’s College of Agriculture, Foresty and Life Sciences will offer an online Master’s Degree program in Wildlife and Fisheries Biology beginning fall semester 2017. The online program will allow students with experience in the natural resources field to enhance their professional degree skills. The program is entirely online and all lectures can be […]
A group of Clemson students is determining how to use shredded leaves to help increase the value of roller-crimped cover crops.
Now in its fifth year, Clemson University’s What’s in Our Waters (WOW) project continues to promote local conservation through citizen science.
South Carolina watermelon producers now have information they need to make their 2017 crops more profitable with the release of the updated Watermelon Spray Guide for 2017, which includes updated recommendations for battling blight.
South Carolina State Veterinarian Dr. Boyd Parr is urging all sectors of the South Carolina poultry industry to intensify biosecurity efforts at their operations after Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) was confirmed Saturday in a commercial flock in Lincoln County, Tennessee.
A fungus that grows throughout the southeastern U.S. shortens the life of peach trees from 15 to five years. But a new method, planting trees with their roots exposed, puts the trees out of reach of the fungus.
Plants used for research at Clemson's Pee Dee Research and Education Center are retiring to new gardens and lawns now that their research days are over.
Before you can fight a disease, you have to identify the foe. For that, you need someone like Guillermo Rimoldi. Recently named the head of the histopathology section of the Veterinary Diagnostic Center, a unit of Clemson University Livestock Poultry Health in Columbia, Rimoldi is responsible for examining tissue samples of animals to diagnose potential diseases.
Agriculture is important for the South Carolina economy and the state’s youth are stepping up to have their voices heard as advocates for the agricultural industry. More than 1,000 members of the South Carolina FFA Association gathered at the South Carolina Capitol Feb. 22 for the annual Legislator Appreciation Day.
The 2017 Clemson Extension Bull Test and Heifer Sale will go down as one of the best sales ever. The sale of 45 bulls brought in $143,950 for an average of $3,198 per bull at the T. Ed Garrison Livestock Arena. The top 10 selling bulls averaged $4,900 per bull. Organizers said this year’s sale broke last year’s average.