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.
A scientist’s ongoing research on Southern blight – a serious disease that kills tomatoes and more than 500 other crop and plant species – will soon result in a management strategy for vegetable growers that is designed to be effective, economical and environmentally safe.
A group of Clemson University students believes everyone should have access to healthy foods. The students are developing Tiger Gardens to demonstrate how healthy vegetables can be grown anywhere, even on concrete.
Clemson University's packaging science program is helping one Lowcountry business on its way to becoming one of the most unique creameries in the country.
Trees are the Rodney Dangerfields of our ecosystem: they get no respect. With cities across the United States losing 4 million trees a year, Earth Day, this Friday, is a great occasion to show trees some love.
April Gillens, a doctoral student in Clemson’s environmental and engineering science (EES) program, is combining forensics and nuclear research to help keep us safe from nuclear terrorism and dangerous nuclear trafficking. A native of Eutawville, S.C., Gillens’ research in nuclear forensics looks for unique carbon fingerprints associated with particular elements of nuclear materials, which would aid […]
South Carolina timber growers can learn from experts how to grow more profitable crops at a May 4 meeting at T and S Farm in Leesville.
Area residents looking for a day of family fun and adventure should come to the Clemson Experimental Forest Saturday, April 23. Clemson Forest Fest, will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Lake Issaqueena Area of the Clemson Experimental Forest.
Clemson — Clemson’s Watt Family Innovation Center hosted the 8th Clemson Biological Sciences Annual Student Symposium (CBASS) on Saturday, February 20th. The symposium is designed to showcase the wide array of life sciences research that is being conducted by Clemson graduate and undergraduate students. Winners were presented with $100, $75, and $50 cash awards for […]
Late blight disease, the most destructive and infectious bane of tomatoes and Irish potatoes, was reported this week on tomatoes in a home garden in Beaufort County. Further spread of Late Blight to other areas of South Carolina is likely if the fungal-like pathogen arrived via spores blown up from Florida.
More than two dozen nocturnal insect aficionados joined Clemson University entomologist Michael Caterino at the South Carolina Botanical Garden for a free event called “Light Up the Night!”
Clemson University has folded its campus farms into one Research and Education Center and appointed a seasoned researcher as its director. John Andrae was named director of the Simpson Research and Education Center (REC), located in the Agricultural Center on Old Cherry Road.
Seven Clemson University students have received Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation, and five others received honorable mention awards in the national competition.
Graduate students soon will reap the benefits of the Graduate School’s new Faculty Fellows program, which got underway recently with the selection of the inaugural class of Fellows. Associate Provost and Graduate School Dean Jason Osborne established the program to address the needs of graduate students by encouraging faculty to use their expertise and passion […]
Utilizing a systems approach to successful beef cattle production was the overall theme for Clemson's 2016 Cattlemen’s Boot Camp held March 24 at the T.Ed. Garrision Arena Cattle Complex in Pendleton.
A Clemson University graduate student is learning how environmental toxicants in freshwater systems affect aquatic organisms in the ecosystem, which can be used to determine water quality.