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 scientist Saara DeWalt has made it her mission to stop an invasive plant in its tracks. For almost 20 years, she has been hunting down Clidemia hirta around the world.
South Carolina residents may finally rid their landscapes of that pesky kudzu or other invasive plants thanks to a new publication from Clemson University and the South Carolina Exotic Pest Plant Council.
Nine Clemson students majoring in agribusiness in the College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences participated in a national quiz bowl competition at the annual meeting of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association in San Francisco.
South Carolina peach growers could extend the life of trees infected with Armillaria root disease by using a new planting technique on display at Clemson University’s Musser Fruit Research Center.
Clemson researchers are evaluating the effectiveness of using goats to lessen the spread of invasive plants. The results of the ongoing trials have been favorable.
The leader of South Carolina's effort to maintain the health of sheep and goats now leads the American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners (AASRP).
Forty-one high school juniors and seniors took a break from their summer vacations to prepare for their futures at the South Carolina Commissioner’s School for Agriculture (SCCSA). Students from South Carolina, Texas, New York, Ohio, Virginia and North Carolina attended the summer academic program July 18-24 at Clemson University.
The James C. Kennedy Waterfowl and Wetlands Conservation Center advisory committee is meeting to map a strategy for creating what it hopes will be the preeminent research, teaching and outreach program addressing the ecological conservation of the south Atlantic Coastal wetland systems.
South Carolina’s state veterinarian has confirmed the first 2015 case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in the state in 2015. An unvaccinated horse died from the disease in Barnwell County.
Clemson University plays host to more than 80 programs geared toward middle and high school students from June through mid-August.
Talk about going out on a high note. Paul M. Horton, better known simply as “Mac,” has retired after more than 45 years as a student, faculty member and administrator in Public Service and Agriculture at Clemson University.
Finding new markets for South Carolina’s abundance of timber, changing how commercial buildings are constructed and keeping the state’s more than 13 million acres of timberland healthy is the focus of a $250,000 grant awarded to Clemson’s Wood Utilization + Design Institute (WU+D).
A renowned researcher with more than 30 years' experience studying waterfowl habitats and populations has been named the inaugural director of Clemson University's James C. Kennedy Waterfowl and Wetlands Conservation Center. Rick Kaminski will coordinate teaching, research and outreach in waterfowl and wetlands ecology from the Kennedy Center’s location at Clemson’s Belle W. Baruch Institute for Coastal Ecology and Forest Science in Georgetown.
Sonny Ramaswamy, director of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, delivered a taste of what is to come when he gave a seminar at Clemson University June 10.
The agriculture sector is a hot one for careers with a new federal report showing a gap between the number of agricultural jobs created annually and the number of graduates in related fields. The Clemson University College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences is working to fill the gap as enrollment has grown 50 percent in the past decade.