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.
Frequent prescribed fires in southeastern forests can help prevent raging wildfires like those that have engulfed much of Northern California, a Clemson University researcher says. The Mendocino Complex fire, the largest wildfire Northern California has ever seen, is being fueled by dead leaves, tree branches and other debris that have accumulated on forest floors.
A team of Saluda County 4-H’ers went down to the bayou and brought home top honors at this year’s Great American Seafood Cook-Off: 4-H Edition against the largest field in the competition’s history.
Lentils, one of the foods sometimes called “poor man’s meat” are an excellent source of plant protein, but some Clemson University researchers are working to make lentils even more nutritious and expand their growing region into South Carolina.
CLEMSON – Clemson ice cream has been around for 100 years and on July 28, members of the Clemson community had an opportunity to become a part of this deliciously sweet tradition. The first-ever Clemson Ice Cream Makers Day was held in the only place where Clemson ice cream is made — the Ice Cream […]
Clemson University Trustee Louis B. Lynn received the Order of the Palmetto, South Carolina’s highest civilian honor, from Gov. Henry McMaster Thursday.
Most cotton seeds found in individual seed lots are created equally, but not every seed has an opportunity to reach its full potential. Clemson precision agriculture engineer Kendall Kirk wants to help explain why. Kirk’s goal is to help more cotton seeds develop into profitable crops by understanding what factors are related to producing high-quality, high-yielding crops.
If you're trying to build the bonds of community, where better to start than a garden? With advice from their local Clemson Extension Service agent, Presbyterian Fellowship of Fountain Inn sponsors a community garden that brings together people from every background to experience the healthy lifestyle of growing and consuming fresh vegetables.
It’s time to tee up for the 2018 Clemson University Turfgrass Research and Education Field Day. Registration is at 8:30 a.m. with the field day beginning at 9 a.m. on Aug. 14 in the Owen Pavilion behind the Madren Conference Center on the Clemson campus.
CLEMSON – The Clemson University Dairy Team placed third in the National Dairy Council’s Dairy Innovation Challenge for its quark-based ice cream product called FROmage. The theme for this year’s competition was “snacking.” Lindsay Jenkinson, team captain from Bethel, Connecticut, said entries in the competition were required to comply with regulations set by the Dairy […]
More than 200 young people, family members, Clemson Extension agents and volunteers gathered for South Carolina State 4-H Congress, which ran from July 11-14 at Clemson University and was highlighted by activities, assemblies, day trips, workshops and more.
CHARLESTON – Managing diseases and pests in vegetable crops is more than just applying insecticides, pesticides or something similar. It’s also taking steps to prevent problems before they occur. Researchers at the United States Department of Agriculture’s U.S. Vegetable Laboratory and Clemson Coastal Research and Education Center are holding a workshop on Aug. 10 to teach […]
COLUMBIA – Clemson University environmental economics experts met with state officials and other stakeholders to discuss bringing a system to South Carolina that pays farmers and landowners to help conserve natural resources. The system would provide a means of determining a monetary value for environmental goods and services. The Santee River Basin would be the […]
SPARTANBURG – A Clemson University professor is working with Spartanburg officials to treat algae that is causing odor and taste issues with the city’s water supply. The Spartanburg Water System pulls water from two systems – Lake Bowen and a municipal reservoir – and has been dealing with odor and taste issues coming from this […]
CLEMSON – Coming off a record year for cotton, South Carolina cotton farmers can expect an even greater year in 2018. Nathan Smith, Clemson Extension economist and professor at the Clemson Sandhill Research and Education Center, said estimates for South Carolina cotton planted stand at 260,000 acres. “This is 10,000 more acres than in 2017,” […]