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 CURF Technology Maturation Fund provides grants to faculty in order to support the last critical development step needed to move their technology to the marketplace.
AUBURN – The Clemson University Soil Judging team took second place overall at the 2016 Southeastern Collegiate Soil Judging Competition, and all four of its members finished in the top twenty in the individual standings. The competition took place at Auburn University. The Clemson team spent Oct. 3- 5 describing Piedmont and Coastal Plain soils […]
A group of children at the Freetown Community Center are learning about healthy eating, as well as science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) by growing a vegetable garden with the help of Patricia Whitener, a Clemson Extension Service 4-H agent in Greenville County.
A combination of high workforce demand and low supply of college grads in a thriving economic sector translates into excellent internship and job prospects for students majoring in many agriculture and forestry disciplines — both nationally and here in South Carolina.
South Carolina needs reliable information on water availability, use and quality to enact measures to protect the key environmental resource, legislators told attendees of the S.C. Water Resources Conference Thursday.
Presenters at the South Carolina Water Resources Conference Thursday called for governments to use new technology to create flood maps that would include data showing land and properties at risk of being flooded from dam failures.
Fall is a colorful time and Clemson University’s South Carolina Botanical Garden is ready to teach people how to welcome fall with seasonal colors in their landscapes. A fall gardening symposium is scheduled to be held in the Botanical Garden from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 3.
State and federal officials met Wednesday at the S.C. Water Resource Conference organized by Clemson University to discuss lessons learned from last year’s flood and steps needed to protect the state’s valuable water resources in the future. South Carolina legislators will discuss the state’s preparedness and response to significant weather events as the conference continues in Columbia Thursday. The discussion will be broadcast live online.
Youth across South Carolina are invited by 4-H to join approximately 100,000 of their peers worldwide in Drone Discovery month.
Clemson Public Service and Agriculture has posted a single damage assessment form to allow state and federal agencies fast access to on-site data that can be used in disaster aid and other important services. Clemson Extension agents are prepared to work with farmers who need help.
To help South Carolina residents grow the best fall produce, faculty and staff at the Clemson Edisto Research and Education Center (REC) shared valuable knowledge during its annual Fall Vegetable Field Day.
Clemson University researchers have been awarded a $1 million grant from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture to expand organic peach production in the Southeast. Clemson University pomologist Juan Carlos Melgar and pathologist Guido Schnabel are tying paper bags on peaches as they grow on trees, an unconventional method of protecting them from insects and disease while reducing reliance on pesticides.
CLEMSON – A member of the Clemson University Office of General Counsel is completing her term as president for the American Agricultural Law Association (AALA). Beth Crocker, associate general counsel for Clemson University, completed her term by presiding over the AALA’s annual meeting held Oct. 6-8 in Oklahoma City, Okla. The meeting was held in […]
Though Hurricane Matthew continues on course to threaten the coasts of at least three southeastern states, it appears likely that its projected path will not extend far enough inland to have much of an effect on the upcoming fall color season, which is already under way in the upper heights.
With Hurricane Matthew threatening South Carolina, agricultural producers need to be sure they have all important documents safeguarded. Clemson University experts say keeping important papers safe from fire or flood in a fire resistant/waterproof file box, or digitally can help speed up any insurance claims that may need to be filed following a disaster. This includes having updated inventories of all possessions — business and personal — in the event insurance claims are filed once the storm passes.