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 university’s longest-serving student-led tiger conservation group is calling on fellow students to join the effort to protect Clemson’s adored mascot. Entering its 20th year on campus, Tigers for Tigers (T4T) will hold a series of informational meetings in early September for students interested in joining the effort to protect tigers. “The club really thrives […]
Clemson – Thirty-eight juniors and seniors took part in the annual South Carolina Commissioner’s School of Agriculture (SCCSA) last month. The summer academic program graduated its 500th student in this year’s class, which included 11th and 12th graders from South Carolina, Delaware and Georgia. “It grew out of the idea that there are these Governor’s […]
The Department of Plant Industry (DPI) at Clemson University will hold a public hearing Friday, Sept. 29, regarding an emergency statewide quarantine for wood and wood products affected by the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), an invasive insect pest that inhabits and destroys native ash trees.
The Society of American Foresters awarded Clemson University’s Lawrence “Larry” Gering with the 2017 Carl Alwin Schenck Award for a career of excellence in the field of forestry education.
The National Agricultural Alumni and Development Association (NAADA) presented alumni of Clemson’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences with two of its highest national awards during its annual conference in Columbus, Ohio. Beth Crocker (’97, Animal Science), Sennah Honea (’14, Agricultural Education), and Tyler Brown (’09 Forest Resource Management) were recognized by the association […]
Clemson food safety experts warn tailgaters: don’t let food-related microorganisms crash your party.
When a Hurricane Harvey happens here, will you be ready? South Carolina is every bit as vulnerable to hurricanes as Texas. Preparing for them is up to you. And the decisions you make affect not only you, but your animals, from your pet gerbil to your American Quarter Horse and everything in between.
Fall is a busy season at the South Carolina Botanical Garden with a Lunch and Learn Gardening series beginning Sept. 5, the Fall Garden Concert Series coming Sept. 15 and the Fall Plant Sale slated for Sept. 29-30.
Bermudagrass is an excellent grass for hay production but it uses a lot of nitrogen, which can cut profits. Clemson University researchers are ready to show producers how to cut costs by growing their own nitrogen. Two events will teach growers how to grow alfalfa with bermudagrass to increase forage quality as well as grow a supplemental feed and/or cash crop.
Even the legendary grandiloquence of a proud Leghorn rooster may take a pause -- albeit a brief one -- before the power of a total solar eclipse.
Tests on new nutrient-management technology under development at Clemson University showed savings of up to $54 an acre on cotton production. In another test, Clemson automated tillage technology reduced fuel usage by nearly half on soil tillage needed to protect row crop yields. These are two technologies on display at a recent field day at Clemson's Edisto Research and Education Center.
Clemson University researchers say the public can help collect scientific information about the effect of Monday's eclipse on plants for future generations.
More than 160 youth from across the Southeast competed in the 31st Annual South Carolina Junior Beef Round-Up hosted by Clemson University Aug. 4-6, 2017.
An invasive Asian beetle responsible for killing hundreds of millions of ash trees in North America has been found in Spartanburg, Greenville and Oconee counties, according to investigators with the Clemson University Department of Plant Industry. This is the first confirmed detection of the beetle known as Emerald Ash Borer in South Carolina.
Cleanliness, it's said, is next to godliness. It also can save lives. Advances in cleanliness — or more properly, "biosecurity" — drew more than 150 farmers and dairy industry professionals to the Satterwhite family farm in Newberry to discuss the future of milk production in the Palmetto State.