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 Clemson Experimental Forest will hold its annual Forest Fest from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in the Lake Issaqueena Area of the Experimental Forest.
Upstate residents who are looking to spruce up their gardens should look to the South Carolina Botanical Garden for just what they need at the Spring Plant Sales.
American chestnuts trees were wiped out 100 years ago, but Clemson researchers and community volunteers are bringing them back by breeding trees to be resistant to Phytophthora root rot, a mold overshadowed by the infamous "chestnut blight."
Clemson, SC — Clemson University’s on-campus student Extension office is excited to debut a new community centered event Saturday, April 1, 10 AM- 1 PM, on McGinty Mall (Ag Quad) on the Clemson University campus. Farm & Home Day is a renewed take on “Farm and Home Week,” a tradition that dates back to the early 1940’s and […]
The first episode of Clemson Extension Live will air at noon April 5 on Facebook Live, offering viewers an opportunity to ask questions on everything from home gardening to birding. The weekly, hour-long program runs each Wednesday on Clemson Cooperative Extension’s Facebook page and features Clemson University experts in horticulture, entomology, wildlife and more.
Clemson University Ph.D. student Phillip Williams has received a $94,808 grant from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture to develop and test technology that utilizes sensors, a global positioning system and mathematical calculations to optimize fertilization usage, benefitting both farming operational costs, crop yield and the environment.
Clemson University students will show off livestock exhibition and evaluation skills learned in class when they compete in the Little North American Showmanship Contest on March 31 and April 1. This annual event is free to the public and will be held at the T. Ed. Garrison Livestock Arena and Cattle Complex.
Clemson, SC—A team of Clemson University students is leading a research project that could reduce the prevalence of invasive species in forests and change how timber producers and civil engineers control erosion. The team has created a rainfall simulator that will allow them to test the ability of native plants to stabilize exposed soil and […]
For the third consecutive year, a team of Clemson University agribusiness students had an impressive showing at the Southern Agricultural Economics Academic Bowl.
Clemson, SC—Clemson University’s College of Agriculture, Foresty and Life Sciences will offer an online Master’s Degree program in Wildlife and Fisheries Biology beginning fall semester 2017. The online program will allow students with experience in the natural resources field to enhance their professional degree skills. The program is entirely online and all lectures can be […]
A group of Clemson students is determining how to use shredded leaves to help increase the value of roller-crimped cover crops.
Now in its fifth year, Clemson University’s What’s in Our Waters (WOW) project continues to promote local conservation through citizen science.
South Carolina watermelon producers now have information they need to make their 2017 crops more profitable with the release of the updated Watermelon Spray Guide for 2017, which includes updated recommendations for battling blight.
South Carolina State Veterinarian Dr. Boyd Parr is urging all sectors of the South Carolina poultry industry to intensify biosecurity efforts at their operations after Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) was confirmed Saturday in a commercial flock in Lincoln County, Tennessee.
A fungus that grows throughout the southeastern U.S. shortens the life of peach trees from 15 to five years. But a new method, planting trees with their roots exposed, puts the trees out of reach of the fungus.