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.
With an economic impact of $33.4 billion, natural resources are major contributors to South Carolina economy and quality of life. To train people to help sustain these resources, Clemson University is establishing a Fisheries and Aquatic Center of Excellence.
Clemson University conferred more than 1,700 degrees during two commencement ceremonies on Friday. U.S. Sen. and New York Times best-selling author Tim Scott gave a speech at both ceremonies and offered three pieces of advice for a full and significant life: “If I was sitting in your chairs, what advice would I want?” said Scott (R-S.C.). “First, failure is not final if you don’t refuse to quit. The second, stand up for those who cannot stand up for themselves. And number three, hold on tightly to the dreams that inspire you.”
Medway Park and Community Garden on James Island has a new raingarden and rainwater harvesting system thanks to a unique collaboration between Clemson University and an array of local and regional collaborators.
An expert in diseases that attack valuable vegetable crops across the Southeast, Anthony Keinath is the newly minted recipient of the Godley-Snell Award for Excellence in Agricultural Research, Clemson's highest agricultural research honor.
Students, faculty and staff were on hand Tuesday in the Watt Family Innovation Center to celebrate the 2017–18 academic year during the annual Clemson University awards ceremony.
CLEMSON, S.C. — Elizabeth Elmore once believed she didn’t have a knack for growing plants. As it turns out, her talent just needed some time to germinate. “I didn’t have a green thumb when I was younger. When my parents would go out of town, they would say, ‘Water the plants for us.’ And they […]
After two seasons of climatic events that lashed anger at the state’s peach crop, South Carolina peach producers and researchers believe this season could be better.
A Clemson University scientist is sending his research on the cotton genome into outer space after being selected as a winner in the Cotton Sustainability Challenge. Christopher Saski, associate professor in the plant and environmental sciences department, is the principal investigator on a project that seeks to explore the cotton genome and how it reacts in microgravity and normal gravity.
Clemson Extension's Home and Garden Information Center has been redesigned for the first time since way back when the internet was more commonly known as the “world-wide web” or the “information superhighway.”
CLEMSON –The United States and Guatemala are partners in the flower and ornamental plant market and a Clemson professor is working to help ensure this partnership is profitable for producers from both countries. Jim Faust, a Clemson associate professor of horticulture, traveled to Guatemala as part of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) […]
A group of students from Clemson University is learning how to use a melting pot of flavors to cook up lessons on cultural diversity. Nutrition dietetics students reviewed and collaborated in the design of the curriculum for the South Carolina 4-H Melting Pot program, a summer culinary camp designed for youth funded by the Walmart Foundation.
CLEMSON – Melissa Munoz, a Clemson graduate student in Plant and Environmental Sciences, has received the 2018 Paul Ecke Jr. Scholarship. This scholarship is for $10,000 and will be distributed over two consecutive years. Greg Royer, American Floral Endowment chairman and Education Committee chair, said competition was strong for the scholarship this year. “There were […]
At the Cultivate.CAFLS Showdown Competition, Kayla Jackson not only saved the best for last; she did it as a solo act. In front of a packed house in Clemson University’s Watt Innovation Center auditorium, the senior agribusiness major delivered the last of seven entrepreneur project presentations by College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences students […]
COLUMBIA – Clemson Cooperative Extension experts are holding a second workshop to show South Carolina forest landowners how participating in the carbon market can provide a new revenue stream while helping combat climate change. A Carbon Market for South Carolina workshop is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon May 9 at The Lakehouse at Clemson’s […]
The South Carolina quail population is improving thanks to restoration efforts by Clemson Cooperative Extension agents and others.