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.
CLEMSON – Students in the Clemson College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences will be better prepared for the diverse world they will enter after they graduate from college with the help of Beatrice Brown. Brown, a Clemson biology graduate, has been hired as the new student services program coordinator for CAFLS. In this position, […]
A dry 2016 coupled with a late summer cold front brought on by Tropical Storm Irma has jumpstarted fall color in the southern Appalachians. Clemson University forest ecologist Don Hagan, in his annual fall foliage assessment, reports that the bounty of fall colors enjoyed by so many leaf lookers and businesses is seven to 10 days ahead of schedule in some areas.
Clemson – The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies (PMMI) released a new scholarship this year, providing six of the top college students studying packing science and processing with a $5,000 award. Savannah Marsh, a Clemson University packaging science student, was one of the six recipients of the Pack Expo Scholarship this past August. “I […]
Clemson – The New Jersey Packaging Executive Club (NJPEC) offers several scholarships every year to college students who excel in the field of packaging science and engineering. Jackson Schrickel, Clemson University packaging science major, was one of a select group who was awarded a $4,000 scholarship from this prestigious institution last May. “I am honored […]
Driving too quickly can lead to significant losses when digging peanuts, according to a recent study by Clemson University agricultural engineer Kendall Kirk.
Although architecture may be a traditional Clemson degree, John Blackburn is far from a standard architect. John graduated from Clemson in 1969 and created his own career in equine facility design.
Clemson University soil and water specialist Dara Park spent two weeks in West Africa this summer teaching farmers in the country of Guinea-Conakry how to boost productivity amid pressures from poor water quality and soil fertility. Most farmers in the country must relocate their farms every three to five years because the land becomes devoid of nutrients.
COLUMBIA – A group of South Carolina homeowners and business owners now know the value of using Best Management Practices to manage stormwater runoff while maintaining water quality at the same time. The group learned this information after attending a Floating Wetland Launch and BMP tour at the Clemson Sandhill Research and Education Center. Karen […]
CLEMSON – Choosing, using and maintaining equipment and tools is important for intensive crop production on small-scale commercial farms. Clemson University experts, together with National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) experts, are ready to help South Carolina producers learn how to select and use appropriate tools and equipment to increase their production and profits. A […]
Clemson Cooperative Extension experts are holding a workshop to help South Carolina forest landowners learn how participating in the Carbon Market can provide a new revenue stream for landowners while helping attack climate change.
For the first time in South Carolina, a workshop to help woodland owners and property managers learn about pesticide safety, herbicide applications and proper sprayer calibration will be offered by the Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service. Except for a relatively small dip during the Great Recession, the forestry industry in South Carolina has been steadily growing – with its overall economic impact now approaching $20 billion annually. The workshop, Forest Herbicides and Sprayer Calibration, is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 15, in The Lake House at Clemson’s Sandhills Research and Education Center.
Canadian ambassador and deputy permanent representative to the United Nations designee Louise Blais will be at Clemson University on Friday to deliver an address on “Women’s Leadership in Business and Government."
Clemson Livestock-Poultry Health, the state agency that oversees animal health issues, has suspended some of the requirements for the interstate movement of animals to accommodate evacuations ahead of Hurricane Irma.
Clemson University has taken another significant step in its growth as a leading national research university by creating the Office of Research Development in the Division of Research. The goals of the new office are to increase the number of large, multi-department, multi-institutional grants valued at $2 million and more and to help faculty attain select research development activities, such as federal CAREER awards.
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 […]