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.
An unseasonably warm winter coupled with a late freeze in March has dramatically impacted peach production in South Carolina, resulting in reduced yields across the state.
Radhika Kakani devotes her career to detecting the tiniest evidence of disease and contamination. As head of the veterinary microbiology section of Clemson University Livestock-Poultry Health she is a sleuth in the state agency's ongoing battle to investigate disease and protect both animal and human health.
The roots of agriculture run deep in this Tiger. A Georgetown county native, he grew up in a farming family and knew by age 10, that his future would be in the ag field. He earned his bachelors and master’s degrees at Clemson and now he’s pursuing his Ph.D. His passion is to engage, inform and enhance the lives of South Carolinians.
Sheep and goat producers can learn how to better care for their herds during the Upstate Small Ruminant Workshop June 23 at Carolina Savanna Farms.
Proper response to livestock and poultry disease outbreaks is vital and the Animal Health Program team at Clemson University Livestock Poultry Health is helping prepare a specific group of responders in how to help handle these events before catastrophe occurs.
Researchers from all over the world will convene at Clemson University for the eighth annual Conference of the American Council for Medicinally Active Plants (ACMAP) to talk about how plants can be used to help fight diseases, provide proper nutrition and much more.
The Earth’s rising temperatures are creating changes that affect everyone and researchers at Clemson University's Belle W. Baruch Institute of Coastal Ecology and Forest Science plan to educate the public about them in a new lecture series.
The annual South Carolina Ag + Art Tour is adding two more counties to its route, making this year’s event the largest ever. Now in its sixth year, this free self-guided farm and art tour educates people about where their food and fiber comes from and introduces them to local artisans, said Ben Boyles, Clemson Extension agribusiness agent and tour administrator.
Clemson, SC—The South Carolina Forestry Foundation Board of Trustees awarded scholarships to Clemson University students Colby Benfield, junior from Indian Lake, and Adam McClure, sophomore from Campobello. Benfield and McClure, both forest resource management majors in Clemson’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences, each received a $4,000. The South Carolina Forestry Foundation looks for high […]
The late Clemson University Extension agent Marvin Cely once wrote, "Sometimes memories are all we have, that's why it is so important to make as many good ones as we can." Memories of the achievements of Cely and three of his county agent colleagues have led them to be named to the Frank Lever County Extension Agent Hall of Fame at Clemson University.
Prescribed burning is an important part of forest management and the Clemson Cooperative Extension Service is helping people learn how to better prepare themselves for liabilities they face as a result of the management practice. A workshop, "Managing Liability of Prescribed Burns," is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 26 in the Clemson Extension Kershaw County Office, 634 W. Dekalb St., Camden
Clemson University began awarding degrees to spring semester graduates Thursday morning at the first of four commencement ceremonies at Littlejohn Coliseum.
Guido Schnabel, plant pathologist with the Clemson University College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences, received the Centennial Professorship award from the university’s Faculty Senate. The award honors excellence in teaching, research, service and librarianship. An expert with Cooperative Extension and a professor of plant and environmental sciences, Schnabel is recognized throughout the fruit industry in the state, Southeast and the nation for his work in disease management of fruit crops, particularly peaches and strawberries.
Clemson University will present approximately 3,400 degrees in four commencement ceremonies this week in Littlejohn Coliseum.
A group of Clemson agricultural mechanization and business students are building a tabletop variable depth-control peanut digger to help South Carolina producers increase their profits.