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 — Clemson University’s football team is not the only group of Tigers on campus winning trophies. The CU Soils Team made some noise of its own in the 2017 Southeastern Regional Collegiate Soil Contest in Moscow, TN. Yes, soil judging is a thing and Clemson placed second in its region on its way to […]
With the help of a $25 million federal grant, scientists and stakeholders from 18 institutions – including Clemson, the CDC and Food and Drug Administration – have been working together to develop improved tools to better understand and control foodborne viruses.
Clemson's 2017 Edisto Forage Bull Test, an annual event that helps cattle farmers identify superior genetics, culminated with an auction that drew more than 100 visitors from three states as well as an online audience of buyers to the Edisto Research and Education Center in Blackville.
Eating kale may help billions of people worldwide overcome micronutrient malnutrition, Clemson University researchers have found.
The Clemson University Research Foundation (CURF) has announced eight researchers will receive fiscal year 2018 Technology Maturation Fund grants to support the last critical step in development needed to move new technologies to the marketplace.
Clemson — The National Turkey Federation (NTF) is a trade association that aims at strengthening turkey farmers’ ability to produce quality, wholesome products and raise awareness about the health benefits of eating turkey. Chandler Compton, a Clemson University student, interned with the trade association this past summer, gaining valuable experience on Capitol Hill. “The National […]
Smart technology deserves smart packaging and a Clemson professor and an alumnus are combining forces to develop packaging so smart it can energize itself.
Ever think about the food you eat? This Tiger does. As a child, he picked peaches each summer on his parents’ farm. Today, he conducts research on them as well as a variety of other fruits and vegetables. Consistent with Clemson’s land-grant mission, this Tiger shares best practices with farmers and educates the public – […]
CLEMSON – New requirements aimed at reducing pesticide poisoning and injury risks are coming in January 2018 and the Clemson Cooperative Extension Service wants all South Carolina agricultural workers to be prepared. A workshop designed to teach workers how to comply with new requirements coming to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Agricultural Worker Protection Standard (WPS) […]
The carbon credit market is taking shape across the globe and South Carolina forest landowners are learning how they can take advantage of this new revenue stream while helping slow climate change. A group of forest landowners met at a recent workshop at Clemson’s Belle W. Baruch Institute of Coastal Ecology and Forest Science to hear a South Carolina carbon market success story and learn what they need to do to write their own success stories.
Clemson — The Southern Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Graduate Student Program provides grants and support to researchers looking to explore advances in social, environmental and economic health in farm communities. Qi Zhou, a graduate student at Clemson University, was one of the 13 students selected out of 80 applicants to be awarded a Southern […]
South Carolina could soon see a return of the "Queen of Forages to supplement the "King of Forages," bermudagrass. The “queen” is alfalfa and Clemson researchers are working with South Carolina livestock producers to determine how to effectively incorporate alfalfa into forage crops, such as bermudagrass.
Clemson University scientists researching ways to reduce water pollution and protect a rare species of fish landed grants from the South Carolina Water Resources Center.
CLEMSON – The South Carolina Botanical Garden has partnered with Carolina Bauernhaus for a 4-week mini concert series which begins Oct. 3. Located on the lower lawn behind the Visitor’s Center and Gift Shop, this event begins at 7 p.m. each Tuesday in October and promises fun, music and craft beers. The lineup for the […]
South Carolina officials have declared a statewide emergency quarantine of some wood products due the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), an invasive insect pest that inhabits and destroys native ash trees.