Clemson University students are learning from the best about how to correctly plant a tree and watch it grow. And a Clemson horticulturist has some expert advice to help homeowners plant their own trees. All in preparation for the Dec. 2 Arbor Day celebration in South Carolina.
Christmas is the season for decorating with poinsettias, and a Clemson professor who has been studying poinsettias since he was in college in the 1980s has some advice for selecting and caring for this plant.
To help meet the expected high demand for graduates in agriculture, the Clemson College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences will hold its first-ever Ag Leadership and Advocacy Event to introduce students and others to the various job opportunities available in agriculture.
Children at Pendleton Elementary School are learning how growing vegetables can lead to healthier lifestyles through a garden built on their campus by Clemson University students.
AUBURN – The Clemson University Soil Judging team took second place overall at the 2016 Southeastern Collegiate Soil Judging Competition, and all four of its members finished in the top twenty in the individual standings. The competition took place at Auburn University. The Clemson team spent Oct. 3- 5 describing Piedmont and Coastal Plain soils […]
A combination of high workforce demand and low supply of college grads in a thriving economic sector translates into excellent internship and job prospects for students majoring in many agriculture and forestry disciplines — both nationally and here in South Carolina.
Clemson University researchers have been awarded a $1 million grant from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture to expand organic peach production in the Southeast. Clemson University pomologist Juan Carlos Melgar and pathologist Guido Schnabel are tying paper bags on peaches as they grow on trees, an unconventional method of protecting them from insects and disease while reducing reliance on pesticides.
The Clemson University Iron Agrobotics Team seized second-place honors at the 2016 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Robotics Student Design Competition in Orlando.
Thirty-six high school juniors and seniors took part in the annual South Carolina Commissioner’s School for Agriculture (SCCSA) last month. Students from South Carolina, North Carolina, California and Pennsylvania attended the summer academic program.
A dangerously prolific invasive ant species called the tawny crazy ant has been spreading throughout the South and now appears to be on the verge of entering South Carolina for the first time. But a team of Clemson University scientists is hot on the trail.
The first step of an ongoing-process designed to bring a valuable heirloom wheat back from the brink of extinction has been completed with flying colors.
Clemson, South Carolina — A Clemson University horticulture professor was recognized with the Teaching Award of Excellence from the Clemson University College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences. Ellen Vincent has worked tirelessly to prepare her students for their future careers in horticulture and other agricultural pursuits. “My teaching style is experiential and kinesthetic. I […]
Clemson Extension’s Amanda McNulty and Sean Flynn, along with the rest of the crew of “Making It Grow,” recently won another prestigious Telly Award for a 2015 segment titled “Mason Jar Salads.”
A Clemson University turfgrass pathologist is this year’s recipient for the Godley-Snell Award for Excellence in Agricultural Research.
A group of Clemson University students believes everyone should have access to healthy foods. The students are developing Tiger Gardens to demonstrate how healthy vegetables can be grown anywhere, even on concrete.