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 […]
Clemson University Cooperative Extension is offering a four-day retreat to empower South Carolina farm women to be better business partners through networks and by managing critical information. Annie’s Project is facilitated by professionals and experts in the field of business and agriculture.
A Clemson University research scientist has obtained a patent for a way to make organic fertilizer that could revolutionize the organic produce industry and put it on a level playing field with conventional crops.
Don’t be fooled by their whimsical tie-dyed T-shirts and horned beanies, the Narwhal of Ideas kids are serious when it comes to science. The Narwhal of Ideas is a team in the 9- to 14-year-old age group of the Due West Robotics program that competes in FIRST LEGO League as one of about 32,000 teams […]
South Carolina 4-H Legislative Day was a chance for 4-H members from across South Carolina to share their stories of success with state legislators, and more than 425 4-Hers, family members and Clemson Cooperative Extension agents made the trip to the state's capital city.
With the understanding that collaboration is essential, Clemson Cooperative Extension agents will begin visiting agricultural operations across the state this week to understand their water usage. The South Carolina Agricultural Water Use and Irrigation Survey will collect scientific data that will be used to aid state agencies, legislators, policymakers and others in making informed management decisions about water resources.
Clemson University master's student Sara Webb was one of 10 graduate students nationwide, plus 20 undergraduates, honored in Washington, D.C., as a USDA Student Diversity Program winner for her essay on inclusion and diversity in the agriculture sector.
Through a National Fish and Wildlife Foundation grant, Clemson University scientist Cathy Jachowski is working to identify habitat requirements to inform restoration and species recovery for the Carolina heelsplitter, the only federally endangered mussel species in South Carolina.
Water is a driving force behind virtually every facet of life in South Carolina — from agriculture, recreation and tourism to essential needs like food and drink. But water is both among the Palmetto State’s greatest assets and biggest challenges. A December 2016 study by Clemson University professors found natural resource-based sectors contribute $33.4 billion […]
Clemson will host an interactive panel discussion titled “A Conversation on The Future of Conservation in America” at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 1, in the Self Auditorium of the Strom Thurmond Institute. Held in conjunction with the release and launch of a national book tour for “The Future of Conservation in America: A Chart for Rough Water,” by Clemson professor Gary Machlis and former National Park Service director Jonathan Jarvis, the event will use the opportunity for a candid discussion on the state of American conservation and its path forward.
Registration is under way for Clemson Extension’s Spring 2018 Master Pond Manager program, which will run online from late March through May, with field days held in the Charleston area May 9 and 10.
FLORENCE — Clemson University’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences (CAFLS) honored some of its best and brightest products at the South Carolina AgriBiz and Farm Expo last month at the Florence Civic Center. The CAFLS Alumni Awards Program, managed by the CAFLS Agriculture Alumni Board of Directors, began three years ago as a […]
Reflecting on a half-century of what director Skip Van Bloem called “a Tiger spirit … with some Hobcaw seasoning,” Clemson University’s Belle W. Baruch Institute of Coastal Ecology and Forest Science celebrated its 50th anniversary last week at its headquarters.
Facing a feral hog problem on a massive military installation in Texas, the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center-Environmental Laboratory sought out the expertise of Clemson University scientists to help solve the quandary.
A study from a pair of Clemson University professors has concluded that natural resource-based sectors contribute $33.4 billion in economic activity annually to the South Carolina economy.