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.
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.
PINEWOOD – The Clemson Cooperative Extension Service, South Carolina Waterfowl Association, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Ducks Unlimited and Delta Waterfowl, together with Clemson’s James C. Kennedy Waterfowl and Wetlands Conservation Center are partnering to present the S.C. Midlands Waterfowl Habitat and Hunt Management Workshop. The workshop will be held Oct. 20-21 at the […]
A Clemson University turfgrass pathologist is this year’s recipient of the Fred V. Grau Turfgrass Science Award, the top academic award for a turfgrass faculty member.
SPARTANBURG – Are your cattle’s eating habits chomping away your profits? If so, Clemson Extension experts can help you learn how to tailor your feeding programs specific to your herds’ needs. A four-part workshop series is being offered this October and November to help cattlemen learn how to critically analyze their farms’ nutrition plans from […]
Clemson Extension has scheduled a series of workshops to educate landowners and land managers about how to properly care for their forests.
CLEMSON – The challenge is to design an interactive package for a fitness tracker. Students from all over the United States believe they have what it takes to successfully meet this challenge. Several Clemson students are part of this group and are eager to show off their skills and knowledge. The students are part of […]
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, […]