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, S.C- Crystal Smith is a non-traditional student whose research in fire makes her a fiery forced to be reckoned with. The Clemson University junior and South Florida native says that she has always loved animals since her childhood. “I grew up wanting to be a veterinarian, like a lot of kids do, and I […]
Clemson University and the South Carolina Botanical Garden hold their third annual Day of the Dead, Día de los Muertos, celebration on Friday, Oct. 30, via Zoom.
The College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences has announced it will close the Starkey Swine Center at the end of the year.
As online offerings continue, Clemson Extension is preparing to reopen county offices under modified operations based on S.C. DHEC data.
During this time of uncertainty, many people are donating food or are working or volunteering in food banks, food pantries or soup kitchens.
A Clemson researcher is leading a multi-state team of scientists studying a fungal disease threatens to devastate these perennial tree crops and pose a national agricultural security threat.
The sky was blue and air crisp as the Blue Ridge Parkway climbed above 5,000 feet in elevation on the first day of autumn, but the deciduous trees below that magical mark where the leaves begin to change each fall had yet to reveal their collective hand. But the matching green color scheme will assuredly soon start to transform into myriad shades of orange, red and purple, according to Clemson University forest ecologist Don Hagan, and the lack of drought or extreme weather to put undue stress on the trees rising up the slope means the stage is set for a spectacular fall color season in the southern Appalachians. And, potentially, one arriving promptly.
Clemson, S.C. — Kyle O’Rourke, Emily Allen and William Trax, three Clemson University horticulture students , spent their summer helping Clemson Cooperative Extension Service agents launch a new statewide program. The South Carolina Certified Landscape Professional (SCCLP) program is an online, self-paced certification program that provides high-level horticultural education and training to green industry professionals. […]
A Clemson University doctoral candidate is studying dinosaur feathers to help understand the evolution from dinosaurs to the birds of today in hopes of advancing modern-day computer-graphics and inspiring future generations.
Researchers from the Clemson University Edisto REC are working on projects they believe will help South Carolina farmers conserve water and save money.
A partnership with a cohort of Southeastern land-grant research universities is helping Clemson clear a major hurdle toward reviving its small grains breeding program: gathering the material to get started. The Southeastern University Small Grains Cooperative Breeding Program (SunGrains) brings together programs from member universities across the region to maximize funding and research opportunities and share resources and royalties.
Clemson, S.C. — The South Carolina Botanical Garden will be under interim leadership beginning Oct. 1. George Askew, vice-president of Clemson University Public Service and Agriculture, will serve as garden administrator until a new permanent director can be hired. Current garden operations, modified due to COVID-19, will remain unchanged, Askew said. The change comes after […]
The resumption of in-person instruction is set for Monday, Sept. 21. As students adjust to new routines and physical distancing measures that have been put in place throughout campus, the availability of study space is naturally one of the most pressing topics. Study space capacities have been altered because of the need to reduce density […]
It’s canning season and to help South Carolina residents learn how to safely preserve and store food, Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service agents are holding a virtual canning workshop.
CLEMSON – Caterra Heard-Tate, a senior nutrition major from Anderson, has been named president of the Clemson University chapter of Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS) for the 2020-21 academic year. MANRRS’ mission is to promote academic and professional advancement by empowering minorities in agriculture, natural resources and related sciences. To do […]