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 College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences (CAFLS) presented four alumni awards last month to recognize these graduates for their outstanding service to the college, university and their profession. The CAFLS Alumni Board selected four recipients this year: one Young Alumni, two Professional Achievement and one Distinguished Service Award. While the event was held virtually […]
Three handsome brothers reunited for a photo shoot on the Clemson campus on October 23, but had a hard time sitting still for the cameras. The three energetic siblings were seven-month-old golden retrievers named Cooper, Riggs and Bowman. They were escorted by Clemson animal and veterinary sciences majors Marena Fleming, Grace White and Dana Galvin, who have committed to fostering the dogs for a year for Battle Buddies, a Simpsonville-based nonprofit that trains service dogs and then gifts them to veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress syndrome (PTSD).
Clemson researcher receives USDA grant for 3-year study on improving soils to support organic vegetable production and help South Carolina farmers reap benefits of growing organic vegetables.
Large-scale construction is not the only way that University Facilities strives to improve Clemson’s campus. Smaller projects are just as important and impactful, with one such case being lighting renovations for the Aquatic Animal Research Laboratory in the Poole Agricultural Center building. At the beginning of last semester, University Facilities was notified research in the […]
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.