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.
With Hurricane Dorian breathing down the necks of Coastal South Carolinians, Clemson Cooperative Extension Service experts are providing resources that can help homeowners prepare for the wind and rain and make returning to their homes a little less treacherous. Clemson Extension has created a website filled with practical advice on how to prepare for a host of disasters, including flooding and hurricanes and will also be using its social media networks to get helpful information to the people who need it. Follow Clemson Extension Facebook or @CUESNews on Twitter to receive the latest tips and advice before, during and after the storm. Clemson Extension’s Home and Garden Information Center can also help with hurricane preparation information.
Through partnership, Clemson University and the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control launched the first statewide water monitoring program, South Carolina Adopt-a-Stream, to boost observations of water conditions across the state and involve all stakeholders in the conservation of our state’s greatest resource.
The College of Agriculture, Forestry, and Life Sciences (CAFLS) is currently accepting applications for funding for the 2019-2020 CAFLS Undergraduate Research Initiative. Applications are open to individual undergraduate students working under the mentorship of a CAFLS faculty member, and those chosen will receive $500 for their mentors to use for research expenses. Jean Bertrand, associate […]
Pine straw harvesting is a strong and growing industry in the Southeast, and a Clemson Cooperative Extension workshop aims to help resource managers and landowners balance the income from harvesting operations while preserving desired wildlife benefits and stand health.
There are people who navigate the hustle, bustle and social media tussles of life today with grace. People who exist on a calm plane that can provide respite and safe harbor for others. Latoya Daniels is one of those people, and she was able to hone this skill while adding to it an array of […]
Taimi (pronounced “Time-ee”) Olsen loves nothing more than immersing herself in the written word. Reading became her happy place early on in life. “I was kind of introverted as a kid,” she recalled. “I didn’t know what I wanted to do with my life.” So, she looked for her purpose in books. “I went to […]
When Brian Dean heard glowing reviews of the President’s Leadership Institute (PLI) from his colleagues, he was intrigued. Little did he know, Dean, a professor of computing in the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences would soon experience the program himself. The 14-year veteran of Clemson was over-the-moon about being selected. “I hope to […]
With recent reports attributing the death of some dogs in neighboring states to toxic blue-green algae in water bodies, Clemson Cooperative Extension is offering resources to South Carolinians pond owners to identify and prevent harmful algal blooms.
Irrigation scheduling, variable rate seeding and precision agriculture technologies are just a few of the topics that will be discussed during this year’s Peanut Field Day Sept. 5 at Clemson’s Edisto Research and Education Center (REC), 64 Research Road, Blackville.
As one of two states in the nation with both a 4-H and Future Farmers of America (FFA) team in the National Wildlife Habitat Education Program Contest (WHEP) and with both teams posting stellar scores, South Carolina’s young people made their mark on the national stage after an extended absence. For the first time in more than 20 years, South Carolina had two teams compete in the National Wildlife Habitat Education Program Contest at the Rock Springs 4-H Center in Junction City July 14-17.
Flexographic Technical Association (FTA), the premiere destination for flexographic resources, has signed on as the inaugural sponsor for Clemson University’s new virtual print training platform developed by the Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics. The Sonoco Institute’s new virtual print platform features a highly immersive and engaging print lab where users can operate a press and utilize all of the tools and measurement devices found in a traditional pressroom.
New research by Clemson University scientists Shari Rodriguez and Christie Sampson in the open-access journal "PLOS Biology," examines the effects non-carnivorous species such as feral hogs and elephants can have on humans and livestock and the potential consequences of excluding these animals from research focused on mitigating wildlife impacts on livestock.
Cameron Huston of Edgefield County nabbed the first High Over All score ever for a South Carolinian at the 2019 4-H Shooting Sports National Championships with a near-perfect 99/100 score to take first place in the Shotgun Trap Individual competition.
A Clemson University graduate student has found adding a little color to watermelon fields can attract pollinators which can help improve quality and increase yields of one of South Carolina’s most important vegetable crops.
Improving sustainability and profitability is crucial for South Carolina vegetable growers, and the fields of Clemson University’s Coastal Research and Education Center are teeming with research to help them do just that.