A Clemson University doctoral student finds prebiotic carbohydrates found in lentils are beneficial for both human and plant health and should be used to breed for lentil varieties with higher nutritional values.
Fall is an ideal time to test soil and Clemson's Agricultural Service Laboratory offers these tests to help growers prepare for spring crops.
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.
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.
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. […]
Researchers from the Clemson University Edisto REC are working on projects they believe will help South Carolina farmers conserve water and save money.
Clemson University researcher Barbara Campbell and her collaborators have received a five-year, $2.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to identify the functional mechanisms of microbes that relate to the health of ecosystems.
BLACKVILLE – Growing season is in full swing and farmers must pay close attention to the water needs of several crops at this stage, says a Clemson University specialist. Michael Plumblee, Clemson Extension precision agriculture specialist who also is an Agronomic Crops Team and Water Resources Team member housed at the Edisto Research and Education Center […]
Clemson, South Carolina — Two faculty members from Clemson University’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences were honored for their teaching excellence by the society of North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture. Elena Mikhailova, professor of soil science in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Conservation, and Michael Vassalos, associate professor of agribusiness […]
For her work leading a team of scientists focusing on developing high-quality, disease-resistant peach varieties, Clemson associate professor Ksenija Gasic was awarded the 2020 Godley-Snell Award for Excellence in Agricultural Research. Gasic, who works in the plant and environmental sciences department in the College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Science, develops new stone fruit cultivars […]
CLEMSON – Despite the closure of campus due to COVID-19, the annual Undergraduate Research Initiative Symposium competition in the Clemson University College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences continued as planned – just under a different format. The initiative began in 2018 to give students a chance to conduct research under the guidance of faculty […]
CLEMSON – Phosphorous is one of six essential nutrients for plants and a Clemson University doctoral candidate wants to show South Carolina farmers how organically growing cereal and pulse crops can improve nutrition while lowering production costs. Sarah Powers is a doctoral candidate in the Clemson Plant and Environmental Sciences Department. Her research focuses on […]
BLACKVILLE – Cotton and soybeans are popping up all across South Carolina and Clemson University Extension Service specialists say these major crops are susceptible to hungry insect pests. Cotton insect report Charles Davis, a Clemson Extension row crops agent in Richland County, said thrips – a tiny, destructive insect – are being reported in fields […]
Clemson University researchers have helped discover an “important milestone” in developing heat-tolerant soybeans.
During your time in CAFLS, you proved your excellence and showed your mettle by winning regional agribusiness competitions, national leadership awards, national research poster and presentation awards, national packaging science awards, and soil judging competitions. You spent your summers on amazing internships. You took cross-country bicycle trips to raise money for affordable housing, started a foundation to match shelter dogs with veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder and cultivated and harvested deer corn that you sold to raise money for wounded soldiers.