A combination of high workforce demand and low supply of college grads in a thriving economic sector translates into excellent internship and job prospects for students majoring in many agriculture and forestry disciplines — both nationally and here in South Carolina.
Clemson University researchers have been awarded a $1 million grant from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture to expand organic peach production in the Southeast. Clemson University pomologist Juan Carlos Melgar and pathologist Guido Schnabel are tying paper bags on peaches as they grow on trees, an unconventional method of protecting them from insects and disease while reducing reliance on pesticides.
The Clemson University Iron Agrobotics Team seized second-place honors at the 2016 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Robotics Student Design Competition in Orlando.
Thirty-six high school juniors and seniors took part in the annual South Carolina Commissioner’s School for Agriculture (SCCSA) last month. Students from South Carolina, North Carolina, California and Pennsylvania attended the summer academic program.
A dangerously prolific invasive ant species called the tawny crazy ant has been spreading throughout the South and now appears to be on the verge of entering South Carolina for the first time. But a team of Clemson University scientists is hot on the trail.
The first step of an ongoing-process designed to bring a valuable heirloom wheat back from the brink of extinction has been completed with flying colors.
Clemson, South Carolina — A Clemson University horticulture professor was recognized with the Teaching Award of Excellence from the Clemson University College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences. Ellen Vincent has worked tirelessly to prepare her students for their future careers in horticulture and other agricultural pursuits. “My teaching style is experiential and kinesthetic. I […]
Clemson Extension’s Amanda McNulty and Sean Flynn, along with the rest of the crew of “Making It Grow,” recently won another prestigious Telly Award for a 2015 segment titled “Mason Jar Salads.”
A Clemson University turfgrass pathologist is this year’s recipient for the Godley-Snell Award for Excellence in Agricultural Research.
A group of Clemson University students believes everyone should have access to healthy foods. The students are developing Tiger Gardens to demonstrate how healthy vegetables can be grown anywhere, even on concrete.
Trees are the Rodney Dangerfields of our ecosystem: they get no respect. With cities across the United States losing 4 million trees a year, Earth Day, this Friday, is a great occasion to show trees some love.
Clemson’s 3-Minute Thesis competition and Graduate Research and Discovery Symposium (GRADS) were held last week as part of Research and Innovation Month. More than 25 graduate students were recognized with cash prizes for their top-ranking presentations. Photos are online. The annual 3-Minute Thesis competition challenges graduate students to deliver compelling presentations on their thesis and […]
Seven Clemson University students have received Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation, and five others received honorable mention awards in the national competition.
People looking for a gift for the golfer in their families can buy a chance to win a round of golf at one of the Carolina’s exclusive golf clubs and help turfgrass research at the same time. Money raised helps pay for turfgrass research projects at Clemson University and North Carolina State University.