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About Extension

Cooperative Extension fulfills one-third of Clemson University’s land-grant mission of research, teaching and extension by serving as the primary public service outreach arm of the University.

We improve the economy, environment, and well-being of South Carolinians through the delivery of unbiased, research-based information and education.

Our educational offerings cover the following:

Agribusiness – Agribusiness programs provide educational information and technical assistance to communities and businesses to build a prosperous and sustainable future by leveraging the capacity of existing, physical and natural resources.

Agriculture – Agriculture programs provide educational information and resources on production practices that enable producers to improve their economic productivity, environmental sustainability and social well- being.

Food, Nutrition and Health – Food, Nutrition and Health programs provide educational information and resources to businesses, consumers and communities that ensures post-harvest food safety, food quality, human nutrition and economic development opportunities.

Natural Resources – Natural Resources programs provide educational information and resources to improve the quality and economic potential of land, water, wildlife and other natural resources.

4H Youth Development - 4H Youth Development programs provide educational information and resources that empower youth to become healthy, productive, and contributing members of society.

Clemson Extension agents are located in all 46 counties and at the university's five Research and Education Centers.