Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service (CUCES) primary responsibility is educating the public about specific emergencies both before, during and after an event.
However with advent of terrorism, the CUCES is one of the lead agencies in defending South Carolina against agroterrorism. This is being accomplished by providing training to emergency preparedness agencies, farm producers, processors, inspectors, veterinary services, extension service agents and other first responders.
"...an Internet-based collaborative environment where Land Grant University content providers exchange objective, research-based knowledge to solve real challenges in real time."
"...a collaborative multi-state effort by Extension Services across the country to improve the delivery of services to citizens affected by disasters."
National Extension Disaster Handbook
"The Disaster Handbook is an ongoing program of the Prevention and Preparedness Design Team, State Major Program (SMP) 124 of Florida Cooperative Extension."
CU Livestock, Poultry Health (CULPH)
"The Livestock-Poultry Health Program of Clemson University is composed of three (3) areas of service; the Veterinary Diagnostic Center , Animal Health Programs, and the S. C. Meat and Poultry Inspection"
"Regulatory Services serves the citizens of South Carolina... by safeguarding our state from potential acts of agroterrorism, protecting our agricultural community from invasive plant and insect species, and ensuring that pesticides are used safely in our homes, schools, and businesses."