Public Service Activities

2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the Smith-Lever Act, which formalized the Cooperative Extension Service, a state-by-state national network of educators who extend university-based knowledge to the people.
2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the Smith-Lever Act, which formalized the Cooperative Extension Service, a state-by-state national network of educators who extend university-based knowledge to the people.

Scientist in field examining crops
Clemson’s Experiment Station conducts research to develop relevant, science-based information for agriculture, forestry and natural resources.

Peach field day
Clemson Extension transfers science-based information to individuals, small farmers, commerical growers, livestock producers and land managers.

Bulls
Livestock-Poultry Health serves as SC's animal health authority, state meat and poultry inspection program, and state veterinary diagnostic center.

Rinsing pesticide containers
Regulatory Services protects the environment and food crops by ensuring safe, effective use of fertilizers and pesticides, and the quality of SC-grown seeds and plants.


What is PSA?

Clemson is part of a national system of land-grant universities and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Statewide research, extension and regulatory programs (Public Service Activities) enhance economic growth in S.C. agriculture and forestry industries through a continuous process of identifying critical issues, finding solutions and transferring knowledge to farmers, foresters and land managers.

Soil, forages, and compost testing; Agricultural Services Laboratory

SC Cooperative Extension Service

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