Clemson — The National Turkey Federation (NTF) is a trade association that aims at strengthening turkey farmers’ ability to produce quality, wholesome products and raise awareness about the health benefits of eating turkey. Chandler Compton, a Clemson University student, interned with the trade association this past summer, gaining valuable experience on Capitol Hill. “The National […]
Clemson University Cooperative Extension is helping South Carolina residents satisfy their appetites for profitable, productive, healthy backyard poultry operations with a Backyard Poultry Workshop in Aiken.
South Carolina horse owners and trainers can now be certified in the training, knowledge and routine care of their animals through a new program offered by Clemson Cooperative Extension.
Sheep and goat producers can learn how to better care for their herds during the Upstate Small Ruminant Workshop June 23 at Carolina Savanna Farms.
Proper response to livestock and poultry disease outbreaks is vital and the Animal Health Program team at Clemson University Livestock Poultry Health is helping prepare a specific group of responders in how to help handle these events before catastrophe occurs.
Clemson University animal and veterinary science students can expand their cultural horizons while obtaining skills that will allow them to practice worldwide by completing their bachelor’s degrees at the University of Glasgow in Scotland.
Farm animals at the T. Ed. Garrison Livestock Arena and Cattle Complex received top-notch treatment as Clemson University students showed off their exhibition and evaluation skills during the 2017 Little North American Showmanship Contest.
Clemson University students will show off livestock exhibition and evaluation skills learned in class when they compete in the Little North American Showmanship Contest on March 31 and April 1. This annual event is free to the public and will be held at the T. Ed. Garrison Livestock Arena and Cattle Complex.
Clemson University’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences has named Jean A. Bertrand Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies.
The storm-delayed Edisto Forage Bull Test, held annually at Clemson University's Edisto Research and Education Center, drew more than 100 buyers from three states as well as an Internet audience to compete for a chance to own one of the grass-fed bulls.
To help meet the expected high demand for graduates in agriculture, the Clemson College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences will hold its first-ever Ag Leadership and Advocacy Event to introduce students and others to the various job opportunities available in agriculture.
A serious horse disease carried by mosquitos has spread across South Carolina, making it essential that horse owners have their animals vaccinated, according to officials with Clemson University Livestock-Poultry Health.
Senior students with futures in medical school, veterinary school, and leading companies in agriculture and natural resources were honored for academic achievement during Clemson’s College of Agriculture, Forestry, and Life Sciences (CAFLS) annual senior awards ceremony.
Bermudagrass is the gold standard for South Carolina hay production, but specific variety selection can greatly impact profits. An entirely different forage species may even be better for some growers. Soil type and drainage, environment, grower-management preferences and end use are important factors in choosing a forage for hay production, according to information presented at the Clemson University Hay Production Workshop and Field Day at the Edisto Research and Education Center.
GREENVILLE— A Clemson University Animal and Veterinary Science major “walked into the wild” this past summer, interning at the Greenville Zoo. Kathryn Boyd, a senior from Columbia, S.C., completed the three-month internship with zoo veterinarian, Dr. Christy Belcher. Boyd had a wide range of duties, including handling the exotic animals, participating in surgeries, and performing […]