Any 4-H or FFA member, age 9-17, can raise and show a registered dairy heifer for 18 months in the South Carolina Dairy Heifer Project. Applications are usually available in December and are due around February. Click the link above to access information for current, future, and past project members!
State 4-H/FFA Dairy Contests
The Dairy Evaluation contest is a state level contest for 4-H and FFA members that helps students develop skills in dairy cattle selection and herd management.
The Milk Quality & Products contest is a state level contest for 4-H and FFA members that prepares youth to identify and/or judge dairy products based on quality, flavor, texture, and appearance which indicate production, processing, and handling conditions that can influence the overall quality of a finished dairy product.
2015 Contest Handbook
Spring Dairy Show
The annual Clemson University Spring Dairy Show is for registered females of the Guernsey, Holstein, Jersey, and Brown Swiss breeds. Animals owned by adults, 4-H, and FFA members may be shown. The show begins with showmanship at 8:00 a.m. at the Garrison Arena (1101 West Queen St.; Pendleton, SC 29670). Entries will be accepted on a first come first serve basis, as long as barn space is available. Contact Charlotte Swafford for more information (864-656-3300; email@example.com).
*****$500 Coca-Cola/Garrison Arena Scholarship Essay Contest*****
This $500 scholarship is being sponsored by Coca-Cola and the Garrison Arena for the Clemson University Spring Dairy Show. See the Scholarship Application Packet for details and information.
Congratulations to Tyler French of Newberry County for winning the 2015 Coca-Cola/Garrison Arena Spring Dairy Show scholarship!!