Livestock & Forages

mare with foalClemson Extension agents with primary livestock and forage responsibilities work closely with state extension specialists and researchers located on the Clemson campus and at the Edisto Research and Education Center near Blackville. They provide expertise in topics ranging from beef cattle, dairy cattle, equine, small ruminant, poultry and pork production. Establishment, management and efficient utilization of grazing and hay crops like bermudagrass, bahiagrass, alfalfa and tall fescue are also areas of expertise for many of the agents.

Local Agent

Chris Talley, 864-226-1581 Ext 122,


  • Anderson County Livestock Show
  • Cattle Management Programs
  • Ongoing Equine Management Programs


  • Private Pesticide Applicator Coordinator
    • Providing Initial Training and Re-Certification Opportunities


  • 4-H Livestock Clubs
  • Anderson County Cattlemen’s Association
  • South Carolina Cattlemen’s Association


  • Forage Testing
  • Soil Testing
  • Pesticide Safety and Training

Visit the state-wide Livestock & Forages website.