Matthew  Burns, PhD

Extension Animal Scientist – Beef Specialist


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Email: Burns5@clemson.edu

Office: (864) 656-1743

Location:
Clemson University Cooperative Extension Field Operations

Education:
Ph.D. – Dept. of Animal and Veterinary Sciences, Clemson University, Clemson, SC
M.S. – Dept. of Animal Science and Industry, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

Responsibilities:
Dr. Burns' appointment is 100% Extension. Extension programming focuses on increasing adoption of best management practices to decrease the effects of fescue toxicosis on beef cattle operations, and using technology to increase "efficiency" within the cattle industry. His programmatic responsibilities include Master Cattleman, Bovine Artificial Insemination School, Clemson University Bull Test Coordinator, and statewide beef cattle program development. His areas of expertise are beef cattle management, reproduction, and forage/reproduction interactions in beef cattle.

Websites:
http://www.clemson.edu/extension/livestock/