Area Livestock Agent
Livestock and Forages Program Team, Chester County Cooperative Extension Office, Fairfield County Cooperative Extension Office, Kershaw County Cooperative Extension Office, Lancaster County Cooperative Extension Office, Richland County Cooperative Extension Office
Office: 107 S. French Street, Lancaster, SC 29720
M. Ed. Agricultural Education
Clemson University 2012
B.S. Animal Science
Clemson University 1992
Area Livestock Agent (Chester, Fairfield, Kershaw, Lancaster, Richland Counties). Primary focus on beef cattle, small ruminants, confined animal operation manure management, and forage production.
Provide Pesticide Safety Education for licensed applicators in Lancaster County.
Member of South Carolina Association of County Agricultural Agents. State President,2011.
Member of National Association of County Agricultural Agents. Distinguished Service Award Recipient, 2017. Southern Region Vice Director, 2020-2022.
Extension and Outreach
Member of Extension Livestock & Forage Team. Focus on Beef Cattle Marketing and Economics.
Member of Confined Animal Manure Managers (CAMM) Team. Provide education on environmentally sound management practices for Animal Waste Application Permit holders.
Smith WB, Beer B, Chastain J, Van Vlake L. Solid Manure Spreader Calibration. Clemson (SC): Clemson Cooperative Extension, Land-Grant Press by Clemson Extension; 2019 Aug. LGP 1016. http://lgpress.clemson.edu/publication/solid-manure-spreader-calibration/.
Smith WB, Beer B, Croft J, Van Vlake L. Pasture / Hayfield Weed Control Timing Chart. Clemson (SC): Clemson Cooperative Extension, Land-Grant Press by Clemson Extension; 2019 Aug. LGP 1018. https://lgpress.clemson.edu/publication/pasture-hayfield-weed-control-timing-chart/.