Training Dates

Image of a Confined Animal Manure Managers' training.

Program Information - We normally offer two in-person, full-day, initial certification trainings each year, usually in February or March.  Recertification trainings are normally offered around the State in various locations, with one set of recertification trainings planned from January through March and a second set of recertification trainings planned from May through August.  No recertification trainings are planned in the Fall, but a few may be offered during Integrator-planned meetings and during conferences for various Agricultural Organizations.  The winter training schedule is usually posted in mid-December; the summer training schedule is usually posted in early May.

Initial Certification Trainings
Date Location Species
February 2023
(Date TBA)
8:00 am - 6:30 pm

SC Cotton Museum, 121 W Cedar Lane,  Bishopville
Limited to 35 persons for social distancing requirements.  Attendees MUST pre-register, either through the link below or by phone.
(Contact Bryan Smith, 864-705-1101)
Click here to register: (link TBA)
Registration closes by the close of business on February TBA, 2023.

Poultry
February 2023
(Date TBA)
8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Piedmont Technical College, 1922 Wilson Road, Newberry
Limited to 23 persons taking the poultry training and another 12 persons taking the swine training for social distancing requirements.  (The two trainings are offered concurrently.)  Attendees MUST pre-register, either through the link below or by phone.
(Contact Bryan Smith, 864-705-1101)
Click here to register: (link TBA)
Registration closes by the close of business on February TBA, 2023.
Poultry or Swine

 

Continuing Education Trainings
Date Credits Location Species

We are offering both in-person trainings and Zoom On-line trainings this summer.

In-Person Trainings -Our list of scheduled in-person trainings is provided below.  Please select the training you would like to attend and call the number provided to register for the class.  You must pre-register for the training to attend - our COVID precautions do not allow walk-ins on the day of the training at this time.  Each training lists the maximum number of growers that may attend due to social distancing and space limitations.

Zoom On-line Trainings - Registration for these trainings will be handled solely through Eventbrite. A link to registration for each individual training is provided below. A link to the Zoom meeting will be included in the bottom section of the Eventbrite receipt emailed to registrants. You must click on that link on the day of the training to attend.  Please note that you must register and also attend the Zoom training to receive credit. Refunds will be issued to anyone registering but not able to sign in to the event. No checks or other payment will be accepted after the meeting has occurred.

There is an option to purchase a second ticket if two spouses or a parent/child will be attending a training using the same computer.  A single grower cannot receive credit for more than 2 hours for a single training.  A maximum of 100 growers will be allowed in any training.  If you find that a particular training is sold out, please select another one.

If you have never used Zoom before you may like to read our Simple Zoom Installation Instructions for Computers, which contains helpful images.  You may also go to the Zoom download link at https://zoom.us/download#client_4meeting before the meeting to download the Zoom program (this will only need to be done once).  Growers using a smart phone to view the meeting should go to the download link above to install the Zoom mobile app for their phones. 

June 9, 2022
10:00 am - 12:00 noon
 
2

SC Cotton Museum, Bishopville
(121 W Cedar Lane, Bishopville)
Topic: How much ammonia is really lost after applying poultry litter and how does it impact PAN?
Dr. John Chastain, Clemson University.
Contact Joshua Caughman, 803-484-5416 ext. 0
Pre-registration required.  Maximum seating capacity is 30 persons.

All
June 14, 2022
10:00 am - 12:00 noon
 
2

Marlboro Extension Office
(709 S Parsonage Street Ext., Bennettsville)
Topic: Compost versus Litter: How to decide which is best based on plant needs and cost.
Dr. John Chastain, Clemson University.
Contact Brenda Hunt, 843-479-6851 ext. 0
Pre-registration required.  Maximum seating capacity is 10 persons.

All
June 15, 2022
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
 
2

Newberry Farm Bureau
(2216 Wilson Road, Newberry)
Topic: How much ammonia is really lost after applying poultry litter and how does it impact PAN?
Dr. John Chastain, Clemson University
Contact Nancy Pitts, 803-276-1091 ext 0
Pre-registration required.  Maximum seating capacity is 20 persons.

All
June 16, 2022
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
 
2

Edisto Research and Education Center
(64 Research Road, Blackville)
Topic: Crop Utilization of Manure Nutrients and Soil Fertility.
Bryan Smith, Clemson Extension.
Contact Jane McMaster, 803-259-7141 ext 0
Pre-registration required.  Maximum seating capacity is 25 persons.

All
June 22, 2022
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
 
2

Lexington Extension Office
(605 W Main Street, Lexington)
Topic: Getting Producers Ready for Emergency Disease Outbreaks (Avian Influenza, African Swine Fever, Foot & Mouth Disease).
Dr. Julie Helm, Clemson Livestock Poultry Health.
Contact Alivia Gunter, 803-359-8515 ext 0
Pre-registration required.  Maximum seating capacity is 30 persons.

All
June 23, 2022
10:00 am - 12:00 noon
 
2

Clarendon Extension Office
(103 Sunset Drive, Manning)
Topic: Record Keeping and Manure Spreader Calibration. 
Bryan Smith, Clemson Extension Service.
Contact Julie Bautista, 803-435-8429 ext 0
Pre-registration required.  Maximum seating capacity is 25 persons.

All
June 23, 2022
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
 
2

Chester Extension Market Building
(116 Columbia Street, Chester)
Topic: How much ammonia is really lost after applying poultry litter and how does it impact PAN?
Dr. John Chastain, Clemson University.
Contact Tina Blackwell, 803-385-6181 ext 0
Pre-registration required.  Maximum seating capacity is 20 persons.

All
June 28, 2022
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
 
2

Orangeburg Extension Office
(1550 Henley Street, Suite 200, Orangeburg)
Topic: Crop Utilization of Manure Nutrients and Soil Fertility.
Bryan Smith, Clemson Extension.
Contact Susan Till, 803-534-6280 ext 0
Pre-registration required.  Maximum seating capacity is 46 persons.

All
June 29, 2022
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
 
2

Aiken Extension Office
(1555 Richland Ave East, Aiken)
Topic: Horse Manure Issues and Management.
Bryan Smith, Clemson Extension.
Contact Vicky Bertagnolli, 803-649-6297 ext 0
Pre-registration required.  Maximum seating capacity is 18 persons.

All
July 14, 2022
10:00 am - 12:00 noon
 
2

Dorchester County Library
(506 N Parler Ave, St. George)
Topic: How much ammonia is really lost after applying poultry litter and how does it impact PAN?
Dr. John Chastain, Clemson University.
Contact Paula Varn, 843-832-0135 ext. 0
Pre-registration required.  Maximum seating capacity is 20 persons.

All
July 19, 2022
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
 
2

South Union Baptist Church
(510 S Union Road, Westminster)
Topic: Record Keeping and Manure Spreader Calibration.
Bryan Smith, Clemson Extension.
Contact Chris Talley, 864-916-6204
Pre-registration required.  Maximum seating capacity is 40 persons.

All
July 19, 2022
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
 
2

Anderson Extension Office
(313 S Towers St., Anderson)
Topic: Animal Mortality and Composting.
Dr. Sean Eastman, Clemson Livestock Poultry Health.
Contact LaDonna Peoples, 864-226-1581 ext 0
Pre-registration required.  Maximum seating capacity is 20 persons.

All
July 28, 2022
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
 
2

USC-Lancaster, Room 121 Bradley Building
(476 Hubbard Drive, Lancaster)
Topic: Record Keeping and Manure Spreader Calibration.
Bryan Smith, Clemson Extension.
Contact Kesha Horton, 803-745-5000
Pre-registration required.  Maximum seating capacity is 25 persons.

All
August 9, 2022
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
 
2

Hollywood Ruritan Building, Saluda
(1459 Hollywood Road, Saluda)
Topic: Foot and Mouth Disease and Secure Food Supply.
Dr. Sean Eastman, Clemson Livestock Poultry Health.
Contact Penny Clary, 864-445-8117 ext 0
Pre-registration required.  Maximum seating capacity is 46 persons.
(Held in conjunction with the Saluda County Cattlemen's Association.  A meal will be provided.)

All
August 17, 2022
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
 
2

Darlington County Extension Office
(300 Russell Street, Room 222, Darlington)
Topic: Animal Mortality and Composting.
Dr. Sean Eastman, Clemson Livestock Poultry Health.
Contact Amber Starnes, 843-680-2864
Pre-registration required.  Maximum seating capacity is 15 persons.

All
August 18, 2022
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
 
2

Edisto Research and Education Center
(64 Research Road, Blackville)
Topic: Horse Manure Issues and Management.
Bryan Smith, Clemson Extension.
Contact Jane McMaster, 803-259-7141 ext 0
Pre-registration required.  Maximum seating capacity is 25 persons.

All
August 23, 2022
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
 
2

Extension Homemakers Building, Camden
(632 W DeKalb St., Camden)
Topic: Foot and Mouth Disease and Secure Food Supply.
Dr. Sean Eastman, Clemson Livestock Poultry Health.
Contact Gila Holland, 803-432-9071 ext 0
Pre-registration required.  Maximum seating capacity is 20 persons.

All
August 25, 2022
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
 
2

Laurens Extension Office
(219 W Laurens Street, Laurens)
Topic: Getting Producers Ready for Emergency Disease Outbreaks (Avian Influenza, African Swine Fever, Foot & Mouth Disease).
Dr. Julie Helm, Clemson Livestock Poultry Health

Contact Bryan Smith, 864-705-1101
Pre-registration required.  Maximum seating capacity is 14 persons.

All
August 30, 2022
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
 
2

Zoom On-line Meeting
(Register and pay through Eventbrite at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/camm-zoom-recertification-training-2022-08-30-tickets-348184026797 . Registration closes at 10:00 am on August 29, 2022.)
Topic: Beef Grazing Systems and Water Quality Protection.
Brian Beer, Clemson Extension Service

All
September 8, 2022
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
 
2

Zoom On-line Meeting
(Register and pay through Eventbrite at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/camm-zoom-recertification-training-2022-09-08-tickets-348200195157 . Registration closes at 6:00 pm on September 7, 2022.)
Topic: Compost versus Litter: How to decide which is best based on plant needs and cost.
Dr. John Chastain, Clemson University.

All
September 15, 2022
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
 
2

Zoom On-line Meeting
(Register and pay through Eventbrite at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/camm-zoom-recertification-training-2022-09-15-tickets-348205521087 . Registration closes at 6:00 pm on September 14, 2022.)
Topic: Getting Producers Ready for Emergency Disease Outbreaks (Avian Influenza, African Swine Fever, Foot & Mouth Disease).
Dr. Julie Helm, Clemson Livestock Poultry Health.

All
September 20, 2022
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
 
2

Zoom On-line Meeting
(Register and pay through Eventbrite at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/camm-zoom-recertification-training-2022-09-20-tickets-348208419757 . Registration closes at 10:00 am on September 19, 2022.)
Topic: How much ammonia is really lost after applying poultry litter and how does it impact PAN?
Dr. John Chastain, Clemson University.

All