- Pathways Professions Conference - October 12th.
- FAMU BASE students - Virginia Tech University - April 2016.
- Dean Taylor receiving a USDA Certificate from the USDA Undersecretary, Catherine Woteki
- Fall 2015 Graduate!
- Famu Research & Extension Center in Quincy
- CAFS planting a tree on Earth Day at Blanche Ely High School.
- Experience CAFS!
- Coming in August 2016
About The Herd Health Program
The mission of the Herd Health Program is to train, and inform community-based clientele, students, and extension personnel in the application of sound science-based herd health programs designed to improve health, efficiency and management of food producing animals. Our emphasis is on programs that will demonstrate the prevention, control and/or management of pathogens, parasites, and other hazards from a herd, food safety, and bio-security approach.
Emphasis of our program includes the following:
- Prevention and control of diseases, parasites, and other pathogens in food producing animals (Our major emphasis is small ruminants), however we also provide support to cattle producers.
- Food Safety training, consultation, and support to producers, processors, and consumers.
- Biosecurity training to clientele
- Research and training in marketing/production/management of small ruminants.
- Training and support to aquaculture industry.
Our assets include a 270 acre farm managed by farm manager and staff.
Included on the farm are goat, cattle, swine and equine herds.