Williams Named South Carolina Farm Bureau Federation 2018 Legislator Of The Year

Senator Kent Williams (D-Marion) was named a South Carolina Farm Bureau Federation 2018 Legislator of the Year.
The award was presented recently during the organization’s 75th Annual Meeting held in Myrtle Beach.
“Senator Williams is a strong advocate for agriculture and rural communities in South Carolina,” said SCFB President Harry Ott.

“His support in the Senate makes him a great friend of agriculture and it is an honor to recognize him as one of our Legislators of the Year. Thank you, Senator Williams, for your service to South Carolina agriculture.”
Sen. Williams’ leadership and efforts guided Farm Bureau and assisted in passing a necessary piece of legislation for South Carolina’s poultry farmers allowing for continued growth and economic development in our state. He was a member of the first SCFB campaign school class and he has remaned a strong advocate for agriculture.
The SCFB Legislator of the Year awards are given annually as a means of recognizing a state Senator and Representative who go above and beyond to support family farmers and rural lifestyles in South Carolina through key legislation.
Agribusiness is the state’s largest economic sector, contributing nearly $42 billion a year to the economy and supporting 220,000 jobs.
South Carolina Farm Bureau is a grassroots, non-profit organization that celebrates and supports family farmers, locally grown food and our rural lands through legislative advocacy, education and community outreach. The organization, founded in 1944, serves more than 100,000 member families in 47 chapters. For more information, please visit www.scfb.org.

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