Category: Agriculture

News of interest to the Dillon County, SC, farming community

Clemson Seeks Outstanding Agricultural Graduates

The College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences at Clemson University is seeking nominations of outstanding Clemson agricultural graduates in categories of Professional Achievement, Distinguished Service or Young Alumni.

SCPA Rep Speaks At Farm Bureau Meeting

Billy Crowther, the director of Container Operations for the South Carolina Ports Authority, was the guest speaker at the Dillon County Farm Bureau’s annual meeting held recently.

14-Year-Old Shows Grand Champion Pig

GRAND CHAMPION PIG—Mason Miller, 14 years old from Dillon, showed the Grand Champion pig, “Watson,” at the Eastern Carolina Livestock show.

Drought Status Downgraded In Dillon County

The South Carolina Drought Response Committee, meeting via conference call on Sept. 18, upgraded the drought status for 11 counties and downgraded the status for four counties in the state.

Bee-Themed Pop-Up Farmer’s Market Held

The Hartsville Bubble Guy provided fun and excitement for the little ones and older ones alike at the Dillon County Health Initiative’s Pop-up Farmer’s Market on Monday, September 9th.

Process Of Growing Seedless Watermelons Explained

Watermelons produced in South Carolina are seedless, but how are they produced if they don’t make any seed?

Christmas-Themed Pop-Up Farmers Market Is July 8th

Dillon County Health Initiative will be holding their July Pop Up Farmers Market on July 8 from 4-7 p.m. on the South Plaza, downtown Dillon. Santa will be making an appearance from 5-6 p.m.

Senate Report: Hemp Agriculture

During this session, the General Assembly passed the South Carolina Hemp Farming Act.

4-H Summer Camps Announced

The Dillon County Clemson Extension Office has announced several upcoming summer camps.

PHOTO GALLERY: First Farmers Market Of The Season Held

The Dillon County Health Initiative held their first Farmers Market of the season on Monday, May 13th. Various vendors were featured.