Category: Agriculture

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

Clemson Extension Offering Online Resources, Programming

While all 46 county offices are closed to the public, Clemson Cooperative Extension remains open for business and will continue delivering unbiased, research-based information to the people of South Carolina.

EPA Announces New Tool For Soybean Growers To Combat Weeds

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the registration of the use of isoxaflutole on genetically engineered soybeans, providing soybean farmers with a new tool they can use to control weeds that have become resistant to many other herbicides.

Price Swings And New Disease Put Strain On Cotton Growers

One thing many farmers know for certain is that nothing is certain right now.

Pork Industry Confirms Confidence In U.S. Soy

U.S. soybean farmers appreciate the pork industry’s ongoing efforts to assure animal feed products brought in from outside the U.S. do not transfer foreign animal diseases to domestic animals or contaminate domestic meal supplies, which remain safe and reliable.

Home Fruit Production Workshop Set

Clemson Extension will hold a Home Fruit Production Workshop on Thursday, January 23, 2020, at 6:00 p.m. at the Dillon County Clemson Extension Office, 200 South 5th Avenue, Unit B, Dillon, SC 29536.

Dillon County’s Last Tobacco Farmers

Back in time, perhaps two hundred years ago up until the mid-nineteen hundreds in the South, agriculture was the chief means of people making a living by farming crops that people used for food and many other reasons.

Healthy Crops Begin With Healthy Soil

Healthy crops begin with healthy soil and researchers with the Clemson University’s Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program are teaching farmers how they can benefit from keeping their soils fit.

Farm-City Week Luncheon Is Monday

The annual Farm-City Week Luncheon will be held on Monday, November 18, at 12 noon at the City of Dillon Wellness Center, 1647 Commerce Drive, Dillon.

Clemson Extension Hosting Dividing Perennials Workshop

Clemson Extension is hosting a Dividing Perennials Workshop on Monday, November 11, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at the Dillon County Clemson Extension Office.

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.