Category: Agriculture

Marian Jordan Joins Dillon USDA Service Center

NRCS in South Carolina welcomes Marian Jordan, the District Conservationist, to the Dillon USDA Service Center. Marian is a native of Mississippi, and began her career with NRCS as a student intern in 2009.

Clemson Seeking Nominations For Outstanding Agricultural Alumni Award

Clemson University’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences in concert with the board of directors of the Agricultural Alumni Organization are seeking nominations of outstanding Clemson agricultural graduates to be considered for recognition in the Professional Achievement, Distinguished Service or Young Alumni categories, reports John W. Parris, director of the SC Agri-News Service in Columbia, SC.

Much Information Shared At Farm-City Banquet

A great deal of information was shared at the Dillon County Farm-City Week luncheon held recently at the City of Dillon Wellness Center.

Several Awards Presented At Farm-City Luncheon

Several awards were presented at the annual Farm-City Luncheon held last Thursday at the City of Dillon Wellness Center.

S.C. Farm Bureau President Harry Ott Speaks At County Meeting

Harry Ott, president of S.C. Farm Bureau, was the guest speaker at the Farm Bureau annual banquet on Monday night. (With video and photo gallery)

Survey Shows Higher Prices For Bacon, Chicken, OJ, And More

Higher retail prices for several foods, including bacon, chicken breast, orange juice, sliced deli ham and flour resulted in a slight increase in the American Farm Bureau Federation’s Fall Harvest Marketbasket Survey.

PHOTO GALLERY: Pop-Up Farmers Market Held

Pop-up Farmers Market in Dillon on Thursday, September 21st

Clemson Expert Says Speed Matters When Digging Peanuts

BLACKVILLE — Driving too quickly can lead to significant losses when digging peanuts, according to a recent study by Clemson University agricultural engineer Kendall Kirk.

Pop Up Farmers Market Is Thursday, Sept. 21st

The Dillon County Health Initiative (DCHI) will be sponsoring their second Pop Up Farmers Market on Thursday, September 21.

Farmers Assessing Irma Damage

As initial damage assessments and cleanup begin after Hurricane Irma’s impact on South Carolina, farmers throughout the state hope to experience minimal crop damage and infrastructure loss. With the mere size of Hurricane Irma, a large portion of the state’s 25,000 farmers may be negatively impacted.