Category: Agriculture

Industrial Hemp Production Could Be Viable Crop Alternative For South Carolina Farmers

Industrial hemp production could be a viable crop alternative for South Carolina farmers, according to Clemson Cooperative Extension crop and agribusiness agents.

South Carolina Farmers Elected To National Cotton Council Leadership Positions

Eight South Carolina cotton industry members have been elected to leadership positions in the National Cotton Council (NCC) for 2019.

Members Elected To Southern States Board

James McColl of Little Rock and David Owens of Mullins were elected to the local board at the Southern States Annual Membership Meeting of the Little Rock Plant held at Shuler’s Barbecue in Latta on February 5, 2019.

DCHI Giving Away Free Vegetable Seeds And Plants

The Dillon County Health Initiative (DCHI), a division of Rural Area Leadership Initiative – Dillon County (RALI-DC), is proactively addressing the health issues in Dillon County head on through interactive community programs, including providing free vegetable seeds and plants.

Erika Jones Joins Clemson Extension As 4-H Agent

Erika Jones has joined Clemson Extension as the 4-H Agent for Dillon and Marlboro Counties.

4-H Livestock And Horse Club Interest Meeting Planned

The Clemson Extension Cooperative Extension Service in Dillon County will hold a 4-H Livestock and Horse Club interest meeting on February 8th from 5 – 6:30 p.m. for youth and parents.

SC AgriBiz & Farm Expo Set For January 23-24

Join us January 23rd and 24, 2019, for the 7th annual SC AgriBiz & Farm Expo located at the Florence Center in Florence, SC.

Farm-City Week Celebration Is Monday, November 19th

Farm-City Week will be celebrated this year from Nov. 14 through Nov. 21. It is a week to express appreciation for the beneficial partnerships between rural and urban communities.

Latta FFA Places In Tractor Competition

Members of the Latta FFA Chapter traveled to Columbia, SC, October 16th, to compete in the state Tractor Safety and Operations Career Development Event.

New Horticulture Agent Joins Clemson Extension

Callen Outen has recently joined Clemson Extension as the Horticulture Agent for Dillon and Marlboro Counties.