Category: Agriculture

4-H Shooting Program Was Revived In 2001

Because of the efforts of Clemson Extension agents James Sweeney , Michael McMannus and Vic Bethea and a grant from the National Wild Turkey Federation, the Dillon County 4-H Shooting sports program was revived in 2001.

Scholarships Available For Students Planning Career In Agriculture

Calling all high school seniors interested in pursuing a career path in agriculture – ArborOne Farm Credit has two scholarships that may be for you.

Accent Stainless Steel Bringing New Headquarters To Horry County

Accent Stainless Steel, a Canadian manufacturer of craft and micro-brewing systems and other processing equipment, plans to expand into the U.S. with a new headquarters in Horry County. 

Pee Dee Land Trust Begins 15th Year

The Pee Dee Land Trust begins its 15th anniversary year with 1,792 additional acres of protected lands thanks to five exceptional new projects completed in late 2013.

Arbor Day Observed

It has been over 135 years since J. Sterling Morton founded Arbor Day. His simple idea of setting aside a special day for tree planting is now more important than ever.

Farm-City Week Banquet Held

The Dillon County Farm-City Week annual luncheon and awards ceremony was held recently at the City of Dillon Wellness Center.

Dillon County Women Attend Farm Bureau Conference

Dillon County residents Johnnie Luehrs and Jean Sox are among a group of more than 100 women from across the state attending the 2013 South Carolina Farm Bureau Annual Women’s Leadership Conference at Woodside Plantation in Aiken County.

Wet Summer Should Extend Fall Colors

Record-breaking summer rains that caused creeks and rivers across the Southeast to overflow likely will bring an extended leaf-looking season to the Southern Appalachians, predicts Clemson University forest ecologist Donald Hagan.

Dillon County Included In Farm Disaster Declaration

South Carolina Farm Bureau Federation President David Winkles is encouraged by the US Secretary of Agriculture’s farm disaster declaration in South Carolina.

Sunshine Brightens Soggy Spirits On South Carolina Farms

It’s been the mantra of farmers for time immemorial: “Make hay while the sun shines.”