Category: Agriculture

Planter’s Row: Fall Tomatoes

There are things to watch out for in your fall tomatoes. Check your late tomatoes for blossom end rot on the fruit as it begins to form.  This is usually an indication of a calcium deficiency.  

Soil Expert Speaks To Dillon Group

It was the buzz all around the state—Ray Archuleta is going to be in Dillon County!!

Planter’s Row: Insecticidal Soap

Insecticidal soaps are a safe, effective, and low toxicity alternative to more toxic pesticides; they have many advantages when compared to other insecticides.  

Planter’s Row: Our Powerful Produce

This summer has brought a beautiful array of fresh produce to our dinner tables.  

Owen Wallace Named S.C. Seedsman Of The Year

The South Carolina Seedsmen Association Seedsman of the Year Award for 2014 was presented to Owen Wallace with Dillon Seed & Supply in Dillon.

Planter’s Row: Freezing Fruits And Vegetables

Freezing is a quick and convenient way to preserve fruits and vegetables at home. It is the method of food preservation that preserves the greatest quantity of nutrients.  

Dillon County Technology Center Presents Balanced Budget

The Dillon County Technology Center presented a balanced budget to the Dillon County Board of Education at their meeting recently.

Tobacco Field Day Is July 10th

CLEMSON — Tobacco may have lost its allure, but hasn’t lost its value. Clemson University researchers and Extension agents will hold Tobacco Field Day July 10 at the Pee Dee Research and Education Center (REC) near Florence.

Extension Service Celebrates 100th Birthday

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Smith-Lever Act which formalized the Cooperative Extension Service.

Planter’s Row: Growing Your Own Fruit

Growing your own fruits at home can be extremely beneficial and rewarding.