While some insects and related organisms are pests that feed on plants in our yards, other insects and related organisms help keep these pests under control. Those that help us are referred to as beneficial insects or just ‘beneficials’.
A good many gardeners in Dillon County haven’t had to worry about it in recent days, but there is more than one way to water the vegetables when skies shower down nothing but sunlight.
A late freeze has claimed part of the Upstate peach crop, but strawberries have dodged the bullet and may provide a much-needed infusion of cash for fruit farmers.
The recent cold snap may be a setback for the state’s watermelon season. Clemson University plant disease specialist Tony Keinath points out that a repeat performance of last year’s spring could create problems.
Congressman Tom Rice (R-SC) brought his Seventh District Agriculture Tour to Dillon County on Friday, April 11.
Spring is really here! It’s time to enjoy the beauty of nature and get our lawns and gardens ready for the spring/summer seasons.
Money may not grow on trees, but it certainly grows in them. On May 1, landowners from across South Carolina will learn ways to maximize the profit from their timber.
Congressman Tom Rice (R-SC) announced that he will hold a Seventh District Agriculture Tour on Friday, April 11.
March 25th is National Agriculture Day. National Ag Day is “a day to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture.”
Local farmer James McColl has directed a $2,500 donation to the Helping Hands Food Pantry. Funded by America’s Farmers Grow Communities, the donation will allow the group to purchase rice, tomatoes, and other food. The pantry serves about 7,000 local residents.