Category: Agriculture

News of interest to the Dillon County, SC, farming community

Process Of Growing Seedless Watermelons Explained

Watermelons produced in South Carolina are seedless, but how are they produced if they don’t make any seed?

Christmas-Themed Pop-Up Farmers Market Is July 8th

Dillon County Health Initiative will be holding their July Pop Up Farmers Market on July 8 from 4-7 p.m. on the South Plaza, downtown Dillon. Santa will be making an appearance from 5-6 p.m.

Senate Report: Hemp Agriculture

During this session, the General Assembly passed the South Carolina Hemp Farming Act.

4-H Summer Camps Announced

The Dillon County Clemson Extension Office has announced several upcoming summer camps.

PHOTO GALLERY: First Farmers Market Of The Season Held

The Dillon County Health Initiative held their first Farmers Market of the season on Monday, May 13th. Various vendors were featured.

Latta Agricultural Education Students Learning At Greenhouse

Springtime is upon us and many homeowners and farmers are beginning to plant or transplant their spring and summer crops.

PHOTO GALLERY: Kubota Field Day Held At Dillon Tractor

Dillon Tractor and Implement Co., Inc. held a Kubota Field Event on Saturday, April 13, from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

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.

Dillon County Tomato Contest Meeting Is March 5th

The Dillon County Tomato Contest is here again for the 2019 season. We are looking for new participants, especially the youth.

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.