Category: Agriculture

Local Farmer Wins Money For 4-H

Jim McColl of Little Rock has been selected as a winner in the America’s Farmers Grow CommunitiesSM program, which gives farmers the opportunity to win $2,500 for their favorite local nonprofit organizations.

$6,000 Reward Offered for Information On The Killing Of Whooping Crane 12-04

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is investigating the death of a whooping crane reported by an Alabama conservation officer at Weiss Lake, in Cherokee County Ala., on Jan. 28, 2011.

Southern States Cooperative Annual Meeting Recently Held

The eighty-eighth annual stockholder’s meeting of Southern States Cooperative was held on Wednesday, November 17 at the cooperative’s Richmond, Va. headquarters. Members of Southern States’ Board of Directors, stockholders and guests were given an overview of the cooperative’s performance during fiscal 2010, which ended in June.

Cost Of Classic Thanksgiving Dinner Up Slightly In 2010

Menu items for a classic Thanksgiving dinner including turkey, stuffing, cranberries, pumpkin pie and all the basic trimmings increased about 1.3 percent in price this year, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation.

Unofficial Election Results For Dillon County ONLY

Here are the unofficial results for Dillon County ONLY.

Local Farmer Wins Money For Girl Scout Troop

Fitzhugh Bethea of Dillon has been selected as a winner in the America’s Farmers Grow CommunitiesSM program, which gives farmers the opportunity to win $2,500 for their favorite local nonprofit organizations. The awards are available through Monsanto Fund. Bethea has designated Girl Scout Troop #23, located in Dillon, to receive the award.

Agriculture Secretary To Visit Dillon County On Monday, Oct. 18th

On Monday, Oct. 18, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will travel to South Carolina to highlight economic development and job creation efforts to improve the lives of people who live in rural communities.

Hog Farm Expansion Under Consideration

An expansion is being considered for the Price Swine Facility located on Harllee’s Bridge Road.