Category: Agriculture

New Horticulture Agent Joins Clemson Extension

Callen Outen has recently joined Clemson Extension as the Horticulture Agent for Dillon and Marlboro Counties.

Dillon County Eligible For USDA Assistance

Dillon County is eligible for USDA assistance as a result of a Presidential Disaster Declaration for 10 primary counties in the State of North Carolina and 4 primary counties in South Carolina, announced Judith Davis, CED of the USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA).

PHOTO GALLERY: Final Pop-Up Farmers Market Of The Season Held

The Dillon County Health Initiative’s final Pop-Up Farmers Market of the season was held on Monday.

Final Farmers Market Of Season Is Monday

The Dillon County Health Initiative will hold their final farmers market of the 2018 season on Monday, October 8th from 4:00-6:00 p.m. on the South Plaza downtown Dillon.

Agricultural Aid Fund Set Up

In the wake of Hurricane Florence, South Carolina farm families and rural communities face estimated damages of $1.228 billion.

South Carolina Farmers Preparing For Effects Of Hurricane

South Carolina farmers are preparing for the potential impacts Hurricane Florence will have on crops and livestock.

Monthly Pop-Up Farmers Market Held

THE DILLON COUNTY HEALTH INITIATIVE held their monthly Pop-up Farmers Market on Monday, August 13th.

Dillon Teen Shows Grand Champion Pig At Fair

Mason Miller, 13 years old from Dillon showed the Grand Champion pig at the Eastern Carolina, Livestock show at the Florence Agricultural Fair grounds on Tuesday, August 21, 2018.

Ted Alford Grows Huge Watermelon

TED ALFORD grew this huge, 160 lb. watermelon at Bryant Farms. He is noted for growing exceptionally huge watermelons every year.

Senator Williams Honored As Advocate For Agriculture

The South Carolina Advocates for Agriculture honored three individuals at its 11th annual Advocates of the Year Recognition Reception on August 9 at the Phillips Market Center.