Category: Agriculture

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

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.

Members Elected To Southern States Board

James McColl of Little Rock and David Owens of Mullins were elected to the local board at the Southern States Annual Membership Meeting of the Little Rock Plant held at Shuler’s Barbecue in Latta on February 5, 2019.

Erika Jones Joins Clemson Extension As 4-H Agent

Erika Jones has joined Clemson Extension as the 4-H Agent for Dillon and Marlboro Counties.

Farm-City Week Celebration Is Monday, November 19th

Farm-City Week will be celebrated this year from Nov. 14 through Nov. 21. It is a week to express appreciation for the beneficial partnerships between rural and urban communities.

Latta FFA Places In Tractor Competition

Members of the Latta FFA Chapter traveled to Columbia, SC, October 16th, to compete in the state Tractor Safety and Operations Career Development Event.

New Horticulture Agent Joins Clemson Extension

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

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.

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.