Category: Agriculture

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.

PHOTO GALLERY: Teachers Learn About Farming To Take Ag Back To The Classroom

Forty-nine educators from across South Carolina recently learned how to bring agriculture into their classrooms.

Registration Underway For Wildlife Food Plot Project

Registration is underway for the 2018 4-H Wildlife Food Plot Project, which gives South Carolina youth a unique opportunity to learn about wildlife habitat management.

Ronnie Bracey Wins Tomato Contest

For the first time in 13 years a new president stood at the podium and welcomed all guests to the Dillon County Tomato Growers Club annual banquet and award ceremonies.

Powdery Mildew Detected On South Carolina Watermelons

Powdery mildew has been detected on South Carolina watermelons, and Clemson University specialist Anthony “Tony” Keinath warns growers to act now to protect their crops.