Higher retail prices for several foods, including bacon, chicken breast, orange juice, sliced deli ham and flour resulted in a slight increase in the American Farm Bureau Federation’s Fall Harvest Marketbasket Survey.
BLACKVILLE — Driving too quickly can lead to significant losses when digging peanuts, according to a recent study by Clemson University agricultural engineer Kendall Kirk.
The Dillon County Health Initiative (DCHI) will be sponsoring their second Pop Up Farmers Market on Thursday, September 21.
As initial damage assessments and cleanup begin after Hurricane Irma’s impact on South Carolina, farmers throughout the state hope to experience minimal crop damage and infrastructure loss. With the mere size of Hurricane Irma, a large portion of the state’s 25,000 farmers may be negatively impacted.
BLACKVILLE — Tests on new nutrient-management technology under development at Clemson University showed savings of up to $54 an acre on cotton production.
The farm economy has been in a holding pattern for years now, and managing for the future is more important than ever. On his family farm in the Shenandoah Valley, Marty Kable has had to make some tough decisions.
The U.S. soybean industry is turning a corner. This year, soy acres closed in on corn acres, narrowing the gap between the two crops.