Category: Agriculture

Dillon County 4-H Wildlife Plot Winners Announced

Dillon County 4-H would like to recognize and congratulate Izzy Freudenburg on being the 2017-2018 4-H Dillon County Winner for the Wildlife Plot Project!

Census Of Agriculture Is Important

There’s still time. To ensure an accurate representation of the agriculture industry in this country, the United States Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service has extended their 2017 Census of Agriculture response deadline through spring, and the Rural Coalition/Coalición Rural (RC) is calling on all farmers and ranchers to participate.

4-H Seeking Entrants For Small Garden Project

Clemson Extension 4-H would like to announce that 2018 South Carolina 4-H small garden project is officially open for registration!

Britt Wins County Honey Bee Pollinator Prize

ERIKA JAMES, 4-H Agent at Dillon County Clemson Extension Service, presents the first place county ribbon and prizes to Christian Britt.

Marian Jordan Joins Dillon USDA Service Center

NRCS in South Carolina welcomes Marian Jordan, the District Conservationist, to the Dillon USDA Service Center. Marian is a native of Mississippi, and began her career with NRCS as a student intern in 2009.

Clemson Seeking Nominations For Outstanding Agricultural Alumni Award

Clemson University’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences in concert with the board of directors of the Agricultural Alumni Organization are seeking nominations of outstanding Clemson agricultural graduates to be considered for recognition in the Professional Achievement, Distinguished Service or Young Alumni categories, reports John W. Parris, director of the SC Agri-News Service in Columbia, SC.

Much Information Shared At Farm-City Banquet

A great deal of information was shared at the Dillon County Farm-City Week luncheon held recently at the City of Dillon Wellness Center.

Several Awards Presented At Farm-City Luncheon

Several awards were presented at the annual Farm-City Luncheon held last Thursday at the City of Dillon Wellness Center.

S.C. Farm Bureau President Harry Ott Speaks At County Meeting

Harry Ott, president of S.C. Farm Bureau, was the guest speaker at the Farm Bureau annual banquet on Monday night. (With video and photo gallery)

Survey Shows Higher Prices For Bacon, Chicken, OJ, And More

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.