Category: Agriculture

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

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.

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.