The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced today that the nomination period for local Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committees begins on Thursday, June 15, 2017.
The Agriculture Council of America (ACA) will host National Agriculture Day on March 21, 2017.
The Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service recognized 16 agents from across South Carolina for their dedication to helping farmers stricken by the historic flood of 2015.
Neal Baxley of Marion and Danny Coleman of Dillon 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.
State Farm Bureau President Harry Ott was the guest speaker at the annual Farm-City Week awards luncheon held at the City of Dillon Wellness Center.
Feral hogs are a $115 million problem for the state’s agriculture, livestock and timber industries in South Carolina, according to a Clemson University study on landowners’ perceived damages from the invasive animals.
After successfully demonstrating savings of up to $60 an acre in on-farm trials, Clemson University has made available to cotton growers a new sensor-based nutrient management plan that can reduce expenses and environment impact.