The SC Peanut Growers’ Association made up of mostly Pee Dee and I-95 corridor farmers have donated thousands of jars of peanut butter that was made with locally grown peanuts to local food banks, church pantries and schools just in time to “spread the peanut butter for Christmas spirit” this year.
During the 5th Annual Clemson Extension Ag Outlook Conference, held virtually, featured guest speaker David Kohl said disjointed recovery for the United States and the world, coupled with trade agreement uncertainty has created an economic and financial divide in agriculture.
Farm-City Week will be celebrated this year from Nov. 20 through Nov. 27. It is a week to express appreciation for the beneficial partnerships between rural and urban communities.
South Carolinians are eating more local food thanks to the continued success of the Certified South Carolina program.
South Carolina farmers and food processors who want to pursue organic certification may qualify for reimbursement through a grant administered by the South Carolina Department of Agriculture.
There are about 2,700 produce farms in South Carolina – and many are potentially exempt from the Produce Safety Rule, meaning they would not have to undergo routine inspections by the South Carolina Department of Agriculture’s Produce Safety team.