Category: Agriculture

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

Dillon County Health Initiative Holds Pumpkin And Sweet Potato Cooking Contest

The Dillon County Health Initiative held a pumpkin and sweet potato cooking contest at their October Farmers Market.

Seed & Plant Swap To Be Held November 5th At Robeson County Farmers Market

A Seed & Plant Swap will be held on Saturday, November 5, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Robeson County Farmers Market, Corner of 8th and Elm Streets, Lumberton.

Keith Allen Named South Carolina Farmer Of The Year

Keith Allen has been named the South Carolina Farmer of the Year.

SC State Farmer Partners Share How $70M USDA Grant Can Benefit Local farmers

South Carolina State University and Clemson University were granted $70 million by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to provide resources to farmers in South Carolina to encourage climate-smart production practices.

Latta Native Receives Tobacco Science Research Conference Policy Committee Lifetime Achievement Award

Latta native Bill Coleman has received the Tobacco Science Research Conference Policy Committee Lifetime Achievement Award in ceremonies held recently at the 75th Tobacco Science Research Conference in New Orleans.

Farm Bureau Meeting Speaker Talks About Governor’s School Of Agriculture

Tim Keown, President of the South Carolina Governor’s School for Agriculture, spoke at the Dillon County Farm Bureau’s annual meeting on September 19th.

National Farmers Market Week Celebrated

The Dillon County Health Initiative’s Pop Up Farmers Market celebrated National Farmers Market Week at their August market.

Lake View Man Grows 54-lb. Watermelon

Randy Jones has grown this 54-lb. watermelon in his garden at his home at May Hilltop in Lake View, S.C.

DCHI Celebrating National Farmers Market Week

DCHI Pop Up Farmers Market joins markets across the country in celebrating National Farmers Market Week from August 7-13, 2022.

Lynch Brothers First To Find Cotton Blooms On Family Farm

The Lynch brothers were the first to discover cotton blooms on their family farm.