Category: Agriculture

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

Seed Starting Workshop Planned

Come join local Master Gardener Lucille Schauer for a FREE Seed Starting Workshop. Attendees will learn how, what, and when to start vegetable, herb, and flower seeds.

Backyard Chickens Class To Be Held March 9th

How to Raise Backyard Chickens: The Basics will be held Thursday, March 9, 2023, from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., at 455 Caton Road, Lumberton, NC 28360.

Cannon Price Places Second In The State In 4-H Rabbit Knowledge Contest

Dillon County 4-H would like to spotlight local 4-Her Cannon Price for placing second in the state in the 2022 SC 4-H rabbit project knowledge test and the top 4 for her rabbit record book.

Nicolette Bullard Is Dillon County Cloverbud Food Plot Project Winner

Congratulations to Nicolette Bullard! She is our Cloverbud winner for the Dillon County 4-H food plot project. 4-H is proud of all the hard work Nicolette put into managing her plot!

It’s Time To Sign Up For The 4-H Poultry Project

It’s that time of year again; to sign up for the 2023 4-H Poultry Project.

South Carolina New and Beginning Farmer Program Accepting Applications

South Carolinians looking to launch or grow a farm business have access to comprehensive entrepreneurial education and business training thanks in part to a $600,000 federal grant.

Clemson Extension Specialist Give Tips For Corn And Soybean Farmers

As South Carolina corn and soybean farmers prepare for the 2023 growing season, Clemson Extension specialists have a few tips to help ensure productive and profitable crops.

Forestry Has $23.2 Billion Economic Impact On State

South Carolina Forestry Commission officials announced the economic impact of the state’s forestry sector Thursday, citing a recently commissioned Economic Impact Analysis for Planning (IMPLAN) study.

Local Farmer Gives Back To The Miracle League

The 10 growers honored as the 2022 Farmers of the Year in their respective states took the opportunity provided by Syngenta to donate to organizations near and dear to their hearts.

Agribusiness Industry Has $51.8 Billion Annual Economic Impact On State

The agribusiness industry has a $51.8 billion economic impact on South Carolina each year, according to a new analysis.