Category: Agriculture

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

Local Farmer Wins Money For Girl Scout Troop

Fitzhugh Bethea of Dillon has been selected as a winner in the America’s Farmers Grow CommunitiesSM program, which gives farmers the opportunity to win $2,500 for their favorite local nonprofit organizations. The awards are available through Monsanto Fund. Bethea has designated Girl Scout Troop #23, located in Dillon, to receive the award.

Agriculture Secretary To Visit Dillon County On Monday, Oct. 18th

On Monday, Oct. 18, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will travel to South Carolina to highlight economic development and job creation efforts to improve the lives of people who live in rural communities.

Hog Farm Expansion Under Consideration

An expansion is being considered for the Price Swine Facility located on Harllee’s Bridge Road.