Category: Agriculture

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

Peanut Growers Have Bumper Year

Peanut growers in South Carolina are used to feast or famine. So after a bumper year last year, they know what to expect

Cotton Growers See Record Year

If the cure for high prices is high prices, it certainly worked on cotton. South Carolina’s cotton growers have seen prices drop from $2 per pound about three years ago to around 80 cents per pound today.

Dillon Native Named To S.C. Dairy Hall Of Fame

Dillon, SC native Dr. Dixon Lee, Jr. was inducted into the South Carolina Dairy Hall of Fame at a ceremony at Clemson University recently.

Farm-City Week Winners Announced

The Farm-City Week winners have been announced.

Sickened By Abuse Of Goats

I just read an article in The Dillon Herald that really upset me and sickened me about the abuse to the goats. I know what some of you think that they are just goats who cares, well I do and so do a lot of other people.

Latta School Officials Find Goats On FFA Farm Abused

Latta High School officials found several goats on their FFA and agricultural animal husbandry farm last week that had been abused. 

Farm Bureau Banquet Held

The Dillon County Farm Bureau held their annual meeting recently.

Local Clemson Extension Agent Receives National Award

Local Extension agent, Patricia E. “Trish” DeHond received an award from the National Association of County Agricultural Agents (NACAA) at its annual meeting in Charleston, South Carolina.

Farm-City Awards Presented

The Farm-City Awards have been presented.

Senator Kent Williams On Thanksgiving

Appropriately, Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks – other than just for the delicious food that may be set before us.