Category: Agriculture

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

FFA Members Pack 35,000+ Meals To Be Distributed To South Carolinians In Need

Raised by a single mother and having experienced homelessness as a youth, Teddy Tripp learned a thing or two about young people dealing with food insecurity.

Clemson Turfgrass and Small Grains Field Days at Pee Dee REC To Be Held

Turfgrass and small grains farmers can learn the latest research-based information during two in-person field days scheduled for April at the Clemson University Pee Dee Research and Education Center (REC).

Informed Consumers Can Avoid Scam Fertilizers

Like most farmers across South Carolina, Chris Stevens is struggling to fight high costs caused by inflation so he can keep his chin above the waterline.

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.