Category: Agriculture

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

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.

Farm-City Week Winners Announced

Farm-City Week Winners Announced

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.