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Chalmers Carr Joins Other Ag Leaders in Washington, Reacts to Worker Shortage Report

Chalmers Carr Joins Other Ag Leaders in Washington, Reacts to Worker Shortage Report

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Chalmers Carr, President/CEO of Titan Farms, SC’s largest peach grower and a major state and national agriculture leader, participated Tuesday in a panel discussion at the National…

Applications Available for 2014 SC Commissioner’s School for Agriculture

Applications Available for 2014 SC Commissioner’s School for Agriculture

COLUMBIA, S.C. – High School juniors and seniors interested in exploring agricultural careers can apply now for the South Carolina Commissioner’s School for Agriculture (SCCSA), held at Clemson University, July 19-25,…

Steele Named SC Young Farmer Agribusinessman of Year

Steele Named SC Young Farmer Agribusinessman of Year

Michael Steele of Ridge Spring, SC, has been named the SC Agribusinessman of the Year Award by the SC Young Farmer and Agribusiness Association. He received an engraved plaque and…

Forest Commission Gauging Storm Damage to State’s Forest Resource

Forest Commission Gauging Storm Damage to State’s Forest Resource

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Foresters and technicians with the South Carolina Forestry Commission have taken initial steps in what will be the long process of assessing the impact of this week’s winter storm…

‘Longleaf 101′ Offered at Cheraw State Park Feb. 18-20

‘Longleaf 101′ Offered at Cheraw State Park Feb. 18-20

A three-day short-course called Longleaf 101, an in-depth classroom and field instruction in “all things longleaf,” will be offered by The Longleaf Alliance at Cheraw State Park Feb. 18-20, 2014.…

S.C. Farmers Join the Boll Weevil Fight in Texas

S.C. Farmers Join the Boll Weevil Fight in Texas

FLORENCE, S.C. – South Carolina hasn’t seen a boll weevil in 13 years, but cotton farmers are taking no chances. At the annual meeting of the South Carolina Boll Weevil…

Researchers Tackle Problem of Feral Hog Overpopulation, Damage

Researchers Tackle Problem of Feral Hog Overpopulation, Damage

CLEMSON, S.C. – Clemson University wildlife ecologists are collaborating with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, USDA Wildlife Service and Farm Bureau over the next two years to quantify…

More Equine Activities Abound on the Westside

More Equine Activities Abound on the Westside

• Sorting Competitions Oct. 19 & Nov. 23 – By Tiffani Ireland – By now, most Edgefield County residents are at least familiar with the concept of a rodeo.  And…

Creepy-Crawlies Look for Warm Winter Homes

Creepy-Crawlies Look for Warm Winter Homes

CLEMSON, S.C. – Shorter, cooler days send a signal to many insects that it’s time to look for a warm winter home — perhaps yours. Clemson University has researchers devoted to…

Study Shows SC Forest Industry Positioned for Growth

Study Shows SC Forest Industry Positioned for Growth

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The forestry industry in South Carolina is positioned for significant growth in the decades ahead, according to a study conducted by nationally prominent forestry expert Dr. Robert Abt…