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Governor Nikki Haley Calls for South Carolinians to Buy South Carolina Certified

Governor Nikki Haley Calls for South Carolinians to Buy South Carolina Certified

Governor Nikki Haley visited J. W. Yonce and Sons Monday morning of this week and was briefed by Mr. Larry Yonce in regard to the crop loss for 2014 precipitated…

Just Keeps on Packing!

Just Keeps on Packing!

– By Jack Reece – One of several of the busiest men in Johnston, South Carolina took out a few minutes last week to try to educate me in the…

Wild Winter Weather Hurts Early Peaches

Wild Winter Weather Hurts Early Peaches

Should See “Good Volume” From July On – By Tiffani Ireland – March 26, 2014, will be a day peach growers in Edgefield County and the Ridge area will not soon…

Growing-Season Burns a Natural Ecological Process in S.C.

Growing-Season Burns a Natural Ecological Process in S.C.

If you see or smell smoke near one of the S.C. Department of Natural Resources’ heritage preserves or wildlife management areas this spring and summer, it may be coming from…

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…