Category Archives: Agriculture

Registration open for South Carolina Agritourism Conference

WEST COLUMBIA- The South Carolina Agritourism Association (SCAA) is hosting their first Agritourism Conference, January 21-22, 2016 at the State Farmers Market. Registration is open now through January 6 at scagritourism.org. This compelling conference will provide learning opportunities through a day-long farm tour, and a second day of educational workshops appropriate for new-comers and those…
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In Hot Water Farms LLC launches Kickstarter campaign

Orangeburg, SC, November 2015 – In Hot Water Farms, LLC announced their new Kickstarter Campaign, a mission which aims to leverage crowdfunding to raise the funds needed to construct an aquaponic farm in time for the 2016 growing season. The campaign will target anyone in the United States in an effort to raise awareness of…
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Lowcountry counties among those declared USDA primary disaster areas

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Nikki Haley today announced that United States Department of Agriculture Secretary Thomas J. Vilsack has issued a disaster designation for counties in South Carolina that suffered damage and losses due to heavy rains and flooding. The governor requested the disaster designation in an October 19 letter. A secretarial disaster designation makes farm…
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Organic garden pest control seminar at Cypress Gardens

Cypress Gardens Lunch and Learn Features Clemson Horticulture Extension Agent Zachary Boone Snipes (Moncks Corner, SC) ---  Insects and pests present an ongoing challenge for even the most seasoned gardeners. Organic gardening is taking off as more and more people incorporate long-term pest management strategies that integrate organically approved pesticides over synthetic options. Cypress Gardens’…
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