September 26, 2013

Clarendon and Sumter Farm Bureaus To Sponsor Feral Hog Workshop

The Clarendon and Sumter County Farm Bureaus are hosting a Feral Hog Workshop on Monday, October 7, at T. S. Lee & Sons Farm in Alcolu to address the problems farmers are facing with feral hogs in their area.

Special presenters include Noel Myers with USDA – APHIS Wildlife Services; Charles Ruth, SC Department of Natural Resources; and Ben Powell, Natural Resources Agent with Clemson University. Some of the featured topics include laws and regulations, management and control, disease surveillance, and a trapping demonstration. 

For reservations and more information, please call the South Carolina Farm Bureau at (803) 936-4215; the Clarendon County Farm Bureau at (803) 435-4357; or the Sumter County Farm Bureau at (803) 773-4301.  However, you do not have to be a Farm Bureau member to attend.

The workshop, scheduled from 3:00 until 7:00 pm at 13797 Plowden Mill Rd in Alcolu, also includes supper sponsored by the SC Soybean Board.

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