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There’s Still Work to be Done
South Carolina Farm Bureau was making strides on important priority state issues -- like protecting agricultural property from development in rural areas and the creation of a permanent statutory framework to help farmers recover from catastrophic weather events – when COVID-19 shut down the General
Grassroots Traditions Continue in 2019
For 75 years, South Carolina Farm Bureau has used grassroots policy development to surface issues affecting farmers. These issues direct policy that is set during Annual Meeting. This year, over 200 members from 41 counties attended Policy Development meetings held in each district. They heard about
Statement from SCFB President Harry Ott Regarding Failure of Farm Bill Passage
WASHINGTON, D.C., May 18, 2018– “I am very disappointed that the House did not pass the 2018 Farm Bill today. This legislation is an important safety net for farmers. As was evidenced during the flood in 2015, the crop insurance we have is not enough, and if we remove that safety net altogether and