SCFB News

SCFB Ensures Hemp Farmers are Represented in Policy Discussions

Since industrial hemp was legalized in South Carolina in 2017, it has grown in popularity. Farmers are excited about the income potential for this new crop, but this fledgling sector is still facing challenges. South Carolina Farm Bureau recently added a Hemp Committee to its list of nineteen other commodity and...

Youth Leaders Learn Agriculture at SCFB Conference

Aiken, SC – Seventeen rising high school juniors and seniors from across South Carolina recently participated in the South Carolina Farm Bureau Federation’s 2019 Youth Leadership Conference in Aiken, SC.

The conference, held at Camp Long June 23-27, allowed students to gain valuable leadership skills and a better...

SC Farm Bureau Teaches Agriculture in the Classroom – to Teachers

Columbia, S.C. – Thirty-six educators from across South Carolina recently learned how to bring agriculture into their classrooms. The South Carolina Farm Bureau Federation hosted its annual Ag in the Classroom Summer Teacher Institute June 10-14 in Columbia, S.C., where teachers of grades pre-K through 8th grade in...

SC Farm Bureau Teaches Agriculture in the Classroom – to Teachers

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Thirty-five educators from across South Carolina recently learned how to bring agriculture into their classrooms. The South Carolina Farm Bureau Federation hosted its annual Ag in the Classroom Summer Teacher Institute June 10-14 in Columbia, S.C., where teachers of grades pre-K through 8thgrade in public and private...

SCFB Stands for Farmers in Duke Rate Increase Case

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The South Carolina Public Service Commission issued a ruling on Duke Energy Progress’ proposed rate increase on Tuesday. South Carolina Farm Bureau President Harry Ott and other Farm Bureau members testified during the hearings in April to ensure farmers’ voices were heard.

The ruling instructs Duke Energy to...

Young Farmers and Ranchers ‘Agvocate’ at Statehouse

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Young farmers and ranchers from across South Carolina spoke with agricultural leaders and members of the Senate and House of Representatives recently during the South Carolina Farm Bureau Federation’s Young Farmers & Ranchers (YF&R) Legislative Day at the Statehouse.

The Federation’s YF&R members from across the state...