Duke Energy Foundation increases funding for Ag in the Classroom

Duke Energy Foundation increases funding for Ag in the Classroom

The Duke Energy Foundation has awarded an additional $20,000 to South Carolina Ag in the Classroom supporting the Ag Learning Lab program. The grant provides scholarships for qualifying schools within the Duke Energy service areas to reserve the Ag Learning Lab free of charge and builds on an initial $20,000 that...

South Carolina Farm Bureau Launches Land Trust

South Carolina Farm Bureau officially launched the SCFB Land Trust yesterday at an event in Lowrys. The Land Trust will focus on conserving working farmlands, ranches and forests.

“Farmers need options to protect their land and their legacy,” said Harry Ott, South Carolina Farm Bureau Federation President. “We formed...

Riley inducted into the South Carolina Dairy Hall of Fame

Dr. Joel Riley

Dr. Joel C. Riley, DVM, was inducted into the South Carolina Dairy Hall of Fame on Thursday, May 25 for his major contributions to the dairy industry in South Carolina. The ceremony was held at Clemson University’s Madren Conference Center.

Dr. Riley earned a Bachelor of Science in dairy science from Clemson...

The Egg's Road to Your Table

Tom Poland

The Egg’s Road to Your Table: A Journey that Makes Life Healthy and Delicious

The incredible, edible egg it’s been called. We can thank egg farmers and table egg producers for providing this delectable miracle.


My first experience with an incredible egg farmer goes back a ways. The farmer was my grandmother. In...

Get Connected SC: Better Internet for a Better South Carolina

The South Carolina Office of Regulatory Staff’s Broadband Office and the South Carolina Department of Administration’s (Admin) Digital Equity Office (SCDEO) have launched the Get Connected SC campaign designed to identify the areas of greatest Internet need in our state, invest in broadband infrastructure in those...

SCFB Hosts Inaugural Women's Communications Bootcamp

Last week, eight women from around the state took part in South Carolina Farm Bureau's inaugural Women's Communications Bootcamp. This intense three-day program offered female members the opportunity to enhance the skills they need to effectively communicate about agriculture and its importance to consumers, the media...

SCFB Surveys Statewide Wildlife Damage

Four-Square Wildlife Graphic with logo in the middle

Damage from wildlife has become a priority issue and a leading cause of crop loss for farmers across the Palmetto State. To help quantify the impact on farms, the SCFB Wildlife Advisory Committee developed a survey that was sent out to farmer members of South Carolina Farm Bureau.

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2023 AFBF YF&R Competitive Events Sponsors

We are excited to announce that the 2023 AFBF Young Farmers & Ranchers Competitive Events sponsors are Ford, Case IH, Stanley Black & Decker and American Agricultural Insurance Company. Farm Bureau thanks them for their continued support in recognizing our outstanding young farmers and ranchers.

Ford sponsor

The YF&R program...