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SCFB Surveys Statewide Wildlife Damage

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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.

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During National Beef Month, support S.C. cattle producers

State Representative Randy Ligon
Cattlemen

With Memorial Day in sight, South Carolinians are gearing up for another summer full of family cookouts —after all, nothing quite says summer like the smell of hamburgers and steaks cooking on the grill. That’s what makes May the perfect time to celebrate National Beef Month and reflect on the importance of a strong...

Funds Available to Help SC Farmers Improve Food Safety

Funding Available to Assist Farmers with Produce Safety Rule Compliance

SCDA Allocates Federal Funds for Produce Safety, Other Farm Support

The South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) is proud to announce the On-Farm Improvement Cost Share Program. Through USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant funding administered by SCDA, farmers who are covered by the Produce Safety Rule can receive...

Controlling Wildlife During Planting

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As we approach the upcoming planting season, high input costs, weather and wildlife pressures will challenge farmers and crop production across our state. Where severe or persistent damage occurs, depredation permits may be issued to shoot deer at times other than legal hunting seasons. Request a permit from any South...