Newsroom

There’s Still Work to be Done

Cassidy Evans
''

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 Assembly in the...

It's Beef Month in South Carolina

Nicole Yon, R.D.
''

June is beef month in South Carolina, so all month long we’ll be bringing you delicious recipes and helpful information about this protein powerhouse!

To kick off our series, we’ll hear from Nicole Yon, R.D., Saluda County Young Farmer and farm wife, about the many health benefits of including beef in a balanced...

It's National Egg Day!

Nicole Yon, R.D.
''

We’ve all heard of the “incredible, edible egg,” but which kind is best?

There are many choices (cage-free, free-range/free-roaming, and pasture-raised) when it comes to eggs and it can be hard to know which kind is best! Being knowledgeable about what each label and growing practice means can help you make the best...

Women and Young Farmers Go Virtual

Each spring Young Farmers and Ranchers and members of the Women’s Leadership Program descend on the State House and meet with their representatives to discuss important agricultural issues. Even though the legislature wasn’t in session due to COVID19, that didn’t stop members from contacting the General Assembly and...

Ag in the Classroom Receives $20,000 From Duke Energy

''

South Carolina Ag in the Classroom was selected as a recipient of a Duke Energy Foundation grant that supports South Carolina K-12 education programs focused on summer reading loss, STEM and experiential learning. More than $340,000 in funding was awarded to programs around the state.

The Ag in the Classroom grant...

South Carolina Farmers' Grain Grows in its Purpose

 

Since Coronavirus made its appearance on American soil, many essentials have been in short supply, including hand sanitizer. David Raad, owner of Six & Twenty Distillery in Powdersville saw an opportunity to help.

“About the second week in March, we had an urgent understanding of the need for hand sanitizer...

SCFB State Office Operations

Harry Ott, SCFB President

A message to SCFB members:

I wanted to reach out and let you know what is going on at South Carolina Farm Bureau. These are challenging times for all of us.

We are working to accomplish the goals of the organization while balancing the needs of our staff during this uncertain time. This unique and challenging...

Label Labyrinth: Tips to Help You Shop Fear-Free

Buggy

Shopping for groceries can be overwhelming. Trying to balance a budget and nutrition while deciphering food labels challenges even the most experienced supermarket sojourner.

To help you sort through all the jargon, here are some clues for decoding the puzzle of buying nutritious, affordable food for your family.

...

From Farm to Label - The Health Benefits of Meat

Nicole Yon, R.D.
Farm To Label

Health benefits of meat

There is no doubt that protein is an essential component to any eating pattern. Most often, the protein in our diet comes from animal sources including meat, poultry, and seafood and some plant sources such as soy, nuts and beans. For most individuals including a variety of these protein...

National Poundcake Day

Pound Cake

To celebrate National Pound Cake Day, try this classic recipe from Ladies and Gents Love to Cook!

Sour Cream Pound Cake

Ingredients
3       cups sugar
1       cup butter, softened
1       cup sour cream
6       eggs
3       cups all-purpose flour
1/4    teaspoon baking soda
1/4    teaspoon salt
1 1/2...