SCFB Hosts Virtual Meeting to Discuss Feral Hog Problem

Over sixty South Carolina Farm Bureau members met virtually Monday, February 8 with State Representatives Mike Burns (Dist. 17), Sylleste Davis (Dist. 100), Doug Gilliam (Dist. 42), Patrick Haddon (Dist. 19), Davey Hiott (Dist. 4), Bill Hixon (Dist. 83) Randy Ligon (Dist. 43), Josiah Magnuson (Dist. 38), RJ May (Dist...

Farm Bureau Helps Secures CFAP Funding for Poultry Growers

Red barn standing in a green field

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will provide additional assistance through the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), expanding eligibility for some agricultural producers and commodities as well as updating payments to accurately compensate some producers who already applied for the program. Farm Bureau...

Winter 2020 County News


Aiken County

Aiken County YF&R members Rachael Rockwell, Zach Hawkins, Aubrey Darnell, Robert McKee, and Hunter Fields participated in two potato giveaway for Thanksgiving  and Christmas. Walther Farms donated twenty pallets, each pallet weighing 1,000 pounds, for each of the giveaways.  YF&R members assisted with...

Fall 2020 County News


Berkeley County Farm Bureau

“All eyes on the Berkeley County Farm Bureau gate,” and yes, we had our own gate for the broncos and bulls to bust out of.

Berkeley County Farm Bureau sponsored the Moncks Corner Rodeo again this year. Berkeley volunteers manned the commodity trailer and were able to sign up ten new...

National Register to Vote Day

American flag buttons and mini flags

Today is National Voter Registration Day, and we want to make sure you're ready. Remember that every issue from road funding to environmental policies affect agriculture, so it's important to have your voice heard and your vote counted.

Here's everything you need to know about registering and voting absentee. 


Summer 2020 County News


Aiken County Farm Bureau awarded local students $4,000 in scholarships.

Ashley L. Stone was awarded The Trent Hutto Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $2,000. Ashley, a 2020 graduate of South Aiken High School, will attend Clemson University in the fall majoring in veterinary sciences. Ashley is the daughter...

SCFB Hosts US Secretary of Agriculture for Rural Roundtable

Masked men posing by SC and US flags

South Carolina Farm Bureau hosted a roundtable with United States Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, South Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture Hugh Weathers, South Carolina Farm Bureau President Harry Ott and Farm Bureau members.

The roundtable, held September 2 in Hampton County, gave Farm Bureau members the...

Plowing Through, Part 3: A Series on Mental Health

Part III

Access to healthcare in rural communities is often limited, mental health even more so. South Carolina Farm Bureau recently announced a new program called SC AgriWellness that will bring mental health services into farmers’ homes.SC AgriWellness, administered by First Sun EAP, will make counseling services...

Plowing Through, Part 2: A Series on Mental Health

Part II

For the last five years, farm income has been slashed in half from weak markets and severely depressed commodity prices and now farmers across America are facing the same struggles and stress as Josh. The mental health problem in rural communities has been highlighted even more recently as farmers are dealing...