Celebrate Summer with Ice Cream

It's the first day of summer, and what better way to celebrate than with a frosty treat! Did you know it takes about 3 gallons of milk to make one gallon of ice cream? 

Use Certified SC Grown strawberries in this recipe to make it extra special and sweet.

From The Golden Taste of SC

1- 6 oz. package strawberry...

Youth Leaders Set a Vision for Agriculture

Screenshot of a Zoom meeting with youth leaders

Thirteen rising high school juniors and seniors from across South Carolina recently participated in the South Carolina Farm Bureau Federation’s virtual 2020 Youth Leadership Conference, sponsored by the Women’s Leadership Committee.

The conference, held June 15-17, allowed students to gain valuable leadership skills...

There’s Still Work to be Done

Cassidy Evans
Ballot box cartoon

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 diet...

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

Logo featuring young woman in math classroom

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...

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


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.

  1. Pou...