October 2018 County News
Youth Learn Leadership and Agriculture at SC Farm Bureau Conference
Cultivating Conversations, Dairy Edition
Today’s consumers have a desire to learn about where their food comes from. 95% of U.S. households have dairy products in their refrigerators making dairy production a hot topic. As a Farm Bureau member, here are a few talking points you can use to discuss dairy farming with consumers.
- Organic vs. Conventional: All...
Sowing the Seeds of Policy for 2019
We are coming up on an exciting time for Farm Bureau when you gather as members to begin the policy development process with your local county Farm Bureau. This is a tradition many of you have been carrying on for a century now, and we can all be proud of our active grassroots heritage. Our strength comes from our...
Bull Street’s Bone-In Barbeque Head Chef Scott Hall Takes Home Top Chef Honors at Palmetto Palate
Columbia, SC – Scott Hall and the crew of Bone-In Barbeque, was named the 2018 Top Chef by a panel of judges at the South Carolina Farm Bureau (SCFB) Federation’s annual Palmetto Palate. The event took place Thursday at the South Carolina State Museum. Hall was among ten local chefs and restaurants participating in the...
July 2018 County News
2018 Annual Ag in the Classroom Teacher Institute
Grassroots Involvement is a Real Game-Changer
It only took one unpleasant experience speaking with individuals at a casual dinner party to realize I needed to make a change in the way I approached socially and emotionally charged topics related to agriculture.
Initially, the conversation was amicable, with thoughts and ideas freely exchanged. But, when I...
Statement from SCFB President Harry Ott Regarding Failure of Farm Bill Passage
WASHINGTON, D.C., May 18, 2018– “I am very disappointed that the House did not pass the 2018 Farm Bill today. This legislation is an important safety net for farmers.
As was evidenced during the flood in 2015, the crop insurance we have is not enough, and if we remove that safety net altogether and were to have...