Category Archives: Agriculture

Lexington One schools receive School Garden Mini-Grants

[caption id="attachment_1394" align="alignleft" width="400"] Susan Clifton with Walter P. Rawl and Sons, Inc. presented School Garden Mini-Grants on Tuesday, February 16, to Lexington Technology Center, New Providence Elementary, River Bluff High and Rocky Creek Elementary.[/caption] LEXINGTON, S.C. — Walter P. Rawl and Sons, Inc. presented School Garden Mini-Grants on Tuesday, February 16, to seven schools…
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Training Dates Set for SC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program

COLUMBIA- Farmers seeking authorization to participate in the South Carolina Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) can now register for training. The United States Department of Agriculture requires training for all farmers wishing to take part in the FMNP. This program allows farmers to take Women Infant and Children (WIC) Vouchers as well as Senior Vouchers…
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Monsanto Co. Makes Donation to Plant it Forward SC

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Monsanto Co. donated $25,000 to Plant it Forward South Carolina, an initiative by South Carolina Advocates for Agriculture, on February 1, 2016. Plant it Forward SC will provide relief funds specifically for covering a portion of seed costs for 2016, as well as hay losses livestock farmers had because of the flood.…
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Postharvest Handling for Wholesale Success Training Event Scheduled for Wednesday

WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. – Lowcountry Local First and GrowFood Carolina are hosting a training event, “Postharvest Handling for Wholesale Success,” Wednesday, January 20, 2016 from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm at the Philips Market Center, 3501 Charleston Highway West Columbia, SC. Attendees will have the chance to learn crop specific tools and recommendations for harvesting,…
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