South Carolina farmers and food processors who want to pursue organic certification may qualify for reimbursement through a grant administered by the South Carolina Department of Agriculture. “Organic certification can open up new market opportunities for South Carolina farmers and companies,” said Commissioner of Agriculture Hugh Weathers. “Our cost-share grantContinue Reading

The South Carolina Boating and Fishing Alliance (SCBFA) and Global Eco Adventures (GEA) are teaming up in a new conservation campaign to help promote and protect several of the Palmetto state’s lakes, rivers, and other waterways; including Lakes Hartwell, Wylie, Murray, the Santee Cooper lakes, even Charleston’s storied harbor, andContinue Reading

By W. Thomas Smith Jr. South Carolina 7, a new book chronicling and commemorating the month-long SC7 cross-state expedition in July 2020, was published last month, a copy of which was presented to Gov. Henry McMaster by expedition leader Tom Mullikin, October 23. “This is a beautiful coffee table bookContinue Reading

The South Carolina Forestry Commission is charged with overseeing Forestry Best Management Practices (BMPs) across the state, among many other responsibilities. Forestry BMPs are a set of guidelines designed primarily to protect water quality while forest operations such as logging, road construction and site preparation are being performed. One ofContinue Reading

State agriculture officials are warning South Carolinians to be wary of unsolicited packages of seeds mailed to them. The South Carolina Department of Agriculture and Clemson University’s Regulatory Services division are working together to investigate after residents reported receiving packages they did not order. Similar reports, many involving addresses fromContinue Reading