June Yard and Garden Tips

  June 2, 2024

Summertime has arrived! With school out and family vacations on the horizon, it’s easy to overlook yard maintenance. This spring’s ample rainfall has everything flourishing. Here are some essential yard…

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South Carolina Entrepreneurs awarded $200,000 for innovative Agribusinesses

  May 30, 2024

The South Carolina Department of Agriculture’s Agribusiness Center for Research and Entrepreneurship (ACRE) awarded $200,000 in grants to 12 local businesses as part of its Advanced Entrepreneurship program. The finalists pitched to a…

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The Hartness Farm announces weekly farmstand

  May 14, 2024

The Hartness Farm is bringing back their weekly farmstand to offer fresh produce harvested from the award-winning community’s on-site farm. The Hartness Farmstand will take place every Saturday this summer…

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Over $257 million in funding for Electric projects in South Carolina

  May 14, 2024

Projects to Strengthen Rural Infrastructure and Create Jobs Across South Carolina Projects Will Help over 121,000 People Access Reliable Electricity and Create Smart Grid Technologies Throughout the State U.S. Department…

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Kiawah River announces grand opening of Rosebank Farms

  April 16, 2024

Kiawah River, a waterfront community and the region’s only agrihood, is pleased to announce the grand opening of Rosebank Farms, a Johns Island staple and purveyor of fresh produce, seafood…

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LushAcres in Clinton Seeing Red with Strawberry Season

  April 10, 2024

Spring has truly sprung at LushAcres in Clinton, where the fields are bursting with vibrant red strawberries ready for eager customers. The farm staff has been hard at work, hand-picking…

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Celebrate Spring at the Midlands Plant and Flower Festival

  April 5, 2024

The Midlands Spring Plant & Flower Festival returns to the South Carolina State Farmers Market April 11-14, 2024. Visitors can shop for plants, garden essentials, Certified South Carolina produce, springtime…

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LushAcres Strawberry Season is Almost Here

  April 3, 2024

LushAcres farm, located at 1875 W. Maple Street Ext. in Clinton, is welcoming the arrival of fresh strawberries. The farm has announced that their strawberries are ripening and anticipates opening…

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Ready to plant that garden?  Not quite yet!

  April 2, 2024

Bryan Smith, Clemson Extension Service Many of us want to plant our vegetables and tender flowers as soon as possible in the spring, and the recent warm weather has us…

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Celebrating Agriculture: Laurens County Shines Bright

  March 18, 2024

The 50th annual Laurens County Spotlight on Agriculture event, held on March 14 at the First Presbyterian Church Family Life Center in Clinton, was a resounding success. As the largest…

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Seeds of Growth: The Early Years of Verdin’s Farm and Garden

  March 18, 2024

Nestled on 300 Lucas Avenue in Laurens, South Carolina, Verdin’s Farm and Garden reflects the resilience and passion of the Verdin family. Established in the fall of 1992, this family-owned…

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Palmetto AgriBusiness Council elects officers for 2024

  March 5, 2024

The Palmetto AgriBusiness Council (PABC) recently announced the election of officers for 2024. Sarah Windham, Partner with FORVIS, was re- elected Chair; Bryant Sansbury, CEO with ArborOne, was elected Vice…

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March Yard and Garden Tips

  March 1, 2024

March Yard and Garden Tips Watch out for: Lawns • White grubs – March begins the cycle of treatment for grub problems in your lawn. The bacteria Bacillus thuringiensis (Dipel,…

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Ag+Art Tour Comes to Laurens County

  January 30, 2024

Laurens County, SC, January 30, 2024 – The Laurens County Ag+Art Tour is scheduled for Saturday, June 29 and Sunday, June 30, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm each day. Laurens…

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Biden-Harris Administration invests over $7.2 million in clean energy and domestic fertilizer projects to strengthen American farms and businesses in South Carolina as part of investing in America Agenda

  January 22, 2024

Projects Funded by President Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act Will Lower Costs and Create Revenue for Rural Business Owners and Farms U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that…

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LushAcres January Meat Bundle is a Tasty Deal for $70!

  January 16, 2024

LushAcres Farm and Market in Clinton is offering a tempting January meat bundle at just $70. This irresistible package includes: Two packs each of ground beef Two packs of chicken…

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Learn to improve quail habitat at SCDNR seminar March 7-8

  January 16, 2024

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) will host its annual Wild Quail Management Seminar March 7-8 at the James W. Webb Wildlife Center and Management Area in Hampton County.…

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SC Green Industry Association Hosts Annual Conference & Trade Show

  January 8, 2024

The South Carolina Green Industry Association will bring together over 100 exhibitors and 17 industry speakers to cover an extensive range of landscape topics during its annual two-day Conference and…

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PTC Horticulture Program Awarded $8,000 Hardscaping Grant

  January 3, 2024

The Horticulture Technology Program at Piedmont Technical College (PTC) recently was selected by the Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI) Foundation for a “Tools for Schools” grant of nearly $8,000 to…

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January Yard and Garden Tips

  January 2, 2024

by Clemson Extension Laurens Office Things to do in January: Ponds • Pond Stocking – January is the last month to stock bream in a fishing pond. See Stocking &…

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SC Department of Agriculture seeks infrastructure grant applications

  December 20, 2023

Resilient Food System Infrastructure Program Targets Middle of the Food Supply Chain The South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) is partnering with USDA Agricultural Marketing Service to offer over $4…

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Hemp Farming Permit application period is Jan. 1-Feb. 29, 2024

  December 20, 2023

The South Carolina Department of Agriculture will begin accepting Hemp Farming Permit applications for the 2024 season on Jan. 1, 2024. Anyone who wishes to farm hemp in South Carolina…

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Laurens County 4-H Member Wins Fishing Project

  December 13, 2023

Laurens County 4-H member Nathan Meade recently won first place in the Senior Division of the Upstate 4-H Fishing Project. He did so by completing a project record book and…

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Tomahawk Processing Establishing Operations in Laurens County

  December 12, 2023

$5 million investment will create 26 new jobs Tomahawk Processing LLC (Tomahawk Processing) today announced that it will establish meat processing operations in Laurens County. The company’s investment of $5…

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Tomahawk Processing establishing operations in Laurens County 

  December 12, 2023

$5 Million Investment Will Create 26 New Jobs  Tomahawk Processing LLC (Tomahawk Processing) today announced that it will establish meat processing operations in Laurens County. The company’s investment of $5…

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December Yard and Garden Tips

  December 11, 2023

by Clemson Extension Laurens Office It’s a busy time of year but don’t forget some important things to tend to in your yard.  You will enjoy the fruits of your…

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AG producers to expand markets and create jobs in 37 states and Puerto Rico

  November 28, 2023

$33.2 Million Investment in South Carolina Supports New and Better Market Opportunities and Expands Existing Ones U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that USDA is making investments…

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PTC Horticulture Technology Program to hold annual sale Dec. 2

  November 25, 2023

There’s nothing cheerier to deck the halls with during the winter holidays than the classic, perfectly colorful poinsettia plant. Piedmont Technical College’s Horticulture Technology Program will feature 10 varieties of…

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