Agriculture

Behind the Scenes | Backroad Bites

September 11, 2019 - Posted in Digital by Tabitha Safdi
Kitchen 27 interview with Gerald Pringle

From dirt roads to back roads, every path leads to delicious food when trekking the Palmetto State. Over the summer, SCETV took a ride down backroad South Carolina. We stopped by a few family owned restaurants to ask one question, "If South Carolina was one dish, what would...

Finding Young Farmers to Bear the Heat and Carry the Pitchfork

July 18, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Connor Boulet
Hugh Weathers, the South Carolina Agriculture Commissioner, in front of an emblem certifying locally sourced South Carolina produce

South Carolina's farming industry remains a stalwart economic engine. With approximately 25,000 farms over 4.9 million acres of land, the Palmetto State's agricultural community maintains its relevance in South Carolinians' day-to-day lives. In a changing world, though,...

Hydroponics, Huh? | Endowment Intern Raven

July 2, 2018 - Posted in Local by Raven Furber
Basil Plants growing in a nutrient film tray hydroponics system

At the beginning of my internship, I did a story on the Hub City Co-op. During my interview with the general manager, I was told about the Tyger River Smart Farm. Tyger River Smart Farm is one of the few hydroponics farms in the Upstate. After doing a marketing project this...

Sustainability at Sierra Nevada

April 18, 2018 - Posted in Local by Aimee Crouch
Sierra Nevada bottles

Sierra Nevada helped launch the craft beer movement decades ago with the business model of reduce, recycle, and reuse. We visited their second location right over the S.C. border to see how that business model is still being used today.

McLeod Farm's Palmetto Proud Corn Maze

October 10, 2017 - Posted in Local by Sean Flynn
Corn Maze

Clemson Extension Agent and host of "Making It Grow" Amanda McNulty and fellow Clemson Agent Tony Melton visit McLeod Farms in McBee, SC and talk with Spencer McLeod to see how they embrace agri-tourism. Amanda and Tony experience this firsthand as they try to navigate the...

Farm to Table in Beaufort, SC | ETV Shorts

August 15, 2017 - Posted in Digital by Tabitha Safdi
Farm to Table

Many of Beaufort's restaurants are not only locally owned and operated, but also have strong partnerships with many of the local farms. Saltus Executive Chef, Brian Waters, explains why buying and eating local is so important.

Jody Martin, Executive Director, SC Agribiz and Farm Expo

May 31, 2017 - Posted in Local by Sean Flynn
Jody Martin, Executive Director, SC Agribiz and Farm Expo

Amanda McNulty interviews Jody Martin, Executive Director of the S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 12, 2017.

Beau Sorenson, SC Natural Resources Conservation Service

May 17, 2017 - Posted in Local by Sean Flynn
Beau Sorenson, S.C. Natural Resources Conservation Service

Amanda McNulty interviews Beau Sorenson of S.C. Natural Resources Conservation Service, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 12, 2017.

Chester County Farm Raises All-Natural Products

May 15, 2017 - Posted in Local by Kaitlyn Cannon
Thames Farm in Fort Lawn, SC.

“I love meeting people of the community and having them come back and tell me, ‘I loved your pork chops, I love your sausages…we get so satisfied when we eat it, your chicken seems to go further than what I get from the grocery store…I love your eggs, my cakes are better.’...

Brandon Velie, SC Chef Ambassador

May 10, 2017 - Posted in Local by Sean Flynn
Brandon Veile, SC Chef Ambassador

“Making It Grow” host Amanda McNulty interviews Brandon Velie, SC Chef Ambassador, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 11, 2017. Original SC highlights Chef Velie and his restaurant Juniper . Follow the link and “carpe...

Amy Fortes, SC Chef Ambassador

May 3, 2017 - Posted in Local by Sean Flynn
Amy Fortes, SC Chef Ambassador

“Making It Grow” host Amanda McNulty interviews Amy Fortes, SC Chef Ambassador, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 11, 2017.

Jay Crouch, Clemson Extension Agronomic Crops Specialist

April 19, 2017 - Posted in Local by Sean Flynn
Jay Crouch, Clemson Extension Agronomic Crops Specialist

Amanda McNulty interviews Jay Crouch, Clemson Extension Agronomic Crops Specialist, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 11, 2017.

Jeremy Green, Clemson University Entomologist

April 12, 2017 - Posted in Local by Sean Flynn
Jeremy Green, Clemson University Entomologist

Amanda McNulty interviews Clemson University Entomologist, Jeremy Green, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 11, 2017.

Dr. Julie Northcutt, Professor and Clemson Extension Food Safety and Nutrition

March 29, 2017 - Posted in Local by Sean Flynn
Dr. Julie Northcutt, Professor and Clemson Extension team leader for Food Safety and Nutrition

Amanda McNulty interviews Dr. Julie Northcutt, Professor and Clemson Extension Team Leader for Food Safety and Nutrition, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 12, 2017.

SC Farmers See Devastating Loss

March 22, 2017 - Posted in News by Aimee Crouch
peaches

In the past several days, South Carolina has seen record high and record low temperatures. Due to the record low temperatures, peach farmers are facing extreme damage to this year’s harvest. Because of the unseasonably warm winter the state has seen this winter, the peach...

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