SCDA Launches Certified SC Grown Palmetto Series

logoLast week the SC Dept of Ag had an eventful week and kicked of a special program with Clemson Extension.

South Carolina Ag Commissioner Hugh Troxler.

“We kicked off a yearlong Certified SC Grown Palmetto Series that is a sports series between USC and Clemson. We will get the fans involved as well and also have some academic competitions. It is all designed around a healthy rivalry in sports and healthy food options for the consumers.

It’s a great rivalry and we want SC Grown to be part of that. It will be about 13 contests between the two schools. Its broad reach is representative of the broad offerings of Certified SC Grown products.”

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A native of the Texas Panhandle, Rhonda was born and raised on a cotton farm where she saw cotton farming evolve from ditch irrigation to center pivot irrigation and harvest trailers to modules. After graduating from Texas Tech University, she got her start in radio with KGNC News Talk 710 in Amarillo, Texas.