South Carolina Farmer of the Year Named

South Carolina’s Ag Commissioner, Hugh Weathers announces that the Subelt Ag Expo has named Kemp McCloud from McBee will be honored at the Sunbelt Ag Expo next week as the Palmetto State’s Farmer of the Year.

McCloud is the fourth generation to farm the family’s highly diversified farm that includes over 20 crops, a retail presence as well is an agri-tourism location.

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.