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SC Ag Council

The South Carolina Ag Council is trying a new format with their quarterly meeting coming up next week. Secretary/Treasurer Steve Slice:

“We shortened the meeting time and instead of having 3-4 speakers we will have one main speaker during lunch. Hopefully it will be easier for people to attend.”

Slice outlines the events of the meeting coming up on the 16th:

“It will be at the Farm Bureau in Casey. This time the meeting and lunch will start at 11:30. The speaker, Katie Giacalone, Coordinator – Carolina Clear, from the Clemson University Restoration Institute, will begin around noon. Then we will present some Farm City awards.”

Slice explains that the old format of starting at 10:00 am, hosting as many as four speakers, and concluding with a luncheon about 12:30 has become too cumbersome for people, so they’re trying this new format to garner a renewed interest in the Council:

“People are busy and the meeting became a big commitment. So we are trying to make this more of a lunchtime meeting and make it easier for everyone to participate.”

So, for those that are interested in learning more, or attending:

“If you want to attend, you can just come to the meeting on the 16th. We start registration at 11 am. If you can give advance notice, please call 803-806-3820 x 116. You can also ask about becoming a member. There is an online blog at .”

Steve Slice, Secretary/Treasurer for the South Carolina Ag Council. is dedicated to serving the agricultural industry in the Carolinas and Virginia with the latest ag news, exclusive regional weather station readings, and key crop market information. The website is a companion of the Southern Farm Network, provider of daily agricultural radio programming to the Carolinas since 1974. presents radio programs, interviews and news relevant to crop and livestock production and research throughout the mid-Atlantic agricultural community.