Farming

We’re Not “Kidding”: Midlands Farm Favorites to Welcome Visitors

RICHLAND COUNTY, S.C. (WOLO) – Visitors will be able to get a behind-the-scenes look at ten sustainable farms during the Midlands Farm Tour Saturday. The self-guided tour, through Richland and Lexington Counties, takes place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Adult tickets are $15. Kids are free. Participating farms range from Arnold Farms in Eastover to Terra Kotta Farms in Leesville. Good Morning…

SC Farmers Face Challenges Replanting After Bad Year

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) _ South Carolina’s farmers who lost $375 million worth of crops during last fall’s historic floods are facing new challenges in replanting. Clemson University Cooperative Extension agent David DeWitt says farm budgets will be tight but farmers need to resist the temptation to save by using less fertilizer this spring. The university said in a release that…