SC Ag Council Offers Fall Ag Tour

Posted on September 7, 2010. Filed under: Ag Tours, General Information |

The South Carolina Agricultural Council is holding its Fall Agricultural Tour on Thursday, September 30, 2010.

The daylong tour in York and Chester Counties will include visits to Historic Brattonsville (with a guided tour), Stephenson Dairy Farm (one of the largest dairies in South Carolina), and Cotton Hill Farms (agri-tourism row crop farm with a Certified Roadside Market).  Lunch will be provided as part of the guided tour at Historic Brattonsville. 

Participant check-in will be at 7:30 a.m. at the South Carolina Farm Bureau, 724 Knox Abbott Drive, Cayce, S.C. The bus will depart at 8:00 a.m. and return to the Farm Bureau building by 5:00 p.m.  Parking for the tour participants will be behind the Farm Bureau Building in the parking lot across the street.

Due to bus seating, the tour will be limited to 47 people, so PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. The deadline to register is Tuesday, September 28, 2010. The tour is open to the public until the bus seating is filled, with priority given to Council members and their guests.

Cost of the tour is $35 for members of the S.C. Agricultural Council and $45 for non-members which includes bus, transportation, entry fee to Historic Brattonsville, lunch, beverages, and snacks.

To reserve a space on the tour, send your name, phone number along with a check made payable to the South Carolina Agriculture Council and mail to: South Carolina Agriculture Council, P.O. Box 2683, Columbia, S.C. 29202.

The South Carolina Agricultural Council (SCAC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion, expansion, improvement and enhancement of South Carolina agriculture and forestry and evoking a better understanding and support from the citizens of our state.  The SCAC hosts quarterly meetings throughout the year which provide important information of interest to members regarding agriculture and forestry in the state. The Council also offers tour and other programs to increase the visibility of South Carolina agribusiness. 

To join the SC Ag Council or for more information about the Ag Council and Ag Council tour, please contact Roy Copelan at 803-734-9806 or or Steve Slice, at 803-806-3843 or



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