Holiday Fair at the Fall SC Ag Council Meeting – Nov 10, 2011

Posted on October 28, 2011. Filed under: General Information, Meetings |

The annual Holiday Fair and fall quarterly meeting of the South Carolina Ag Council will be held on Thursday, November 10, 2011 at the S.C. Farm Bureau, 724 Knox Abbot Drive, Cayce, S.C. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. and the program at 10:00 a.m. followed by a Beaufort Stew. 

The topic of the meeting will be “GMO’s and Organic Farming.”  Speakers and subjects to be covered will be: Dan Pitts, Monsanto Corporation, GMO’s; Eric McClam, City Roots, organic farming; and Sherry Aultman, Clemson University, organic certification.   

Also, as has become a tradition, a Holiday Fair featuring South Carolina grown and produced products will be held in the lobby of the Farm Bureau. Items that will be sold include, but are not limited to, soup mix, nuts, soap, goat cheese, grass fed beef, fudge, hot sauce, cakes, pies and honey. South Carolina products are great gifts for all seasons.

Anyone who has an interest in South Carolina agriculture is welcomed and encouraged to attend.  Don’t miss this enlightening and engaging meeting.

Deadline for advanced reservations of $8 for Ag Council members is Friday, November 4.  Registration at the door or for non-members is $12 per person. The registration fee includes a catered lunch. Those attending the meeting are asked to park behind the Farm Bureau Building in the parking lot across the street.

To pre-register or for more information call Chalmers Mikell at the S.C. Farm Bureau 803-936-4288 or Steve Slice, USDA Farm Service Agency, 803- 806-3843, or e-mail Steve.Slice@sc.usda.gov or visit South Carolina Agricultural Council’s Blog at www.scagcouncil.wordpress.com .

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