2015 Spring Farm Tour

Posted on March 30, 2015. Filed under: Ag Tours, General Information, SC Agribusiness |

The South Carolina Agricultural Council is holding its Spring Agricultural Tour on Friday, April 24, 2015.

The daylong event will start with a tour of Satterwhite Dairy Farm in Newberry, SC before moving on to Carolina Pride Pastures (http://www.cppastures.com/ ), an Alpaca Farm in Pomaria, SC.  After eating lunch at Carolina Pride Pastures, the tour will continue at Lever Strawberry Farms (http://www.leverfarms.com/ ) in Pomaria, SC.  The final stop on the tour will be at Carter & Holmes Orchids (http://carterandholmes.com/index.shtml ) in Newberry, SC.

Participant check-in will be at 7:15 a.m. at the South Carolina Farm Bureau, 724 Knox Abbott Drive, Cayce, S.C. The bus will depart at 7:30 a.m. and return to the Farm Bureau building by 4:30 p.m.  Tour participants are asked to park behind the Farm Bureau Building in the parking lot across the street.

Itinerary:

7:15 AM       Check in at Farm Bureau                              724 Knox Abbott Drive, Cayce, SC.

7:30 AM       Leave Farm Bureau

8:30 AM       Satterwhite Dairy Farm                                 524 Garys Lane, Newberry, SC 29108

10:30AM        Depart Satterwhite Dairy Farm

11:00 AM       Arrive at Carolina Pride Pastures)                1415 SC Highway 34 Pomaria, SC 29126

12:15 AM       Lunch at Carolina Pride Pastures

1:00 PM        Depart Carolina Pride Pastures

1:15 PM        Arrive at Lever Strawberry Farms               5057 Highway 34 Pomaria, SC 29126

2:15 PM        Depart Lever Strawberry Farms

2:45 PM        Arrive at Carter & Holmes Orchids              629 Mendenhall Road Newberry, SC 29108

3:45 PM        Depart Carter & Holmes Orchids

4:30 PM        Return to Farm Bureau
Due to bus seating, the tour will be limited to 47 people, so PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. The deadline to register is Tuesday, April 21, 2015. 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 $45 which includes lunch, beverages, and snacks.

For more information about the Ag Council tour, contact Steve Slice, at 803-806-3820 ext. 116 or Steve.Slice@sc.usda.gov.

To reserve a space on the tour, mail the attached registration form along with a check made payable to the South Carolina Agriculture Council to:

South Carolina Agriculture Council

ATTN: Steve Slice

P.O. Box 2683

Columbia, SC 29202-2683

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