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the shortage of livestock veterinarians is reaching "crisis levels"

Even after the lamb comes, the ewe continues to strain. Sticky with afterbirth, the ram lamb calls to his mother in quavering tenor, but though she lifts her head in his direction and lets out a low moan of response, her heaving sides won’t let her rise and go to him. In the compounded darkness […]

Posted: May 9 2017
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the workshop we've all been waiting for: insects!

Implementing a Black Soldier Fly Waste Recycling Operation on Your Farm Hosted by Clemson University August 30th 2013   Registration fee: $25.00 (includes lunch) Register and pay online HERE Implementing a black soldier fly waste recycling operation on your farm August 30th, 9:00 – 3:00 Clemson University Organic Farm and Kresge Hall, Clemson University Outdoor Lab (directions will […]

Posted: August 26 2013
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south carolina farm jobs

Lowcountry Local First is looking for applicants for our spring season apprenticeship program!

Posted: January 10 2013
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growing new farmers in charleston!

Check out the Charleston Wine & Food Festival and the folks at Lowcountry Local First ! The festival has been praised as one of the top five food and wine festivals in the U.S. by Forbes Traveler. The four-day event infuses home-grown flavor with the most celebrated chefs, culinary professionals and winemakers in the world! […]

Posted: March 2 2011
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sell to schools, get GAP trained

Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Certification Training February 15th &16th 2011 Anderson County Civic Center. 3027 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.; Anderson, SC The Carolina Farm Stewardship Association, in partnership with the Clemson University Sustainable Agriculture Program and Anderson County, is offering Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) training to local farmers, extension agents, institutional food service managers, […]

Posted: January 18 2011