Calendar of Events


  • Thu
    10
    Jan
    2019
    Sun
    13
    Jan
    2019
    Savannah, GA

    The Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference is the LARGEST educational conference and trade show in the southeastern United States that unites growers, vendors and suppliers. Anyone with an interest in specialty crop agriculture is invited to be a part of this event. Through more than 80 hours of educational sessions, we will address food safety concerns, specific commodity issues on production practices and increased yields, and marketing strategies. Participate in our growing and dynamic TRADE SHOW, where you’ll browse through more than 85,000 square feet of space filled with key suppliers and growers. There has never been a more vital time for the fruit and vegetable industry to come together for a brighter and more profitable future!

    *The SC Specialty Crop Growers Association will have a booth*

  • Wed
    23
    Jan
    2019
    Thu
    24
    Jan
    2019
    Florence, SC

    The SC AgriBiz & Farm Expo serves as an umbrella event for all aspects of Agriculture and Agribusiness. Designed to incorporate the industry’s deep traditional roots along with today’s thriving innovations, the Expo streamlines the promotion and the expansion of the business of agriculture in South Carolina and beyond.

    The Expo includes a farm show with a wide variety of equipment, farm products and educational components. The SC AgriBiz & Farm Expo is the only event representing all aspects of agriculture both large and small. It features innovations in agricultural; equipment, education, commodity spotlights, feedstocks, special guest speakers, economic developers, producers, value-added enterprises, youth development, and much more!

    This event is FREE!

  • Thu
    24
    Jan
    2019
    9:30 am - 10:30 amFlorence, SC, Agribiz

    Meeting, at SC AgriBiz and Farm Expo in Florence 

    The SC Specialty Crop Growers Association will be holding an annual meeting on January 24 from 9:30 am - 10:30 am in room 105 and 106 at SC AgriBiz in Florence, SC.

    Please join us to learn about all we have done this year and exciting things planned for 2019. We would love to hear input from our members as well! All are welcome to attend!

    Please email landerson@scda.sc.gov to register. There is no cost to attend.

  • Thu
    07
    Mar
    2019
    9:00 am - 3:00 pmPhilips Market Center, West Columbia, SC

    Are you a South Carolina specialty crop farmer in need of help with brand development and e- commerce training to make your farm more successful? The SC Specialty Crop Growers Association is proud to team up with research professors from the University of South Carolina to create a one-day workshop for specialty crop farmers with topics centered on farm resource development, marketing strategies, brand creation, and leveraging social media. Dr. Jeffrey Campbell, an associate professor of retailing at USC, will serve as the lead researcher. Space is limited and is on a first come first serve basis.

    When: March 7, 2019 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
    Where: Philips Market Center, West Columbia, SC

    Please email landerson@scda.sc.gov for an application. There is no cost to attend and lunch is provided.

    There is a maximum of 2 people per farm who can attend.

Our Mission


To support promotional, research, and educational efforts for improving the marketing and quality of production of fresh fruit, vegetable, and specialty crops grown in South Carolina.

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