More than 300 voting delegates will discuss and debate agriculture related issues affecting South Carolina farmers when the South Carolina Farm Bureau Federation (SCFB) gathers in Myrtle Beach this week for the 66th annual meeting.
SCFB is the state’s largest general farm organization with supporters of production in domestically produced food and fiber, rural lifestyles and the work of family farmers. In addition to leadership and educational programs, the organization lobbies policy makers at the local, state and national levels.
A gubernatorial candidates forum is scheduled at 10:30 a.m. Friday, December 4 and will feature eight candidates including Gresham Barrett, Andre Bauer, Robert Ford, Larry Grooms, Nikki Haley, Henry McMaster, Robert Powell, and Vincent Sheheen. Candidates will answer questions from the audience of farmers and agribusiness owners.