Welcome to South Carolina Fertilizer & Agrichemical Association

PO Box 1316 Pendleton SC 29670

Phone: 864-650-5306 | Email: SCFAA

The South Carolina Fertilizer and Agrichemicals Association promotes, fosters, and encourages, through education, the proper, correct and safe use of pesticides, plant foods and other related agricultural products

News Briefs

2014 Scholarship Recipients are: Jesse McGee, Pageland, SC and Ashley Owens, Saluda,SC. Ashley is a freshman at Piedmont Technical College. Jesse is a senior at Clemson University. Both will receive a one-time $2,000.00 scholarship. Congratulations to both! Also, we would like to thank the other applicants who applied.
 
EPA Pesticide Program Update
New Website on Soil Fumigants: As part of the EPA's effort to build a more user-friendly website, we have compiled all of our information on soil fumigants into a microsite so that visitors can find the information they need more quickly and easily....
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Syngenta Response to EPA’s report on Benefits of Neonicotinoid Seed Treatments to Soybean Production Talking Points

EPA announced it will open a comment period on the agency’s initial assessment of the benefits of neonicotinoid seed treatment for insect control in soybeans. We believe EPA’s initial assessment will be complete and accurate once it considers all necessary data. The agency’s public comment period will allow the opportunity to add information to fill in gaps in understanding.

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The Hidden Threat of Phytophthora and Pythium Free Webinar:


November 4, 2014 | 12pm Central time

Seedling diseases can be a chronic problem in soybeans. Phytophthora and Pythium are two of the most prevalent early-season diseases that soybean growers face.

Join this free webinar featuring Dr. Alison Robertson of Iowa State University to learn more about management strategies for these problems. 1 Crop Advisor CEU in Pest Management.

To register: https://event.webcasts.com/starthere.jsp?ei=1045259
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Lawsuit Challenges Protection For Farming, Forestry:
Residents of a Southern Oregon community who say herbicide spraying made them sick have now filed a lawsuit challenging a state law that shields farmers and foresters from liability....
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Purpose of SCFAA

  1. Promote, foster and encourage through education the proper, correct, and safe use of agricultural chemicals.
  2. Further the interest of agrichemicals and the consuming public as related to fertilizer and agrichemicals.
  3. Advise, assist, and cooperate with legislative and regulatory bodies and administrative agencies in procuring progressive legislation and regulations relating to pesticides, plant foods, and other related agricultural products.
  4. Stimulate training and education of members to better serve the consuming public.

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2014 SCFAA Scholarships

The South Carolina Fertilizer and Agrichemicals Association offers two scholarships annually to students majoring in agriculture attending Clemson University and one scholarship to a student attending one of our other state colleges. Please review the information below. If you know of a student that may be interested, please share the attached application with them.

$2000.00 Scholarship

The South Carolina Fertilizer and Agrichemicals Association is offering a $2,000.00 scholarship to a student majoring in agriculture and planning to pursue a career in agriculture. This one time scholarship will be awarded in December 2014 to a student enrolled at a South Carolina college (other than Clemson University).

Application & Information

$2000.00 Scholarship

The South Carolina Fertilizer and Agrichemicals Association is also offering a $2,000.00 scholarship to a Junior or Senior student attending Clemson University, majoring in agriculture and planning to pursue a career in agriculture. This one time scholarship will be awarded in December 2014.

Application & Information

The Hilton Rogers Scholarship ($2000.00)

The Hilton Rogers Scholarship ($2000) was awarded by the South Carolina Fertilizer and Agrichemicals Association to John Tricoche, Manning High School, at the state FAA Convention June 2014. John is attending Clemson University majoring in Agricultural Education. The scholarship is awarded annually to a freshman FAA student attending Clemson University, majoring in agriculture and planning to pursue a career in agriculture.

2014 SCFAA Scholarship Program Winners

2014 Scholarship Recipients are: Jesse McGee, Pageland, SC and Ashley Owens, Saluda,SC. Ashley is a freshman at Piedmont Technical College. Jesse is a senior at Clemson University. Both will receive a one-time $2,000.00 scholarship. Congratulations to both! Also, we would like to thank the other applicants who applied.

SCFAA Annual Convention

The 15th Annual SC Fertilizer & Agrichemical Association and SC Seedsmen’s Association Convention will be held July 9 - 11, 2015.
(Location to be determined)

14th Annual SC Fertilizer & Agrichemical Association and SC Seedsmen’s Association Convention was held
July 10 - 12, 2014.
Thank you to the Sponsors of our 2014 Convention

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CCA Awards

Sponsored By: South Carolina Fertilizer Agrichemicals Association & South Carolina Crop Advisors

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2013 Certified Crop Advisor of the Year Award Winner:
Denman Isgett
Sponsored By: South Carolina Fertilizer Agrichemicals Association & South Carolina Crop Advisors

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