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

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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EPA Advisors Suggest Expanding 'Waters' Rule to Oversee Groundwater:
Some members of a Science Advisory Board (SAB) panel are urging EPA to expand its controversial proposal clarifying when waters are subject to Clean Water Act (CWA) oversight to indicate that groundwater in many cases should be considered jurisdictional and subject to regulation, a plan that if adopted would increase opposition to the plan....
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CLA Identifies Areas for EPA to Enhance Effectiveness of Current Worker Protection Standard WASHINGTON, DC:
CropLife America (CLA) calls for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to increase farmworker safety through improved pesticide application training, and withdraw its proposed sweeping revisions to the Worker Protection Standard (WPS)....
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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.

2013 SCFAA Scholarship Program Winners

Scholarship Recipients in December of 2013 were Trent Rushton, Salley, SC and Drake Kinley, Anderson, SC. Trent is a freshman at Piedmont Technical College majoring in Agricultural Education. Drake is a junior at Clemson University majoring in Agricultural Mechanization and Business. Both received a one-time $2,000.00 scholarship. Congratulations to both! Also, we would like to thank the other applicants who applied.

The Hilton Rogers Scholarship ($2000) was awarded by the South Carolina Fertilizer and Agrichemicals Association to Josh Yeargin, Pendleton High School, at the state FAA Convention June 5, 2013. Josh is attending Clemson University majoring in Soil & Sustainable Crop Systems. The scholarship is awarded annually to a freshman FAA student attending Clemson University, majoring in agriculture and planning to pursue a career in agriculture.

SCFAA Annual Convention

The 14th Annual SC Fertilizer & Agrichemical Association and SC Seedsmen’s Association Convention was held July 10 - 12, 2014 at the Marrriot, Hilton Head, SC

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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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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