The South Carolina New and Beginning Farmer Program Now Accepting Applications for 2018-2019

Staff Report From South Carolina CEO

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

The South Carolina New and Beginning Farmer Program is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 program. The SCNBFP is focused on enabling new and beginning farmers to be successful, productive, and innovative members of their local agricultural community. The program provides new and emerging farmers with the tools, knowledge and skills necessary to be successful entrepreneurs; sound business managers; exemplary stewards of SWAPA (soil, water, air, plants, and animals); and successful marketers of the unique products they create. Most importantly, the SCNBFP seeks to develop individuals who have a sense of pride and enjoy a quality of life as a result of their investment and participation in the industry of South Carolina agriculture. 

If you are interested in applying for the 2018 - 2019 class please read the documents below for more information. 

Ready to apply?  Click here to submit your application.  The deadline to apply is July 15, 2018.