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
The 18th Annual SC Fertilizer & Agrichemical Association and the SC Seedsmen's Association Convention will be held July 29 - August 1, 2018 at the Sonesta Resort, Hilton Head, SC. Please see additional details below.
Crop Life America "The More You Know the More You Grow"
CropLife America (CLA), advocates for and promotes the responsible use of innovative, safe and environmentally sound crop protection products (including herbicides, fungicides and insecticides) that are essential in the production of food, fiber and renewable or alternative fuels. CLA's vision is to increase awareness and advance policy that highlights the vital and necessary role of pesticides in protecting public health; enhancing our environment and biodiversity; and meeting the food and nutritional needs of billions of individuals. CLA provides legislative and regulatory advocacy, legal support and communications outreach so that our member companies can provide the agricultural products and technology that are behind our safe food supply, and that reduce risks from destructive pests and diseases. Visit www.croplifeamerica.org
Southern Crop Production Association acts as a spokesperson for the southern crop production industry at state and federal levels in legislative and regulatory affairs, to educate its members on legislation and regulations, provide opportunity for business contacts and to educate the public toward a better understanding for the need and benefits of crop production products. www.southcrop.org
TFI is the voice of the fertilizer industry, representing the public policy, communication, stewardship and sustainability and market intelligence needs of fertilizer producers, wholesalers and retailers as well as the businesses that support them with goods and services.
The Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) advocates, influences, educates and provides services to support its members in their quest to maintain a profitable business environment, adapt to a changing world and preserve their freedom to operate. www.aradc.org
Promote, foster and encourage through education the proper, correct, and safe use of agricultural chemicals.
Further the interest of agrichemicals and the consuming public as related to fertilizer and agrichemicals.
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.
Stimulate training and education of members to better serve the consuming public.
The South Carolina Fertilizer and Agrichemicals Association offers three scholarships annually. One to junior or senior student majoring in agriculture attending Clemson University and one scholarship to a student attending one of our other state colleges. Also, a scholarship to a freshman FAA student attending Clemson University, majoring in agriculture and planning to pursue a career in agriculture. Please review the information below. If you know of a student that may be interested, please share the attached application with them.
Scholarship funding is supported by an annual raffle and your generous donations. If you would like to purchase raffle tickets, or make a donation, please click here. Scholarship Funding
The South Carolina Fertilizer and Agrichemicals Association is offering a $2,500.00 scholarship to a student majoring in agriculture and planning to pursue a career in agriculture. This one time scholarship will be awarded in December 2018 to a student enrolled at a South Carolina college (other than Clemson University).
The South Carolina Fertilizer and Agrichemicals Association is also offering a $2,500.00 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 2018.
The Hilton Rogers Scholarship ($2,500) is awarded annually by the association to a freshman FAA student attending Clemson University, majoring in agriculture and planning to pursue a career in agriculture. Students interested in applying should contact their local FFA teacher for more information. Applications may be found by visiting www.scaged.org.
SCFAA Scholarship Program Winners
2017 Scholarship Recipients: Quincy Gordon, Brunson, SC and William Burt, Barnwell, SC. William is an Ag Mechanization major at Clemson University. Quincy is a Forestry Management major at Horry-Georgetown Technical College. Both will receive a one-time $3,000.00 scholarship. Congratulations to both! Also, we would like to thank the other applicants who applied.
The 2017 Hilton Rogers Scholarship ($3000) was awarded by the South Carolina Fertilizer and Agrichemicals Association to Marley Long, Mid-Carolina High School, at the state FAA Convention June 2017.
SCFAA Annual Convention
The 18th Annual SC Fertilizer & Agrichemical Association and SC Seedsmen’s Association Convention
will be held
July 29 - August 1, 2018 at the Sonesta Resort, Hilton Head, SC.