South Carolina

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South Carolina State FSA Office
1927 Thurmond Mall, Suite 100
Columbia, SC 29201-2375

Phone: (803) 806-3820
Fax: (855) 563-9305

Our State Committee

Robert Battle, Chairperson

Robert B. BattleBattle, of Nichols, South Carolina, has farmed for several years in the eastern part of the state. During the Clinton Administration, Battle served as chairman of the South Carolina FSA State Committee. In addition to his agricultural activities, Battle has significant community leadership experience.

E. Warren Dixon

E. Warren DixonDixon, from Aynor, South Carolina, has spent his life farming in Horry County. In addition, he has previously served on the South Carolina FSA State Committee. Dixon is a respected leader in his community and participates in several local organizations.

Thomas J. Trantham

Thomas J. TranthamTrantham owns and operates a dairy in Pelzer, South Carolina. Trantham is known for his innovative feed production processes and has made significant contributions to conservation practices in the South Carolina dairy industry. His farm has been used in demonstrations on soil quality and erosion prevention projects.

Don C. Sharp III

Don C. SharpSharp is a row crop farmer from southern South Carolina. He has worked for decades on behalf of the farmers of the State. He has previously served as the Chairperson of the Allendale County Committee and continues to be active in local and state farming operations.

Mary Frances Koon

Mary Frances KoonKoon owns a farm in Orangeburg County. Koon is active in several community projects and organizations.

In the News

USDA Seeks Applications for Rural Energy for America Program (REAP)

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