Prospective Participants

Who May Apply?

Any legal resident of South Carolina who is just beginning farming or who has actively farmed for less than 10 consecutive years is eligible to apply for the SCNBFP.  The class is limited to 80 participants who will be selected by senior program staff.  Two individuals from the same farm enterprise may apply jointly, but will only count as one towards the program limit.

To Apply:

1.     Carefully review the detailed SCNBFP Program Outline which includes important program contingencies and program details, including cost.

2.     Applications are available online only. You need not complete the application in one sitting, but be sure to follow the directions to register with a password.

Download Brochure program outline Apply Online


After reviewing the program outline, please direct any additional questions about the program to:

Diana Vossbrinck
Assistant Program Director

Please use “SCNBFP Inquiry” in the subject line and be sure to include your full name and phone number in your email.