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SC Young Farmer and Agribusiness Association (SCYFAA)

The South Carolina Young Farmer and Agribusiness Association (SCYFAA) is a State organization for out-of-school young people who are engaged in agriculture. It is also designed to aid interested adults through systematic and organized educational programs on agriculture and agribusiness.

Congratulations to the 2017 SCYFAA Scholarship Recipients

$500
Hunter Dove - Pendleton
Amarillo Nivens -   Clover

$1000
Mariah Swygert - Batesburg-Leesville
Destin Long - Newberry Co. Career Center



Congratulations to Our 2017 Award Winners

Agribusiness Person of the Year
Mid State Region - Gerald Cromer, Saluda Chapter-STATE WINNER
Pee Dee Region - John Weathers, Sumter County Chapter
Piedmont Region - Scott Bodie, Laurens County Chapter

Farmer of the Year
Pee Dee Region - Mac McLeod, Sumter Chapter - STATE WINNER
Mid State Region - Doug Heydt, Bush River Chapter

Beef Production - Danny McKittrick, Lancaster Chapter
Conservation - Andrew Carter, Colleton-Bamberg-Barnwell Chapter
Non-irrigated Corn Production - Kayla Player, Lee County Chapter
Irrigated Corn Production - Jimmy Lee Shaw, Bush River Chapter
Cotton Production - Clark Stillinger, Edisto Chapter
Energy Efficiency - Reggie Padgett, Saluda Chapter
Farm Shop - Matthew Lindsey, Tyger River Chapter
Horticulture - Chris Amerson, Darlington Chapter
Peanut Production -  Kayla Player, Lee County Chapter
Small Grain Production - Jimmy Lee Shaw, Bush River Chapter
Soybean Production - Jason Wright, Tyger River Chapter
Swine Production - Reggie Padgett, Saluda Chapter

Outstanding Chapter President - Kayla Player, Lee County Chapter
Outstanding Chapter of the Year - Lee County
Advisor of the Year - Beth Tolson, Lee County