Members of the South Carolina Farm Bureaursquos National Advocacy committee meet with USRep  Joe Wilson RSC  in National Statutory Hall of the US Capitol Building

Members of the South Carolina Farm Bureau’s National Advocacy committee meet with U.S.Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) in National Statutory Hall of the U.S. Capitol Building.

Wilson meets with South Carolina Farm Bureau leaders in Washington

“The agriculture industry is a critical economic sector in our state,” Wilson said. “South Carolina farms comprise 4.8 million acres of land, or one acre of farmland for each citizen of the state, and the agriculture industry has been the basis for economic opportunity for families in South Carolina."

U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.)  met with representatives of the South Carolina Farm Bureau in Washington, D.C.  Feb. 25 and discussed  environmental regulations, labor concerns, immigration and transportation issues facing agriculture, while highlighting the important role farming plays in the South Carolina economy.

“The agriculture industry is a critical economic sector in our state,” Wilson said. “South Carolina farms comprise 4.8 million acres of land, or one acre of farmland for each citizen of the state, and the agriculture industry has been the basis for economic opportunity for families in South Carolina."

The meeting occurred during the American Farm Bureau Federation’s Advocacy Conference in Washington, D.C., held February 23-26.

 

 

 

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