Looking for South Carolina local county extension offices in 2023? Scroll down this page and follow the links. And if you bring home some fruit or vegetables and want to can, freeze, make jam, salsa or pickles, see this page for simple, reliable, illustrated canning, freezing or preserving directions. There are plenty of other related resources, click on the resources dropdown above. If you are having a hard time finding canning lids, I've used these, and they're a great price & ship in 2 days.
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Your local South Carolina county extension agent from the Cooperative Extension office can help answer your garden and farming questions and they're
free! Just click on the area below closest to you! The Cooperative Extension System is a nationwide, non-credit educational network. These offices are
staffed by one or more experts who provide useful, practical, and research-based information to agricultural producers, small business owners, youth,
consumers, and others in rural areas and communities of all sizes. County agents and staff are available to assist clients through telephone, email, and
virtual platforms and access to lab services (such as soil sampling) can be arranged locally. Please call us for sampling information and procedures.
For questions concerning interpretation of results, contact the Home and Garden Information Center, 1-888-656-9988, or visit https://hgic.clemson.edu. For all other soil sample questions call 864-656-2068 or email [email protected].
Water bath canner with a jar rack
Pressure canner for gas, electric and induction stoves
Canning scoop (this one is PERFECT)
Ball Blue book (most recent version)
most recent version of
the Ball Blue Book