Posts Tagged ‘Cameron’

Rubber for Cotton

Josh Riley of Cameron, S.C. manages a repair service for farm equipment.  Now is the height of the cotton picking season in the Four Hole Swamp area of Low Country S.C.  Image from the Cotton Tale: A Century Family, Farm, and Industry.  

A bowl of cotton soup …

  It is cotton-picking season in the Low-Country of South Carolina and what picks cotton today are not people but spindles … 3,360 of them to be exact on a six-row John Deere Model 7660 cotton harvester

Peanuts …

  40,000 pounds from 10 acres … These peanuts were grown as seed stock for their high oleic and omega-3 fatty acid content which pragmatically doubles the peanuts’ shelf-life.  Next comes weighing and grading in Cameron, S.C., shipping to  a processor in Virginia where they will be treated with a fungicide and insecticide, loading into […]