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South Carolina Peach Farmer Chalmers R. Carr III Honored for Achievement in Produce Innovation

Bayer CropScience Produce Innovation Award Winner Focuses on Quality, Accessibility and Demand

Chalmers R. Carr III, owner and president of Titan Farms in Ridge Springs, S.C., is the recipient of the inaugural Bayer CropScience Produce Innovation Award. Carr was presented the award at the 2015 Ag Issues Forum hosted by Bayer CropScience in Phoenix.

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Aunt Fannie's Continues to Expand with Adam Wilczewski Named Executive Vice President

High-growth Greenville-based company provides innovative, natural solution to a global food supply and safety problem

Aunt Fannie's, Inc., creator of an all-natural, non-toxic, powerful, fast-acting fruit fly solution called FlyPunch!™, continues its rapid expansion with the appointment of Adam Wilczeweski, formerly Chief of Staff at the U.S. International Trade Administration (ITA), as Executive Vice President. Aunt Fannie's burgeoning growth is reflective of the convergence of the soaring need for a solution to the global issue of fruit flies in food manufacturers, restaurants, wineries, homes and beyond, and the demand for safer, natural, non-toxic products. In fact, Florida'sDepartment of Agriculture and Consumer Services emphasizes that "Fruit flies are one of the most potentially destructive pests in the world." Aunt Fannie's meets this critical need with a safe, non-toxic, easy-to-use, university-researched solution that is being adopted by businesses, food establishments, and homes nationwide.

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EV Bus Manufacturer Proterra Reaches 1,000,000th Mile in Revenue Service

EV Bus Manufacturer Proterra Reaches 1,000,000th Mile in Revenue ServiceCompany celebrates major milestone with event honoring transit agency partners as EV pioneers

North America’s leading manufacturer of zero-emissions battery-electric buses, Proterra Inc., recently congratulated its customers on achieving a major milestone for the EV industry: logging one million miles in revenue service.  The company celebrated this achievement with an event at its plant in Greenville, S.C. honoring its transit agency partners for their leadership as EV pioneers.

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Proterra Continues to Grow EV Bus Market Share with New FTA 5312 Grant Announcements

Six transit agencies awarded grants to purchase Proterra battery-electric buses and chargers

Proterra is pleased to announce that six of the ten recent Federal Transit Administration (FTA) 5312 grant winners will use their funds to purchase Proterra EV buses and charging stations. This grant funding will result in the sale of 28 additional battery-electric buses and 7 fast-charge stations, bringing Proterra’s total number of orders to 97 buses from 14 different transit agencies in North America.

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EPA Applauds SCDHEC, Farmers and Landowners for Improving Water Quality in the Enoree River Watershed

 

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) commends the efforts of the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC), farmers, and landowners for improving water quality in the Enoree River watershed. Two out of six places in the river and its tributaries are now meeting the state’s bacteria water quality standard for the first time since the late ‘90s.

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