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Agribusiness represent the largest economic sector in South Carolina, as well as the Palmetto State’s fastest-growing industries. Contributing an annual economic impact of more than $46 billion and accounting for 246,000 direct jobs statewide, agriculture products and food production is the true homegrown industry of South Carolina. The climate in South Carolina is perfect for new or expansion of any agricultural operations.

  • 246,957 jobs directly supported by South Carolinas agribusiness industry
  • 11% of South Carolinas total economic output is attributed to agribusiness
  • One of South Carolinas fastest growing industries with a 25% growth rate over the past 10 years.
  • #1 industry in South Carolina
  • $46.2 billion total Economic Impact

Leading Agribusinesses in SC

Use this interactive map to learn more about the agribusiness industry in South Carolina, and to explore the clusters created by our state’s skilled workforce, strategic infrastructure, low cost of business, and attractive quality of life.


Workforce Education & Training

readySC™ and Apprenticeship Carolina™
SC Department of Agriculture
South Carolina Commissioner’s School for Agriculture
o South Carolina Governor’s School for Agriculture

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