The South Carolina Peanut Board is a farmer-led organization whose mission is to increase consumer awareness and consumption of peanuts while creating a positive economic impact for producers.

The South Carolina Peanut Board has several services that are offered. The Board has educational packages (teacher kits) and educational videos for teachers. Also, posters and small packages of peanuts are available. Several different types of recipes are available along with other consumer information.

Funding for Board activities comes solely from producer assessments. The Board of Directors is made up of peanut producers elected by peanut producers from South Carolina.


South Carolina Peanut Board Members

Name: Brent Crapse
Address:  (H)7421 Savannah Hwy., Estill, SC 29918 (W) 7420 Savannah Hwy., Estill, SC 29918
County:  Hampton
District 2
Email:  bcfarmsllc@yahoo.com
Telephone:  (H) 803-943-8868, (F) 803-625-1047
Term Exp: 12-31-2018


Name:  James “Jimmy” W. Mole
Farm Name: Mole Farms
Address:  1939 McMillian Rd. Brunson, SC 29911
County:  Hampton
District 2
Telephone:  (H & F) 803-632-2436, (C) 803-571-0140
Term Exp: 12-31-2016


Name:  Harry F. Wimberly – VICE CHAIRMAN
Address:  2782 Cattle Creek Rd. Branchville, SC 29432
County:  Orangeburg
District 1
Email:  bowmangin@mindspring.com
Telephone:  (H) 803-829-2669, (W) 803-829-2561, (C) 803-600-6492, (F) 803-829-3392
Term Exp: 12-31-2016


Name:  Richard Howard Rentz, Jr. – CHAIRMAN
Address:  5939 Farrells Rd. Branchville, SC 29432
County:  Orangeburg
District 2
Email:  rhrentz@wildblue.net
Telephone:  (H) 803-245-5991, (C) 803-793-7642
Term Exp: 12-31-2018


Name: Dupree Atkinson
Address: 1118 Willow Brook Place  Mullins, SC 29574
County: Marion
District 1
Email: atknsn9@aol.com
Telephone: (H) 843-464-8637, (C) 843-430-1677
Term Exp:  12-31-2018


Name: Brent Cogdill
Address: 1500 HT Everett Rd. Pinewood, SC  29125
County: Sumter
District 1
Email: brentcogdill@yahoo.com
Telephone: (C) 803-518-2121
Term Exp:  12-31-2018


Name: Thomas Elam Lee
Address: 13384 Plowden Mill Rd. Alcolu, SC 29001
County: Clarendon
District 1
Email:  telee@ftc-I.net
Telephone: (H) 803-518-3133, (W) 803-473-2200, (C) 803-518-3133, (F) 803-473-3880
Term Exp:  12-31-2016


Advisory

Name: Dr. Dan Anco
Address: Edisto REC, Highway 78 West, PO Box 247, Blackville, SC 29817
Email: jchapin@clemson.edu
Telephone: (W) 803-284-3343 Ext. 261, (C) 630-648-8498, (F) 803-284-3684


Name: Dr. Scott Mofort
Address: Pee Dee REC, 500 Pocket Road, Florence, SC 29501
E-mail: wmonfor@clemson.edu
Telephone: (W) 803-284-3343 x231, (F) 803- 284-3684


Name: Marianne Copelan, Marketing Specialist
Address: SC Department of Agriculture, PO Box 11280, Columbia, SC 29211-1280
Email Address: mcopelan@scda.sc.govmarianne@aboutpeanuts.com
Telephone: (W) 803-734-0338, (C) 252-458-7222, (F) 803-734-9808


Ex Officio

Name: Frances H. Price, Chair, Agriculture Commission of SC
Address: 433 Peach Festival Road, Gilbert, SC 29054
Telephone: (W) 803-892-2457