Only ads pertaining to agricultural products and related items are published.

Only one ad per category is allowed, but readers may submit ads in up to four different categories. “For Sale” ads must include a price. Ads will be published one time only.

The advertiser’s complete name, address, zip code, county, and phone number with area code are required for each ad. However, only the person’s name, county, and phone number are listed. Advertisements can be no longer than 150 characters including name, county, and phone number. Out-of-state ads are not accepted.

Advertisements from anyone acting in the capacity of an agent cannot be accepted. That includes ads from dealers, merchants or commercial businesses, including real estate ads. We do not accept sealed bids, legal notices or consignment sales. The Market Bulletin reserves the right to edit and/or verify ads and notices. Ads are received in good faith, and the Bulletin assumes no responsibility for their content.

There is no charge for advertising. The deadline is noon on Tuesday of the week before publication.

To Submit an Ad:

  1. Mail to: SC Market Bulletin, PO Box 11280, Columbia, SC 29211.
    Please use 8.5 x 11 inch paper. 
  2. Fax to: 803-734-0659
  3. Online: Click here, select “post an ad,” and follow the instructions. Do not use all capital letters.
    If an email address is included, a reminder will be sent for ad renewal.

Specific Category Rules:

Dog Category

As of February 1, 2017, dog ads will no longer be published in the Market Bulletin.

Farm Equipment Category

Ads may not be submitted by commercial dealers. Farm truck ads must include a farm vehicle license plate number.

Farm Labor Category

Notices are accepted for agricultural work only and not for housework, nursing or companionship needs.

Farm Land Category

Farm land listed must be offered for sale by the actual owner. Tracts must be for at least 5 acres under cultivation, timber or pasture. Ads from real estate agents are not accepted.

Fresh Produce

Ads are accepted for raw milk, eggs, butter and cheese products permitted by the SC Department of Health and Environmental Control, that are not licensed for commercial sale.

Garden Plants

Ads are not accepted from commercial nurseries, which are defined as having annual sales of $5,000.

Horses, Mules & Donkeys

Horse, mule and donkey ads must include an unaltered legible current copy of a negative Coggins test.

Plants and Flowers

Ads are not accepted from commercial nurseries, which are defined as having annual sales of $5,000.

Seeds Category

All seed advertisements must be accompanied by a copy of a current Seed Lab Test.


Each ad must list a specific animal wanted by an individual

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