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
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
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
Telephone:  (H) 803-245-5991, (C) 803-793-7642
Term Exp: 12-31-2020

Name: Dupree Atkinson
Address: 1118 Willow Brook Place  Mullins, SC 29574
County: Marion
District 1
Telephone: (H) 843-464-8637, (C) 843-430-1677
Term Exp:  12-31-2020

Name: Brent Cogdill
Address: 1500 HT Everett Rd. Pinewood, SC  29125
County: Sumter
District 1
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
Telephone: (H) 803-518-3133, (W) 803-473-2200, (C) 803-518-3133, (F) 803-473-3880
Term Exp:  12-31-2016


Name: Dr. Dan Anco
Address: Edisto REC, Highway 78 West, PO Box 247, Blackville, SC 29817
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
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:
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