Laura Lester, Soybean Promotion Marketing Specialist
llester@scda.sc.gov
803-734-1767

The South Carolina Soybean Board is a farmer-run organization dedicated to investing soybean checkoff dollars to keep South Carolina soy growing. The board is made up of 12 soybean farmers from South Carolina who are responsible for administering the soybean checkoff in the state. Elected by producers in each district, board directors serve up to three-year terms to comply with the Soybean Marketing Act and Order.

Learn more at scsoybeans.org


SC Soybean Board Members

District 1

Charles WhitenPAST CHAIRMAN
531 Whiten Rd., Westminster, SC, 29693
Oconee County
cswhitenfarms@aol.com
(H) 864-972-9199, (C) 864-557-4453
Term Exp: 12-31-2021

 

District 2

Rachael Sharp TREASURER
PO Box 143, 163 Seed Place, Allendale, SC 29810
Allendale County
rachaelesharp@gmail.com
(H&W) 803-584-2357, (C) 803-300-4575
Term Exp: 12-31-2022

Joe Alvin Derrick
Derrick Farms
1136 Hwy. 191 Johnston, SC 29832
Edgefield County
derickjandm@yahoo.com
(W) 803-275-2933, (H) 803-275-4481, (C) 803-480-0067
Term Exp: 12-31-2020

Dean Boynton Hutto
444 Shuler Belt Road, Holly Hill, SC  29059
Orangeburg County
deanhutto@gmail.com
(W&C) 803-496-4479, (F) 803-496-5434
Term Exp: 12-31-2020

John Thomas BozardCHAIRMAN
164 Wild Hearts Rd., Cameron, SC, 29030,
Orangeburg County
bozardtrk@yahoo.com
(H&W) 803-536-2723, , (C) 803-664-0098
Term Exp: 12-31-2021

 

District 3

Cecil Bozard Eaddy
5480 Raccoon Rd. Manning, SC 29102
Clarendon County
ceaddy.usb@gmail.com
(H) 803-473-2154, (W) 803-473-2263, (C) 803-473-6803, (F) 803-473-2155
Term Exp: 12-31-2021

Ellie Woodrow “Woody” Green, Jr.
Green Farms, Inc.
1325 Trinity Road, Lynchburg, SC 29080
Lee County
elliewgreen@yahoo.com
(H) 803-453-5236, (W) 803-453-5232, (C) 803-938-2971 or 803-468-7775, (F) 803-453-5249
Term Exp:  12-31-2022

Wes WoodardVICE CHAIRMAN
471 East Billy Farrow Hwy, Darlington, SC 29532
Darlington County
wfw1031@hotmail.com
(H) 843-395-1394, (W) 843-393-1625, (C) 843-307-6109
Term Exp: 12-31-2022

 

District 4

Fitzhugh Lee Bethea
1300 Richard St. Dillon, SC 29536
Dillon County
saritabethea@aol.com
(H) 843-774-2080, (W) 843-774-7855, (C) 843-615-1938, (F) 843-841-2503
Term Exp: 12-31-2021

Michael E. Grier
761 Baptist Rd., Hemingway, SC 29554
Georgetown County
megrier@yahoo.com
(W) 843-687-9100, (H) 843-558-9546
Term Exp: 12-31-2022

OPEN SEAT
Term Exp: 12-31-2022

 

District 5

Pinckney G. Murray
Murray Farm
3028 Wire Rd., St. George, SC 29477
Dorchester County
pinckneymurray@gmail.com
(H&W) 843-563-3627, (C) 803-473-2155
Term Exp: 12-31-2021

 

Executive Director

Laura Lester
SC Department of Agriculture, PO Box 11280, Columbia, SC 29211
llester@scda.sc.gov
(W) 803-734-1767, (C) 803-331-9504