In the end, S.C. is still a farming and forestry state

Image by Flickr user linkerjpatrick This goat knows farms and trees are number one in South Carolina. Do you?

Living in Charleston you can start to think the South Carolina economy is mainly tourism and manufacturing with a few decorative farmers markets on the side. We'll that's wrong, way wrong. Farming and forestry have more economic impact on the state than tourism and manufacturing combined. Wow. A study begged the comprehensive impact at $33.9 billion, which is some $8,400 per state citizen, or, put a less impressive way, three months in Iraq. Head over to the Charleston Regional Business Journal for more.

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