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By Kathleen Merrigan, deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture

When South Carolinians buy South Carolina peaches, there are unique regional benefits. Here’s how the USDA is helping make that happen.

farm-wide.jpgFood hub Keewayden Farms sells organic Wisconsin-grown products to grocers in the Midwest. (rufushau)

Several years ago, South Carolina dairyman Tom Trantham presented me with a conundrum. “We grow great peaches here,” he said, “some of the best in the country. But

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