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The South Carolina Governor's School for Agriculture at John de la Howe (JDLH) is a state-funded, public, residential high school focused on providing a unique and challenging agricultural education program. Our school, the first statewide program of its kind in the nation, will allow students to receive hands-on training in the fields of agriculture, agribusiness, forestry, land management, food science, and more - all aimed at assessing the needs of modern farms.


To provide quality agricultural education that will enable its students to be the state’s future leaders in agribusiness, business, and education.


To offer a rigorous agricultural education program that will challenge motivated high school students to develop their interest in agriculture and natural resources by providing classes and hands-on learning opportunities in agribusiness.


The Governor's School for Agriculture welcomes inquiries regarding the School, its mission, admissions, students, and faculty. 

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