Third-Generation Farmer at Atkinson Farm and Chairman, ArborOne Farm Credit Board of Directors
DuPree Atkinson is from Marion County and has served on the ArborOne Farm Credit Board since 1999. He was most recently re-elected in 2013 for a six-year term. As chairman, he serves on all board Committees. Mr. Atkinson has been farming for over 38 years, and his operation includes tobacco, corn, peanuts, small grain, horse hay, strawberries, soybeans, and beef cattle.
He serves on the South Carolina Farm Bureau Board of Directors, the SC Tobacco Board, the SC Peanut Board, and as President of Pee Dee Peanut, LLC, a peanut buying station in Marion County. Mr. Atkinson and his wife, Cecilia, are members of Macedonia United Methodist Church in Mullins.