SC Farm to Institution Announces Dates for Garden Workshops and Culinary Trainings

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Clint Leach, 803-734-2191, jcleach@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 19, 2017 SC Farm to Institution Announces Dates for Garden Workshops and Culinary Trainings COLUMBIA - The South Carolina Farm to Institution program announces their workshop and training schedule. The workshops, geared towards child care center staff, school food service staff, teachers,… read more ›
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Gamecocks Win Certified SC Grown Palmetto Series Second Year in a Row

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Clint Leach, 803-734-2191, jcleach@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 6, 2017 Gamecocks Win Certified SC Grown Palmetto Series Second Year in a Row SOUTH CAROLINA - The University of South Carolina won the Certified SC Grown Palmetto Series the second year in a row. The Palmetto Series is an annual… read more ›
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Family Ag Day Returns to the State Farmers Market

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Elizabeth Wood, 803-917-4950, ewood@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 5, 2017 Family Ag Day Returns to the State Farmers Market WEST COLUMBIA - Are you looking for a free, family-friendly event to attend this summer? Come out to the 4th annual Family Ag Day at the State Farmers Market… read more ›
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Pork Powered by Soy Returns to Carolina Country Music Fest

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Laura Lester, 803-331-9504, llester@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 5, 2017 Pork Powered by Soy Returns to Carolina Country Music Fest MYRTLE BEACH – South Carolina pork and soybean farmers are partnering with the Carolina Country Music Fest (CCMF) again this year to promote the Pork Powered by Soy campaign.… read more ›
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South Carolina Department of Agriculture Prepares for Implementation of Industrial Hemp Pilot Program

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Stephanie Sox, 803-734-2196, ssox@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 23, 2017 South Carolina Department of Agriculture Prepares for Implementation of Industrial Hemp Pilot Program COLUMBIA – Governor Henry McMaster signed Bill 3559 into law Thursday, May 11, making it legal for industrial hemp to be grown for research purposes in South… read more ›
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Richland Recycles Day Waste Pesticide Collection Event Set

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Stephanie Sox, 803-734-2196, ssox@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 3, 2017 Richland Recycles Day Waste Pesticide Collection Event Set COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Agriculture is partnering with Richland County to offer South Carolina residents the opportunity to safely dispose of outdated, unusable or unwanted pesticides on Saturday, May… read more ›
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