Specialty Crop Block Grant Applications Now Open

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 14, 2020 Specialty Crop Block Grant Applications Now Open COLUMBIA – Applications for the USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (SCBGP) are available at scspecialtycropblockgrant.com and are due by 11:59 p.m. on Friday, March 27, 2020.  Applications must be submitted by email to bdorton@scda.sc.gov. “The… read more ›
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Household Hazardous Materials and Pesticide Collection to be Held in York County

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 11, 2020 Household Hazardous Materials and Pesticide Collection to be Held in York County YORK, SC — The South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) and York County will hold a household hazardous materials and pesticide collection on Saturday, March 7, 2020, from… read more ›
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Collection Date Set for Unwanted Pesticides

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 11, 2020 Collection Date Set for Unwanted Pesticides BLACKVILLE – The South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) is partnering with Clemson University Edisto Research and Education Center (REC) to accept unwanted or unused pesticides on Wednesday, March 4, 2020, from 9 a.m.… read more ›
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Hemp Applications Available Feb. 1 for 2020 Season

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 31, 2020 Hemp Applications Available Feb. 1 for 2020 Season COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) will accept applications for hemp farming, handling and processing permits for the 2020 growing season starting Feb. 1, 2020. Now in its third… read more ›
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South Carolina Chef Ambassadors for 2020 Announced

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov Dawn Dawson-House, Director of Corporate Communications, SCPRT, 803-734-1779, DDawson@scprt.com Brie Logue, Public Relations Manager, SCPRT, 803-622-5135, BLogue@scprt.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 27, 2020                         South Carolina Chef Ambassadors for 2020 Announced Four chefs selected to represent South Carolina in… read more ›
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SCDA, Partners Announce Statewide Mobile Irrigation Laboratory Pilot Project

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 15, 2020 SCDA, Partners Announce Statewide Mobile Irrigation Laboratory Pilot Project FLORENCE, SC —The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR), in a partnership with the South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) and Aiken Soil and Water Conservation District, announced the launch… read more ›
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