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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Hemp Processing Company to Establish Operations in Marion County

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 9, 2020 Hemp Processing Company to Establish Operations in Marion County More than $2.9 million investment to create 25 new jobs COLUMBIA — Pee Dee Extractors, LLC, a hemp processing company, today announced plans to establish operations in Marion County. The company’s more… read more ›
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Hemp and CBD Still Banned from Commercial Animal Feed in SC

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 3, 2020 Hemp and CBD Still Banned from Commercial Animal Feed in SC COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Department of Agriculture is taking steps to notify consumers and animal feed manufacturers that hemp and cannabidiol (CBD) are not permitted ingredients… read more ›
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SC Department of Agriculture Asks USDA to Adjust Hemp Rule to Help Farmers

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 31, 2019 SC Department of Agriculture Asks USDA to Adjust Hemp Rule to Help Farmers COLUMBIA – South Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture Hugh Weathers is asking the U.S. Department of Agriculture to revise its national regulatory framework for hemp to… read more ›
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Agribusiness Entrepreneurs Learn Business Skills, Win Funding

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Kyle Player, ACRE Executive Director, 803-734-2324, kplayer@scda.sc.gov; Eva Moore, Communications Director, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 30, 2019 Agribusiness Entrepreneurs Learn Business Skills, Win Funding COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Department of Agriculture’s Agribusiness Center for Research and Entrepreneurship (ACRE), in partnership with Clemson Cooperative Extension, has… read more ›
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Celebrate the Season at the Greenville State Farmers Market

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 3, 2019 Celebrate the Season at the Greenville State Farmers Market GREENVILLE – The Greenville State Farmers Market is spreading holiday cheer throughout December with its Christmas Saturdays at the Market. On the first three Saturdays in December, the market will come… read more ›
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