ACRE Awards $175,000 to SC Food Hub Network

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Sally McKay; 803-734-2196; smckay@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 1, 2018 ACRE Awards $175,000 to SC Food Hub Network COLUMBIA –  The Agribusiness Center for Research and Entrepreneurship (ACRE) has awarded $175,000 to the South Carolina Food Hub Network to improve logistics for the state’s five food hubs:  GrowFood Carolina in Charleston;… read more ›
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Agribusiness Center for Research and Entrepreneurship to Host Free Agribusiness Seminar in North Charleston

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Sally McKay; 803-734-2196; smckay@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 25, 2018 Agribusiness Center for Research and Entrepreneurship to Host Free Agribusiness Seminar in North Charleston WEST COLUMBIA –  The South Carolina Department of Agriculture’s (SCDA) Agribusiness Center for Research and Entrepreneurship (ACRE) will host a free seminar on October 1 from… read more ›
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Household Hazardous Materials and Pesticide Collection to be Held in York

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Sally McKay; 803-734-2196; smckay@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 21, 2018 Household Hazardous Materials and Pesticide Collection to be Held in York YORK, SC -- The South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) and York County will hold a household hazardous materials and pesticide collection on Sat., October 6 from 8:00 am… read more ›
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Agriculture Included in Governor’s Request for Federal Aid; Commissioner Weathers Encouraged

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Sally McKay; 803-734-2196; smckay@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 20, 2018 Agriculture Included in Governor’s Request for Federal Aid; Commissioner Weathers Encouraged COLUMBIA, SC – South Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture Hugh Weathers today praised Governor Henry McMaster for including statewide agricultural losses – estimated at $125 million – in his request to… read more ›
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Commissioner Weathers Meets with Farmers Impacted by Florence; Takes Aerial Tour of Damage

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Sally McKay; 803-734-2196; smckay@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 18, 2018 Commissioner Weathers Meets with Farmers Impacted by Florence; Takes Aerial Tour of Damage COLUMBIA, SC – South Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture Hugh Weathers today surveyed crop damage from Tropical Depression Florence during an aerial tour of Chesterfield, Dillon, Florence, Horry,… read more ›
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Commissioner Weathers To Survey Crop Damage in the Wake of Tropical Depression Florence

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Sally McKay; 803-734-2196; smckay@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 16, 2018 Commissioner Weathers To Survey Crop Damage in the Wake of Tropical Depression Florence COLUMBIA, SC – South Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture Hugh Weathers on Tuesday, September 18 will join farmers and members of the state’s congressional delegation on a helicopter… read more ›
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