Waste Pesticide Disposal Collection Date & Location Set

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Clint Leach; jcleach@scda.sc.gov; 803-734-2210 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 28, 2017 Waste Pesticide Disposal Collection Date & Location Set COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) is offering South Carolina residents the opportunity to safely dispose of outdated, unusable, or unwanted pesticides. The pesticide and chemical program is open… read more ›
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AutumnFest at the Market Returns to Greenville State Farmers Market

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Clint Leach; jcleach@scda.sc.gov; 803-734-2210 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 28, 2017 AutumnFest at the Market Returns to Greenville State Farmers Market GREENVILLE – The South Carolina Department of Agriculture is hosting the 17th annual AutumnFest at the Market on October 6-7. Event hours are Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m.… read more ›
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Spruce Up Your Yard This Fall at the 25th Annual Pee Dee Fall Plant & Flower Festival

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Elizabeth Wood, 803-917-4950, ewood@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 21, 2017 Spruce Up Your Yard This Fall at the 25th Annual Pee Dee Fall Plant & Flower Festival FLORENCE – Find everything you need to get your yard ready for fall at the 25th  annual Pee Dee Fall Plant & Flower… read more ›
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Farmers Currently Assessing Crop Damage After Hurricane Irma

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Clint Leach, 803-734-2191, jcleach@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 13, 2017 Farmers Currently Assessing Crop Damage After Hurricane Irma COLUMBIA –  As initial damage assessments and cleanup begin after Hurricane Irma’s impact on South Carolina, farmers throughout the state hope to experience minimal crop damage and infrastructure loss. With the mere size… read more ›
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South Carolina Industrial Hemp Pilot Program Application Deadline Extended

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Clint Leach, 803-734-2191, jcleach@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 8, 2017 South Carolina Industrial Hemp Pilot Program Application Deadline Extended COLUMBIA –  Due to Hurricane Irma’s potential impact to the state of South Carolina, the current application deadline to participate in the state’s Industrial Hemp Pilot Program is extended until September 22,… read more ›
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Waste Pesticide Disposal Collections Cancelled

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Clint Leach, 803-734-2191, jcleach@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 7, 2017 Waste Pesticide Disposal Collections Cancelled COLUMBIA –  The South Carolina Department of Agriculture has cancelled three upcoming events for the Waste Pesticide Disposal Program due to the threat of Hurricane Irma.   Cancelled Collection Dates and Locations:   September 12, 2017… read more ›
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