State Barbecue Champion Named at Commissioner’s Cup BBQ Cook- off and Festival

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Sally McKay; 803-734-2196; smckay@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 28, 2018 State Barbecue Champion Named at Commissioner’s Cup BBQ Cook- off and Festival COLUMBIA – The 7th annual Commissioner’s Cup BBQ Cook-off and Festival named a new State Barbecue Champion on Saturday, March 24. The South Carolina Department of Agriculture hosted this competition… read more ›
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Commissioner’s Cup BBQ Cook-off and Festival Returns to State Farmers Market

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Sally McKay; 803-734-2196; smckay@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 19, 2018 Commissioner’s Cup BBQ Cook-off and Festival Returns to State Farmers Market COLUMBIA – The 7th annual Commissioner’s Cup BBQ Cook-off and Festival, one of the midlands most anticipated events of the year, returns to the State Farmers Market Saturday, March 24 from 11… read more ›
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Specialty Crop Block Grant Applications Being Accepted

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Sally McKay; 803-734-2196; smckay@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 16, 2018 Specialty Crop Block Grant Applications Being Accepted COLUMBIA – Applications for the USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (SCBGP) are available at www.scspecialtycropblockgrant.com and are due by 5 p.m. on Friday, April 20.  The application must be completed online. “The SCBGP is… read more ›
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SC Department of Agriculture Launches Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Center

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Sally McKay; 803-734-2196; smckay@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 5, 2018 SC Department of Agriculture Launches Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Center Applications available for funding and mentoring COLUMBIA – Are you an agribusiness entrepreneur who would benefit from mentoring, funding and access to investors? The Agribusiness Center for Research and Entrepreneurship (ACRE), a… 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 Contact: Sally McKay; 803-734-2196; smckay@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 9, 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., March 3 from 8:00 am to 12:00… read more ›
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Waste Pesticide Collection to be Held in St. Matthews and Hollywood

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Sally McKay; 803-734-2196; smckay@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 31, 2018 Waste Pesticide Collection to be Held in St. Matthews and Hollywood COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) will hold waste pesticide collections on Feb. 20 in St. Matthews and Feb. 21 in Hollywood. The Feb. 20 collection will take… read more ›
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