South Carolina Farmers Prepare for Cold Temperatures

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Clint Leach, 803-734-2191, jcleach@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 5, 2019 South Carolina Farmers Prepare for Cold Temperatures COLUMBIA, S.C. – As temperatures throughout South Carolina are predicted to drop into the twenties this week, farmers are preparing for another test from Mother Nature. Crops of particular concern with… read more ›
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SCDA Regulators To Notify Industry Regarding CBD and Hemp In Food and Feed Products In The Market Place

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Derek M. Underwood, 803-737-9700 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 20, 2019 SCDA Regulators To Notify Industry Regarding CBD and Hemp In Food and Feed Products In The Market Place The South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) is aware of the growing public interest in hemp and cannabis-derived products, including cannabidiol… 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 Contacts: Clint Leach, 803-734-2191 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 6, 2019 Household Hazardous Materials and Pesticide Collection to be Held in York County YORK, S.C.  –  The South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) and York County will hold a household hazardous materials and pesticide collection on Saturday, March 2, 2019 from 8:00 a.m.… read more ›
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Governor McMaster Announces 2019 Slate of South Carolina Chef Ambassadors

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Ansley Turnblad; aturnblad@scda.sc.gov; 803-734-2207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 16, 2019 Governor McMaster Announces 2019 Slate of South Carolina Chef Ambassadors Five chefs selected to represent South Carolina’s in 5th year of culinary program COLUMBIA, S.C.  – South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster today named the 2019 South Carolina Chef Ambassadors. Each year,… read more ›
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Clemson and USC Kick-off Palmetto Series Food Drive to Benefit Harvest Hope and Golden Harvest

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Jack Shuler; jshuler@scda.sc.gov; 803-734-2191 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 29, 2018 Clemson and USC Kick-off Palmetto Series Food Drive to Benefit Harvest Hope and Golden Harvest SOUTH CAROLINA – Today, the University of South Carolina and Clemson University kicked-off the Certified SC Grown Palmetto Series Food Drive in a coordinated effort to… read more ›
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2019 Industrial Hemp Pilot Program Growers Selected

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Clint Leach; 803-734-2210; jcleach@scda.sc.gov Vanessa Elsalah, velsalah@scda.sc.gov, 803-734-8339 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 26, 2018 2019 Industrial Hemp Pilot Program Growers Selected 40 growers to participate in 2nd statewide growing season COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) has selected 40 farmers to participate in the 2019 SC Industrial Hemp… read more ›
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