SC Farmers Prepare for Wintery Weather

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Stephanie Sox, 803-734-2196, ssox@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 14, 2017 SC Farmers Prepare for Wintery Weather COLUMBIA, S.C. – As temperatures around South Carolina are predicted to drop into the twenties this week, farmers are preparing for another test from Mother Nature. Crops of particular concern include peaches, blueberries and… read more ›
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Two of South Carolina’s Favorites Matchup This Weekend

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Stephanie Sox, 803-734-2196, ssox@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 1, 2017 Two of South Carolina’s Favorites Matchup This Weekend COLUMBIA, S.C. – Baseball and peanuts go together like a ball and glove. South Carolina’s favorite pastime and favorite snack come together this month as the Certified SC Grown Palmetto Series… read more ›
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York County Waste Pesticide Collection Event Set

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Stephanie Sox, 803-734-2196, ssox@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 27, 2017 York County Waste Pesticide Collection Event Set YORK–The South Carolina Department of Agriculture is partnering with York County to offer South Carolina residents the opportunity to safely dispose of outdated, unusable or unwanted pesticides on Saturday, March 4, from… read more ›
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South Carolina Department of Agriculture to Host Food Safety Training

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Stephanie Sox, 803-734-2196, ssox@scda.sc.gov                                     Emily Joyce; 803-734-2224; ejoyce@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 23, 2017 South Carolina Department of Agriculture to Host Food Safety Training COLUMBIA - The South Carolina Department of Agriculture… read more ›
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South Carolina Agricultural Labor Forum Scheduled

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Stephanie Sox, 803-734-2196, ssox@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 23, 2017 South Carolina Agricultural Labor Forum Scheduled COLUMBIA- The South Carolina Department of Agriculture and South Carolina Farm Bureau Federation partnered together to co-sponsor the first ever South Carolina Agricultural Labor Forum, scheduled for February 28 from 8:30 a.m. until… read more ›
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Get “Wild in the Kitchen” at the Southeastern Wildlife Expo

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Stephanie Sox, 803-734-2196, ssox@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 14, 2017 Get “Wild in the Kitchen” at the Southeastern Wildlife Expo CHARLESTON – The South Carolina Department of Agriculture is teaming up with the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition (SEWE) to get “Wild in the Kitchen” during the nation’s largest wildlife art… read more ›
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