Feature: Rita Bachmann Applies Her Farming Background to Lowcountry Gardens

Photo courtesy of Rita Bachmann A Helping Hand Rita Bachmann Applies Her Farming Background to Lowcountry Gardens By Eva Moore  This story appears in the Oct. 3, 2019 issue of the South Carolina Market Bulletin. A former organic farmer, Rita Bachmann launched the gardening consulting business Rita’s Roots Backyard Harvest in 2011. We spoke with Bachmann about farming, her business, and… read more ›
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State Fair 2019

Every week Commissioner Hugh Weathers answers questions about what’s going on with agriculture in our state with The Southern Farm Network. Check back each week to hear the latest news, or you can listen to past interviews here. Read more › read more ›
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South Carolina Farms Showing Effects as Drought Worsens

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Katherine Helms, 803-734-5229, khelms@scda.sc.gov; Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 7, 2019 South Carolina Farms Showing Effects as Drought Worsens COLUMBIA — Last week, the U.S. Drought Monitor moved parts of six South Carolina counties into the D3, or “extreme drought” category, confirming what farmers in the state already know: The dry conditions… read more ›
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Livestock Newsletter: October 4, 2019

South Carolina Livestock Report is published weekly except Thanksgiving and Christmas by the SC Dept. of Agriculture, Hugh Weathers, Commissioner. Published by the Market News Division, 117 Ballard Court, West Columbia, SC 29172. Download the Livestock Newsletter from October 4, 2019 View back issues of the newsletter read more ›
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