Sweet Potato Quarantine Lifted

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Come Shop the Midlands Spring Plant & Flower Festival

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Stephanie Sox, 803-734-2196, ssox@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 3, 2017 Come Shop the Midlands Spring Plant & Flower Festival COLUMBIA - The South Carolina Department of Agriculture is hosting the annual Midlands Spring Plant & Flower Festival April 6-9 at the State Farmers Market, located at 3483 Charleston Highway,… read more ›
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The Steeplechase Comes to Charleston

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Stephanie Sox, 803-734-2196, ssox@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 28, 2017 The Steeplechase Comes to Charleston CHARLESTON, S.C. – South Carolina has a rich heritage of horse racing, and the SC Department of Agriculture is helping to promote the sport on a statewide basis. In March, the Aiken Trials, the Aiken… read more ›
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2017 Commissioner’s Cup BBQ Cook-off

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

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Stephanie Sox, 803-734-2196, ssox@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 27, 2017 State Barbecue Champion Named at the Commissioner’s Cup BBQ Cook-off and Festival COLUMBIA, S.C. – The 6th annual Commissioner’s Cup BBQ Cook-off and Festival named a new State Barbecue Champion on Saturday, March 25. The South Carolina Department of Agriculture… read more ›
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