Freezing Temperatures Devastate South Carolina Farmers

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Stephanie Sox, 803-734-2196, ssox@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 20, 2017 Freezing Temperatures Devastate South Carolina Farmers COLUMBIA, S.C. – Last week, temperatures dipped to record lows and now South Carolina peach farmers face the worst crop damage they have seen in ten years. Strawberries and blueberries were among other crops… read more ›
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6th Annual Commissioner’s Cup BBQ Cook-off and Festival Returns to State Farmers Market

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Stephanie Sox, 803-734-2196, ssox@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 20, 2017 6th Annual Commissioner’s Cup BBQ Cook-off and Festival Returns to State Farmers Market COLUMBIA, S.C. – The 6th Annual Commissioner’s Cup BBQ Cook-off and Festival, one of the Midlands most anticipated annual events, returns this year Saturday, March 25 from… read more ›
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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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Farm Link

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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What’s Happening to Winter

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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