Specialty Crop Block Grant Program

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.   Download Podcast read more ›
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Birdsong Announcement

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.   Download Podcast read more ›
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Commissioners Cup Winners

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Kelly Coakley, 803‐734‐2196, kcoakley@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 22, 2014 COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Commissioners Cup BBQ Cook Off & Festival named a new State Barbecue Champion Saturday. The South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) hosted the two-day competition, where 40 teams took part in the “Anything Butt” contest featuring… read more ›
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Market Pavilion Changes

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Kelly Coakley, 803‐734‐2196, kcoakley@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 19, 2014 COLUMBIA, S.C. – The State Farmers Market’s Market Pavilion will soon offer a new retail experience, with multiple vendors selling great Certified SC Grown produce, products and a variety of artisan items. Five Rivers Market of Orangeburg will operate the… read more ›
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Applications Available Now for 2014 SC Commissioner’s School for Agriculture

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Kelly Coakley, 803‐734‐2196, kcoakley@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 18, 2014 COLUMBIA, S.C. – High School juniors and seniors interested in exploring agricultural careers can apply now for the South Carolina Commissioner’s School for Agriculture (SCCSA), held at Clemson University, July 19-25, 2014. SCCSA is an academic summer program coordinated… read more ›
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