Agribusiness Center for Research and Entrepreneurship to Host Free Seminar for Agribusinesses

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Sally McKay; 803-734-2196; smckay@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 7, 2018 Agribusiness Center for Research and Entrepreneurship to Host Free Seminar for Agribusinesses WEST COLUMBIA –  The South Carolina Department of Agriculture’s (SCDA) Agribusiness Center for Research and Entrepreneurship (ACRE) will host a free seminar on August 21 from 9:00 a.m.… read more ›
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South Carolina Farm to Institution 2nd Annual Summit Set for Greenville

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Sally McKay; 803-734-2196; smckay@scda.sc.gov / Katie Pfeiffer; 803-734-7209; kpfeiffer@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 2, 2018 South Carolina Farm to Institution 2nd Annual Summit Set for Greenville GREENVILLE – Planting Seeds of Innovation will be the theme at the 2nd Annual South Carolina Farm to Institution Summit on August 28-29 at various… read more ›
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The South Carolina Commissioner’s School for Agriculture is Inspiring Students to Consider a Career in Agriculture

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Sally McKay; 803-734-2196; smckay@scda.sc.gov / Laura Lester; 803-331-9504; llester@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 19, 2018 The South Carolina Commissioner’s School for Agriculture is Inspiring Students to Consider a Career in Agriculture CLEMSON, SC – Thirty eight high school juniors and seniors are taking a break from their summer vacations to prepare for their futures… read more ›
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Is Your Farm Ripe for Tourism?

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Sally McKay; 803-734-2196; smckay@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 12, 2018 Is Your Farm Ripe for Tourism? Learn how to embrace agritourism at August 9 workshop GILBERT, S.C. –  Can you imagine your farm as a tourist destination?  Have you thought about agritourism but aren’t sure how to get started?  Register to… read more ›
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SCDA Receives More than 160 Industrial Hemp Applications

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Sally McKay; 803-734-2196; smckay@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 6, 2018 SCDA Receives More than 160 Industrial Hemp Applications COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) has received 162 applications for the 2019 Industrial Hemp program following a May 1 – June 29 application period. SCDA will select up… read more ›
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2019 Industrial Hemp Applications Due This Friday

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Sally McKay; 803-734-2196; smckay@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 26, 2018 2019 Industrial Hemp Applications Due This Friday COLUMBIA, S.C. – Applications for the South Carolina Industrial Hemp Pilot Program are due by 5pm this Friday, June 29. To qualify for a permit, applicants must: be a South Carolina resident; pass a… read more ›
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