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South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Sally McKay; 803-734-2196; smckay@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 4, 2018 Carolina Country Music Fest Powered by Pork Powered by Soy MYRTLE BEACH – South Carolina pork and soybean farmers are partnering with the Carolina Country Music Fest (CCMF) to promote the Pork Powered by Soy campaign during the fourth annual festival in Myrtle… read more ›
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ACRE Selects Entrepreneurs for Funding and Mentoring

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Sally McKay; 803-734-2196; smckay@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 25, 2018 ACRE Selects Entrepreneurs for Funding and Mentoring COLUMBIA – Five South Carolina agribusiness entrepreneurs are one step closer to taking their businesses to the marketplace or expanding an existing start-up, thanks to a competitive application and pitch process offered by… read more ›
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Application Available for 2019 Industrial Hemp Pilot Program

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Sally McKay; 803-734-2196; smckay@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 1, 2018 Application Available for 2019 Industrial Hemp Pilot Program COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Industrial Hemp Pilot Program could double in size during its second year, and applications for the 2019 program are available on the SC Department of Agriculture… read more ›
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Piedmont Plant & Flower Festival Returns to the Upstate

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Sally McKay; 803-734-2196; smckay@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 24, 2018 Piedmont Plant & Flower Festival Returns to the Upstate GREEENVILLE, S.C. –The South Carolina Department of Agriculture is hosting the 21st annual Piedmont Plant and Flower Festival at the Greenville State Farmers Market May 3-6. Event hours are Thursday- Saturday,… read more ›
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Spring Plant & Flower Festival Returns to Pee Dee State Farmers Market

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Sally McKay; 803-734-2196; smckay@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 16, 2018 Spring Plant & Flower Festival Returns to Pee Dee State Farmers Market FLORENCE, S.C. – Spring is here and it’s time to get your lawns and gardens ready for the season.  Come shop the 33rd annual Spring Plant & Flower… read more ›
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Lexington and Richland Waste Pesticide Collection Events Set

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Sally McKay; 803-734-2196; smckay@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 10, 2018 Lexington and Richland Waste Pesticide Collection Events Set COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) is partnering with Lexington and Richland Counties to offer South Carolina residents the opportunity to safely dispose of outdated, unusable or unwanted pesticides. The Lexington… read more ›
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