Swink Brothers, Sen. Paul Campbell Honored for Support of SC Agriculture

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Cristina Key, 803-734-2190, ckey@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 14, 2019 Swink Brothers, Sen. Paul Campbell Honored for Support of SC Agriculture COLUMBIA – South Carolina Advocates for Agriculture has recognized three men for their longtime support of South Carolina’s agriculture industry. The 12th annual Advocates of the Year Recognition… read more ›
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Farmers Encouraged to Report Drought Conditions

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Katherine Helms, 803-734-5229, khelms@scda.sc.gov; and Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 29, 2019 Farmers Encouraged to Report Drought Conditions COLUMBIA – South Carolina is making it easy for farmers to share information on drought across the state. Through a collaboration with the National Drought Mitigation Center, the South… read more ›
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Make Your Farm a Tourist Destination

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov Jackie Moore, Agritourism Marketing Specialist, 803-734-2144, jmoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 16, 2019 Make Your Farm a Tourist Destination SC Agritourism Association to Host Open Meetings in August COLUMBIA – Are you looking for new sources of revenue or more community engagement for your farm? Want to meet… read more ›
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114 SC Hemp Farmers Approved for 2019 Growing Season

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov Kyle Player, 803-734-2324, kplayer@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 28, 2019 114 SC Hemp Farmers Approved for 2019 Growing Season COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) has approved an additional 74 farmers to participate in the SC Hemp Farming Program for 2019. On March 28, 2019,… read more ›
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Seven SC Agricultural Entrepreneurs to Get ACRE Funding and Mentoring

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Clint Leach, 803-734-2191, jcleach@scda.sc.gov Kyle Player, 803-734-2324, kplayer@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 24, 2019 Seven SC Agricultural Entrepreneurs to Get ACRE Funding and Mentoring COLUMBIA, S.C. – Seven ACRE entrepreneurs are one step closer to taking their agribusinesses to the next level, thanks to a competitive application and pitch process offered by the Agribusiness Center… read more ›
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Greenhouse Grower Success Workshop Planned

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Clint Leach, 803-734-2191, jcleach@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 22, 2019 Greenhouse Grower Success Workshop Planned COLUMBIA, S.C. – Calling all greenhouse growers! In partnership with the South Carolina Department of Agriculture, the South Carolina Greenhouse Grower Association (SCGGA) is hosting an education program on the successful tools needed for all forms of… read more ›
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