Household Hazardous Materials and Pesticide Disposal Set for March 2 in York

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Eva Moore, SCDA Communications Director, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 22, 2024 Household Hazardous Materials and Pesticide Disposal Set for March 2 in York The South Carolina Department of Agriculture and York County will hold a household hazardous materials and pesticide collection on Saturday, March 2, from… read more ›
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Are You a South Carolina Agribusiness Entrepreneur?

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Eva Moore, SCDA Communications Director, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 29, 2024 Are You a South Carolina Agribusiness Entrepreneur? ACRE Advanced Program Now Seeking Pitches COLUMBIA – The Agribusiness Center for Research and Entrepreneurship (ACRE) at the South Carolina Department of Agriculture is accepting applications for the… read more ›
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Nova Molecular Technologies Expanding Operations in Sumter County

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Eva Moore, SCDA Communications Director, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 24, 2024 Nova Molecular Technologies Expanding Operations in Sumter County $23.75 Million Investment Will Create 20 New Jobs COLUMBIA – Nova Molecular Technologies (Nova), a high-purity solvents manufacturer, today announced it is expanding its operations in Sumter County.… read more ›
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2024 South Carolina Chef Ambassadors Announced

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Eva Moore, SCDA Communications Director, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov Samantha Queen, SCPRT Director of Corporate Communications, 803-767-3568, squeen@scprt.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 18, 2024 2024 South Carolina Chef Ambassadors Announced COLUMBIA – Today, Gov. Henry McMaster was joined by Commissioner of Agriculture Hugh Weathers and Department of Parks, Recreation &… read more ›
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Produce Safety Three-Year Exemption Applications Open Through Jan. 31

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Eva Moore, SCDA Communications Director, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 16, 2024 Produce Safety Three-Year Exemption Applications Open Through Jan. 31 COLUMBIA – On January 1, 2024, the South Carolina Department of Agriculture began accepting applications for the Produce Safety Rule exemption. To ease the burden on… read more ›
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Hemp Farming Permit Application Period Is Jan. 1 – Feb. 29, 2024

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Eva Moore, SCDA Communications Director, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 20, 2023 Hemp Farming Permit Application Period Is Jan. 1 – Feb. 29, 2024 COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Agriculture will begin accepting Hemp Farming Permit applications for the 2024 season on Jan. 1, 2024.… read more ›
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