Governor Announces 2022 South Carolina Chef Ambassadors

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Eva Moore, Communications Director, SCDA, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov Samantha Queen, Director of Corporate Communications, SCPRT, 803-734-1779, sam@scprt.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 5, 2022 Governor Announces 2022 South Carolina Chef Ambassadors   COLUMBIA – Today, South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster, Commissioner of Agriculture Hugh Weathers and South Carolina Department of… read more ›
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SC Agribusinesses Get Business Training, Funding

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 22, 2021 SC Agribusinesses Get Business Training, Funding COLUMBIA – The Agribusiness Center for Research and Entrepreneurship (ACRE), in partnership with Clemson Cooperative Extension, has closed out their fourth annual Agribusiness Planning Curriculum and awarded grant funding to seven emerging South Carolina… read more ›
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Hemp Farming Permit Applications to Open Jan. 1

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 20, 2021 Hemp Farming Permit Applications to Open Jan. 1 COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Agriculture is pleased to announce hemp farming permit applications for the 2022 growing season – with fees cut in half. Thanks to the support of… read more ›
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Funds Available to Help SC Farmers Improve Food Safety

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 17, 2021 Funds Available to Help SC Farmers Improve Food Safety SCDA Allocates Federal Funds for Produce Safety, Other Farm Support COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) is proud to announce the On-Farm Improvement Cost Share Program. Through USDA… read more ›
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Get Ready for the Holidays at the Greenville State Farmers Market

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – November 22, 2021 Get Ready for the Holidays at the Greenville State Farmers Market GREENVILLE – The Greenville State Farmers Market is spreading holiday cheer throughout December with its Christmas Saturdays at the Market. On the first three Saturdays in December, the market… read more ›
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Kick Off the Holiday Season at the Pee Dee State Farmers Market

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – November 17, 2021 Kick Off the Holiday Season at the Pee Dee State Farmers Market FLORENCE – The Pee Dee State Farmers Market is gearing up for the holidays with our Christmas Market on December 4-5, 2021. This seasonal shopping event will feature… read more ›
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