South Carolina Seeks Soybean Farmers for United Soybean Board

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 11, 2021 South Carolina Seeks Soybean Farmers for United Soybean Board COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Soybean Board is looking for soybean farmers interested in filling South Carolina’s alternate position on the United Soybean Board, which will become vacant in December 2021.… read more ›
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Farmers, Buyers and Chefs Can Safely Connect at 2021 Grower Buyer Mash Up

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 5, 2021 Farmers, Buyers and Chefs Can Safely Connect at 2021 Grower Buyer Mash Up COLUMBIA – South Carolina farmers and food producers can meet potential buyers at the 2021 Grower Buyer Mash Up in West Columbia. The March 22 event is… read more ›
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Agriculture Commissioner Encourages Eligible Workers to Get Vaccinated

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 4, 2021 Agriculture Commissioner Encourages Eligible Workers to Get Vaccinated COLUMBIA – With South Carolina preparing to expand COVID-19 vaccine availability, Commissioner of Agriculture Hugh Weathers is urging those in the food and agriculture sector to step up and be vaccinated when… read more ›
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ACRE Seeks Entrepreneurs in Agriculture

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 2, 2021 ACRE Seeks Entrepreneurs in Agriculture COLUMBIA – Home-grown innovators could get business mentoring and funding through a program aimed at helping South Carolina agribusinesses. The Agribusiness Center for Research and Entrepreneurship (ACRE) at the South Carolina Department of Agriculture will… read more ›
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South Carolina Food Hub Network Helped Farmers Feed More People in 2020

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 26, 2021 South Carolina Food Hub Network Helped Farmers Feed More People in 2020 COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Food Hub Network helped food distributors in South Carolina buy and distribute more than $1.3 million of South Carolina-grown food in 2020, strengthening… read more ›
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SCDA Now Accepting Specialty Crop Block Grant Applications

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 12, 2021 SCDA Now Accepting Specialty Crop Block Grant Applications COLUMBIA – Projects that can strengthen South Carolina’s specialty crop industry could be eligible for funding in 2021. The USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant Program is committed to enhancing the market for… read more ›
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