Shenandoah Growers, Inc. Establishing High-Tech Indoor Farm in Anderson County

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 3, 2021 Shenandoah Growers, Inc. Establishing High-Tech Indoor Farm in Anderson County COLUMBIA – Shenandoah Growers, Inc., a national leader in commercially advanced indoor agriculture, today broke ground on its next indoor ‘Biofarm,’ located in Anderson County. The project will create 50… read more ›
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SC Observes National Farmers Market Week Aug. 1–7

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 29, 2021 SC Observes National Farmers Market Week Aug. 1–7 COLUMBIA – Show your appreciation for local businesses and South Carolina farmers during this year’s National Farmers Market Week. “By shopping at a farmers market, you are supporting your neighbors – and… read more ›
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Prestage Farms Establishing New Operation in Kershaw County

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 8, 2021 Prestage Farms Establishing New Operation in Kershaw County $150 Million Investment Will Create 292 New Jobs COLUMBIA – Prestage Farms of South Carolina, LLC, a division of Prestage Farms, today announced plans to construct a new processing facility in Kershaw… read more ›
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7 SC Agribusiness Entrepreneurs to Share $150K in Funding

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 7, 2021 7 SC Agribusiness Entrepreneurs to Share $150K in Funding COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Agriculture’s Agribusiness Center for Research and Entrepreneurship (ACRE) has awarded seven entrepreneurs a share of $150,000 for their innovative agribusinesses. Ten finalists pitched their… read more ›
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Celebrate South Carolina’s Official State Snack

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 23, 2021 Celebrate South Carolina’s Official State Snack COLUMBIA – Whether ladled out of a crock pot in a gas station or bought in a brown paper bag from a roadside vendor, boiled peanuts are an essential and delicious part of South… read more ›
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Say Hello to Spring at the Piedmont Plant and Flower Sale

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 12, 2021 Say Hello to Spring at the Piedmont Plant and Flower Sale GREENVILLE – Spring is in the air, and the Piedmont Plant and Flower Sale is returning to the Greenville State Farmers Market April 29 – May 2, 2021. Visitors… read more ›
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