Hemp Applications Available Feb. 1 for 2020 Season

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 31, 2020 Hemp Applications Available Feb. 1 for 2020 Season COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) will accept applications for hemp farming, handling and processing permits for the 2020 growing season starting Feb. 1, 2020. Now in its third… read more ›
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South Carolina Chef Ambassadors for 2020 Announced

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov Dawn Dawson-House, Director of Corporate Communications, SCPRT, 803-734-1779, DDawson@scprt.com Brie Logue, Public Relations Manager, SCPRT, 803-622-5135, BLogue@scprt.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 27, 2020                         South Carolina Chef Ambassadors for 2020 Announced Four chefs selected to represent South Carolina in… read more ›
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SCDA, Partners Announce Statewide Mobile Irrigation Laboratory Pilot Project

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 15, 2020 SCDA, Partners Announce Statewide Mobile Irrigation Laboratory Pilot Project FLORENCE, SC —The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR), in a partnership with the South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) and Aiken Soil and Water Conservation District, announced the launch… read more ›
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Hemp Processing Company to Establish Operations in Marion County

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 9, 2020 Hemp Processing Company to Establish Operations in Marion County More than $2.9 million investment to create 25 new jobs COLUMBIA — Pee Dee Extractors, LLC, a hemp processing company, today announced plans to establish operations in Marion County. The company’s more… read more ›
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Hemp and CBD Still Banned from Commercial Animal Feed in SC

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 3, 2020 Hemp and CBD Still Banned from Commercial Animal Feed in SC COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Department of Agriculture is taking steps to notify consumers and animal feed manufacturers that hemp and cannabidiol (CBD) are not permitted ingredients… read more ›
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SC Department of Agriculture Asks USDA to Adjust Hemp Rule to Help Farmers

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 31, 2019 SC Department of Agriculture Asks USDA to Adjust Hemp Rule to Help Farmers COLUMBIA – South Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture Hugh Weathers is asking the U.S. Department of Agriculture to revise its national regulatory framework for hemp to… read more ›
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