Agribusiness Entrepreneurs Learn Business Skills, Win Funding

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Kyle Player, ACRE Executive Director, 803-734-2324, kplayer@scda.sc.gov; Eva Moore, Communications Director, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 30, 2019 Agribusiness Entrepreneurs Learn Business Skills, Win Funding COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Department of Agriculture’s Agribusiness Center for Research and Entrepreneurship (ACRE), in partnership with Clemson Cooperative Extension, has… read more ›
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Celebrate the Season 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 – December 3, 2019 Celebrate the Season 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 will come… read more ›
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SCDA Sets Out Timeline for 2020 Hemp Permitting

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – November 19, 2019 SCDA Sets Out Timeline for 2020 Hemp Permitting COLUMBIA – After the US Department of Agriculture released its 161-page interim final rule setting out a national regulatory framework for hemp, we understand many hemp farmers and other stakeholders have questions… read more ›
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Get Ready for Christmas 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 18, 2019 Get Ready for Christmas at the Pee Dee State Farmers Market FLORENCE – The Pee Dee State Farmers Market kicks off the holiday season on the Saturday after Thanksgiving with its Christmas Warm Up event. The market will have a… read more ›
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State Farmers Market Celebrates A Country Christmas

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – November 15, 2019 State Farmers Market Celebrates A Country Christmas COLUMBIA — The South Carolina State Farmers Market will help the Midlands gear up for the holidays with the Country Christmas Celebration on Sunday, Dec. 1, from 1 to 5 p.m. We’ll have a large… read more ›
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SC Department of Agriculture Reviewing USDA Hemp Rule

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – November 1, 2019 SC Department of Agriculture Reviewing USDA Hemp Rule COLUMBIA — This week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture released its interim final rule establishing a national regulatory framework for hemp. The South Carolina Department of Agriculture is reviewing the 161-page document. The comment… read more ›
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