Mixon Seed Service Expanding in South Carolina

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Eva Moore, SCDA Communications Director, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 17, 2023 Mixon Seed Service Expanding in South Carolina Company Buys L.B. Wannamaker Facility, Will Increase Cover Crop and Wildlife Mix Production COLUMBIA – Orangeburg-based Mixon Seed Service, Inc., is expanding its operations into Calhoun County with… read more ›
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SC Department of Agriculture to Hold Listening Call about Infrastructure Needs

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Eva Moore, SCDA Communications Director, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 22, 2023 SC Department of Agriculture to Hold Listening Call about Infrastructure Needs Feedback Will Inform Resilient Food Systems Infrastructure (RFSI) Cooperative Agreement COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Agriculture will host a listening call regarding… read more ›
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ACRE Awards $185K to SC Entrepreneurs in Agribusiness

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Eva Moore, SCDA Communications Director, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 15, 2023 ACRE Awards $185K to SC Entrepreneurs in Agribusiness COLUMBIA – A goat dairy, an artisanal jam company, a produce-and-flower farm, and an organic vegetable grower are among the South Carolina businesses awarded new funding through… read more ›
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Gaffney Bakery, LLC Establishing Operations in Cherokee County

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Eva Moore, SCDA Communications Director, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 7, 2023 Gaffney Bakery, LLC Establishing Operations in Cherokee County $96 Million Investment Will Create 260 New Jobs COLUMBIA – Gaffney Bakery, LLC and its partners today announced plans to establish operations in Cherokee County. The company’s… 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 Contacts: Eva Moore, SCDA Communications Director, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 2, 2023 Funds Available to Help SC Farmers Improve Food Safety COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) is pleased to announce an updated On-Farm Improvement Cost Share Program. Through USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant… read more ›
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South Atlantic Canners, Inc. Expanding Lee County Operations

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Eva Moore, SCDA Communications Director, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 11, 2023 South Atlantic Canners, Inc. Expanding Lee County Operations COLUMBIA –  South Atlantic Canners, Inc. (South Atlantic Canners), a Coca-Cola production cooperative that includes several Coca-Cola distributors, today announced plans to expand its Lee County operations.… read more ›
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