2014 Watermelon Field Day at Edisto Research and Education Center

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Aaron Wood, 803-734-2182, awood@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 26, 2014 COLUMBIA, SC- The South Carolina Watermelon Board invites growers statewide to attend the 2014 Watermelon Field Day, Thursday, July 10 at the Edisto Research & Education Center (REC), 64 Research  Road, Blackville, SC. Educational sessions will cover SC Watermelon Board… read more ›
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REVISED State Farmers Market Event Provides Fun for the Entire Family

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Aaron Wood, 803‐734‐2210, awood@scda.sc.gov State Farmers Market Event Provides Fun for the Entire Family COLUMBIA, S.C. – Are you looking for a great family activity this summer? Come out to the Market Pavilion at the State Farmers Market for Family Fun Day on Saturday, June 28 from 10 a.m. until 6… read more ›
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SC Chef Ambassador Program

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Aaron Wood, 803-734-2182, awood@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 24, 2014 Columbia, SC - Governor Nikki Haley recently joined South Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture Hugh Weathers and South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism (SCPRT) Director Duane Parrish to introduce the South Carolina Chef Ambassador Program. Each year, a Chef Ambassador… read more ›
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South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hosting Food Safety Training

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Aaron Wood, 803-734-2210, awood@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 6, 2014 COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Department of Agriculture is hosting a food safety training for farmers to prepare them for Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) and Good Handling Practices (GHP) certifications on Monday, June 23 from 10 a.m. until 1… read more ›
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