4th Annual BOONANZA at the State Farmers Market

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact:Elizabeth Shuler; 803-734-0328; eshuler@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 19, 2015 4th Annual BOONANZA at the State Farmers Market Great Friday night live shot opportunity for early evening newscasts COLUMBIA, S.C. – The State Farmers Market provides the perfect backdrop for BOONANZA at the Market on Friday, October 30 from 5 p.m.… read more ›
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Peanut Industry Donates Peanut Butter to Harvest Hope Food Bank

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact:Elizabeth Shuler; 803-734-0328; eshuler@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 14, 2015 Peanut Industry Donates Peanut Butter to Harvest Hope Food Bank COLUMBIA, S.C. – The National Peanut Board, along with peanut butter manufacturers and state peanut grower organizations, donated 62,010 jars of peanut butter to Harvest Hope Food Bank through Peanut Proud, a… read more ›
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Statement from Commissioner Hugh Weathers about Rain Damage

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Aaron Wood, 803-734-2210, awood@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 7, 2015 Statement from Commissioner Hugh Weathers about Rain Damage COLUMBIA, S.C. – Over the past few days here in South Carolina, I’ve watched, worried and prayed for friends and families who have been terribly impacted by this natural disaster that has distressed… read more ›
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The South Carolina Department of Agriculture Continues State Fair Exhibit in New Location

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Elizabeth Shuler; 803-917-4950; eshuler@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 30, 2015 The South Carolina Department of Agriculture Continues State Fair Exhibit in New Location COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) continues its long-standing tradition of participating in the South Carolina State Fair, October 14-25. Come learn, taste, and… read more ›
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2015 Waste Pesticide Recovery Collection Dates & Locations Set

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Aaron Wood, 803-734-2182, awood@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 25, 2015 2015 Waste Pesticide Recovery Collection Dates & Locations Set COLUMBIA, S.C. – SC Waste Pesticide Recovery Program dates and locations are set for the remainder of 2015.  The South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) is offering multiple opportunities across the state… read more ›
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Spruce Up Your Yard This Fall at the 23rd Annual Pee Dee Fall Plant & Flower Festival

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Laura Lester, 803-734-0648, llester@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 21, 2015 Spruce Up Your Yard This Fall at the 23rd Annual Pee Dee Fall Plant & Flower Festival FLORENCE, S.C. – Find everything you need to get your yard ready for fall at the 23rd annual Pee Dee Fall Plant & Flower… read more ›
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