2015 Commissioner’s Cup BBQ Cook-off and Festival Winners

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Meredith Atkinson, 803-734-2196, matkinson@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 23, 2015 2015 Commissioner's Cup BBQ Cook-off and Festival Winners COLUMBIA, S.C. – The fourth annual Commissioner’s Cup BBQ Cook-off and Festival named a new State Barbecue Champion on Saturday, March 21. The South Carolina Department of Agriculture hosted this competition… read more ›
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Major Funding Available for New and Existing Farm to School Programs

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Meredith Atkinson, 803-734-2196, matkinson@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 19, 2015 Major Funding Available for New and Existing Farm to School Programs COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina Farm to School encourages school districts to apply for funds available through the SC Farm to School Program for use toward farm to… read more ›
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Collection Date for Unwanted Pesticides Set for April 11

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Meredith Atkinson, 803-734-2196, matkinson@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 13, 2015 Collection Date for Unwanted Pesticides Set for April 11 COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) is partnering with the County of Lexington Solid Waste Management Department to accept unwanted or unused pesticides from farmers and… read more ›
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Specialty Crop Block Grant Applications Being Accepted

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Meredith Atkinson, 803-734-2196, matkinson@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 12, 2015 Specialty Crop Block Grant Applications Being Accepted COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina’s Commissioner of Agriculture, Hugh E. Weathers, invites institutions and groups that support specialty crops within our state to submit applications for the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program… read more ›
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Commissioner’s Cup BBQ Cook-Off March 21

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Meredith Atkinson, 803-734-2196, matkinson@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 4, 2015 Commissioner’s Cup BBQ Cook-off and Festival Returns to State Farmers Market COLUMBIA, S.C. – The 4th annual Commissioner’s Cup BBQ Cook-off and Festival is Saturday, March 21 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the State Farmers Market.… read more ›
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SCDA to Host Food Safety Training March 4

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Meredith Atkinson, 803-734-2196, matkinson@scda.sc.gov   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 19, 2015 South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hosting Food Safety Training COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) will host food safety training for farmers to prepare for Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) and Good Handling Practices (GHP)… read more ›
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