Pee Dee Plant and Flower Sale Returns for Spring 2021

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 2, 2021 Pee Dee Plant and Flower Sale Returns for Spring 2021 COLUMBIA – Spring is in the air, and the Pee Dee Spring Plant & Flower Sale will be held at the Pee Dee State Farmers Market April 22 –25, 2021.… read more ›
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Welcome Spring at the Midlands Plant and Flower Sale

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 25, 2021 Welcome Spring at the Midlands Plant and Flower Sale COLUMBIA – Spring is in the air, and the beloved Midlands Spring Plant & Flower Sale is returning to the South Carolina State Farmers Market April 8–11, 2021. Visitors can shop… read more ›
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Tyson Foods, Inc. Reestablishing Operations in Richland County

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 17, 2021 Tyson Foods, Inc. Reestablishing Operations in Richland County Company’s $55 million total investment will create 330 jobs COLUMBIA – Tyson Foods, Inc., one of the world’s largest food companies and a recognized leader in protein, today announced plans to reestablish operations… read more ›
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South Carolina Seeks Soybean Farmers for United Soybean Board

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 11, 2021 South Carolina Seeks Soybean Farmers for United Soybean Board COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Soybean Board is looking for soybean farmers interested in filling South Carolina’s alternate position on the United Soybean Board, which will become vacant in December 2021.… read more ›
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Farmers, Buyers and Chefs Can Safely Connect at 2021 Grower Buyer Mash Up

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 5, 2021 Farmers, Buyers and Chefs Can Safely Connect at 2021 Grower Buyer Mash Up COLUMBIA – South Carolina farmers and food producers can meet potential buyers at the 2021 Grower Buyer Mash Up in West Columbia. The March 22 event is… read more ›
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Agriculture Commissioner Encourages Eligible Workers to Get Vaccinated

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 4, 2021 Agriculture Commissioner Encourages Eligible Workers to Get Vaccinated COLUMBIA – With South Carolina preparing to expand COVID-19 vaccine availability, Commissioner of Agriculture Hugh Weathers is urging those in the food and agriculture sector to step up and be vaccinated when… read more ›
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