Get Your Yard Ready for Fall at the Greenville State Farmers Market’s AutumnFest

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 16, 2019 Get Your Yard Ready for Fall at the Greenville State Farmers Market’s AutumnFest GREENVILLE — AutumnFest, the Greenville State Farmers Market’s fall plant and flower festival, returns September 27-28, 2019.  Visitors can shop for plants, garden essentials, Certified SC produce, fall… read more ›
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Midlands Plant & Flower Festival Returns for Fall 2019

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 9, 2019 Midlands Plant & Flower Festival Returns for Fall 2019 COLUMBIA – Fall is in the air, and the Midlands Plant & Flower Festival is returning to the South Carolina State Farmers Market. This year’s fall festival runs from September 20-22. Visitors… read more ›
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Agribusiness Curriculum Program Seeks Budding Entrepreneurs

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 9, 2019 Agribusiness Curriculum Program Seeks Budding Entrepreneurs COLUMBIA – The Agribusiness Center for Research and Entrepreneurship (ACRE), in partnership with Clemson Cooperative Extension, is now accepting applications for the second annual curriculum program for agribusiness innovators. The four-session program offers an overview… read more ›
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Department of Agriculture Assessing Dorian’s Impact on SC Farms

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 6, 2019 Department of Agriculture Assessing Dorian’s Impact on SC Farms COLUMBIA – Now that the immediate threat of Hurricane Dorian has passed, the South Carolina Department of Agriculture has begun assessing the extent of any agricultural losses as a result of the… read more ›
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Going Organic? Cost Share Grant Can Help Farmers, Food Processors

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 28, 2019 Going Organic? Cost Share Grant Can Help Farmers, Food Processors COLUMBIA – South Carolina farmers and food processors who want to pursue organic certification may qualify for reimbursement through a grant administered by the South Carolina Department of Agriculture.… read more ›
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Swink Brothers, Sen. Paul Campbell Honored for Support of SC Agriculture

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Cristina Key, 803-734-2190, ckey@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 14, 2019 Swink Brothers, Sen. Paul Campbell Honored for Support of SC Agriculture COLUMBIA – South Carolina Advocates for Agriculture has recognized three men for their longtime support of South Carolina’s agriculture industry. The 12th annual Advocates of the Year Recognition… read more ›
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