Three Honorees Recognized for Their Support of South Carolina’s Agriculture Industry

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Sally McKay; 803-734-2196; smckay@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 14, 2018 Three Honorees Recognized for Their Support of South Carolina’s Agriculture Industry WEST COLUMBIA - The South Carolina Advocates for Agriculture honored three individuals at its 11th annual Advocates of the Year Recognition Reception on August 9 at the Phillips Market Center. … read more ›
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Beware of Potential Hay Scams

Area farmers should be aware of potential scams from out-of-state buyers targeting hay and other commodities. Kentucky and Texas have had problems with hay scammers, and a few South Carolina farmers have had complaints about potential hay purchases. Producers should take extra care to protect themselves from scam artists when buying or selling commodities such as hay or livestock, especially… read more ›
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SCDA Partners with SC Biz

The winter 2017 issue of SC Biz is all about agriculture and agribusiness, thanks to a partnership between the magazine and SCDA.  Articles range from the Certified SC Grown brand’s 10th anniversary to the promotion of South Carolina agribusiness on the global stage.  Click below to read SC Biz and learn more about SCDA’s role in growing the economic impact of South… read more ›
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Christmas Trees for Sale at State Farmers Market

Christmas trees are now available at the State Farmers Market (3483 Charleston Hwy, West Columbia).  Come shop a variety of trees and find the perfect one for your home.  The market is open Monday – Saturday 6 a.m. – 9 p.m. and Sunday 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. For more information, call the market office at 803-737-4664. read more ›
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HPAI Information

Click here to find out more about HPAI (Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) and what Clemson University Livestock-Poultry Health is doing to educate consumers and producers. read more ›
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