Governor Haley & Commissioner Weathers to Tour Peach Orchard Damaged in Late March Freeze

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Kelly Coakley, 803‐734‐2196, kcoakley@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 2, 2014 COLUMBIA, S.C. – Governor Nikki Haley will join Commissioner Hugh Weathers Monday, May 5 for a peach orchard tour to see the damage peach growers suffered after a late March freeze. Growers in some parts of the state experienced… read more ›
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Midlands Biofuels Receives Spare the Air Award

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Stephanie Sox, 864-380-4253, ssox@scda.sc.gov Kelly Coakley, 803‐734‐2196, kcoakley@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 1, 2014 Winnsboro, S.C. – Midlands Biofuels of Winnsboro was honored with the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control’s “Spare the Air” award last week. U.S. Representative Mick Mulvaney was on hand for the award… read more ›
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2014 Peach Crop

Every week Commissioner Hugh Weathers answers questions about what’s going on with agriculture in our state with The Southern Farm Network. Check back each week to hear the latest news, or you can listen to past interviews here.   Download Podcast read more ›
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2014 Piedmont Plant and flower Festival

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Kelly Coakley, 803‐734‐2196, kcoakley@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 25, 2014 GREENVILLE, S.C. – Spring into the warmer weather with a trip to the Piedmont Plant & Flower Festival at the Greenville State Farmers Market May 1-4. Multiple vendors are taking part in the area’s largest lawn and garden show.… read more ›
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2014 Strawberry Crop

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