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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NASDA Winter Policy Meeting

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. Read more › read more ›
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ACRE Seeks Entrepreneurs in Agriculture

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 2, 2021 ACRE Seeks Entrepreneurs in Agriculture COLUMBIA – Home-grown innovators could get business mentoring and funding through a program aimed at helping South Carolina agribusinesses. The Agribusiness Center for Research and Entrepreneurship (ACRE) at the South Carolina Department of Agriculture will… read more ›
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South Carolina Food Hub Network Helped Farmers Feed More People in 2020

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 26, 2021 South Carolina Food Hub Network Helped Farmers Feed More People in 2020 COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Food Hub Network helped food distributors in South Carolina buy and distribute more than $1.3 million of South Carolina-grown food in 2020, strengthening… read more ›
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