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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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Livestock Newsletter: January 10, 2020

South Carolina Livestock Report is published weekly except Thanksgiving and Christmas by the SC Dept. of Agriculture, Hugh Weathers, Commissioner. Published by the Market News Division, 117 Ballard Court, West Columbia, SC 29172. Download the January 10, 2020 Livestock Newsletter View back issues of the newsletter read more ›
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Hemp Processing Company to Establish Operations in Marion County

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 9, 2020 Hemp Processing Company to Establish Operations in Marion County More than $2.9 million investment to create 25 new jobs COLUMBIA — Pee Dee Extractors, LLC, a hemp processing company, today announced plans to establish operations in Marion County. The company’s more… read more ›
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Simply Citrus Nursery Grows Cold-Hardy Varieties in SC’s Midlands

Top Left:The Hamlin orange produces tasty juice, with some seeds, and is hardy to around 20 degrees. Top Right: This mandarin hybrid is hardy to the lower 20s and matures in December. Bottom: The Ponderosa Lemon produces large, acidic fruit, and is cold sensitive. Right: Ben Salley with a blood orange called Sanguinelli, hardy to the lower 20s and late maturing, with a… read more ›
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Why We Need the US-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA)

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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Hemp and CBD Still Banned from Commercial Animal Feed in SC

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 3, 2020 Hemp and CBD Still Banned from Commercial Animal Feed in SC COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Department of Agriculture is taking steps to notify consumers and animal feed manufacturers that hemp and cannabidiol (CBD) are not permitted ingredients… read more ›
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