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Lexington County Waste Pesticide Collection Event Set

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Stephanie Sox, 803-734-2196, ssox@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 19, 2017 Lexington County Waste Pesticide Collection Event Set LEXINGTON – The South Carolina Department of Agriculture is partnering with Lexington County to offer South Carolina residents the opportunity to safely dispose of outdated, unusable or unwanted […]

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Make Sure You’re Counted

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 ›

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2017 Planting Intentions

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 ›

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Sweet Potato Quarantine Lifted

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 ›

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Come Shop the Midlands Spring Plant & Flower Festival

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Stephanie Sox, 803-734-2196, ssox@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 3, 2017 Come Shop the Midlands Spring Plant & Flower Festival COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Agriculture is hosting the annual Midlands Spring Plant & Flower Festival April 6-9 at the State Farmers Market, […]

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The Steeplechase Comes to Charleston

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Stephanie Sox, 803-734-2196, ssox@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 28, 2017 The Steeplechase Comes to Charleston CHARLESTON, S.C. – South Carolina has a rich heritage of horse racing, and the SC Department of Agriculture is helping to promote the sport on a statewide basis. In March, […]

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