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Piedmont Plant & Flower Festival Returns to the Upstate

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Clint Leach, 803-734-2191, jcleach@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 23, 2019 Piedmont Plant & Flower Festival Returns to the Upstate GREENVILLE, S.C. –The South Carolina Department of Agriculture is hosting the 22nd annual Piedmont Plant and Flower Festival at the Greenville State Farmers Market May 2-5, […]

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Ag Census

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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Livestock Newsletter: April 19, 2019

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 Livestock Newsletter from April 19, 2019 View back issues of the newsletter

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Newly Signed Law Allows For Hemp Program to License Processors

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Clint Leach, 803-734-2191, jcleach@scda.sc.gov / Vanessa Elsalah, (803) 734-8339, velsalah@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 17, 2019 Newly Signed Law Allows For Hemp Program to License Processors COLUMBIA – On March 28, 2019, South Carolina Governor Henry D. McMaster signed into law a bill which expands the state’s […]

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Produce Safety Inspections to Begin – Spring 2019

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Clint Leach, 803-734-2191, jcleach@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 17, 2019 Produce Safety Inspections to Begin – Spring 2019 COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Agriculture will begin routine inspections of Large Produce Farms* to verify compliance with the requirements of the Produce Safety Rule in […]

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Spring Plant & Flower Festival Returns to Pee Dee State Farmers Market

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Clint Leach, 803-734-2191, jcleach@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 16, 2019 Spring Plant & Flower Festival Returns to Pee Dee State Farmers Market FLORENCE, S.C. – Spring is here and it’s time to get your lawns and gardens ready for the season.  Come shop the 34th annual Spring […]

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Grower-Buyer Meetup

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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