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White House Rural Infrastructure Summit

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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Pork Powered by Soy Returns to Carolina Country Music Fest

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Laura Lester, 803-331-9504, llester@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 5, 2017 Pork Powered by Soy Returns to Carolina Country Music Fest MYRTLE BEACH – South Carolina pork and soybean farmers are partnering with the Carolina Country Music Fest (CCMF) again this year to promote the […]

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Links in the Food Chain

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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South Carolina Department of Agriculture Prepares for Implementation of Industrial Hemp Pilot Program

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Stephanie Sox, 803-734-2196, ssox@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 23, 2017 South Carolina Department of Agriculture Prepares for Implementation of Industrial Hemp Pilot Program COLUMBIA – Governor Henry McMaster signed Bill 3559 into law Thursday, May 11, making it legal for industrial hemp to be grown […]

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Sustainable Farming

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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