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Plant & Flower Festival

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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Farmers Currently Assessing Crop Damage After Hurricane Irma

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Clint Leach, 803-734-2191, jcleach@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 13, 2017 Farmers Currently Assessing Crop Damage After Hurricane Irma COLUMBIA –  As initial damage assessments and cleanup begin after Hurricane Irma’s impact on South Carolina, farmers throughout the state hope to experience minimal crop damage and infrastructure […]

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Palmetto Series

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 Industrial Hemp Pilot Program Application Deadline Extended

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Clint Leach, 803-734-2191, jcleach@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 8, 2017 South Carolina Industrial Hemp Pilot Program Application Deadline Extended COLUMBIA –  Due to Hurricane Irma’s potential impact to the state of South Carolina, the current application deadline to participate in the state’s Industrial Hemp Pilot Program […]

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Waste Pesticide Disposal Collections Cancelled

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Clint Leach, 803-734-2191, jcleach@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 7, 2017 Waste Pesticide Disposal Collections Cancelled COLUMBIA –  The South Carolina Department of Agriculture has cancelled three upcoming events for the Waste Pesticide Disposal Program due to the threat of Hurricane Irma.   Cancelled Collection Dates and […]

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