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Fruit & Vegetable Newsletter: January 17, 2020

South Carolina Fresh Fruit & Vegetable 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 in Cooperation with USDA-AMS Fruit & Vegetable Division. Download the January 17, 2020 Fruit & Vegetable Newsletter View back issues of the […]

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Livestock Newsletter: January 17, 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 17, 2020 Livestock Newsletter View back issues of the newsletter

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SCDA, Partners Announce Statewide Mobile Irrigation Laboratory Pilot Project

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contact: Eva Moore, 803-734-2196, emoore@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 15, 2020 SCDA, Partners Announce Statewide Mobile Irrigation Laboratory Pilot Project FLORENCE, SC —The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR), in a partnership with the South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) and Aiken Soil and Water […]

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Agribiz Expo

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: 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

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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 […]

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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 […]

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