SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers

Commissioner Hugh Weathers: Foreign Trips for SC Agriculture

Commissioner Hugh Weathers is here to tell us more about his time in England, Egypt and New York where he promoted South Carolina agribusiness in several different ways. As promised, I am back to tell you more about my travels

Commissioner Hugh Weathers: SC State Fair 150th Anniversary

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the South Carolina State Fair, celebrated by this year’s theme, Prize-Winning Memories. Here to tell us more is SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers. Commissioner, can you tell us what to expect this year

Commissioner Hugh Weathers: Palmetto LEAF Registration is Underway

Applications are now live for the South Carolina’s Palmetto Leadership Program for the Environment, Agriculture and Forestry (LEAF). Commissioner Weathers, can you tell us a little more about this program? Clemson University’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences (CAFLS)

Commissioner Hugh Weathers: Euphoria!

Commissioner Hugh Weathers was up in Greenville, South Carolina over the weekend for an event called Euphoria, and he’s here to tell us about it. Four-day festival focuses mainly on food, with chefs and travelers converging on Greenville from 29

Commissioner Hugh Weathers: Midlands Fall Plant and Flower Festival This Weekend

The South Carolina Department of Agriculture is hosting the Midlands Fall Plant and Flower Festival this weekend. Commissioner, tell us about this annual event. Our Fall Plant and Flower shows are starting soon across the state. Now that the weather

Commissioner Hugh Weathers: Drought Reporting

Recently the SC Department of Agriculture and other agencies introduced a new way for farmers to report drought. Commissioner Weathers will tell us why drought reporting is important and how to do it. Each week the US Drought Monitor updates

Commissioner Hugh Weathers: Crop Update for South Carolina

USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service released the August Crop Production Report last week, and Commissioner Hugh Weathers is here to tell us a little about the outlook for South Carolina and the US. In general: Corn, soybean, peanut and tobacco

Commissioner Hugh Weathers: Advocates for Agriculture 2019

South Carolina Advocates for Agriculture held a reception last week to honor three men who are committed to agriculture in the state. Commissioner Weathers was at the reception, and he’s here to tell us more about it. Advocates for Agriculture

Commissioner Hugh Weathers: National Farmers Market Week

August 4th through 10th is National Farmers Market Week, and Commissioner Hugh Weathers is here to talk a bit about it. We are in the middle of National Farmers Market Week. It was started by USDA 20 years ago to

Commissioner Hugh Weathers: Commissioner’s School for Agriculture 2019

It is never too early for high school students to learn about different careers, and the South Carolina Commissioner’s School for Agriculture gives students that opportunity each summer. Last week, 36 high school juniors and seniors attended the school at