SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers

EPA Administrator Visits South Carolina Farmers

On Monday, South Carolina Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers hosted EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt and stakeholders across the spectrum regarding the re-write of the now dead Waters of the US Rule. Pruitt and his team wanted to hear from farmers, and

Beekeeping 2017

South Carolina’s Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers will be speaking Friday at the SC Beekeepers Association, a private, non-profit organization dedicated to education and advocacy ensuring that SC beekeepers have the information and tools they need to meet the challenges of

Edisto REC to Host Watermelon Field Day

The 2017 Edisto REC Watermelon Field Day will be held this Thursday, July 13th from 8:00 am until 3:30 pm. There will be indoor programs as well as field tours to look at research projects and variety trials.

On The Road Again

Willie Nelson had nothing on South Carolina’s Ag Commissioner, Hugh Weathers in the month of June when it came to traveling…Weathers was ‘on the road again’. At the beginning of June, several members of the commissioner’s staff traveled to Nashville

Pork Powered By Soy

South Carolina’s ‘Pork Powered By Soy’ two-year old educational and promotional program continues to go strong with events all over the state promoting both the soybean industry, and the pork industry. Most people know pork, but few in the general

SC State FFA Convention

South Carolina’s FFA recently hosted their annual convention in Clemson.  This year’s attendance was over 1,000 students from all across the state for three days. SC Ag Commissioner, Hugh Weathers and his team had a booth at the convention to

SC Ag Commissioner Included in White House Infrastructure Discussion

South Carolina’s Ag Commissioner, Hugh Weathers was invited to join the White House infrastructure meeting last week at the White House with several cabinet members, Dr. Mike Strain, Louisiana Ag Commissioner, and President Trump. Several topics were discussed in the

SC’s Ag + Art Tour Underway this Weekend

This weekend begins the Ag + Art Tour in the several counties in South Carolina.  the 2017 SC Ag + Art Tour is a free- self-guided tour that will showcase nearly 80 agricultural sites in South Carolina, most featuring local

A Certified SC Journey

The Certified SC Grown Program just celebrated a 10-year milestone, and SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers says the program is going strong. The program offers a retail merchandising team that specializes in helping farmers identify niche markets, not only in

Sustainable Farming

South Carolina’s Ag Commissioner, Hugh Weathers talks today about large and small farms in the Palmetto state, and what makes them sustainable. There are over 25,000 farms in South Carolina cultivating almost five million acres and ranging in size from