SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers

Commissioner Weathers: Second Annual South Carolina Agricultural Labor Forum

The Second Annual South Carolina Agricultural Labor Forum was held Wednesday, February 14 at the State Farmers Market in West Columbia, SC. Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers tells us more about this forum and how it positively impacts farmers in South

Commissioner Weathers: Precision Agriculture Connectivity Act

E-Connectivity is a hot topic in agricultural news and politics. Commissioner Hugh Weathers is here to tell us what he learned at NASDA about the new Precision Agriculture Connectivity Act of 2018 and the importance of E-Connectivity.   As a

Commissioner Weathers: Wild for Certified SC

Now in its 36th year, the Southeastern Wildlife Expo will be held next weekend, February 16-18, in Charleston.  Here’s Commissioner Hugh Weathers with more: SEWE celebrates fine art, sporting demonstrations, food and drink provides the public with easy access to

Commissioner Weathers: Perdue Visit a Boon to SC Agriculture

Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers hosted US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue on Saturday for South Carolina farm visits and to hear the questions/concerns of farmers and ag industry folks. Stop One: City Roots Urban Farm, Columbia, SC Owner Eric McClam,

Commissioner Weathers: Industrial Hemp Research Pilot Program

Crop diversification is key to strengthening our industry and diminishing risk for our farmers. You might have heard that there’s a new crop about to make its debut in South Carolina…industrial hemp. After Governor McMaster signed the Industrial Hemp Pilot

Weathers: 2018 Commissioner’s School for Agriculture

Even though it’s only January, it’s time to start thinking about Commissioner’s School for Agriculture. Applications are now being accepted for this year’s class. Commissioner Hugh Weathers joins me now with more: This will be our 15th class at Commissioner’s

Weathers: SC AgriBiz Expo Returns to Florence Jan. 17 and 18

SC AgriBiz and Farm Expo

Now in its 6th year, the SC AgriBiz and Farm Expo will gear up next week at the Florence Civic Center, January 17-18. Here’s Commissioner Hugh Weathers to tell us what we can expect this year. The Expo does a

SC Commissioner Hugh Weathers: Meeting Season

In the agriculture community, January is often referred to as “meeting season” South Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture Hugh Weathers is here to tell us about a few of the upcoming meetings: Coming up is the 6th annual AgriBiz Expo and

Weathers: Christmases Past, Present and Future

Next week, many of us will gather around the table to share Christmas dinner. While we celebrate the day and being with family, holiday dinners are also a good time to share your farm’s history with younger generations. South Carolina

Chef Ambassadors Highlight South Carolina Cuisine

South Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture Hugh Weathers discusses the 2018 SC Chef Ambassador program with SFN’s Mike Davis. Again this year, SCDA is excited to work on this initiative with the Governor’s Office and the South Carolina Department of Parks,