SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers

SC Commissioner Hugh Weathers: Happy Thanksgiving!

This Thursday is Thanksgiving. SC Commissioner of Agriculture Hugh Weathers is here to tell us more about what he is thankful for. It is an understatement to say that this has been a year unlike any other. Despite the pandemic

SC Commissioner Hugh Weathers: Christmas Trees at the Market

Christmas tree season is kicking off in South Carolina. Here to tell us more about upcoming holiday events and where to find your Christmas tree this year is SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers. Our State Farmers Market is already gearing

SC Commissioner Hugh Weathers: Farmer Veterans

Tomorrow (Wednesday) is Veteran’s Day which means celebrating all of those who have served our country. Commissioner Hugh Weathers is here to tell us more about how veteran farmers can become involved in agriculture. Not only is South Carolina on

SC Commissioner Hugh Weathers: Fall Agritourism

As hurricane season winds down and temperatures begin to cool off, South Carolina is in the midst of a busy fall agritourism season. Here to tell us more is SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers. Fall is the perfect time to

SC Commissioner Hugh Weathers: Peanut Season

Peanut season is underway. SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers is with us to speak more on South Carolina’s peanut harvest. South Carolina’s peanut crop is up this year from 62,000 planted acres to 82,000 acres with an estimated yield of

SC Commissioner Hugh Weathers: Minority and Women Farmers Resource

  Here to tell us about a new SCDA resource for minority and women farmers is SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers. I am happy to announce a new resource page located on our website for minority farmers that members of

SC Commissioner Hugh Weathers: National Farm to School Month

October is National Farm to School month. Here to tell us more about the program in South Carolina is Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers. While COVID-19 has affected the school year, the South Carolina Farm to School program is still underway,

SC Commissioner Hugh Weathers: CFAP2

The second round of Coronavirus Food Assistance Program funding was recently announced. Here to tell us more about changes to the second-round funding is SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers The USDA recently announced $14B in its second round of financial

SC Commissioner Hugh Weathers: Produce Safety Rule

Farmers can now apply online for a Produce Safety Rule exemption. Here to tell us more about this new tool is SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers. SCDA has created a new digital application tool for Produce Safety exemptions, making it

SC Commissioner Hugh Weathers: Fall Plant and Flower Festivals

One of the most beloved events hosted by the South Carolina Department of Agriculture will look a little different this year. Here to tell us more is SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers. The Fall Plant and Flower Festivals are usually