SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers

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

Commissioner Hugh Weathers: SC Farmer of the Year

2019 will be the 30th year of Swisher International and the Sunbelt Agricultural Exposition to honor the Southeastern Farmer of the Year. Here to tell us more about the representative chosen for South Carolina is Ag Commissioner, Hugh Weathers. I

Commissioner Hugh Weathers: Bluffton Hometown Dinner

Sunday night, Commissioner Weathers attended the Bluffton Hometown Dinner, hosted by the South Carolina Department of Agriculture and South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism.  Can you tell us more about the event Commissioner? That’s right Mike. Sunday night

Commissioner Hugh Weathers: Watermelon Field Day at Edisto


On Thursday July 11th, SCDA will help host Watermelon Field Day at the Edisto Research and Education Center. Here to tell us more about the event is Commissioner Hugh Weathers. Commissioner Weathers: That’s right Mike. SC is known for our

Commissioner Hugh Weathers: 4th of July and BBQ


The 4th of July is this Thursday, which means celebrating those who serve our country and plenty of BBQ. Commissioner Weathers is here to tell us more about the rich BBQ flavors of South Carolina that are sure to be

Commissioner Hugh Weathers: STEP UPP Tour Review

This past Friday, Commissioner Hugh Weathers participated in the STEP UPP produce tour of SC farms and agriculture. Commissioner, please tell us more about this event. The STEP UPP Tour that took place last week was a training education program

Commissioner Hugh Weathers: State FFA Convention 2019

The South Carolina FFA Association 92nd Annual State Convention took place last week at Clemson University. The S.C. state FFA chapters all gathered for three days of excitement and education. Commissioner Hugh Weathers is here to tell us more about