SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers

Commissioner Hugh Weathers: Holiday Fun throughout South Carolina

It’s officially December, and holiday cheer is in the air! Farms throughout the state have fun planned for the whole family! Commissioner Hugh Weathers is here to tell us about some holiday events going on! Besides picking out a Christmas

Commissioner Hugh Weathers: Benefits of a Live Christmas Trees

Thanksgiving has come and gone, I am sure most people are ready to start getting those Christmas Trees. Commissioner Weathers is here to talk Christmas Trees and the benefits of buying a real Christmas tree this year. Once again this

Commissioner Hugh Weathers: Thanksgiving and Supporting Local Economies

Thanksgiving is this week. Aside from eating turkey, watching football, and spending time with family and friends, Thanksgiving has a lot of impact on the economy, both in SC and nationally. Commissioner Weathers is here to talk turkey, shopping locally,

Commissioner Hugh Weathers: Mid-term Elections

Now that mid-term elections and change is upon us come the new year, South Carolina Commissioner Hugh Weathers is here to discuss the effects on agriculture, both in South Carolina and nationally. SOUTH CAROLINA— Gov. Henry McMaster is a friend

Commissioner Hugh Weathers: South Carolina Farmers Appointed to USDA Fruit & Vegetable Advisory Committee

Commissioner Weathers is here to tell us about the two South Carolina Farmers that were appointed to the USDA Fruit and Vegetable Advisory Committee. Twenty-five people have been appointed to the Fruit and Vegetable Industry Advisory Committee. The newly appointed

Commissioner Hugh Weathers: South Carolina Industrial Hemp Research Pilot Program Enters Year Two

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The 2019 South Carolina Industrial Hemp Pilot Program Permitted Growers were announced last week. Commissioner Hugh Weathers is here to tell us more about how this program is growing in South Carolina. The South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) has

Commissioner Hugh Weathers: Palmetto Series Food Drive

The Palmetto Series Canned Food Drive starts October 29th through November 18th. Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers is here to talk more about Palmetto Series Canned Food Drive and how it impacts South Carolina’s communities. The University of South Carolina and

UPDATE: Yon Honored as Southeastern Farmer of the Year

(Since our chat with Commissioner Weathers, Kevin Yon has been named as the Southeastern Farmer of the Year at the Southeast Ag Expo in Moultrie, Georgia.) Kevin Yon has been named the South Carolina Farmer of the Year and will

Commissioner Hugh Weathers: National Farm to School Month

October is National Farm to School Month.  Can you discuss why this is program is important to South Carolina’s schools and farmers?   October was designated as National Farm to School Month by Congress in 2010 as a time to celebrate

Commissioner Weathers: The Wall Street Journal’s Global Food Forum

Last week Commissioner Hugh Weathers attended the The Wall Street Journal’s Global Food Forum in New York City. Commissioner, you discuss and share some of the topics and information you learned? On September 27, 2018 the editors of The Wall