SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers

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,

The Roots of Your Food

The Certified SC Grown brand has recently celebrated its 10 year anniversary and last month, the brand kicked off a new media campaign called “The Root of Your Food.”  South Carolina Agriculture Commissioner Hugh Weathers tells us more about the

SC Grown Christmas Trees Are Here

South Carolina’s Ag Commissioner, Hugh Weathers is encouraging all to once again support the state’s ag economy by decorating their home with a Christmas tree grown in South Carolina. One can find a choose-and-cut tree farm nearby, or a retailer

Let’s Talk Turkey

Thanksgiving is here and it’s time to talk turkeys again.  South carolina’s Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers  says that turkeys are the number two ag commodity in the state, who along with their other poultry brethren have a value of $1.7

Palmetto Series Food Drive in Final Push

The Palmetto Series food drive is in the final days, wrapping up Monday, November 20th.  The winning school will receive one point in the over all Palmetto Series total.  South Carolina’s Ag Commissioner, Hugh Weathers explains how to donate. The

Container Farms

While most of us urbanites understand container ‘farming’ or gardening on our decks and patios, vertical container farming on a commercial scale is ready to take off in the Palmetto State. SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers explains the concept and