SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers

Commissioner Hugh Weathers: Inaugural Grower-Buyer Meet Up this Friday

This Friday, the South Carolina Department of Agriculture, alongside SC Specialty Crop Growers Association and South Carolina Farm to School, will host the first annual Grower-Buyer Meet Up. Commissioner Weathers, can you tell us more about this event? Commissioner Weathers:

Commissioner Hugh Weathers: Plant and Flower Festivals

Commissioner, the South Carolina Department of Agriculture is hosting the Midlands Spring Plant & Flower Festival April 11-14th at the State Farmers Market in West Columbia. Can you tell us more about this annual event? The Midlands Spring Plant and

Commissioner Hugh Weathers: Spring Update for SC

March has come and gone: in like a lion and out like a lamb as the spring season has officially begun. Commissioner Hugh Weathers can now tell us what consumers can expect to see for spring and into early summer.

Commissioner Hugh Weathers: Specialty Crop Block Grant Program

Specialty crops are a vital part of SC’s agribusiness community. SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers talks about USDA’s Specialty Crop Block Grant Program. The SCBGP is administered by the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service. The program is committed to help strengthen

Commissioner Hugh Weathers: Commissioner’s Cup BBQ Cook-off This Saturday

The 7th Annual Commissioners Cup BBQ Cook-off and Festival is happening again this weekend. SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers is here to tell us about this event and some updates on what is new this year The 7thannual Commissioner’s Cup BBQ

Commissioner Hugh Weathers: ACRE Grant Applications Now open

SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers talks about SCDA’s initiative, the Agribusiness Center for Research and Entrepreneurship. As many dedicated listeners know we were excited to launch the Agribusiness Center for Research and Entrepreneurship (ACRE) last year. We had a successful

Commissioner Hugh Weathers: National Peanut month

March is National Peanut Month and peanuts are a staple in South Carolina, both as a crop and as a snack! SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers is here to tell us more. SC is home to over 600 peanut farmers

Commissioner Hugh Weathers: National FFA Week in South Carolina

Every year in February, the agricultural family celebrates National FFA Week. Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers tells us more about FFA in South Carolina: FFA is premier leadership development youth organization with over 7,500 members from 110 chapters from across SC

Commissioner Hugh Weathers: 37th Southeastern Wildlife Expo is This Weekend

Now in its 37th year, the Southeastern Wildlife Expo will be held this weekend, February 14-17, in Charleston.  Here’s Commissioner Hugh Weathers with more: • SEWE celebrates fine art, sporting demonstrations, food and drink provides the public with easy access

Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers: Unified…Not Uniform

SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers spoke at last week’s SC Agribiz Expo and Farm Show in Florence about the ag community’s need for unity in diversity. His remarks were part of a fundraiser breakfast for the Commissioner’s School for Agriculture.