SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers

Commissioner Weathers: 2017 Census of Agriculture Deadline Extended

Farmers and ranchers still have time to be counted in the 2017 Census of Agriculture, according to USDA’s NASS because they have extended the deadline through Spring of 2018. SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers, can you tell us why this

Commissioner Weathers: USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant Program

SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers is here to talk about the USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant Program and how it impacts the specialty crop industry in South Carolina. Applications for the USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (SCBGP) are available

Commissioner Weathers: Netherlands Fact-Finding Trip

SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers recently went on a trip to the Netherlands to see how the Netherlands is advancing in Controlled Environment Agriculture. He tells us what he learned and how it can impact agriculture in South Carolina. Netherlands

Commissioner Weathers: Commissoner’s Cub BBQ Cook-off This Saturday

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

Commissioner Weathers: ACRE’s Competitive Grants Program

ACRE’s Competitive Grants Program has been kicked off by their Inaugural Governing Board Meeting. Commissioner Hugh Weathers has already told us about ACRE’s Entrepreneur Center, and he is here now to tell us more about the research branch of ACRE.

Commissioner Weathers: ACRE’s Entrepreneurship Center

SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers talks about SCDA’s new initiative, the Agribusiness Center for Research and Entrepreneurship. As many dedicated listeners know I have been excited to announce ACRE and ACRE’s Entrepreneurship Center (EC) ACRE’s Entrepreneurship Center is launching its

Commissioner Weathers: National FFA Week

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 Weathers: Second Annual South Carolina Agricultural Labor Forum

The Second Annual South Carolina Agricultural Labor Forum was held Wednesday, February 14 at the State Farmers Market in West Columbia, SC. Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers tells us more about this forum and how it positively impacts farmers in South

Commissioner Weathers: Precision Agriculture Connectivity Act

E-Connectivity is a hot topic in agricultural news and politics. Commissioner Hugh Weathers is here to tell us what he learned at NASDA about the new Precision Agriculture Connectivity Act of 2018 and the importance of E-Connectivity.   As a

Commissioner Weathers: Wild for Certified SC

Now in its 36th year, the Southeastern Wildlife Expo will be held next weekend, February 16-18, in Charleston.  Here’s Commissioner Hugh Weathers with more: SEWE celebrates fine art, sporting demonstrations, food and drink provides the public with easy access to