SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers

Commissioner Hugh Weathers: Congratulations Graduates!

Graduation season is upon us! SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers is here to talk more about careers in agriculture for those just graduated or who will be graduating. First, congratulations to all recent and upcoming graduates on your achievement. The

Commissioners Talk Up Ag on Public TV

The ag commissioners of North and South Carolina, Steve Troxler and Hugh Weathers respectively, recently broke down the state of agribusiness in their two states on public TV’s Carolina Business Review.  Topics include agri-tourism, sustainable farming, disaster relief, tobacco and

Commissioner Hugh Weathers: Strawberry Season!

Did you know that May is National Strawberry Month? SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers is here to tell us more about strawberries in South Carolina. Strawberry season in South Carolina is in full swing! From April to June, counties across

Putting the Ag Spotlight on the Palmetto State

Recently South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster and Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers hosted a who’s who of food buyers from across the Southeast at the Governor’s Mansion in Columbia to position the Palmetto State as a pivotal player in a new

Commissioner Hugh Weathers: Census of Agriculture Data Released

The 2017 Census of Agriculture was released this past week to the public by the National Agricultural Statistics Service. Commissioner Hugh Weathers provides us with a brief overview: The 2017 Census of Agriculture shows us economic, demographic, and farms and

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