SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers

Commissioner Hugh Weathers: State FFA Convention 2019

The South Carolina FFA Association 92nd Annual State Convention took place last week at Clemson University. The S.C. state FFA chapters all gathered for three days of excitement and education. Commissioner Hugh Weathers is here to tell us more about

Commissioner Hugh Weathers: Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program

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Commissioner Hugh Weathers is here to tell us more about the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program in South Carolina- a way for low income seniors to gain access to local fruits and vegetables. Commissioner: Here in South Carolina we always

South Carolina Takes Steps to Protect Meat Consumers, Producers

The SC General Assembly recently followed the lead of several other states in protecting meat buyers by requiring food labels to specifiy if a meat product is cell based rather than originating on the hoof. Mike Davis talks with SC

Commissioner Hugh Weathers: National Beef and Dairy Month

June is National Beef and Dairy month! Commissioner Hugh Weathers is here to tell us more about the importance of beef and dairy to South Carolina. Dairy: You can’t underestimate the importance of beef and dairy farming in South Carolina

Commissioner Hugh Weathers: The South Carolina Ag&Art tour

The South Carolina Ag&Art tour is starting this weekend. Commissioner Hugh Weathers is here to tell us more about this fun summer activity. Now that warm weather is upon us, it is time to make memories enjoying summer fun. What

Commissioner Hugh Weathers: Homegrown by Heroes

Commissioner Hugh Weathers is here to talk about the “Homegrown by Heroes” initiative that helps educate and support veteran farmers. Here in South Carolina we love our veterans and try to support them in any way that we can. Purchasing

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