SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers

SC Commissioner Hugh Weathers: ACRE Awardees Named

Seven agricultural innovators will receive money for their businesses from the South Carolina Department of Agriculture’s Agribusiness Center for Research and Entrepreneurship. Here to tell us more is SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers. Founded in 2018, ACRE helps identify and

SC Commissioner Hugh Weathers: July 4th

The 4th of July is this Saturday, which means celebrating those who serve our country and plenty of good food. Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers is here to tell us more. While we are all doing our part to slow the

SC Commissioner Hugh Weathers: EPA Visits SC

The Environmental Protection Agency was in South Carolina last week visiting with Commissioner Hugh Weathers. I was in York last week with EPA Region 4 Administrator Mary Walker, EPA agriculture advisor Susan Park, and SCDA Assistant Commissioner Aaron Wood. Our

SC Commissioner Hugh Weathers: US Census

The 24th United States Census is currently being conducted. Here to tell us more about the importance of submitting census information is SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers. The 2020 Census will count every person living in the United States and

SC Commissioner Hugh Weathers: Beef and Dairy Month

South Carolina is celebrating beef month in June! Here to tell us more about South Carolina’s beef outlook is SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers For the entire month of June, SC is celebrating beef. Summer has arrived in South Carolina

SC Commissioner Hugh Weathers: Memorial Day

I am here with SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers to talk about the Memorial Day weekend and what to look forward to in summer produce. I hope that you were able to commemorate the men and women who gave their

SC Commissioner Hugh Weathers: Meat Processing

South Carolina Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers is with us this morning to discuss the impacts of COVID-19 on our nation’s meat industry and what SCDA is doing to help connect consumers directly to local suppliers. I am sure that many

SC Commissioner Hugh Weathers: Farmer’s Markets

Seasonal farmers markets are starting to open for the year, and Certified South Carolina produce is popping up at markets around the state. Commissioner Weathers is here to talk about farmers markets during the pandemic. Early in the pandemic response,

SC Commissioner Weathers: Funding Opportunities

As agriculture continues to be impacted by COVID-19, various methods of federal assistance have been introduced. Here to tell us more is SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers. There are numerous opportunities through USDA and SBA for those in the ag

Weathers: Food Is Safe, and Now Is the Time to Buy It Local

By Hugh Weathers, South Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture Many of us continue to hunker down in our homes following orders to stop the spread of COVID-19. Meanwhile, South Carolina farmers are out in their fields planting summer crops and picking