SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers

Commissioner Weathers: S.C. Cotton Suffers Heavy Losses to Florence

It appears that cotton has taken the worst hit as a result of Hurricane Florence’s raid through South Carolina. Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers has toured the eight hardest-hit counties in the northeastern corner of the state and has some heart-rending

Commissioner Weathers Update on Florence Damages, Cost

SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers says cotton was the worst-hit crop in Hurricane Florence, but certainly not the only one. He gives a thorough report from his tour of northeastern counties hard hit by rain, wind and flooding to SFN’s

Commissioner Weathers Meets with Farmers Impacted by Florence; Takes Aerial Tour of Damage

COLUMBIA, SC – South Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture Hugh Weathers today surveyed crop damage from Tropical Depression Florence during an aerial tour of Chesterfield, Dillon, Florence, Horry, Marlboro and Marion counties.  Joined by Congressman Tom Rice from South Carolina’s 7th congressional district,

Commissioner Hugh Weathers Gives First Impressions of Florence Damages

S.C Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers will be touring northeast South Carolina on Tuesday, but tells SFN’s Mike Davis that he already knows some crops along the North Carolina border have taken a beating from Hurricane Florence.

South Carolina Ag Bracing for Florence, Crop Damage

Even as Hurricane Florence makes landfall, farmers across South Carolina are preparing all they can to sustain the storm’s winds and rain. S. C. Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers updates SFN’s Mike Davis on precautions across the state.

Commissioner Hugh Weathers: Industrial Hemp Update

Industrial hemp is a relatively new crop in South Carolina. Twenty growers from across the state received permits to grow the crop in 2018. Commissioner Hugh Weathers has been visiting with these growers and is here to tell us more

Commissioner Hugh Weathers: The Impact Agriculture Has on Football

Football is back this weekend, and Commissioner Hugh Weathers is here to tell us the impact that agriculture has on football. According to Ag in the Classroom.org agriculture is a big part of the sport The footballs that are used

Commissioner Hugh Weathers: SC Crop Updates

It’s August in South Carolina, and that means there are a lot of crops in the ground that are very important to the state. USDA released a national crop report last week and Commissioner Hugh Weathers is here to talk

Commissioner Hugh Weathers: Advocates for Agriculture

Thirteen years ago, an effort to establish a coalition of industry organizations to help market and promote South Carolina products beyond the normal scope of the Department was launched.  SC Advocates for Agriculture was the foundation that was started, and

Commissioner Hugh Weathers: National Farmers Market Week

National Farmers Market Week is a great opportunity to show the nation how much value markets bring to their communities. Commissioner Hugh Weathers is here to tell us about the value of Farmers Markets in South Carolina. 2018 National Farmers