SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers

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 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

Commissioner Hugh Weathers: Commissioner’s School for Agriculture


It is never too early for high school students to learn about different careers, and the South Carolina Commissioner’s School for Agriculture gives students that opportunity each summer. Last week, 38 high school juniors and seniors from the Southeast (SC,

SC Commissioner Hugh Weathers: SASDA Highlights

Last week the Southern Association of State Departments of Agriculture or SASDA gathered for its annual meeting in Biloxi, Mississippi. Commissioner Hugh Weathers took part in the annual meeting and joins us now with more on the issues the group

Commissioner Hugh Weathers: SC Farm Link

As the average age of farmers increases, preservation of farmland is becoming a very important topic. Commissioner Hugh Weathers is here to tell us more about what steps SCDA is taking to address this problem: Here at the South Carolina

SC Commissioner Hugh Weathers: Watermelon Field Day

South Carolina is known for its watermelon production and this is the time of year for delicious SC watermelons. Commissioner Hugh Weathers is here to talk to us more about Watermelon Field Day happening this week. Happening at Clemson University’s

SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers: SC BBQ Flavors and History

With the Fourth of July this week, Commissioner Hugh Weathers thought it would be a good idea to tell us about SC BBQ flavors and some SC BBQ flavor history. South Carolinians have been slow-smoking pork over an open pit

SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers: State FFA Convention 2018

The South Carolina FFA Association 91st Annual State Convention took place last week in Brooks Center at Clemson University. The S.C. state FFA chapters all gathered for three days of excitement and education. Commissioner Hugh Weathers was able to join