SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers
SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers

SC Commissioner Weathers: Summer Agritourism

With the school year ending soon, there’s no better time to talk about agritourism with South Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture Hugh Weathers. Agritourism is a booming industry in South Carolina. Definition: agriculture-based activities that bring people to farms, ranches or …

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SC Commissioner Weathers: Food Shows in Chicago and NYC

We’ll hear now from South Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture Hugh Weathers, who’s back from Chicago where he was working on behalf of the state’s farmers and food producers. I just returned from Chicago and the NASDA American Food Fair. That’s …

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SC Commissioner Weathers: Feed Safety Spotlight for National Pet Month

May is National Pet Month, and that’s a good time to talk about how South Carolina ensures the safety of animal feed, including pet food. Here’s Commissioner of Agriculture Hugh Weathers. The South Carolina Department of Agriculture’s Feed Safety Compliance …

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SC Commissioner Weathers: Crop Update – Peach, Watermelon, and Specialty Crops

Spring and summer produce are coming along in South Carolina. Here’s SC Commissioner Hugh Weathers to tell us about it. The spring and summer harvest in South Carolina are looking great so far. Summer crops, such as tomatoes and peppers …

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SC Commissioner Weathers: A Renewable Natural Gas Project in SC

Today we’re holding a ribbon cutting at the Mercedes-Benz Vans plant in Ladson, South Carolina for an exciting project. GreenGasUSA, which is based in Charleston, installed equipment last year at McCall Farms to capture the methane from its Wastewater Treatment …

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SC Commissioner Weathers: Eastern Produce Council a Major Marketing Outreach

South Carolina ag commissioner Hugh Weathers is here to tell us more about an upcoming annual event hosted by the SC Dept. of Agriculture. Next week, Katie Pfeiffer, SCDA’s Market Development Coordinator, and Ginny Gohagan, our Peach and Watermelon Marketing …

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SC Commissioner Weathers: Golf and Floriculture

South Carolina is home to many national sporting events. SC Commissioner of Agriculture Hugh Weathers is here to tell us more about one of SC ag’s top sectors. The Masters just wrapped up in Augusta, GA and the RBC Heritage …

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SC Commissioner Weathers: Spring Flower and Plant Shows

The weather is warming up and people are ready to get outside. Spring brings the annual Plant and Flower shows to the South Carolina State Farmers Markets. SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers is here to tell us more about the …

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SC Commissioner Weathers: Food and Ag Play a Vital Role in SC Economy

South Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture, Hugh Weathers, is here to tell us more about the recent Feeding the Economy report and what it means for South Carolina and the nation. Agriculture is South Carolina’s number one industry. With an almost …

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SC Commissioner Weathers: SCCSA Reunion is Wednesday

Tomorrow, students from across South Carolina that participated in the SC Commissioner’s School for Agriculture in summer of 2021, will be in Columbia for the annual class reunion. SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers is here to tell us more.   …

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