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Farmers Market Month for South Carolina

August is here, and with the month comes National Farmers' Market Month, and National Farmers' Market Week August 5th through the 11th.  SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers says that the state's farmers' markets will be in full swing with celebrations, especialy the state markets. 

Direct-to-consumer marketing has become a vital part of South Carolina's agriculture, and Weathers believes that the farmers' market system plays a vital role in that concept. is dedicated to serving the agricultural industry in the Carolinas and Virginia with the latest ag news, exclusive regional weather station readings, and key crop market information. The website is a companion of the Southern Farm Network, provider of daily agricultural radio programming to the Carolinas since 1974. presents radio programs, interviews and news relevant to crop and livestock production and research throughout the mid-Atlantic agricultural community.