SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers on Aging Farmers

South Carolina's Ag Commissioner is aware of the aging of farmers….SC's average age of a farmer is more than 60 years now.  Fueled by Deputy Ag Secretary Kathleen Merrigan's  mission, fuelded by a blog posting that put agriculture at Number 1 on a list of 'useless' college degrees.  Truth is there isn't enough people graduating from universities to fill open ag positions across the country. 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.