SC Ag Helps Celebrate USDA 150th Anniversary

SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers is helping USDA celebrate 150 years.  USDA was created by President Abraham Lincoln, and the South Carolina Department of Agriculture is 133 years old. 

The commissioner discusses how USDA and SCDA affect the economy at every level, and how there are fewer farmers now than every, yet every farmer feeds more people. 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.