SC Commissioner Weathers: Meeting Season

In the ag community, January is often referred to as meeting season. SC Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers is here to tell us all about the happenings this new year.

  • Before farmers put seeds in the ground, they head over to meetings that concern the industry, some broadly covering agriculture, some specific to a commodity
  • Here are a few key dates to keep in mind as we enter the New Year:
  • Southeast Regional Fruit and Veg Conference, January 7-8 in Savannah, GA
    • SC Agritourism Conference January 23-25, Anderson, SC
    • Annual SC Cotton Meeting, January 25
    • Annual SC Peanut Meeting, January 27, Santee, SC
    • NASDA Winter Policy Meeting, February 13-16, Arlington, VA
    • SEWE, February 17-19, Charleston, SC
  • There are more meetings, events and trade shows that will continue to be added to the schedule as we move into the new year.
  • Be sure to check SCDA’s calendar of events at agriculture.sc.gov for more information and updates. https://agriculture.sc.gov/calendar-of-events/
  • Have a Happy New Year!