SC’s Commissioner’s School on Agriculture Underway this Week

South Carolina's Ag Commissioner Hugh Weathers will be directly involved in the tenth Commissioner's School on Agriculture at Clemson University this week.  This one-week program for rising high school juniors and seniors gives an overview of the ag industry in the hopes that the 38 attendees will not only consider agriculture as a career, but Clemson as their university.

Attendees are from all over the east, but primarily from the southeast as no other state offers such a program.  Weathers explains that the budge for the Commissioner's School comes from private funding, as well as tuition, which has helped the program survive budget cuts through the years. 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.