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New Cut Flower Co-op in SC

New Cut Flower Co-op in SC

May 21, 2024

Here to tell us about it is Eva Moore, the communications director for the South Carolina Department of Agriculture. I’m filling in for Commissioner Weathers this week as he is…

SC Commissioner Weathers: SC ‘Seafood School’

SC Commissioner Weathers: SC ‘Seafood School’

May 14, 2024

The seafood industry has an important history in South Carolina. The coastline is famous for its beaches, but also for its shrimp, oysters, clams and more. Commissioner Hugh Weathers is…

SC Commissioner Weathers: Planting Intentions

SC Commissioner Weathers: Planting Intentions

May 7, 2024

At the start of April, USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service released the planting intentions for South Carolina for 2024 and as you might expect some crops are projected to see…

SC Commissioner Weathers: SC Ag + Art Tour Begins This Weekend

SC Commissioner Weathers: SC Ag + Art Tour Begins This Weekend

Apr 30, 2024

It’s a good time of year to visit farms across South Carolina. The Ag + Art Tour kicks off May 4 in McCormick County. Commissioner Weathers: This is a Clemson…

SC Commissioner Weathers: Working Ag Lands Act

SC Commissioner Weathers: Working Ag Lands Act

Apr 23, 2024

I understand the governor is signing a bill today that will help farmers and all South Carolinians. Tell us about it, commissioner. Commissioner Weathers: Today Governor Henry McMaster is holding…

SC Commissioner Weathers: Soil and Water Conservation District Stewardship Week

SC Commissioner Weathers: Soil and Water Conservation District Stewardship Week

Apr 16, 2024

The National Association of Conservation Districts has designated the week of April 28-May 5 as Stewardship Week. In South Carolina, there are 46 Soil and Water Conservation Districts, each operated by…

SC Commissioner Weathers: Spring Plant and Flower Festivals

SC Commissioner Weathers: Spring Plant and Flower Festivals

Apr 9, 2024

It’s officially spring, and it sure feels like it, Commissioner! Warmer weather is here and it’s time to get back in the yard and garden. Our Plant and Flower festivals…

SC Commissioner Weathers: Texas Panhandle Wildfire Relief from SC

SC Commissioner Weathers: Texas Panhandle Wildfire Relief from SC

Apr 2, 2024

We’ve all heard about the wildfires on the Texas Panhandle. Now I hear there’s a South Carolina effort to help. Tell us about it, Commissioner. Yes, Mike. The Texas ag…

SC Commissioner Weathers: A Busy National Ag Week in South Carolina

SC Commissioner Weathers: A Busy National Ag Week in South Carolina

Mar 26, 2024

SFN’s Mike Davis caught up with SC Ag Commissioner at last Thursday’s Certified SC Showcase event in Columbia. == Commissioner, it’s been a busy week in the Columbia area. Well,…