Governor McMaster Announces 2019 Slate of South Carolina Chef Ambassadors

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Ansley Turnblad; aturnblad@scda.sc.gov; 803-734-2207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 16, 2019 Governor McMaster Announces 2019 Slate of South Carolina Chef Ambassadors Five chefs selected to represent South Carolina’s in 5th year of culinary program COLUMBIA, S.C.  – South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster today named the 2019 South Carolina Chef Ambassadors. Each year,… read more ›
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Clemson and USC Kick-off Palmetto Series Food Drive to Benefit Harvest Hope and Golden Harvest

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Jack Shuler; jshuler@scda.sc.gov; 803-734-2191 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 29, 2018 Clemson and USC Kick-off Palmetto Series Food Drive to Benefit Harvest Hope and Golden Harvest SOUTH CAROLINA – Today, the University of South Carolina and Clemson University kicked-off the Certified SC Grown Palmetto Series Food Drive in a coordinated effort to… read more ›
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2019 Industrial Hemp Pilot Program Growers Selected

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Clint Leach; 803-734-2210; jcleach@scda.sc.gov Vanessa Elsalah, velsalah@scda.sc.gov, 803-734-8339 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 26, 2018 2019 Industrial Hemp Pilot Program Growers Selected 40 growers to participate in 2nd statewide growing season COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) has selected 40 farmers to participate in the 2019 SC Industrial Hemp… read more ›
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Dates Set for Fall Waste Pesticide Collections

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Clint Leach; 803-734-2210; jcleach@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 19, 2018 Dates Set for Fall Waste Pesticide Collections COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) is offering South Carolina residents the opportunity to safely dispose of outdated, unusable or unwanted pesticides. The pesticide and chemical program is open to… read more ›
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South Carolina Farmer Named Sunbelt Expo Southeast Farmer of the Year

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Clint Leach; jcleach@scda.sc.gov; 803-734-2210 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 17, 2018 South Carolina Farmer Named Sunbelt Expo Southeast Farmer of the Year Ridge Spring’s Kevin Yon recognized for outstanding leadership in industry COLUMBIA –  Commissioner Hugh Weathers and the South Carolina Department of Agriculture are proud to announce Kevin Yon… read more ›
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Fall Cleanup Recycling Day to be Held at Irmo High School

South Carolina Department of Agriculture Hugh E. Weathers, Commissioner Media Contacts: Sally McKay; 803-734-2196; smckay@scda.sc.gov FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 5, 2018 Fall Cleanup Recycling Day to be Held at Irmo High School COLUMBIA –  Looking to safely clean out unused electronics, paper, household products and pesticides from your home?  The South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) and Lexington/Richland Counties will hold a… read more ›
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