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The transfer of restaurant kitchen inspection duties became effective on July 1 across South Carolina. (Photo/Deposit/Photos)
Jul 5, 2024

South Carolina’s food safety responsibilities now in new hands

Legislation in 2023 eliminated DHEC and redistributed its programs among other agencies …

From pickled vegetables with roots in Haiti to wood pellets made from pecan shells and coffee grounds, the diverse agribusiness culture in South Carolina includes innovations in traditional vegetable farming and roadside stands. (Photo/DepositPhotos)
May 31, 2024

South Carolina entrepreneurs awarded $200,000 for agribusiness innovations

From pickled vegetables with roots in Haiti to wood pellets made from pecan shells and coffee grounds, the diverse agribusiness culture in …

Feb 6, 2024

Applications for hemp growing permits on the decline

After reaching its apex in 2020, interest in hemp-growing permits have declines for ...

Feb 2, 2024

SC Green Industry Association Awards $12,000 in Scholarships to State Horticulture Programs

The South Carolina Green Industry Association is proud to announce the award of $12,000 in scholarships to collegiate horticulture programs in South Carolina. SC Green is a statewide, non-profit organization with the goal to serve its membership by increasing the professionalism of the green industry through ongoing educational opportunities, trade shows, and scholarships to students […]

Jan 25, 2024

2024 South Carolina James Beard Awards’ semifinalists named

Chefs, bakers and establishments across the state have been nominated for the most prestigious ...

Nova Molecular Technologies, a high-purity solvents manufacturer, is expanding its operations in Sumter County. (Photo/Nova Molecular Technologies)
Jan 24, 2024

Ag tech manufacturer announces $24M expansion in Sumter County

Since establishing its South Carolina operations in 2014, the company has expanded to four Sumter County locations.

Jan 23, 2024

South Carolina Chef Ambassadors represent eateries in Elgin, Greer, Bluffton

The three were appointed Jan. 18 by Gov. Henry McMaster, Commissioner of Agriculture Hugh Weathers and ...

The transfer of restaurant kitchen inspection duties became effective on July 1 across South Carolina. (Photo/Deposit/Photos)
Dec 27, 2023

South Carolina Agriculture Department to take over some food safety responsibilities

Long the purview of DHEC, the responsibility for some of South Carolina’s food safety programs will shift from the health department to the state Department of Agriculture at the start of the new fiscal year …

Dec 19, 2023

Hampton County peanut company moving production into South Carolina

A company that has spend the last several years developing a scalable boiled peanut product is moving part of its production facilities into its home state with a new $5.25 million job-creating investment in Hampton County …

The USDA is making investments in 185 projects worth nearly $196 million to create new and better market opportunities for producers and entrepreneurs across the U.S., including in South Carolina.
Nov 28, 2023

South Carolina receives $33M federal funding boost for agriculture initiatives

The USDA is making investments in 185 projects worth nearly $196 million to create new and better market opportunities for producers and entrepreneurs across the U.S.

Nov 16, 2023

COR3 Design Celebrates Khris Kirk Becoming A Registered Architect

COR3 Design is thrilled to celebrate our talented Project Architect, AIA, NCARB, Khris Kirk, as she recently completed all requirements and testing to become a Registered Architect in the state of South Carolina. This is no small feat, as completing this registration requires a series of rigorous examinations and years of qualif[...]

Nov 1, 2023

South Carolina farmers awarded funding to implement technology

The federal funding will feature training on how to incorporate digital technology, such as using drones to collect data to implement data usage into farming practices and operations.