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Ag commissioner tours farm at Wateree River Correctional
Weathers at Wateree Correctional
S.C. Commissioner of Agriculture Hugh Weathers (left) enjoys a visit to the dairy facility at Wateree River Correctional Institution with SC. Department of Corrections Director Bryan Stirling on Dec. 18.
S.C. Commissioner of Agriculture Hugh Weathers took an inside tour of Wateree Farm in Rembert on Dec. 18. S.C. Department of Corrections (SCDOC) Director Bryan Stirling conducted the tour, with Weathers seeing some of the 7,000 acres, including 1,200 dairy cows, row crops and the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) which can house up to 30 horses while they wait to be adopted. The TRF facility is one of the top in the nation and one of only 32 in the United States.