South Carolina Natural Resources Conservation Service http://whqr.org en Thoughts for the New Year http://whqr.org/post/thoughts-new-year <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Following one of his commentaries last April, on the subject of managing water as an essential natural resource, someone asked via this station’s website, “Andy, what’s the solution?” As we enter 2014, commentator Andy Wood offers these thoughts regarding the imperative issue of wise resource management.</span></p><p><strong>Andy Wood</strong> is an author, ecologist, and award-winning environmental educator.</p><p>WHQR Commentaries don't necessarily reflect the views of WHQR Radio, its editorial staff , or its members.</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Andy Wood 48582 at http://whqr.org Thoughts for the New Year Business Brief: The USDA’s Strikeforce Initiative in South Carolina http://whqr.org/post/business-brief-usda-s-strikeforce-initiative-south-carolina <p>Last week, the <a href="http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome" target="_blank">U.S. Department of Agriculture</a> announced the expansion of its <a href="http://www.usda.gov/wps/portal/usda/usdahome?navid=STRIKE_FORCE" target="_blank">Strikeforce Initiative</a> to 10 other states, including the Carolinas. In South Carolina, the program will target 19 rural counties stuck in persistent poverty. Mon, 01 Apr 2013 09:11:55 +0000 Sara Wood 34105 at http://whqr.org Business Brief: The USDA’s Strikeforce Initiative in South Carolina