The Agribusiness Center for
Research and Entrepreneurs (ACRE)
an initiative by the South Carolina Department of Agriculture, is an umbrella organization that capitalizes on opportunities in the fields of agriculture, agricultural research and entrepreneurship.
Overall, ACRE seeks to provide additional economic
prosperity for SC agribusiness from within the state
and from across the globe. ACRE will house a unique
research platform devoted to addressing specific
challenges for industries that can provide more
market opportunities to South Carolina
agribusinesses and farmers.
ACRE is made up of six areas of emphasis