Clemson University: Professor and Director of the Pee Dee Research and Education Center

Clemson University’s Pee Dee REC is located in Florence, South Carolina in an active specialty and agronomic crop production area of the state and has served for many decades to enhance the agricultural industry. Pee Dee REC’s mission is to help foster economic development by conducting research and education programs focused on traditional and new plant-based systems. In collaboration with the Cooperative Extension Service, regional problem-solving and grower educational programs receive major emphasis.

The station is home to the Advanced Plant Technology Program and has 12 resident faculty (tenured or tenure-track) and 50 support staff members. The 2,300-acre property is situated in Florence and Darlington counties, and has state-of-the-art research facilities, including laboratories, greenhouses, growth chambers and other specialized facilities for crop research. There are 800 acres for research plots, 1,000 acres of forest, and the remaining 500 acres consist of buildings, roads, ponds, and swamps.

Inquiries and nominations can be submitted confidentially to Dr. Patrick Wechter ( or Dr. Steve Kresovich (

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