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Clemson University
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Lacy Barnette

Extension Associate
Horticulture Program Team

Office: Sandhills Research & Education Center
Phone: 803-563-7223



Educational Background

Ph.D. Environmental Health Sciences
University of South Carolina 2023

MEERM Earth and Environmental Resource Management
University of South Carolina 2019

B.S. Middle Level Education - Math and Science
Winthrop University 2016


Dr. Barnette completed her Ph.D. at the University of South Carolina’s Soil Health Lab. She previously earned her B.S. in Math and Science Education from Winthrop University and her Masters of Earth and Environmental Resource Management also from University of South Carolina. She is passionate about combining her knowledge of environmental science and background in education for accurate and effective science communication, particularly in agriculture. Her research interests and experiences include science communication, stakeholder engagement, regenerative agriculture, and soil health. Dr. Barnette is excited to grow and continue her agriculture outreach work with Clemson Extension on the Climate-Smart project. Beyond science, she is an avid sports fan and loves the beach.

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