Faculty and Staff

Dr. Matt C. Smith, Resident Director
Dr. Rick Boyles, Small Grains Breeder
Dr. Juang Horng "JC" Chong, Associate Professor, Entomology
Dr. Benjamin D. Fallen, Soybean Breeder
Dr. Bruce A. Fortnum, Professor Emeritus, Plant Pathology and Physiology
Dr. James R. Frederick, Professor, Agronomy, Crop Physiology, Small Grains
Dr. Michael A. Jones, Professor, Cotton Specialist
Dr. Bruce Martin, Professor, Turfgrass Pathology
Dr. Wonkeun "John" Park, Research Scientist
Dr. Paul D. Peterson, Research Associate Professor, Plant Pathology
Dr. Francis Reay-Jones, Professor, Entomology
Dr. Sachin Rustgi, Assistant Professor, Molecular Breeding
Dr. Rongzhong Ye, Assistant Professor, Soil Biogeochemistry and Soil Health

Extension Associates:
Mr. Keith Cox, Associate State Director of Instruction, Agriculture Education, SC FFA
Mr. Jonathan Windham, Advanced Plant Technology Program Outreach

Regulatory and Public Service Faculty/Staff:
Mr. Matthew Howle, Plant Industry

USDA-ARS Research Scientists & Support Staff:
Dr. Philip J. Bauer, Research Agronomist
Dr. B. Todd Campbell, Research Geneticist
Ms. Kendreal Wingate, Cotton Support Staff

Administrative Staff:
Ms. Pam Barnhill, Administrative Assistant
Mr. Jimmy Tolson, Farm Manager
Mr. Sam Goodman, Buildings/Grounds Manager
Mrs. Samantha Haselden, Receptionist
Mr. Billy Hunt, IT Consultant
Ms. Jenifer Lind, Administrative Assistant
Ms. Mandy Cribb Stephan, Administrative Coordinator
Ms. Sheila A. Williams, Safety & Compliance Officer

Technical Staff:
Mr. Stephen Beasley, Cotton
Ms. Shawn Chandler, Entomology/Soil Science
Mr. Nitant Gandhi, Plant Genetics
Mr. Ryan Graham, Soybeans
Mr. Chuck Parker, Soil Science
Mr. Brandon Rogers, Research Associate

Support Staff:
Mrs. Karen Barefoot, Farm Crew
Mr. William Caughman, Small Grains
Ms. Shay Cook, Entomology
Mr. Daniel Holladay, Cotton
Ms. Hannah Hunter, Soybeans
Mr. Zack Jones, Soil Science
Mr. Matt Lennon, Entomology
Mr. Albert Lynn, Turfgrass
Ms. Amy Kirby, Soybeans
Mrs. Laurie McBride, Turfgrass
Mr. Frank McClellan, Farm Crew
Mr. Wayne McClellan, Farm Crew
Ms. Reid Stephens, Plant Genetics
Mr. Terry Teal, Entomology