Dr. Dewitt Gooden

Dr. Dewitt T. Gooden III

The Pee Dee REC is saddened at the loss of a dear friend and valued colleague.  On April 16, 2015, Dewitt T. Gooden III passed away in the McLeod Hospice House after an illness.

Memorials may be made to:

Clemson University Foundation
Dewitt T. Gooden Scholarship
P.O. Box 1889
Clemson, SC 29633

*Checks should be made payable to Clemson University Foundation and the memo line should read Dr. Dewitt T. Gooden Scholarship.

Pee Dee REC

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The Pee Dee Research & Education Center (REC) is a 2,300 acre tract of land situated in Florence and Darlington counties.  The Center is home to top-quality research in areas that are of particular importance to South Carolina residents.  It is an intergral part of Clemson University's Public Service activities including the Agricultural Research and Forestry system and the Cooperative Extension Service with nine resident faculty and fifty support personnel


The mission of the Clemson University Pee Dee Research & Education Center is to foster economic stability and development by conducting research and education programs focused on traditional and new plant-based systems appropriate to the Pee Dee region of South Carolina.

Upcoming Events 
Pee Dee REC

Farm Field Day
Thursday, September 10th
8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

SC Dept. of Agriculture
Unwanted Pesticide Collection
in conjunction with the Farm Field Day

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