FLORENCE — South Carolina farmers can learn the latest research-based information needed to grow bountiful crops at the 2018 Clemson Pee Dee Research and Education Field Day Sept. 13.

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Breeding to improve soybean production in South Carolina will be discussed at the 2018 Pee Dee REC Field Day.
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The field day gets under way at 8 a.m. at the Pee Dee REC, 2200 Pocket Road, Florence. (For GPS directions, enter this address: 2200 Pocket Road, Darlington). Matt Smith, resident director, encourages everyone who has an interest in agriculture to attend.

“We have a full agenda of various topics to cover during the field day,” Smith said. “These topics include crop breeding, variety trials, soil management and more. Participants also will be given a tour of our facilities so that they can learn more about research we do to help South Carolina farmers grow more productive crops.”

Topics and speakers for the day include:

The field day is scheduled to end at 1 p.m. Admission is free and lunch is provided. For information, contact Jonathan Windham at 843-519-0487 or jwindha@clemson.edu.