New Horticulture Agent

February 20, 2024

Drew Jeffers

Drew Jeffers is the new Horticulture agent in the Greenville County office. A native of the mountains of eastern Tennessee, he holds a B.S. in Plant and Soil Science and an M.S. in Plant and Soil Science from the University of Tennessee. Jeffers comes to us from the Spartanburg office, where he was in a similar position for seven years. Before coming to Clemson Extension, Jeffers was a perennial plant grower for Zelenka Nurseries, a production manager for Brussel’s Bonsai Nursery, a bedding plant grower for Van Wingerden International, and an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) coordinator for Costa Farms – Costa Carolina.

Drew holds classes for both homeowners and professionals, with topics such as:

  • Home vegetable gardening
  • Home fruit gardening
  • Integrated pest management (IPM) for home landscapes
  • Pesticide Safety and education classes
  • Commercial and Private Pesticide License classes
  • Ornamental plants and their care

As a resident of the Greer community, Jeffers is excited to be working and serving in the county where he lives. Be sure you click this link Clemson University Cooperative Extension ( to get on his email blast list to be alerted to programs. 


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