40 Under 40, Class of 2023

Justin Ballew


Clemson University

Job Title

Extension Fruit and Vegetable Research Associate


Justin Ballew has been with Clemson University since 2015 first as an Extension agent, and now as an Extension fruit and vegetable research associate. He is stationed at Sandhill Research and Education Center in Columbia, South Carolina. Ballew conducts research in fruit, vegetable and nut crops to study pesticide efficacy, varietal differences and the effects of different management techniques. He most commonly works with brassicas, cucurbits, strawberries and pecans.

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