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Our South Carolina Team


Our agronomy team in the South Carolina area are experts in agricultural business. They are knowledgeable about what Southern States products will work best for you and can help maximize yields and profits. Whether you are looking for a crop advisor for growing cotton, peanuts, corn and soybeans, would like some help with scouting, humics and crop management, or just would like to hear about some recommendations for crop protectants, fertilizers and seeds, our South Carolina team has the education and experience to answer your questions and help you make the right decisions.

Contact your local agronomy sales representative below.

Warren Kearns
Lake City & Little Rock Agronomy Centers

Agronomy Sales Manager - Warren worked on a row crop and chicken farm growing up, where they grew cotton, corn and peanuts. Prior to Southern States, Warren worked at Monty’s Plant Food where he specializes in agronomy, scouting, humics and crop management.

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Trent Miller
Johnston Agronomy

Department Manager – Trent’s family owns and operates an 800-acre timber production farm. He graduated with honors from Clemson University with a degree in agriculture mechanization and business with a minor in agribusiness, also serving as the President of the Ag Mechanization Club and was recognized as an Outstanding Senior in the College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences. He’s a Board Member of the local farm bureau, President of Edgefield County Young Farmers, and a Certified Crop Advisor (CCA). Trent is passionate about educating the public about agriculture in the community and helping bridge the gap between young and elder members of the Ag community.

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Dalton Russell
Lumberton Agronomy Center

Agronomy Sales Manager – Charles was born and raised on a 300-acre tobacco farm and specializes in fertilizer and seed. He earned his degree from Clemson University, majoring in agricultural mechanization and business, with a minor in plant environmental science and row crop production.

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Alan Ward
Lumberton & Loris Agronomy Centers

Agronomy Sales Manager - Raised on a small tobacco, corn and soybean farm, Alan has been in agriculture his whole life. He’s been with Southern States for over 8 years and holds a degree in Agronomy from North Carolina State University.

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Roman Whitfield
Johnston Agronomy

Agronomy Operations Manager – Roman has been with Southern States for over 21 years and is a Certified Crop Adviser (CCA). He’s a member of the CCA and South Carolina Fertilizer Ag Chem and Fertilizer Board. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Clemson University where in majored in Ag Mech and Business and minored in Agronomy.

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