Dr. Nathan Smith is an Extension Professor and Economist with Clemson University. He is located at the Sandhills Research and Education Center in Columbia, Dr. Smith’s major responsibilities are in crop production economics, marketing and policy. He also works with South Carolina growers and stakeholders on value-added prospects and ventures. Dr. Smith is the Extension Agribusiness Program Team Leader for Clemson University, coordinating Extension efforts in agribusiness and leading a team of Extension agents and specialists.
Dr. Smith was an Associate Professor and Extension Economist with the University of Georgia prior to joining Clemson University. He was located on the Tifton Campus where his major responsibilities were production economics, marketing and policy for peanuts, feed grains, and soybeans. Dr. Smith was Extension Marketing Specialist for row crops at the University of Arkansas for three years prior to joining the University of Georgia. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Clemson University, Master of Science degree from Auburn University and PhD from the University of Kentucky, all in agricultural economics.