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Brandon Huber
Brandon Huber

1890 Research & Extension Controlled Environment Agriculture, Research Scientist & Extension AssociateRobert L. Hurst Building, Room 213803-536-8221

Brandon Huber

Dr. Brandon Huber is a controlled environment agriculture research scientist and Extension Associate for 1890 Research & Extension.


  • North Carolina State University, PhD Controlled Environment Horticulture/Plant Physiology 2021
  • North Carolina State University, MS Plant Breeding 2017
  • Temple University, BS Horticulture 2013
  • Community College of Philadelphia, AA Liberal Arts 2010


Huber joined South Carolina State University in January 2023, bringing a wealth of experience in Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA). With a background in greenhouse management and CEA consulting, Huber possesses valuable expertise in optimizing crop production within controlled environments.

Research Interests

Research and extension focused on controlled environment agriculture topics. Research areas include production in high tunnels, greenhouse, and indoor vertical farming systems. Specific areas of interest include optimization of production systems through environmental control such as light spectrum. Other areas include hydroponic production, plant breeding, vegetable grafting, specialty crop production,  and field horticultural crops.