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Furman’s farm manager shares gardening tips

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Farm Director Bruce Adams knows a thing or two about crops, compost and critter control. Photo: Will Crooks/Community Journals

While most visitors to Furman are awed by the abundant flowers and trees in bloom on campus, there’s even more growing behind the Shi Center for Sustainability. In addition to indigenous flowers, shrubs and trees in the landscape is the Furman Farm, home to 30-40 crops throughout the year including corn, kale, chard, peppers, spinach, tomatoes, onions and more. Ariel Gilreath of Greenville Journal spoke to Farm Director Bruce Adams who has lots of tips for the home gardener.

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Furman President Elizabeth Davis speaks at the 2018 WNE

Second annual Women’s Networking Event scheduled for Sept. 23

Panelists include Furman President Elizabeth Davis, Francie Heller, Sheryl Higgins, Shelby Dodson and Betsy Bloodworth '92.

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Employees will be trained to be able to provide rapid medical care in the event of a life-threatening situation.

LaDavia Drummond Just ’02 stands behind a podium speaking.

Furman celebrates start of 2019-20 academic year with opening Convocation

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