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County Extension Director

Christy Strickland, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionChristy StricklandCounty Extension Director-Family and Consumer Sciences (910) 671-3276 (Office) christy_strickland@ncsu.eduRobeson County Center

4-H Youth Development

Shea Ann DeJarnette, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionShea Ann DeJarnetteExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development (910) 671-3276 (Office) Shea_Ann_DeJarnette@ncsu.eduRobeson County CenterWendy Maynor, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionWendy Maynor4-H Program Associate (910) 671-3276 (Office) wendy_maynor@ncsu.eduRobeson County Center

Administration

Christy Prevatte, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionChristy PrevatteCounty Extension Administrative Assistant (910) 671-3276 (Office) christy_prevatte@ncsu.eduRobeson County Center

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Nelson Brownlee, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionNelson BrownleeArea Agent, Small Farm Management (910) 671-3276 (Office) ncbrownl@ncat.eduRobeson County CenterTaylor Chavis, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionTaylor ChavisExtension Agent, Agriculture - Livestock (910) 671-3276 (Office) taylor_chavis@ncsu.eduRobeson County CenterMack Johnson, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMack Johnson, Jr.Extension Agent, Agriculture - Horticulture (910) 671-3276 (Office) mack_johnson@ncsu.eduRobeson County CenterMac Malloy, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMac MalloyExtension Agent, Agriculture - Field Crops (910) 671-3276 (Office) mac_malloy@ncsu.eduRobeson County Center

Family and Consumer Sciences

Jessie Jones, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJessie JonesExtension Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences (910) 671-3276 (Office) jessie_jones@ncsu.eduRobeson County CenterAshley McRae, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAshley McRaeProgram Assistant, EFNEP - Adult (910) 671-3276 (Office) admcrae@ncsu.eduRobeson County CenterJoanna Rogers, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJoanna RogersProgram Assistant, EFNEP - Youth (910) 671-3276 (Office) jnroger2@ncsu.eduRobeson County Center

Support

Kareis Britt, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionKareis BrittCounty Extension Office Assistant (910) 671-3276 (Office) ktbritt@ncsu.eduRobeson County Center

Regional Positions

Area Specialized Agents specialize in specific areas of agriculture and natural resource management and serve many counties. Area 4-H Agents provide support to county based 4-H programs. While their knowledge and expertise is available to residents of Robeson County Center, they may not be present in the Robeson County Center. Please contact the Robeson County Center for assistance and initial consultation.

Marti Day, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMarti DayArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Dairy Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Orange(919) 542-8202 marti_day@ncsu.eduOrange County Center Mike Frinsko, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMike FrinskoArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Aquaculture Serves 18 CountiesBased out of Jones(252) 448-9621 (Office) mofrinsk@ncsu.eduJones County Center Marissa Herchler, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMarissa HerchlerArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Animal Food Safety (FSMA Programs) Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Poultry Science(919) 515-5396 marissa_herchler@ncsu.eduPoultry Science Lynette Johnston, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Lynette JohnstonArea Specialized Agent, Food Safety Serves 50 CountiesBased out of Food, Bioprocessing & Nutrition Sciences(919) 515-0303 lynette_johnston@ncsu.eduFood, Bioprocessing & Nutrition Sciences Peggie Lewis Joyce, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionPeggie Lewis JoyceArea 4-H Agent - Central Region Serves 36 CountiesBased out of Davidson(336) 242-2080 (Office) peggie_lewis@ncsu.eduDavidson County Center Colby Lambert, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionColby LambertArea Specialized Agent, Forestry Serves 32 CountiesBased out of Harnett(910) 814-6041 colby_lambert@ncsu.eduHarnett County Center Danny Lauderdale, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDanny LauderdaleArea Specialized Agent, Ornamental Nursery and Greenhouse, Eastern Region Serves 44 CountiesBased out of Wilson(252) 237-0111 (Office) danny_lauderdale@ncsu.eduWilson County Center Stephanie McDonald-Murray, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionStephanie McDonald-MurrayRegional Nutrition Extension Associate - Southeast EFNEP and SNAP-Ed Serves 11 CountiesBased out of Agricultural & Human Sciences(910) 296-2143 (Office) stephanie_mcdonald@ncsu.eduAgricultural & Human Sciences Diana Rashash, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Diana RashashArea Specialized Agent, Water Quality / Waste Management Serves 18 CountiesBased out of Onslow(910) 455-5873 (Office) diana_rashash@ncsu.eduOnslow County Center Ashley Robbins, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAshley RobbinsArea Specialized Agent - Dairy Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Chatham(919) 542-8203 ashley_robbins@ncsu.eduChatham County Center Margaret Ross, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMargaret RossArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Poultry Serves 32 CountiesBased out of Jones(252) 670-8254 margaret_ross@ncsu.eduJones County Center Chip Simmons, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Chip Simmons, IIIArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Food Safety Serves 51 CountiesBased out of Horticultural Science(919) 414-5632 odsimmon@ncsu.eduHorticultural Science Alyssa Spence, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAlyssa SpenceArea Specialized Agent, Agromedicine, Farm Health & Safety Serves 18 CountiesBased out of Lenoir(252) 527-2191 (Office) arramsey@ncsu.eduLenoir County Center Wesley Stallings, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionWesley StallingsArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture- Grain Crops Serves 17 CountiesBased out of Onslow(910) 455-5873 (Office) wcstalli@ncsu.eduOnslow County Center Allan Thornton, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAllan ThorntonArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Commercial Vegetables and Fruits Serves 26 CountiesBased out of Sampson(910) 592-7161 (Office) allan_thornton@ncsu.eduSampson County Center Mitch Woodward, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMitch WoodwardArea Specialized Agent, Watersheds and Water Quality Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Wake(919) 414-3873 mdwoodwa@ncsu.eduWake County Center