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County Extension Director

Norman Harrell, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionNorman HarrellCounty Extension Director - Agriculture, Field Crops (252) 237-0111 (Office) norman_harrell@ncsu.eduWilson County Center

4-H Youth Development

Kenyatta Dixon, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionKenyatta DixonExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development (252) 237-0111 (Office) kenyatta_lanier@ncat.eduWilson County CenterJoy Gardner, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJoy Gardner4-H Program Assistant, 4-H Youth Development (252) 237-0111 (Office) joy_harrell@ncsu.eduWilson County CenterJessica Manning, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJessica ManningExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development (252) 237-0111 (Office) jessica_manning@ncsu.eduWilson County Center

Administration

Pam Beaman, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionPam BeamanCounty Extension Administrative Assistant, Agriculture (252) 237-0111 (Office) pdbeaman@ncsu.eduWilson County Center

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Jessica Anderson, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJessica AndersonExtension Agent, Agriculture - Livestock (252) 237-0111 (Office) jessica_a_anderson@ncsu.eduWilson County CenterTommy Batts, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionTommy BattsExtension Agent, Agriculture - Commercial Horticulture, Pesticide Coordinator (252) 237-0111 (Office) tmbatts@ncsu.eduWilson County CenterMichelle Daughtridge, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMichelle DaughtridgeCounty Operations Support Specialist, Agriculture and 4-H (252) 237-0111 (Office) mbdaugh2@ncsu.eduWilson County CenterCyndi Lauderdale, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionCyndi LauderdaleExtension Agent, Agriculture - Commercial Ornamental and Consumer Horticulture (252) 237-0113 cynthia_lauderdale@ncsu.eduWilson County CenterRoberto Rosales, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionRoberto RosalesFarm Workers Health and Safety Educator - Farm Safety (252) 237-0111 (Office) rmrosale@ncsu.eduWilson County Center

Family and Consumer Sciences

Cassidy Hall, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionCassidy HallArea Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences (919) 989-5380 (Office) cdhobbs3@ncsu.eduJohnston 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 Wilson County Center, they may not be present in the Wilson County Center. Please contact the Wilson County Center for assistance and initial consultation.

Jonas Asbill, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJonas AsbillArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Livestock - Poultry Serves 20 CountiesBased out of Randolph(336) 318-6000 (Office) jonas_asbill@ncsu.eduRandolph County Center 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 Erin Eure, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionErin EureArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Commercial Fruits and Vegetables Serves 35 CountiesBased out of Gates(252) 357-1400 (Office) erin_eure@ncsu.eduGates 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 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 Lori McBryde, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionLori McBrydeArea 4-H Agent, East Region Serves 34 CountiesBased out of Johnston(919) 989-5380 (Office) lori_mcbryde@ncsu.eduJohnston County Center 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 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 Debbie Stroud, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDebbie StroudArea Specialized Agent, Consumer and Retail Food Safety Serves 33 Counties and EBCIBased out of Agricultural & Human Sciences(919) 515-9149 dlstroud@ncsu.eduAgricultural & Human Sciences 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