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County Extension Director

Photo of Colleen ChurchColleen ChurchCounty Extension Director, Yadkin and Davie Counties (336) 849-7908 (Office) colleen_church@ncsu.eduYadkin County

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Photo of Tim HambrickTim HambrickArea Agent, Agriculture (336) 703-2857 tim_hambrick@ncsu.eduForsyth CountyPhoto of Pam JonesPam JonesArea Agent, Agriculture - Horticulture (336) 753-6100 (Office) pam_jones@ncsu.eduDavie CountyPhoto of Marsha McGrawMarsha McGrawArea Agent, Agriculture - Field Crops (336) 753-6100 (Office) mlmcgraw@ncsu.eduDavie CountyPhoto of Phil Rucker, Jr.Phil Rucker, Jr.Area Agent, Agriculture - Livestock (336) 753-6100 (Office) phil_rucker@ncsu.eduDavie County

Support

Irene SmithCounty Extension Administrative Assistant (336) 849-7908 (Office) irene_smith@ncsu.eduYadkin County

Other

Madaline Jones4-H Agent, 4-H Youth Development (336) 849-7908 (Office) madaline_jones@ncsu.eduYadkin County

Area Specialized Agents

These agents specialize in specific areas of agriculture and natural resource management and serve many counties. While their knowledge and expertise is available to residents of Yadkin County Center, they may not be present in the Yadkin County Center. Please contact the Yadkin County Center for assistance and initial consultation.

Photo of Brent BuchananBrent BuchananArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Dairy Serves 26 CountiesBased out of Cleveland(315) 212-1277 brent_buchanan@ncsu.eduCleveland County Photo of Lauren GreeneLauren GreeneArea Specialized Agent, Agribusiness - Poultry Serves 31 Counties and EBCIBased out of Wilkes(336) 651-7347 lauren_greene@ncsu.eduWilkes County Photo of Marissa HerchlerMarissa 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 Photo of Stacey JonesStacey JonesArea Specialized Agent, Commercial Nursery and Greenhouse Serves 28 CountiesBased out of Cabarrus(704) 920-3310 (Office) stacey_jones@ncsu.eduCabarrus County Photo of Bill LordBill LordArea Specialized Agent, Water Resources Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Franklin(919) 496-3344 (Office) william_lord@ncsu.eduFranklin County Photo of Craig MauneyCraig MauneyExtension Area Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Commercial Vegetables & Fruits Serves 39 CountiesBased out of Henderson(828) 684-3562 craig_mauney@ncsu.eduHenderson County Photo of Rachel McDowellRachel McDowellArea Specialized Agent, Consumer & Retail Food Safety Serves 34 CountiesBased out of Agricultural and Human Sciences(919) 515-9155 romcdowe@ncsu.eduAgricultural and Human Sciences Photo of Currey NoblesCurrey NoblesArea Specialized Agent, Food Safety Serves 49 Counties and EBCIBased out of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Science(919) 515-9520 canobles@ncsu.eduFood, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Science Photo of Elena RogersElena RogersArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Food Safety - Fresh Produce Western NC Serves 49 Counties and EBCIBased out of Horticultural Science(828) 352-2519 elena_rogers@ncsu.eduHorticultural Science Photo of Mitch WoodwardMitch WoodwardArea Specialized Agent, Watersheds and Water Quality Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Wake(919) 250-1112 mdwoodwa@ncsu.eduWake County