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County Extension Director

Photo of Bryan CaveBryan CaveCounty Extension Director (336) 401-8025 (Office) bryan_cave@ncsu.eduSurry County

4-H Youth Development

Photo of Whitney CollinsWhitney CollinsExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development (336) 401-8025 (Office) whitney_collins@ncsu.eduSurry County

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Photo of Tim HambrickTim HambrickArea Agent, Agriculture (336) 703-2857 tim_hambrick@ncsu.eduForsyth CountyPhoto of Joanna RadfordJoanna RadfordExtension Agent, Agriculture and Natural Resources (336) 401-8025 (Office) joanna_radford@ncsu.eduSurry County

Family and Consumer Sciences

Photo of Seydel CroppsSeydel CroppsEFNEP Educator, Extension Program Associate (336) 401-8025 (Office) seydel_cropps@ncsu.eduSurry CountyPhoto of Carmen LongCarmen LongArea Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences (336) 401-8025 (Office) carmen_long@ncsu.eduSurry County

Support

Photo of Sally SouthardSally SouthardCounty Extension Administrative Assistant (336) 401-8025 (Office) sally_southard@ncsu.eduSurry County

Other

Amanda RoyallProgram Assistant - Healthy Kids (336) 401-8025 (Office) amanda_royall@ncsu.eduSurry CountyPhoto of Nicole VernonNicole VernonCounty Extension Support Specialist (336) 401-8025 (Office) nicole_vernon@ncsu.eduSurry 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 Surry County Center, they may not be present in the Surry County Center. Please contact the Surry County Center for assistance and initial consultation.

Photo of Brent BuchananBrent BuchananArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Dairy Serves 25 CountiesBased out of Cleveland(315) 212-1277 brent_buchanan@ncsu.eduCleveland County Photo of Lauren GreeneLauren GreeneArea Specialized Agent, Agribusiness - Poultry Serves 31 CountiesBased 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 101 CountiesBased out of Poultry Science(919) 515-5396 marissa_herchler@ncsu.eduPoultry Science Photo of Stacey JonesStacey JonesArea Specialized Agent, Commercial Nursery and Greenhouse Serves 27 CountiesBased out of Cabarrus(704) 920-3310 (Office) stacey_jones@ncsu.eduCabarrus County Photo of Bill LordBill LordArea Specialized Agent, Water Resources Serves 100 CountiesBased 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 38 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 50 CountiesBased 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 50 CountiesBased 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 CountiesBased out of Wake(919) 250-1112 mdwoodwa@ncsu.eduWake County