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County Extension Director

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Geissler Baker

Interim County Extension Director & Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences
(336) 375-5876x228

4-H EFNEP

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Ivelisse Colon Diaz

Nutrition Program Assistant, 4-H EFNEP Youth
(336) 641-2422

Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program Assistant, working with youth 5-19 years old. Serves Guilford County.

4-H Program Management

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Peggie Lewis Joyce

Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development
(336) 641-2400

4-H Youth Development

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Sadie Payne

Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development
(336) 641-2400x2434Follow or Friend Me

I work specifically with non traditional audiences in the urban Guilford County setting. Youth ages 5-18 are invited to participate in hands-on, experiential learning in the areas of S.T.E.M., Healthy Living and Citizenship with 4-H!

Agronomic Crops

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John Ivey

Extension Agent, Agriculture-Crop Science
(336) 641-2416x2416

Responsible for field crops (field and greenhouse), local foods coordinator, fruit and vegetable production, pesticide coordinator, and pond management.

Consumer Horticulture

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Pamela Marshall

County Extension Support Specialist, Urban Horticulture and 4-H Youth
(336) 641-2400

FCS EFNEP Program Assistant

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Arnicia Gudger

Nutrition Program Assistant, EFNEP - Adult
(336) 375-5876

Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) Assistant for Adults

Family and Consumer Sciences

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Lisa Benavente

North Central District EFNEP Extension Associate
(919) 245-2054

Provides programmatic supervision to the EFNEP program in the North Central District.

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Barbara Strong

Family Education Program Associate
(336) 641-2430

Family Education Program Associate for Parenting, Energy Conservation, Home Care and Maintenance Programs, Mold & Mildew Calls, and Household Pest Calls

Forage Crops

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Marti Day

Area Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Dairy
(919) 542-8202www.ces.ncsu.edu/chatham/ag/dairy/dairyindexa.html

Responsible for educational programs for dairy farmers, youth with an interest in dairy projects and the general public with an interest in dairy foods and the dairy industry. Also repsonsible for row crop and horse educational progams in Chatham County.

Livestock

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Ben Chase

Extension Agent, Agriculture - Livestock
(336) 342-8235rockingham.ces.ncsu.edu/index.php?page=animalagriculture

Area Livestock Extension Agent - Rockingham & Guilford Counties

Master Gardener Volunteers

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Linda Brandon

Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Coordinator
(336) 641-2400Follow or Friend Me

Poultry

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Daniel Campeau

Area Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Poultry
(919) 542-8202

Work mainly with Commercial Poultry industry. I also work with small scale poultry production.

Secretary, Administrative

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Rachel Herring

County Extension Administrative Assistant
(336) 641-2433

Secretary, Family and Consumer Science

Mignon Sheppard

County Extension Support Specialist
(336) 641-2421

Provide administrative support to the Family and Consumer Sciences staff.

Support

Other

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Cynthia Nielsen

School Curriculum Coordinator, Horticulture
(336) 641-2400