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County Extension Director

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Karen Neill

Interim County Extension Director & Ext. Agent, Agriculture - Urban Horticulture
(336) 641-2400www.guilfordgardenanswers.org

4-H Youth Development

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Ivelisse Colon Diaz

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

The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program works with non-traditional audiences. I help youth 5-18 years old learning about healthy eating, being more physically active and practicing food safety.

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Peggie Lewis Joyce

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

Agriculture and Natural Resources

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Linda Brandon

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

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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

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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 respsonsible for row crop and horse educational programs in Chatham County.

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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.

Family and Consumer Sciences

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Geissler Baker, Mrs.

Area Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences
(336) 641-2400

Coordinates and implements educational programs and provides information related to Nutrition and Wellness, and Food Safety/Preservation. Supervises county EFNEP staff. Manages Family and Consumer Science volunteer groups.

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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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Arnicia Gudger

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

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

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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

Support

Deb Fuller

County Extension Office Assistant
(336) 641-2400
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Rachel Herring

County Extension Administrative Assistant
(336) 641-2433
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Pamela Marshall

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

Mignon Sheppard

County Extension Support Specialist
(336) 641-2421

Provide administrative support to the Family and Consumer Sciences staff.

Other

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Cynthia Nielsen

School Curriculum Coordinator, Horticulture
(336) 641-2400