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County Extension Director

Photo of Seth NagySeth NagyCounty Extension Director (828) 757-1290 (Office) seth_nagy@ncsu.eduCaldwell County

4-H Youth Development

Photo of Mandy ReidMandy ReidExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development (828) 757-1257 abreid@ncsu.eduCaldwell County

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Photo of Eli SnyderEli SnyderExtension Agent, Agriculture - Commercial and Consumer Hort. (828) 757-1290 (Office) elina_snyder@ncsu.eduCaldwell County

Family and Consumer Sciences

Photo of Margie MansureMargie MansureExtension Agent, Nutrition and Foods (FCS) (828) 264-3061 (Office) margie_mansure@ncsu.eduWatauga County

Support

Photo of Diana FordDiana FordReceptionist (828) 757-1290 (Office) diana_ford@ncsu.eduCaldwell CountyPhoto of Tina LovejoyTina LovejoyCounty Extension Administrative Assistant (828) 757-1290 (Office) tina_lovejoy@ncsu.eduCaldwell County

Other

Photo of Virginia LopezVirginia LopezNutrition Educator, SNAP-Ed (828) 764-9480 (Office) virginia_lopez@ncsu.eduBurke 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 Caldwell County Center, they may not be present in the Caldwell County Center. Please contact the Caldwell 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 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 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 Debbie StroudDebbie StroudArea Specialized Agent, Consumer and Retail Food Safety Serves 33 Counties and EBCIBased out of Harnett(919) 515-9149 dlstroud@ncsu.eduHarnett County Photo of Amanda TaylorAmanda TaylorArea Specialized Agent, Nursery and Greenhouse, Western Region Serves 28 CountiesBased out of Burke(828) 475-2915 amanda_jo_taylor@ncsu.eduBurke County 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