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County Extension DirectorMolly SandfossCounty Extension Director-Local Food & Consumer Horticulture Call MollyEmail MollyMcDowell County Center
4-H Youth DevelopmentJanet BryanEFNEP Educator, Extension Program Assistant Call JanetEmail JanetMcDowell County CenterChad RayExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development Call ChadEmail ChadMcDowell County Center
Agriculture and Natural ResourcesMatt BurneisenProgram Assistant, Agriculture and Natural Resources - Keep McDowell Beautiful Call MattEmail MattMcDowell County CenterSkyler MurrayExtension Agent, Agriculture - Livestock & Field Crops Call SkylerEmail SkylerMcDowell County Center
Family and Consumer SciencesCathy Hohenstein, R.D.Area Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences, Food Safety and Preparation, Nutrition Call CathyEmail CathyBuncombe County Center
SupportHeather PeekCounty Extension Administrative Assistant Call HeatherEmail HeatherMcDowell County Center
Area Specialized Agents specialize in specific areas of agriculture and natural resource management and serve many counties. Area 4-H Agents provide support to county based 4-H programs. While their knowledge and expertise is available to residents of McDowell County Center, they may not be present in the McDowell County Center. Please contact the McDowell County Center for assistance and initial consultation.Marissa CohenArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Animal Food Safety Call MarissaEmail MarissaPoultry Science Marti DayArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Dairy Call MartiEmail MartiOrange County Center April DillonArea Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development Call AprilEmail AprilCleveland County Center Lauren GreeneArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Poultry Call LaurenEmail LaurenCleveland County Center Sam MarshallArea Specialized Agent, Ornamental Nursery & Greenhouse, Western Region Call SamEmail SamHaywood County Center Craig MauneyArea Specialized Agent, Commercial Fruit and Vegetable Production Call CraigEmail CraigHenderson County Center Ashley RobbinsArea Specialized Agent - Dairy Call AshleyEmail AshleyChatham County Center Elena RogersArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Food Safety - Fresh Produce Western NC Call ElenaEmail ElenaHorticultural Science George SeldenArea Specialized Agent, Aquaculture Call GeorgeEmail GeorgeHaywood County Center Mitch WoodwardArea Specialized Agent, Watersheds and Water Quality Call MitchEmail MitchWake County Center