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Jim Ballington, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Jim Ballington, Jr.Professor Emeritus Call Dr. Jim E-mail Dr. Jim Horticultural ScienceLucy Bradley, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Lucy BradleyUrban Horticulture Professor and Extension Specialist Call Dr. Lucy E-mail Dr. Lucy Horticultural ScienceWayne Buhler, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Wayne BuhlerProfessor and Extension Specialist (Pesticide Education) Call Dr. Wayne E-mail Dr. Wayne Horticultural ScienceMark Clough, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMark CloughResearch Scholar and Extension Associate Call Mark E-mail Mark Horticultural ScienceNancy Creamer, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Nancy CreamerProfessor and Extension Specialist, Director CEFS Call Dr. Nancy E-mail Dr. Nancy Horticultural ScienceJeanine Davis, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Jeanine DavisExtension Specialist, Herbs / Organics / Specialty Crops / Vegetables / Hemp Call Dr. Jeanine E-mail Dr. Jeanine Horticultural ScienceLiz Driscoll, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionLiz Driscoll4-H Extension Specialist - Horticulture, Crop & Soil Sciences, & Entomology Call Liz E-mail Liz Horticultural ScienceBarbara Fair, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Barbara FairExtension Horticulture Specialist and Associate Professor Call Dr. Barbara E-mail Dr. Barbara Horticultural ScienceGina Fernandez, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Gina FernandezExtension Specialist (Small Fruits) Call Dr. Gina E-mail Dr. Gina Horticultural ScienceCharlotte Glen, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Charlotte GlenState Coordinator, NC Extension Master Gardener Program Call Dr. Charlotte E-mail Dr. Charlotte Horticultural ScienceChris Gunter, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Chris GunterProfessor and Extension Vegetable Specialist Call Dr. Chris E-mail Dr. Chris Horticultural ScienceMark Hoffmann, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Mark HoffmannSmall Fruits Extension Specialist, Assistant Professor, Strawberry and Grape Call Dr. Mark E-mail Dr. Mark Horticultural ScienceBrandon Hopper, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionBrandon HopperBusiness and Technology Application Technician Call Brandon E-mail Brandon Horticultural ScienceKatie Jennings, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Katie JenningsAssociate Professor Vegetable and Small Fruit Weed Science Call Dr. Katie E-mail Dr. Katie Horticultural ScienceTom Kon, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Tom KonAssistant Professor: Southeastern Apple Research Specialist Call Dr. Tom E-mail Dr. Tom Horticultural ScienceAnthony LeBude, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Anthony LeBudeNursery Crops Extension Specialist and Associate Professor Call Dr. Anthony E-mail Dr. Anthony Horticultural ScienceWayne Mitchem, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionWayne MitchemSouthern Region Small Fruit Consortium Coordinator and Fruit Weed Management Call Wayne E-mail Wayne Horticultural ScienceJoe Neal, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Joe NealProfessor of Weed Science, Extension Specialist & Department Extension Leader Call Dr. Joe E-mail Dr. Joe Horticultural ScienceMichael Parker, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Michael ParkerExtension Horticulture Specialist and Associate Professor (Tree Fruits / Pecans) Call Dr. Michael E-mail Dr. Michael Horticultural ScienceJonathan Schultheis, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Jonathan SchultheisSpecialist, Sweetpotato / Curcurbits / Sweet Corn Call Dr. Jonathan E-mail Dr. Jonathan Horticultural ScienceDanesha Seth Carley, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Danesha Seth CarleyAssociate Professor, Sustainable Managed Landscapes Call Dr. Danesha E-mail Dr. Danesha Horticultural ScienceRhonda Sherman, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionRhonda ShermanExtension Solid Waste Specialist (vermicomposting, composting, recycling) Call Rhonda E-mail Rhonda Horticultural ScienceChip Simmons, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Chip Simmons, IIIArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Food Safety Serves 51 CountiesBased out of Horticultural ScienceCall Dr. Chip E-mail Dr. Chip Horticultural ScienceRobyn Stout, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionRobyn StoutNC 10% Campaign State Program Coordinator Call Robyn E-mail Robyn Horticultural ScienceAllan Thornton, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAllan ThorntonArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Commercial Vegetables and Fruits Serves 26 CountiesBased out of SampsonCall Allan E-mail Allan Sampson County Centertessa thraves, N.C. Cooperative Extensiontessa thravesCEFS's Farm to School Coordinator Call tessa E-mail tessa Center for Environmental Farming SystemsMark Weathington, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMark WeathingtonDirector, JC Raulston Arboretum Call Mark E-mail Mark Horticultural ScienceBrian Whipker, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Brian WhipkerProfessor, Commercial Floriculture Production Call Dr. Brian E-mail Dr. Brian Horticultural Science