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Meet Our Staff

County Extension Director

Will Strader, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionWill StraderCounty Extension Director, Rockingham Call Will E-mail Will Rockingham County Center

4-H Youth Development

Morgan Maness, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMorgan ManessExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development Call Morgan E-mail Morgan Rockingham County Center

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Kathryn Holmes, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionKathryn HolmesExtension Agent, Agriculture Call Kathryn E-mail Kathryn Rockingham County CenterAbby Whitaker, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAbby WhitakerExtension Agent, Agriculture - Livestock and Forage Crops Call Abby E-mail Abby Rockingham County Center

Family and Consumer Sciences

Jordan Jefferies-James, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJordan Jefferies-JamesExtension Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences Call Jordan E-mail Jordan Rockingham County Center

Support

Laura Apple, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionLaura AppleCounty Extension Administrative Assistant Call Laura E-mail Laura Rockingham County Center

Regional Positions

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 Rockingham County Center, they may not be present in the Rockingham County Center. Please contact the Rockingham County Center for assistance and initial consultation.

Jonas Asbill, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionJonas AsbillArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Poultry Serves 20 CountiesBased out of RandolphCall Jonas E-mail Jonas Randolph County Center Marti Day, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMarti DayArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Dairy Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of OrangeCall Marti E-mail Marti Orange County Center Erin Eure, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionErin EureArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Commercial Fruits and Vegetables Serves 35 CountiesBased out of GatesCall Erin E-mail Erin Gates County Center Marissa Herchler, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMarissa HerchlerArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Animal Food Safety Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of Poultry ScienceCall Marissa E-mail Marissa Poultry Science Stacey Jones, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionStacey JonesArea Specialized Agent, Commercial Nursery and Greenhouse Serves 28 CountiesBased out of CabarrusCall Stacey E-mail Stacey Cabarrus County Center Peggie Lewis Joyce, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionPeggie Lewis JoyceArea 4-H Agent - Central Region Serves 36 CountiesBased out of DavidsonCall Peggie Lewis E-mail Peggie Lewis Davidson County Center Ashley Robbins, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAshley RobbinsArea Specialized Agent - Dairy Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of ChathamCall Ashley E-mail Ashley Chatham County Center Elena Rogers, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionElena RogersArea Specialized Agent, Agriculture - Food Safety - Fresh Produce Western NC Serves 49 Counties and EBCIBased out of Horticultural ScienceCall Elena E-mail Elena Horticultural Science Mitch Woodward, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMitch WoodwardArea Specialized Agent, Watersheds and Water Quality Serves 100 Counties and EBCIBased out of WakeCall Mitch E-mail Mitch Wake County Center