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Grower visit to a Kentucky vineyard


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Examining NC State University Mountain Horticultural Crops Research & Extension Center boxwood blight fungicide trials

Extension faculty are responsible for communicating with county agents, growers, and the public, to "extend" relevant findings of this department and the research community at large. Extension faculty are:


Extension Staff

  • Bernadette Amsden, Research Analyst
  • Julie Beale, Plant Disease Diagnostician
  • Ed Dixon, Research Analyst
  • Cheryl Kaiser, Extension Staff Support
  • Brenda Kennedy, Plant Disease Diagnostician (Princeton)
  • Kimberly Leonberger, Extension Associate
  • Sara Long, Diagnostic Assistant
  • Kelsey Mehl, Extension Associate (Princeton)
  • Japheth Weems, Postdoctoral Scholar (Princeton)


Extension Emeritus Faculty

  • John R. Hartman
  • Donald E. Hershman
  • William C. Nesmith

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