North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Robeson County Center provides research-based, issue-focused education and information for individuals, families, and communities to increase knowledge and improve their quality of life. Extension staff members assist local citizens, businesses, and agencies by providing educational meetings, workshops, seminars, and tours; home and farm visits; office and phone consultation; newsletters, news articles, radio programs, and television news reports; and by E-mail and Internet. Cooperative Extension is a field office of the North Carolina Land-Grant Universities–North Carolina State University and North Carolina A&T State University and receives financial support from federal, state and county governments.
O. P. Owens Agriculture Center
455 Caton Road
Lumberton, NC 28360
P. O. Box 2280
Lumberton, NC 28359-2280
Web Page Address: http://robeson.ces.ncsu.edu/
Office Hours: 8:15 – 5:15, Monday – Friday
County Extension Director - Mac Malloy
Administration and Family and Consumer Sciences
Agriculture And Natural Resources
Area Farm Management Agent - Nelson Brownlee
Farm Management, Record Keeping, and Government Regulations for Robeson and Bladen Counties (N.C. A&T Special Project). Coordinator for Robeson County Beekeepers.
Livestock Agent - Taylor Chavis
Swine, Beef, Goats, Small Animals, Forages, Water Quality, Waste Management, Wildlife, Aquatics, and Farm Ponds
Horticultural Agent - Mack Johnson
Ornamentals, Turf, Greenhouses, Vegetables, Fruits, Nuts, Alternative Crops, Pesticide Education for Consumer Agriculture, Homeowner Pests, Recycling, and Forestry. Coordinator for Robeson County Master Gardeners and Robeson County Farmers Market.
Field Crops Agent - Mac Malloy
Tobacco, Corn, Soybeans, Cotton, Small Grains, Peanuts, Pesticide Education
4-H Youth Development and Family and Consumer Sciences
4-H Agent - Shea Ann DeJarnette
4-H Youth and Adult Volunteer Program, School Enrichment, In-School Clubs, Specialty Clubs, County Programs, Animal Science, Special Interest Programs, Summer Camping Programs, Supervisor for 4-H Program Associate
4-H Extension Agent - Wendy Maynor
Subject Matter Support Specialist and Secretary