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Agronomist hired for NE N.C. counties

The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has hired Adam Lassiter as regional agronomist for Beaufort, Dare, Hyde, Martin, Pamlico, Tyrrell and Washington counties. Lassiter is based at the Vernon James Center in Plymouth.

Regional agronomists are part of the Field Services Section of the department's Agronomic Services Division. They provide advice on crop fertilization, nutrient management, lime needs, soil testing, plant tissue analysis, use of animal wastes and composts, nematode analysis, and testing of source water and nutrient solutions.

Lassiter, a native of Perquimans County, earned his bachelor's and master's degrees in agricultural education from North Carolina A&T State University. He has worked as a county agent for Cooperative Extension and as a private agricultural consultant.

To arrange a consultation, contact Lassiter by email at adam.lassiter@ncagr.gov or by office phone, 252-793-4118, ext. 122.

 

 

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