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Agronomic Field Services

Vacant Position, section chief

Regional agronomists (RAs) provide on-site consulting services to help growers troubleshoot nutrient and nematode problems, establish appropriate agronomic sampling programs and implement management recommendations in a cost-effective and environmentally sound manner. Read RA success stories or an Informational Field Services brochure. Connect to the current RA map.

By maintaining communications between growers and the Division's scientific and laboratory staff, RAs ensure that the Division remains responsive to current problems.

region 13 region 11 region 5 region 1 region 4 region 2 region 3 region 6 region 14 region 8 region 9 region 12 region 7 map of regional agronomists' territories.

Regional Agronomists
Name Phone Region/Counties
Tristan Morris (252) 308-3857 Region 1: Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Gates, Hertford, Pasquotank, Perquimans
Carla Pugh (252) 944-5929 Region 2: Beaufort, Dare, Hyde, Martin, Pamlico, Tyrrell, Washington
Brandon Poole (919) 706-7000 Region 3: Craven, Carteret, Greene, Jones, Lenoir, Pitt, Wilson
Willie Howell (919) 604-4106 Region 4: Duplin, New Hanover, Onslow, Pender, Sampson
Georgia Love (910) 690-0270 Region 5: Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus, Cumberland, Hoke, Robeson, Scotland
Mike Wilder (919) 495-7495 Region 6: Edgecombe, Franklin, Halifax, Nash, Northampton, Vance, Warren
Don Nicholson (919) 499-8708 Region 7: Harnett, Johnston, Wake, Wayne, Lee
Anna-Beth Williams (336) 338-0435 Region 8: Alamance, Caswell, Durham, Guilford, Granville, Orange, Person, Rockingham, Stokes
Brad Thompson (919) 810-5793 Region 9: Anson, Chatham, Montgomery, Moore, Randolph, Richmond, Stanly
    Region 10: no longer exists
Daniel Overcash (704) 799-5070 Region 11: Cabarrus, Davidson, Davie, Forsyth, Iredell, Mecklenburg, Rowan, Surry, Union, Yadkin
Dwayne Tate (828) 443-5281 Region 12: Alexander, Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, McDowell, Mitchell, Watauga, Wilkes
Chris Leek (828) 507-8671 Region 13: Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, Macon, Madison, Swain, Yancey
Steve Dillon (980) 241-0101 Region 14: Catawba, Cleveland, Gaston, Henderson, Lincoln, Polk, Rutherford, Transylvania

Last Update May 28, 2020


NCDA&CS Agronomic Services Division, Colleen M. Hudak-Wise, Ph.D., Director
Mailing Address: 1040 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1040
Physical Address: 4300 Reedy Creek Road, Raleigh NC 27607-6465
Phone: (919) 733-2655; FAX: (919) 733-2837

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