Horticulture Program

Small-scale food production in North Carolina is a growing interest for both commercial producers, who sell their crops, and for consumers. 

The Horticulture Team at The Cooperative Extension Program at N.C. A&T offers several programs to benefit limited-resource and small-scale farmers. Both commercial and consumer focuses are featured. 

Commercial horticulture is offered for rural as well as urban uses. Organic and conventional programs focus on the following alternative crop and production systems:

Consumer Horticulture programming is focused on those interested in growing their own food such as those involved in:

For information about the Horticulture Program, contact:

Dr. Sanjun Gu, horticulture specialist
The Cooperative Extension Program
North Carolina A&T State University
PO Box 21928
Greensboro, NC  27420-1928
Phone:  (336) 285-4954
Email:  sgu@ncat.edu