College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences

Cooperative Extension

Cooperative Extension at N.C. A&T provides research-based information to North Carolinians with social, culturaland economic barriers to upward mobility so that they can make decisions that improve their communities and their lives. As the outreach arm of the university’s College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, Extension includes subject-matter specialists and county-based agents and paraprofessionals who deliver programs through centers across the state. Extension professionals use a variety of delivery methods – from one-on-one demonstrations to videoconferencing and online computer assisted training – to address the needs of individuals, small farmers, families, youth and communities with limited resources. Programs focus on strategic priorities areas: