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Mark Blevins, Ed.D.

Mark Blevins, Ed.D.

County Extension Director - Agriculture Agent Brunswick County
Street Address: 25 Referendum Dr
Bolivia, NC 28422
Mailing Address: PO Box 109
Bolivia, NC 28422

Job Description Mark directs the total county program in beautiful Brunswick County and has service responsibilities for agriculture, environmental issues and community development. His career has included student internship work at the JC Raulston Arboretum and the Eastern Band of Cherokee, before starting his career in Extension as the Horticlture Agent in Gaston County in 2005. Mark has been the Brunswick County Extension Director since 2011. "As the Agriculture Agent, I help farmers increase their sustainability (environmental, economic, and social) and improve confidence in their decisions through scientific research. As the County Extension Director, I lead, support and equip this staff so farmers, gardeners, families, and youth have access to solid science from our Universities to make the biggest difference we can in Brunswick County."

Recent Posts by Mark Blevins, Ed.D.

Be Ready Just in Case

N.C. Cooperative Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Column originally written for the Brunswick Beacon August 29, 2018 by: Cheryle Jones …

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Hurricane Preparations

Evacuation Disaster Kit Here are some things to consider packing when preparing for or evacuating from Hurricane Florence. Brunswick County Emergency …

Different Odors of Silage

My Silage Smells

Properly fermented silage should not have a strong smell because lactic acid – the main organic acid from silage …

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