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Extension Programs

The extension programs in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering have evolved over time and continually change to educate people about agricultural and environmental issues of importance. These programs assist diverse audiences and include not only rural farm communities but youth and urban populations who's activities are increasingly affecting the environment.

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The department offers a variety of programs and information to assist communities with the implementation of engineering practices that protect the environment and strengthen agricultural systems.

Photo: Tobacco buyer talks with an extension agent about the quality of his leaf. A baler is behind them.Assistance to farmers

Photo: A workshop group learns about calibraition of a center pivoit. Training programs

Photo: An extension specialist waits on a crowd to run through information about a bioenergy project. Technology demonstrations


Dr. Mike Burchell
Extension Leader
Phone: (919) 513-7348
Fax: (919) 515-6772


Environmental Resource Management

Water Control and Systems Management

Water Education


Agricultural Management & Development

Animal Management

Production, Processing & Handling

Agricultural Systems

Agricultural Education

Bioenergy & Byproduct Development