New Horticulture Agent
Annie Mills is an upstate New York native and now serves as the Horticulture Agent for NC State Cooperative Extension here in Randolph County. Annie comes to NC State Cooperative Extension with a BS in Agricultural Sciences from Cornell University and an MS in Entomology from The University of Florida. She is no stranger to Cooperative Extension having worked as a field research technician with Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Eastern New York Commercial Horticulture Program and later serving as a Farm to School Program Coordinator for Cornell Cooperative Extension. As Horticulture Agent, she will provide technical support and educational programs for consumers and commercial horticulture businesses in Randolph County. She will also work with the Asheboro Farmers market and assist with other needs related to local foods. Annie is ready to help consumers and agricultural businesses with questions about lawns, gardens, pruning, insects, landscape plants, fruit, and vegetables.