NC Cooperative Extension – Bladen County Center

N.C. State Extension helps create prosperity for North Carolina through programs and partnerships focused on agriculture and food, health and nutrition, and youth development.


Agriculture and Food

NC State Extension connects farmers, agribusinesses and communities with vital research-based information and technology. Research at NC State targets society’s grand challenges. Extension delivers this research directly into the hands of North Carolinians, helping them to translate knowledge into everyday solutions.

 Health and Nutrition

Extension offers a wealth of educational programs that address public health issues, improve economic well-being, and help people make healthier, better-informed decisions. Programs range from local foods, food safety, and food preservation to gardening and environmental efforts.

 4-H Youth Development

4-H is the largest youth development organization in North Carolina. Hundreds of thousands of young people learn the skills to succeed through 4-H educational programs and camps. NC State Extension and the Cooperative Extension Program at N.C. A&T State University conduct 4-H programs where youth learn by doing.

Services Provided

Economic and Site Development

  • Environmental Compliance

Events and Community Building

  • Farmers Market

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

  • Leadership/Professional Development

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Internship Program
  • Youth Entrepreneurship Education

Management Issues

  • Leadership/Professional Development

Regulatory Compliance

  • Environmental Compliance
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits
Primary Contact
Becky Spearman
450 Smith Circle
PO Box 249
Elizabethtown, NC 28337