NC Cooperative Extension – Moore County Center

NC State Extension transforms science into everyday solutions for North Carolinians through programs and partnerships focused on agriculture and food, health and nutrition, and 4-H youth development. Our programs are community based to meet the needs a local communities.


As part of the land-system of universities, the NC Cooperative Extension Service, is charged with the mission of providing researched solutions to the citizens of North Carolina that will improve and sustain the quality of life and prosperity for individuals, families and communities.  In partnerships with county governments, County Extension Agents, located in County Extension Centers, work with local officials and community partners to identify and with deliver unbiased validated evidence-based non-formal educational programs and information that meet the needs of local communities in the areas of agriculture, horticulture, environmental quality and conservation, nutrition, health and wellness, financial resource management and consumer education, and 4-H and youth leadership development.

Services Provided

Accelerators and Incubators

  • Accelerator
  • Incubator

Business Planning

  • Business Succession Planning
  • Market Plan Development

Economic and Site Development

  • Economic Development
  • Economic Forecast

Events and Community Building

  • Farmers Market

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Grant Funding

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

  • Employee Development
  • Leadership/Professional Development
  • Workforce Training

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Internship Program
  • Student Research Projects
  • Youth Entrepreneurship Education

Management Issues

  • Leadership/Professional Development

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Health and Safety Training
  • Life Sciences Development

Nonprofit and Social Enterprise

  • Strategic Planning

Regulatory Compliance

  • Environmental Compliance

Starting a Business

  • Startup Business Counseling


  • Health and Safety Training
  • Trade Education and Training
Primary Contact
Deborah McGiffin
707 Pinehurst Avenue
Carthage, NC 28327