Cooperative Extension

About the Department

The primary purpose of the North Carolina/Halifax County Cooperative Extension is to provide information regarding:

  • Enhancing agricultural, forest, and food systems
  • Building quality communities, sustaining families
  • Developing responsible youth
  • Helping all citizens to interpret and use this information in building a more prosperous and satisfying life

Affiliated Programs

Cooperative Extension Agents are charged with carrying out the extension education programs of North Carolina State University, AT&T, and the United States Department of Agriculture.

For more information, visit the North Carolina State University website.


Notice of Public Hearing
Regarding Proposed Condemnation of Qualified Farmlands
Before the Halifax County Agricultural Advisory Board


As required by Article VII of the Halifax County Voluntary Agricultural District Ordinance, on December 21, 2018, the NC Department of Transportation requested a public hearing before the Halifax County Agricultural Advisory Board (the "Board") on the proposed condemnation of Parcels 069 & 070 owned by Edward Lee Dickens and Lisa Dickens for the construction of State Project I.D. R-3822 (WBS 37765.2.5).  These parcels are subject to a Conservation Agreement Establishing a Traditional Voluntary Agricultural District between Edward Dickens and Halifax County recorded in Bk 2446, Pg. 400, Halifax County Registry.
The public hearing will be held by the Board on January 14, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. in the Halifax County Agricultural Center auditorium, 359 Ferrell Lane, Halifax, NC.  For more information please contact Arthur Whitehead, Halifax County Extension Director at 252-583-5161.
For the Board:

Arthur Whitehead
Halifax County Extension Director

Posted:  January 2, 2019