Mountain Horticultural Crops Research & Extension Center

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United States of America - North Carolina - Mills River

Institution Code: FLETCH

International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

About the Mountain Horticultural Crops Research & Extension Center

The Mountain Horticultural Crops Research & Extension Center is located in the southern Appalachian mountains of western North Carolina near Asheville. Fifty faculty and staff, from the North Carolina State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the College of Natural Resources, conduct research and extension programs for the departments of Entomology, Forestry, Horticulture, Plant Pathology, Soil Science, and Zoology. The Center also houses the administrative offices for the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service West and West Central Districts.

The Center strives to help the people of western North Carolina improve their lives by conducting applied research and developing and implementing highly effective extension programs related to agriculture, the environment, family, and community.

Main Address:
Mountain Horticultural Crops Research & Extension Center
North Carolina State University
455 Research Drive
Mills River
North Carolina 28759 United States of America

Telephone: (828) 684-3562
Fax: (828) 684-8715
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Unknown
    Curator's Name: Thomas Ranney, Professor
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Botanic Garden
  • Status
  • Status: Educational: Yes
  • Physical Data
  • Latitude: 35.4261760
    Longitude: -82.5609570
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

Plant Collections

Conservation Programmes

Research Programmes

Education Programmes