Garner: Community

Business briefs: May 13

Parker joins Extension Service

The Johnston County Cooperative Extension Service hired Brandon Parker of Four Oaks as a commercial horticulture agent. Parker was active in 4-H and FFA throughout his youth and is a graduate of South Johnston High School and NC State University. Parker will be responsible for commercial vegetable crop production, nurseries and greenhouses, pond management, and farmers markets and agri-tourism.