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NC Disaster
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Get updates on disaster preparedness and recovery information related to severe weather and natural disasters.

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NC Disaster
Information Center

Get updates on disaster preparedness and recovery information related to severe weather and natural disasters.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Find Your Soil
Report

Find your soil report! Soil test reports are now sent electronically. Please contact our office if you need assistance locating your report online.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Cumberland County
Working Lands Protection Plan

Farms and forests cover over half of Cumberland County and serve as multi-dimensional land uses that provide economic, ecological and social benefits to the community at large. There are 231,526 acres of agricultural land in the county. Learn more about Cumberland county's Working Land Protection Plan.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

4-H Summer Fun
Days

Summer Fun Days are sponsored by Cumberland County 4-H. The program will activities throughout the summer and there are activities for all ages from 5-19. Classes will be filled on a first come, first serve basis; however, participants are not considered until all the required forms are completed and payment has been received. Contact the Cumberland County Cooperative Extension office at 910.321.6405 for a brochure.

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Soil 101: Introduction
to Soil – Online!

Understanding soil is a basic skill needed by anyone interested in agriculture, environmental science, gardening, natural resource management, and water quality. Traditionally, to gain that skill, a person has had to pay college tuition and spend long hours in a classroom. Now, with the power of the internet at your fingertips, the NC Cooperative Extension Service is bringing a first class Introduction to Soil education to your office, dining room table, or local coffee shop. Learn more about this open online course at http://go.ncsu.edu/introduction-to-soil

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Kenny, Peggy and Lisa

Employees Recognized for Years of Service

On April 14, 2014 Cumberland County Cooperative Extension employees, Kenneth Bailey, Extension Agent and Peggy Elliott, Administrative Support Specialist, were honored for reaching 20 years of service to Cumberland County by Cumberland County MORE »

Farmers Market Feasibility Study Results Released

Consultants hired by Cumberland County Cooperative Extension presented their farmers market feasibility study findings on March 19, 2014 at a well attended public meeting in the Cooperative Extension Auditorium. Cooperative Extension used grant MORE »

NC Horse Blog

Check out the NC Horse Blog with articles on management, nutrition and forages, health care and diseases, reproduction/breeding/foaling, and other topics every week!  The blog can be MORE »

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4-H Model Aviation Summer FunThu Jul 24, 2014 Today
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM— 2 hours ago
Farm to Kitchen Kids Day CampTue Jul 29, 2014 @ 9:00 AM -
Fri Aug 1, 2014 @ 12:00 PM— 5 days away
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