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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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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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Herter-O'Neal
Scholarship Available

Nominations are being sought for a $750 scholarship offered by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Administrative Professionals Association (NCCEAPA) through March 13, 2015. The scholarship is available to North Carolina residents pursuing a college degree (Associates and/or Bachelors) in business or a business-related field of study. Applicants must be enrolled to attend classes at a community college or university during the 2015-2016 school year. The scholarship is awarded annually to honor the work and dedication of Edith Herter and Frances O’Neal, co-leaders in forming the NCCEAPA in 1973. Qualified applicants interested in applying for this scholarship can obtain an application packet from the financial aid office at their local community college or high school guidance counselor. Additional information can be obtained by contacting the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service, Cumberland County Center at 910.321.6405, or by visiting the Center at 301 East Mountain Drive, Fayetteville, NC 28306. Herter-O'Neal Scholarship Application (Word version) Herter-O'Neal Scholarship Application (PDF version) Herter-O'Neal Scholarship Brochure

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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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Backyard Poultry
Class

Please join Cumberland County Cooperative Extension staff for a Backyard Poultry Class on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. The workshop will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the Cumberland County Cooperative Extension auditorium, located at 301 East Mountain Drive, Fayetteville, N.C. Dr. Donna Carver, North Carolina State University professor and Extension poultry veterinarian, will be here to discuss nutrition basics, parasites, housing, health, and overall management. You will learn everything you need to know to properly care for your backyard chickens! Pre-registration is required. Please contact Liz Joseph, Extension Livestock agent, at 910.321.6862 or via email at elizabeth_joseph@ncsu.edu to register or for additional information.

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Fees for Soil Samples
to Begin

Beginning on November 26, 2014 and continuing through March 31, 2015 a $4.00 peak season fee will be accessed to each soil sample submitted for testing to the Agronomic Division Lab. Soil samples must be received at the Agronomic Division Lab prior to 6:00 p.m. on November 25, 2014 to avoid the fee. Shipping or post-marked dates prior to November 26, 2014 will not deter the fee if not received at the lab by the deadline.

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Backyard Poultry Class

Please join Cumberland County Cooperative Extension staff for a Backyard Poultry Class on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. The workshop will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the Cumberland County Cooperative Extension auditorium, located MORE »

Extension’s Better Living Series

Cumberland County Cooperative Extension Service is excited to launch a brand new educational series entitled “Better Living Series“. Come join Cooperative Extension agents for informational workshops on lawns, gardens, nutrition, canning, decorating and MORE »

Herter-O’Neal Business Scholarship

Nominations are being sought for a $750 scholarship offered by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Administrative Professionals Association (NCCEAPA) through March 13, 2015. The scholarship is available to North Carolina residents pursuing a MORE »

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Backyard Poultry WorkshopWed Mar 4, 2015
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Cooperative Extension Services, 301 East Mountain Drive, Fayetteville, NC 28306, United States
— 5 days away
Cape Fear Botanical Garden Camellia ShowSat Mar 7, 2015 @ 8:00 AM -
Sun Mar 8, 2015 @ 5:00 PM Where:
Cape Fear Botanical Garden, 536 North Eastern Boulevard, Fayetteville, NC 28301, United States
— 1 week away
Vegetable Gardening 101 - Extension's Better Living SeriesTue Mar 10, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Where:
Cooperative Extension Services, 301 East Mountain Drive, Fayetteville, NC 28306, United States
— 1 week away
Turkey Hunting SeminarWed Mar 18, 2015
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Cooperative Extension Services, 301 East Mountain Drive, Fayetteville, NC 28306, United States
— 3 weeks away
Southern Foresters' Climate Observations: State Comparisons and Spatial TrendsThu Mar 19, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Where:
http://forestrywebinars.net
— 3 weeks away
Turkey Hunting SeminarThu Mar 19, 2015
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Cooperative Extension Services, 301 East Mountain Drive, Fayetteville, NC 28306, United States
— 3 weeks away
Green Cleaning for Healthy Housekeeping - Extension's Better Living SeriesTue Mar 24, 2015
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Where:
Cooperative Extension Services, 301 East Mountain Drive, Fayetteville, NC 28306, United States
— 3 weeks away
Invasive Plant Best Management Practices WebinarTue Mar 24, 2015
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
http://www.sustainableforestswebinars.net/
— 3 weeks away
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