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NC Cooperative
Extension Service Announces Strategic Plan

The Cooperative Extension Service at NC State outlines its vision for restructuring over the next 22 months by targeting its strengths and improving access to services across the state.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service_Conference Listening Session_11-6-13

NC Cooperative
Extension Service Announces Strategic Plan

The Cooperative Extension Service at NC State outlines its vision for restructuring over the next 22 months by targeting its strengths and improving access to services across the state.

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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

Fruit Tree Production
Workshop

Apples, peaches, pears and more! Could you use some guidance on managing your fruit trees, or are you interested in planting fruit trees for your home use and don’t know where to begin? Cumberland County Cooperative Extension is sponsoring a fruit tree production workshop on Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. on the management of fruit trees. Please plan to join Dr. Mike Parker, Extension Horticultural Specialist, North Carolina State University, as he provides educational information on what to consider before planting and to explore what fruit tree crops you could possible grow. Dr. Parker will be available to address all of your fruit tree questions. The workshop will be held in the Cumberland County Cooperative Extension Auditorium, located at 301 East Mountain Drive, Fayetteville, North Carolina. Registration is requested, but not required. There is no fee to attend the workshop. For additional information concerning this workshop or to register, please contact Theresa Williams, Extension agent, Urban Horticulture at 910.321.6870 or via email theresa_williams@ncsu.edu.

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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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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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Fruit Tree Production Workshop

Apples, peaches, pears and more! Could you use some guidance on managing your fruit trees, or are you interested in planting fruit trees for your home use and don’t know where to begin? MORE »

Fees for Soil Samples

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 MORE »

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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 »

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