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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

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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FALL PLANT SALE

The Cumberland County Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Plant Sale will be held on Saturday and Sunday, October 4 and October 5, 2014 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm during Heritage Festival Days. The plant sale will be held at Cape Fear Botanical Garden, located at 536 N. Eastern Blvd, Fayetteville, NC. There is no admission cost to attend the sale. Fall is the best time to plant perennials and shrubs! Extension Master Gardeners can assist you with plant selection and planting guidelines.

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Beginning Beekeeping
Course

Cumberland County Cooperative Extension will be conducting a Beginning Beekeeping Course starting on Thursday September 25, 2014 at 6:30 PM. The course will cover the basic information necessary to get started into beekeeping and will prepare students for the practical beekeeping course that will be taught in the spring of 2015. The course will be held every Thursday evening for 6 weeks and will take place at the Cumberland County Cooperative Extension office. For more information and to preregister for the course, call Kenny Bailey at 910-321-6871 or email kenneth_bailey@ncsu.edu. For accommodations for persons with disabilities, contact Kenny Bailey at 910.321.6871, no later than five (5) days before the event.

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Rockets to the
Rescue!

In celebration of the 2014 4-H National Youth Science Day, youth in grades 4th-12th are invited to attend the aerospace engineering activity: Rockets to the Rescue! On October 8th, 2014 youth in grades 4-12 are invited to the Cumberland County Center NC Cooperative Extension located at 301 East Mountain Drive, Fayetteville, NC to participate in a nationwide science learning opportunity. The 2014 National Science Experiment, Rockets to the Rescue, provides young scientists the opportunity to explore how aerospace engineering can be used to solved real world challenges - such as food distribution in emergency situations - to make a positive impact in our world. Two sessions will be offered on October 8, 2014: 10:00am - 12:00noon and 4:00pm-6:00pm. For more information or to reserve your spot, please contact Jessica Drake, Extension agent, 4-H Youth Development at 910-321-6867 or email: jessica_drake@ncsu.edu.

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FALL PLANT SALE

The Cumberland County Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Plant Sale will be held on Saturday and Sunday, October 4 and October 5, 2014 from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm during Heritage Festival Days. The MORE »

2015 Extension Master Gardener Training

Applications are now being accepted for those interested in becoming an Extension Master Gardener Volunteer. The Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program in North Carolina is a joint endeavor of North Carolina Cooperative Extension MORE »

Beginning Beekeeping Course

Cumberland County Cooperative Extension will be conducting a Beginning Beekeeping Course starting on Thursday September 25, 2014 at 6:30 PM. The course will cover the basic information necessary to get started into beekeeping 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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Beginning Beekeeping CourseThu Oct 2, 2014
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Cooperative Extension Services, 301 E Mountain Dr, Fayetteville, NC, United States
— 2 days away
EMGV Fall Plant SaleSat Oct 4, 2014 @ 10:00 AM -
Sun Oct 5, 2014 @ 4:00 PM Where:
Cape Fear Botanical Garden, 536 N Eastern Blvd, Fayetteville, NC, United States
— 4 days away
2014 4-H National Youth Science DayWed Oct 8, 2014
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Cooperative Extension Services, 301 E Mountain Dr, Fayetteville, NC, United States
— 1 week away
2014 4-H National Youth Science DayWed Oct 8, 2014
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Where:
Cooperative Extension Services, 301 E Mountain Dr, Fayetteville, NC, United States
— 1 week away
Beginning Beekeeping CourseThu Oct 9, 2014
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Cooperative Extension Services, 301 E Mountain Dr, Fayetteville, NC, United States
— 1 week away
Beginning Beekeeping CourseThu Oct 16, 2014
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Cooperative Extension Services, 301 E Mountain Dr, Fayetteville, NC, United States
— 2 weeks away
Beginning Beekeeping CourseThu Oct 23, 2014
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Cooperative Extension Services, 301 E Mountain Dr, Fayetteville, NC, United States
— 3 weeks away
Beginning Beekeeping CourseThu Oct 30, 2014
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Cooperative Extension Services, 301 E Mountain Dr, Fayetteville, NC, United States
— 4 weeks away
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