As the world population grows, so does the need for abundant, affordable and safe food. North Carolina Cooperative Extension’s educational programs provide farmers and agribusinesses with the research-based knowledge they need to produce high-quality crops and livestock in economically and environmentally sustainable ways. That’s important for North Carolina because agriculture and agribusiness account for about 17 percent of our state’s jobs and income.
Nominations are now being accepted for candidates for induction into the Cumberland County Agriculture Hall of Fame for 2014. The Cumberland County Agriculture Hall of Fame honors county residents who have contributed outstanding MORE »