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2017 Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Training

Cumberland County’s Extension Master Gardenersm Volunteer program will offer a training class for persons interested in becoming Extension Master Gardener Volunteers beginning January 12, 2017 and completing May 4, 2017. The class will MORE »

Beginning Beekeeping Course

Cumberland County Cooperative Extension will offer a free six week course for those persons interested in beekeeping.  The course will be held on Thursdays, beginning on September 29, 2016 at 6:00 pm in MORE »

Fall Plant Sale

The Cumberland County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers will sponsor a Fall Plant Sale on Saturday, September 24, 2016. The “Rain or Shine” plant sale will begin at 9 am and continue until 4:00 MORE »

Hopper burn damage from potato leaf hopper on red maple

Maple Nursery IPM Update popular

I had several questions related to problems with maples last week. In the process I noticed damage from maple spider mite, hopper burn (potato leaf hopper), maple shoot borer, anthracnose, and canker diseases. MORE » – from   Wilson County Center

July 2016 Better Living Series

Cumberland County Cooperative Extension’s Better Living Series will provide two workshops during June. Each workshop requires pre-registration and class registration fee payment at least two business days before the workshop. Workshop fee varies, MORE »

2016 4-H Summer Adventures

Cumberland County 4-H Youth Development Program is excited to announce the 2016 Summer Adventures Program.  For additional information contact Jessica Drake, 4-H Extension agent at 910.321.6867 or Jeanie Edwards, 4-H Administrative Support Specialist MORE »

Junior Master Gardener Summer Camp

Cumberland County Cooperative Extension and Cape Fear Botanical Garden are excited to offer the Junior Master Gardener Summer Camp for youth ages 9-13. The camp will be held each Friday beginning June 17 MORE »

2016 Hall of Fame Nominations

Nominations are now being accepted for candidates for induction into the Cumberland County Agricultural Hall of Fame for 2016. The Cumberland County Agricultural Hall of Fame honors county residents who have made significant MORE »

Cooperative Extension’s 2016 Better Living Series

Cooperative Extension’s Better Living Series will continue in 2016 offering new and informative educational programs. Preregistration and registration fee will be due one week before each class.  Registration fee varies. Please check series MORE »