Spring is upon us and with the rising temperatures come an increase in insect activity. A group of insects …
Agriculture & Food
Extension and research at NC State address timely issues impacting our state. Extension delivers trusted information directly into the hands of farmers and agribusinesses, helping them translate knowledge into solutions that grow our economy and communities.
Higher Corn Populations? Where is the Industry Headed? In this video, Area Agent, Tim Hambrick, discusses why higher populations are …
The March Livestock Newsletter is available for your review. If you have any questions concerning the newsletter, please contact …
Nominations are now being accepted for candidates for induction into the Cumberland County Agricultural Hall of Fame for 2021. The …
Persons who purchase or apply restricted-use-pesticides on their own farms are required by state law to have a private …
Join N.C. Cooperative Extension of Cumberland County Agent, Kenny Bailey, as he explores the wonderful and exciting world of bees! …
N.C. Cooperative Extension, Dairy ASA – Ashley Robbins will be hosting a webinar on February 4, 2021, from noon–1:30 …
Pesticides include insecticides, fungicides,(many other ‘icides’) plant growth regulators, defoliants, and desiccants. Federal and state laws require some users …
Auxin Herbicides – Best Management Practices will be offered virtually beginning at 10 a.m. on January 12, 2021. Drs. …
N.C. Cooperative Extension of Cumberland County is pleased to announce that Alfred Davenport has been selected as the 2020 Agricultural …
The University of Mount Olive Lois G. Britt Agribusiness Center is pleased to announce a new round of funding of the UMO …
On Tuesday, October 27, 2020, at 9 a.m., the North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Cumberland County Center will be holding …
Farming Community: North Carolina needs your help in completing the 2020 Census!! Growers, farm labor contractors, farmworkers, and their families …
N.C. Cooperative Extension of Cumberland County will offer two virtual opportunities for private pesticide applicators to gain recertification. Participation …
Are you planting wheat this fall? Join us for part 1 of our “Wheat Production Series” on September 25, 2020, from …
North Carolina residents who have received seed shipments that they did not order from China or foreign sources are …
Cumberland County farmers have an opportunity to enroll their farms in the Cumberland County Voluntary Agricultural District program. The objectives …
Want to see an AquaSpy in action in a cornfield? Watch our latest video to learn about this new technology …
On January 23, 2017, $1,000,000 in “time-limited” funding has been authorized to assist landowners within any counties designated in …
Learn More Using the Resources Below
County Extension Programs
- Growing Small Farms: Sustainable Agriculture in North Carolina
- Voluntary Agricultural District Program Application
- Voluntary Agricultural District Program Brochure
Extension Programs at NC State University
- Ag BioTech
- Executive Farm Management Program
- Extension Entomology - Insect Biology and Management
- Extension Plant Pathology
- Industrial Hemp
- NC FarmLink
- NC Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
- NC Pesticide Safety Education
- NC Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program
- Official Variety Testing
More Extension Programs at NC State University
- Agricultural and Human Sciences
- Agriculture and Resource Economics Extension
- Apiculture and Beekeeping
- Biological and Agricultural Engineering
- Crop and Soil Sciences
- Extension Soils Program
National eXtension Resources
- 2012 November Livestock Newsletter
- 2012 September Livestock Newsletter
- 2013 January Livestock Newsletter
Partnerships and Organizations
- Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS)
- NC Climate Data
- NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
- NC State Climate Office
- USDA Agricultural Marketing Service
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