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2023 Young Farmer of the Year

Continuing a long family tradition of agriculture, Jessica Gillis Lee operates Gillis Hill Produce in the Seventy-First area of …

2023 Hall of Fame Inductee

Joseph H. Gillis, Sr. 2023 Hall of Fame Inductee

Joseph H. Gillis was inducted into the Cumberland County Agricultural Hall of Fame in a ceremony held at the Judge E. Maurice Braswell Cumberland County Courthouse this morning. Gillis was recognized …

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Beginning Beekeeping Course

What are worker bees? What is their job in the hive? How many Queens are in the hive? How do you …

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Download the NC Farm App!

With more than 80 communities and four state farmers markets on the Visit NC Farms App, do you really …

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“Co-OPerative Solutions” Open House

Often called “the best kept secret in Cumberland County” the Extension Master Gardeners℠ Volunteers of Cumberland County in partnership with …

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Lavender Lunch and Learn

Thursday, June 15 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. This tour will include a visit to Lavender Oaks Farm in Chapel …

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2023 Better Living Series

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Cumberland County Center is excited to share the 2023 Better Living Series workshop schedule. The Better Living Series …

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Scholarship Opportunity

Nominations for 2023 are being sought for a $1000 scholarship offered by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Administrative Professionals …

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