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Cooperative Extension Accepting Ag Hall of Fame Nominations

Mar 15, 2024

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – Cumberland County Cooperative Extension is accepting nominations for candidates for the 2024 Cumberland County Agricultural Hall of Fame.

The Cumberland County Agricultural Hall of Fame honors county residents who have made significant contributions to agriculture, home economics, youth development or rural communities. Membership in the Hall of Fame has been awarded to individuals annually since 1989. The Agricultural Hall of Fame is in the I. B. Julian Auditorium of the Cumberland County Cooperative Extension, located in the Charlie Rose Agri-Expo Center, 301 East Mountain Dr., Fayetteville.

Nomination forms are available by calling 910-321-6405, or online via the Cooperative Extension website at cumberland.ces.ncsu.edu. Completed nomination forms with supporting documentation, not to exceed five pages, must be received by June 30, 2024 at 5 p.m. Late submissions will not be considered. Nominations may be mailed to the Cumberland County Cooperative Extension, Charlie Rose Agri-Expo Center, 301 East Mountain Dr., Fayetteville, N.C. 28306, faxed to 910-321-6883, or emailed to Cooperative Extension Director Lisa Childers at lisa_childers@ncsu.edu.

The nominating committee will review all nomination forms and select a nominee to be submitted to the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners for consideration and selection into the Hall of Fame. The recipient will be honored in November 2024 during the annual Farm-City Week Celebration event.


North Carolina Cooperative Extension is a strategic partnership of NC State Extension, The Cooperative Extension Program at N.C. A&T State University, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA), and local government partners statewide. Extension delivers research-based education and technology from NC State and N.C. A&T that enriches the lives, land and economy of North Carolinians. Extension professionals in all 100 counties and the Eastern Band of Cherokee provide educational programs specializing in agriculture, youth, communities, health and the environment.