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Nominations Sought for 2018 Cumberland County Agricultural Hall of Fame

Apr 13, 2018

Nominations are now being accepted for candidates for induction into the Cumberland County Agricultural Hall of Fame for 2018.


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 located in the I.B. Julian Auditorium, in the Cumberland County Cooperative Extension office, located in the Charlie Rose Agri-Expo Center, 301 East Mountain Drive, Fayetteville.


Nominations should be submitted on a nomination form, which is available by calling 910-321-6405 or on the Cooperative Extension website at Completed nomination forms with supporting documentation, not to exceed five pages, must be received by June 30, 2018 at 5:00 pm. Late submissions will not be considered. Nominations may be mailed to the Cumberland County Center, North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Charlie Rose Agri-Expo Center, 301 East Mountain Drive, Fayetteville, N.C. 28306; faxed to 910-321-6883 or emailed to County Extension Director Lisa Childers at


The nominating committee will review all nomination forms and select a nominee 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 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.