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Agriculture Hall of Fame nominations sought


 Nominations are being accepted for induction into the Cumberland County Agricultural Hall of Fame for 2023.

The Hall of Fame honors county residents who have made significant contributions to agriculture, home economics, youth development or rural communities. Membership in the hall has been awarded to individuals annually since 1989.

The hall is in the auditorium at the Cumberland County Cooperative Extension, located in the Charlie Rose Agri-Expo Center in the Crown Complex.

Nominations should be submitted by a form available for download on the Cooperative Extension's website at cumberland.ces.ncsu.edu or by calling 910-321-6405. Completed nomination forms with supporting documentation, not to exceed five pages, must be received by 5 p.m. June 30. Late
submissions will not be considered.

Mail nominations to: Cumberland County Cooperative Extension, Charlie Rose Agri-Expo Center, 301 E. Mountain Drive, Fayetteville, NC 28306.

Nomination forms may be faxed to 910-321-6883 or emailed to Cooperative Extension Director Lisa Childers at lisa_childers@ncsu.edu.

The nominating committee will review all candidates and select a nominee to submit to the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners for consideration and selection for the hall. The recipient will be honored in November at the annual Farm-City Week Celebration.

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