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Public Health Department Re-accredited with Honors

Published by Sarah Isom, MPH, CHES / May 25, 2018

The Forsyth County Department of Public Health has been officially reaccredited with an honors designation by the North Carolina Local Health Departments Accreditation Board on May 18th, 2018.

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Forsyth 4-H'ers Win Wildlife Habitat Contest

Published by April Bowman / May 23, 2018

The Nature Education Science Team or NEST 4-H Club won the 9-12 year old Junior competition at the NC 4-H Wildlife Habitat Education Program (WHEP) Contest held at Mountain Island State Forest.


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Tanglewood Arboretum Adult Education

Published by Erin McSpadden / May 23, 2018

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Forsyth County Center, and Extension Master GardenerSM Volunteers invite you to attend the 2018 Summer Adult Education Classes at the Arboretum and Gardens at Tanglewood Park.

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Governor Cooper Proclaims Youth Day of Service

Published by April Bowman / May 22, 2018

Forsyth County 4-H members were present for Governor Roy Cooper's Proclamation for the Youth Day of Service.


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Forsyth 4-H'er Wins Inaugural Tree Contest - 22 May 2018

Published by April Bowman / May 21, 2018

Three Forsyth County 4-H Members participated in the inaugural "What Trees Mean to Me" video contest hosted by the North Carolina Urban Forest Council. Alex Arrowood's video received the most online votes to win a $200 prize and North Carolina Urban Forestry Council bag and t-shirt.

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How To Grow Healthy Tomatoes

Published by Mary Jac Brennan / May 17, 2018

The lovely summer tomato, what could be better sliced thickly and served up on a sandwich or as a side? You are wise to begin planning now for better tomatoes. There are good cultural practices you can use in your garden which will prolong the life of your tomatoes into the summer.

Successful outcomes from research conducted by North Carolina Extension Specialists can be applied in your home garden. Follow these steps to have a successful tomato season.

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