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Apply Now to Become an Extension Master Gardener Volunteer!

Published by Leslie Peck / June 21, 2018

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Forsyth County Center, is now accepting applications for the Extension Master Gardener Volunteer program. Applications are due on July 2.

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Northern Piedmont Farm Tour This Coming Sunday

Published by Mary Jac Brennan / June 21, 2018

Have you ever wanted to see goats, rabbits, cows, pigs, chickens and sheep up-close? Wonder what it is like to grow veggies in the city? How about seeing where ginger or mushrooms are grown? Would you like to go on a hay ride or taste fresh goat cheese? On Sunday, June 25 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m., you’ll have the opportunity to do these things and get to know your farmer at the Fourth Annual Northern Triad Farm Tour.


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Forsyth 4-H'ers Win Awards at the NC Jr Beef Round-up

Published by April Bowman / June 6, 2018

Four of the state winners in the 2018 NC Junior Beef Round-up Photography Contest are members of Forsyth County 4-H. Check out their awesome photos! One 4-H'er earned a college scholarship!

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Forsyth 4-H'ers Win State Record Keeping Awards

Published by April Bowman / June 1, 2018

Forsyth 4-H'ers set goals, kept records of their work to attain those goals, and submitted it for district and state competition. They earned 19 Gold, 12 Silver and 6 Bronze medals!


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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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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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