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Cooperative Extension Recognizes Volunteer Efforts

By Erin McSpadden / May 25, 2016

Extension volunteers make our community a more verdant, fruitful, and productive place to live. In honor of their hard work, Forsyth County Cooperative Extension Service (FCCES) hosted an appreciation luncheon on April 26, 2016 to thank these volunteers for their selfless contributions of time, energy, and expertise to Forsyth County.

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Pastured Porkshop

By April Bowman / May 17, 2016

Join us for a "Pastured Porkshop" on Wednesday, May 25 from 9 AM until 5:30 PM at the Forsyth County Agricultural Building. Cost is $35. Space is limited and registration is first-come.

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It’s Strawberry Season

By Mary Jac Brennan / May 4, 2016

Strawberry season will soon be in full swing and anyone who likes fresh, local fruit needs to get out on farm to pick berries or pick them up at the farm stand. Local berries are sweeter and much more flavorful than berries that have been shipped in from other states. There is really no comparison. You simply can’t beat the taste of a berry grown on a nearby farm.

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Announcing the Winners of Forsyth County’s 4-H Talent Show

By April Bowman / April 29, 2016

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Forsyth County 4-H Talent Show!

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Spring 2016 Livestock Newsletter

By April Bowman / April 19, 2016

The Spring 2016 Livestock Newsletter is available. Learn about fly control, Value-Added Feeder Calf Sales, planting summer annuals and more.

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NC 4-H Horsemanship Camp

By April Bowman / January 6, 2016

NC 4-H Horsemanship Camp will be June 12-17, 2016 at Millstone 4-H Center in Ellerbe, NC for youth ages 9-19. Youth must bring their horse with them to camp. You do NOT have to be currently enrolled in 4-H to attend.

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