Skills demonstrated by effective public speakers are also skills that contribute to a successful job interview, and comfort with speaking to a group of people is helpful in most professions. Because of this, 4-H members are encouraged to give a presentation each year in order to practice public speaking skills.
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.
"Get More with Milk!" In celebration of June Dairy Month, posters are now being accepted for the 4-H Dairy Poster Contest sponsored by the Southeast United Dairy Industry Association (SUDIA). The deadline for submissions for 2016 will be July 29.
Forsyth 4-H, the youth development program of NC Cooperative Extension is offering a free cooking workshop for youth ages 8-12.
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.
The Spring 2016 Livestock Newsletter is available. Learn about fly control, Value-Added Feeder Calf Sales, planting summer annuals and more.