Cooperative Extension Service

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Cooperative Extension is the outreach arm of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at N.C. State University and the School of Agriculture at N.C. A&T State University. We are also a department of Forsyth County Government. We are county agents, professors, scientists and volunteers working together to improve the quality of life in Forsyth County and in North Carolina. Learn more about us.

Cooperative Extension Service News

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

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

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

  2. ‘Growing Community’ Workshop to be held May 19

    ‘Growing Community’ Workshop to be held May 19

    Join Forsyth Community Gardening for this workshop on Thursday, May 19 from 6-8 pm at the West Salem Community Garden. You’ll learn and share tips on engaging garden members, organizing your group, and cultivating shared work and play to keep your garden well-tended, productive, and fun. For more information and to register, please visit: http://tinyurl.com/FCG-SGS" or call 336-703-2850.

  3. FREE 4-H Camp Open House

    FREE 4-H Camp Open House

    Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H Center is having a FREE Open House on Sunday, May 15th from 2-5 PM.

  4. Spring 2016 Livestock Newsletter

    Spring 2016 Livestock Newsletter

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

  5. Pastured Porkshop

    Pastured Porkshop

    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.

  6. Small Flock Poultry Workshop

    Small Flock Poultry Workshop

    There will be a small flock poultry workshop at the Forsyth Extension Center on Wednesday, May 11th from 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM. Lunch is included. Space is limited and registration is required before May 2nd.

  7. Forks on Friday -  Where Garden Fork Meets Dinner Forks - a series of gardening programs

    Forks on Friday - Where Garden Fork Meets Dinner Forks - a series of gardening programs

    The Extension Master Gardener Volunteers have created a new series of gardening programs to help you meet your gardening needs.

  8. NC 4-H Horsemanship Camp

    NC 4-H Horsemanship Camp

    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.