Cooperative Extension Service
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 NewsSubscribe
Historical prevalence, local foods, and farming for the millennial generation are the centerpieces of the 2014 celebration of small farming in North Carolina, sponsored annually by The Cooperative Extension Program at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in Greensboro, NC.
Are you looking for overnight residential camping opportunities for a child this summer? 4-H has several options to offer!
A toll-free hotline to help farmers affected by the winter storm is now operational.
Would you like to grow your own delicious berries such as blueberries, blackberries, strawberries, and raspberries? How about asparagus and herbs? You can purchase yours and support the youth of Forsyth County at the same time. Pre-orders are due by February 28, 2014. All proceeds support the 4-H scholarship and awards account.
4-H'ers from Forsyth and Stokes County won awards at the Judging in January event. Pictured at the left is the Forsyth/Stokes Livestock Judging Team with their Judging in January winnings. Pictured from left to right are as follows: Back Row - Sarah Weavil, NC Jr. Hereford Association Queen, Wesley Fishel, Brandon Hartman, and Melanie Fishel. Front Row - Tyler Berrier, Hannah King, Lynae Bowman, and Kate Hice.
Seminars about gardening and landscaping are held at the Arboretum & Gardens at Tanglewood Park and are hosted by Forsyth County Cooperative Extension and Extension Master Gardener Volunteers. Come join us and learn something new for 2014!
Forsyth County 4-H is looking to start new 4-H clubs.