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The NC Foundation for Soil and Water Conservation’s Scholarship Program

Published by Michael Bowman / November 14, 2017

The NC Foundation for Soil and Water Conservation’s Scholarship Program was established to increase the number of qualified people committed to working in the field of natural resource management.

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Pesticide Credits Offered at Cooperative Extension on December 1

Published by Leslie Peck / November 13, 2017

Pesticide credits will be offered at the Ornamental Pest Control Update on December 1, 2017.


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4-H Livestock Judging and Skillathon Teams Win at NC State Fair

Published by April Bowman / November 8, 2017

Pictured left to right: Kali Mabe, Erica Shutsky, Madison Sifford, April Bowman (Forsyth 4-H and Livestock Extension Agent), Anna Hill, Michelle Hartman (front), Hannah King, Lakota Sockwell, Lynae Bowman, Amber Shutsky (front), Kayla Birkholz. Not pictured are: Sierra Sockwell, Jaden Sink and Taylor Furr (Stokes County 4-H Extension Agent).

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Forsyth County 4-H'ers Win State Dairy Poster Contest

Published by April Bowman / November 6, 2017

Winners for 2017 NC 4-H Dairy Poster Contest have been announced.


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Need pesticide credits? Want to learn more about forage systems?

Published by April Bowman / November 6, 2017

Need pesticide credits? Want to learn more about forage systems?

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Urban Farm School Spring 2018 Signup Wait List

Published by Tembila C. Covington / November 6, 2017

he NC Cooperative Extension Forsyth Center Urban Agriculture Program has developed an Urban Farm School training program. This is a twelve-week program that teaches unemployed and underemployed adults living in Winston-Salem, both urban agriculture practices & entrepreneurial skills on how to grow & sell their produce. It is an educational program that trains limited resource citizens in how to set up urban market gardens and to sell in farmers markets in order to create supplemental income.

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