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Extension Master Gardener Volunteers Graduate from Training Course

Published by Leslie Peck / December 11, 2017

N.C. Cooperative Extension in Forsyth County welcomes a new class of Extension Master GardenerSM Volunteers (EMGVs) who completed their initial training in fall 2017.

Public Health

What is in Season in December

Published by Lynne Mitchell / December 5, 2017

Buying local foods doesn’t have to stop when summer ends! There are many tasty crops harvested during the winter months.


Forsyth County

Progress Report on Healthy People 2020 Goals for Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity

Published by Lynne Mitchell / December 5, 2017

Although progress has been made, there is still a lot of work to be done to meet the Healthy People goals for nutrition, physical activity and obesity. These indicators help us assess the health of the entire Nation and are a call to action to improve the health of residents at the national, state and community levels.

Cooperative Extension

Extension Volunteers Honored for Contributions to Community

Published by Leslie Peck / December 5, 2017

Members of the 2016 EMGV Class work with Wendi Hartup on an erosion control project.


Cooperative Extension

Where Can I Buy Sheep? Where Can I Buy Goats? How Do I Trim Their Hooves?

Published by April Bowman / November 16, 2017

Click here for additional information and to register to attend the Piedmont Regional Sheep and Goat Field Day where you will learn the answers to these and other questions.

Cooperative Extension

How Can I Start Farming?

Published by April Bowman / November 16, 2017

Click here for information on a workshop in Person County that can help you learn what you need to know.

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