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. Livestock Judging in January

    Livestock Judging in January

    The Forsyth/Stokes 4-H Livestock Judging team brought home lots of ribbons and awards at the Livestock Judging in January contest. Pictured front row, left to right (junior team): Lynae Bowman, Hannah King, Anna Hill (not pictured Allison Hartman). Back row, left to right (senior team): Wesley Fishel, Kate Hice, Melanie Fishel, Brandon Hartman and Tyler Berrier

  2. Forsyth County 4-H Plant Sale

    Forsyth County 4-H Plant Sale

    Forsyth County 4-H is now taking orders for their 2015 4-H Plant Sale.

  3. 4-H Dairy Poster Winners

    4-H Dairy Poster Winners

    Forsyth County had three of the eight state winners in the 2014 4-H Dairy Poster Contest!

  4. Clover Classic 4-H Livestock Show Entries On-Line

    Clover Classic 4-H Livestock Show Entries On-Line

    The Clover Classic Livestock Show will be held March 14th (Beef cattle) and March 15th (breeding ewes, market lambs, breeding does, and market goat wethers) at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds (home of the Dixie Classic Fair) in Winston-Salem. Showmanship and a skill-a-thon will take place both days.

  5. 4-H Achievement Night Invitation

    4-H Achievement Night Invitation

    You are invited to attend our 2014 4-H recognition banquet on February 3 at 6 PM.

  6. 4-H Beekeeping Essays Due February 15

    4-H Beekeeping Essays Due February 15

    “Planting for Bees from Backyards and Up” is this year's theme. Cash prizes are offered!

  7. Bee School to Start in February

    Bee School to Start in February

    Just getting started as a beekeeper or always thought about getting a hive, but never got around to learning more about beekeeping? Here is your chance to attend Bee School! The Forsyth County Beekeepers Association offers the classes that you will need to become a beekeeper.

  8. Pasture Pork Conference

    Pasture Pork Conference

    The Cooperative Extension Program at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University will be hosting a pasture pork conference in Greensboro, NC. There will be sessions for beginner and advanced participants to choose from. Great line-up of speakers from NC State, NC A&T, and out-of-state universities.

  9. Are You a High School Junior Interested in Agriculture?

    Are You a High School Junior Interested in Agriculture?

    North Carolina Farm Bureau annually offers the Institutes for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL) at NC State University and NC A&T State University. The program will be offered June 21-26, 2015 but applications are due March 31st. There is not a tuition or registration fee.