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Apply Now to Become an Extension Master Gardener Volunteer!

Published by Leslie Peck / June 21, 2018

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Forsyth County Center, is now accepting applications for the Extension Master Gardener Volunteer program. Applications are due on July 2.

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Northern Piedmont Farm Tour This Coming Sunday

Published by Mary Jac Brennan / June 21, 2018

Have you ever wanted to see goats, rabbits, cows, pigs, chickens and sheep up-close? Wonder what it is like to grow veggies in the city? How about seeing where ginger or mushrooms are grown? Would you like to go on a hay ride or taste fresh goat cheese? On Sunday, June 25 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m., you’ll have the opportunity to do these things and get to know your farmer at the Fourth Annual Northern Triad Farm Tour.


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Summer Pruning Workshops

Published by Leslie Peck / June 14, 2018

Join Extension for workshops on pruning trees and shrubs in June. Extension Agent, Leslie Peck, will host two workshops on pruning trees and shrubs in June.

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Forsyth 4-H'ers Win Awards at the NC Jr Beef Round-up

Published by April Bowman / June 6, 2018

Four of the state winners in the 2018 NC Junior Beef Round-up Photography Contest are members of Forsyth County 4-H. Check out their awesome photos! One 4-H'er earned a college scholarship!


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Residential Rainwater Harvesting Lunch and Learn, June 21

Published by Phyllis B. Smith / June 5, 2018

Bring a bag lunch and relax while we discuss water barrels, cisterns, and other ways to utilize rainwater more efficiently. Drinks will be provided.

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Forsyth 4-H'ers Win State Record Keeping Awards

Published by April Bowman / June 1, 2018

Forsyth 4-H'ers set goals, kept records of their work to attain those goals, and submitted it for district and state competition. They earned 19 Gold, 12 Silver and 6 Bronze medals!

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