Cooperative Extension Service

Watch us on WXII 12 Ask an Expert

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. David Stevenson Jr. Boosts Leadership Skills & Civic Engagement at Citizenship Washington Focus

    David Stevenson Jr. Boosts Leadership Skills & Civic Engagement at Citizenship Washington Focus

    For more than 50 years, National 4-H Youth Conference Center has invited 4-H members from across the country to travel to Washington, DC and participate in civic workshops, committees, and field trips before returning home to make positive changes in their own communities. CWF not only strengthens young people’s understanding of the government’s civic process, but it also boosts their leadership skills, communication skills, and overall confidence.

  2. It's Electric!

    It's Electric!

    Learn about NC 4-H Electric Congress

  3. NC 4-H Photography Contest Results

    NC 4-H Photography Contest Results

    Forsyth County 4-H members won several awards during the annual NC 4-H Photography Contest.

  4. Sales and Use Tax: Collection and Remittance by Farmers on product sales

    Sales and Use Tax: Collection and Remittance by Farmers on product sales

    In 2013 the General Assembly passed changes to tax law that became effective January 1, 2014. These changes created questions as to how some farms may become subject to an expanded sales tax base or not on products they sell, as well as, qualifying for sales tax exemption on farm inputs. House Bill 1050, passed by the General Assembly and signed by the Governor on May 29, 2014 provides clarification to some of these questions.

  5. Monthly Adult Education Seminars to be held at the Arboretum & Gardens at Tanglewood Park

    Monthly Adult Education Seminars to be held at the Arboretum & Gardens at Tanglewood Park

    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!