Cooperative Extension Service
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.
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Forsyth County had three of the eight state winners in the 2014 4-H Dairy Poster Contest!
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.
You are invited to attend our 2014 4-H recognition banquet on February 3 at 6 PM.
“Planting for Bees from Backyards and Up” is this year's theme. Cash prizes are offered!
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.
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.
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.