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4-H Presentation Competition Teaches Public Speaking

By Erin McSpadden / May 26, 2016

Skills demonstrated by effective public speakers are also skills that contribute to a successful job interview, and comfort with speaking to a group of people is helpful in most professions. Because of this, 4-H members are encouraged to give a presentation each year in order to practice public speaking skills.

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Cooperative Extension Recognizes Volunteer Efforts

By Erin McSpadden / May 25, 2016

Extension volunteers make our community a more verdant, fruitful, and productive place to live. In honor of their hard work, Forsyth County Cooperative Extension Service (FCCES) hosted an appreciation luncheon on April 26, 2016 to thank these volunteers for their selfless contributions of time, energy, and expertise to Forsyth County.


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4-H Dairy Poster Contest

By April Bowman / May 25, 2016

"Get More with Milk!" In celebration of June Dairy Month, posters are now being accepted for the 4-H Dairy Poster Contest sponsored by the Southeast United Dairy Industry Association (SUDIA). The deadline for submissions for 2016 will be July 29.

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4-H Chef and the Child

By April Bowman / May 25, 2016

Forsyth 4-H, the youth development program of NC Cooperative Extension is offering a free cooking workshop for youth ages 8-12.


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It’s Strawberry Season

By Mary Jac Brennan / May 4, 2016

Strawberry season will soon be in full swing and anyone who likes fresh, local fruit needs to get out on farm to pick berries or pick them up at the farm stand. Local berries are sweeter and much more flavorful than berries that have been shipped in from other states. There is really no comparison. You simply can’t beat the taste of a berry grown on a nearby farm.

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Announcing the Winners of Forsyth County’s 4-H Talent Show

By April Bowman / April 29, 2016

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Forsyth County 4-H Talent Show!

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