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The NC Foundation for Soil and Water Conservation’s Scholarship Program

Published by Michael Bowman / November 14, 2017

The NC Foundation for Soil and Water Conservation’s Scholarship Program was established to increase the number of qualified people committed to working in the field of natural resource management.

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4-H Livestock Judging and Skillathon Teams Win at NC State Fair

Published by April Bowman / November 8, 2017

Pictured left to right: Kali Mabe, Erica Shutsky, Madison Sifford, April Bowman (Forsyth 4-H and Livestock Extension Agent), Anna Hill, Michelle Hartman (front), Hannah King, Lakota Sockwell, Lynae Bowman, Amber Shutsky (front), Kayla Birkholz. Not pictured are: Sierra Sockwell, Jaden Sink and Taylor Furr (Stokes County 4-H Extension Agent).


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Need pesticide credits? Want to learn more about forage systems?

Published by April Bowman / November 6, 2017

Need pesticide credits? Want to learn more about forage systems?

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NC AgVentures Grant Opportunity for Family Farms

Published by Mary Jac Brennan / October 20, 2017

NC AgVentures, a NC Cooperative Extension program provides grants to NC farmers for new and innovative agricultural project ideas that will increase farm profits. The program will award an average of $5,000 to $10,000.


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Fall 2017 Livestock Newsletter

Published by April Bowman / October 18, 2017

The Fall 2017 Livestock Newsletter is available. It includes information on Beef Field Days, Grazing Workshops, rabies vaccinations, soil samples, weed identification and more.

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Farmland Protection Plan Adopted

Published by Jerry Dorsett / November 1, 2016

Farmers, foresters and local leaders with the input of citizens worked over the past year to develop a strategy for protecting and enhancing farms and forest in Forsyth County.

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