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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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.
Come join us in celebrating the largest native fruit to North America and a favorite of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson.
Learn about NC 4-H Electric Congress
Forsyth County 4-H members won several awards during the annual NC 4-H Photography Contest.
Forsyth/Stokes Livestock Team Members Win Awards
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.
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!