Cooperative Extension Service

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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. 2014 NC 4-H Congress

    2014 NC 4-H Congress

    The 2014 NC 4-H Congress will be held on June 21-24, 2014 in Raleigh. Congress is for 4-H youth 13 - 18 years old. We will stay in a hotel (with an outdoor pool) in Raleigh for the event. You will get to attend workshops, tour parts of NCSU campus, participate in a state-wide community service opportunity, see state presentations, dance, etc. Registration is now available for the 2014 NC 4-H Congress.

  2. Forsyth  Hosts Webinar on Community Food Councils

    Forsyth Hosts Webinar on Community Food Councils

    Forsyth County invites you to a webinar on April 17, 2014 on the exciting concept of community food councils. It is slated from noon-2:30 pm in the Agriculture Building Auditorium B at 1450 Fairchild Rd. Winston-Salem. Participants are welcome to bring a brownbag lunch.

  3. Spring Plant Sale at the Arboretum at Tanglewood Park

    Spring Plant Sale at the Arboretum at Tanglewood Park

    Join us at the Arboretum Spring Plant Sale, April 22 –April 26 from 10am to 2pm daily. We have a great selection of plants and educational seminars daily at 11am.

  4. Training to be Offered to Goat and Sheep Producers

    Training to be Offered to Goat and Sheep Producers

    Piedmont Regional Goat & Sheep Producer Training will be held at the Guilford County Extension Barn on May 5, 2014.

  5. Clover Classic 4-H Livestock Show Winners Announced

    Clover Classic 4-H Livestock Show Winners Announced

    The Clover Classic 4-H Livestock Show was held March 15 and 16 at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds, home of the Dixie Classic Fair in Winston-Salem, NC. The show was open to youth ages 5-18 that reside anywhere which resulted in over one hundred exhibitors from 28 counties in three states.

  6. Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H Center Anniversary Celebration and Open House

    Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H Center Anniversary Celebration and Open House

    Join us for a day of celebration as Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H Center celebrates 50 years!

  7. Master Gardener Volunteers to Hold Statewide Conference

    Master Gardener Volunteers to Hold Statewide Conference

    The public is invited to attend the Extension Master Gardener Volunteer's conference May 5-7, 2014 which is being held at the Hawthorne Inn & Conference Center in Winston-Salem. Many of the educational sessions will be of interest to gardeners.

  8. 4-H Camping Opportunities

    4-H Camping Opportunities

    Are you looking for overnight residential camping opportunities for a child this summer? 4-H has several options to offer!

  9. 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!

  10. 4-H Clubs Starting

    4-H Clubs Starting

    Forsyth County 4-H is looking to start new 4-H clubs.