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. Making the Most of your Market – Sales, SNAP, and Promotions

    Making the Most of your Market – Sales, SNAP, and Promotions

    Want to increase your sales at your Farmers Market? Want to increase access to fresh produce? Learn more at this January workshop to be held at Cooperative Extension on January 8, 2015 from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm.

  2. 4-H and Schools Partner Up to Learn Life Cycles

    4-H and Schools Partner Up to Learn Life Cycles

    Forsyth County 4-H partnered up with a local middle school for the embryology project.

  3. 4-H Livestock Team Member Places at Nationals

    4-H Livestock Team Member Places at Nationals

    The North Carolina 4-H Livestock Skillathon team competed in the National 4-H competition on Monday, November 17th.

  4. 2015  Southern Piedmont Farm School   Now Accepting Applications

    2015 Southern Piedmont Farm School Now Accepting Applications

    The Southern Piedmont Farm School is being held as the result of a successful year of Piedmont Farm School which recently graduated 20 participants including Chip and Kathryn Webb.

  5. Are You a High School Junior Interested in Agriculture?

    Are You a High School Junior Interested in Agriculture?

    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.