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Resource Conservation Workshop Applications Now

Published by Gerald Dorsett / January 18, 2018

The Forsyth Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) is funding a scholarship for a high school student to attend the Resource Conservation Workshop (RCW). The RCW will be held June 24 to 29, 2018 at N.C. State University in Raleigh, NC.

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2018 Extension Horse Management Series

Published by April Bowman / January 16, 2018

The 46th annual Extension Horse Management Short Course is being held on Monday nights January 29 - March 19.

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Save the Dates for Spring Vegetable Gardening Workshops!

Published by Megan Gregory / January 11, 2018

Join N.C. Cooperative Extension agents for a series of workshops on vegetable gardening this Spring! Programs will be held on February 15, April 9, and June 5. Topics include variety selection and seed-starting, organic gardening, and trellising for healthy tomatoes. For more information and to register, please visit: http://tinyurl.com/FCG-SGS. or call 336-703-2850.

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Extension to Host Winter Pruning Workshops

Published by Leslie Peck / January 11, 2018

Pruning helps create a healthy and productive garden. Extension Agents Leslie Peck and Mary Jac Brennan will share tips and information on proper pruning techniques in these workshops. Each session will cover FAQs about pruning, including how to prune correctly and when to prune specific plants.

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Farm Business Management Seminar

Published by April Bowman / January 10, 2018

Internationally known speaker Dick Wittman of Wittman Farms and Consulting will be the presenter. Attend the training in Iredell County on January 23rd OR Chatham County on January 24th.

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Blueberry Pruning Workshop to be Held in Forsyth County

Published by Mary Jac Brennan / January 9, 2018

Blueberries can be a profitable specialty crop that commercial and backyard growers can produce successfully in our region. They are a healthy and delicious fruit that is well suited to our acid soils and climatic conditions. Blueberry bushes benefit from properly timed pruning. Learn how and when to prune blueberries to increase production.

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