Cooperative Extension

Where Can I Buy Sheep? Where Can I Buy Goats? How Do I Trim Their Hooves?

Published by April Bowman / November 16, 2017

Click here for additional information and to register to attend the Piedmont Regional Sheep and Goat Field Day where you will learn the answers to these and other questions.

Cooperative Extension

How Can I Start Farming?

Published by April Bowman / November 16, 2017

Click here for information on a workshop in Person County that can help you learn what you need to know.


Cooperative Extension

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).

Cooperative Extension

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?


Cooperative Extension

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.

Cooperative Extension

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.

View Archived News

Online Tools