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. FREE Open House at 4-H Camp

    FREE Open House at 4-H Camp

    Would you like to go see a 4-H camp up close and in person to see if it's something that your children would enjoy doing this summer? Check out their free open house!

  2. NCSU Vet School Open House

    NCSU Vet School Open House

    The North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine invites you behind the scenes for the Open House festival from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 28.

  3. What is 4-H?

    What is 4-H?

    Have you ever wondered who regulates 4-H? What it is and who is responsible for it?

  4. The NC Cooperative Extension Program at NC A & T State University Hosts Small Farms Week 2015

    The NC Cooperative Extension Program at NC A & T State University Hosts Small Farms Week 2015

    "Planting a Legacy, Growing a Future," the theme of 2015 Small Farms Week, is emphasized in discussions about generational farming and community engagement in agricultural enterprise, among other activities. Tours of dynamic small farms and opportunities to question experts from agricultural agencies and organizations are also program highlights of this year’s schedule.

  5. Horticultural Science Summer Institute

    Horticultural Science Summer Institute

    NC State University is once again hosting the Horticultural Science Institute for high school students with an interest in a career in the horticultural industry July 5-10.

  6. 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.