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Protecting Animals during the “Dog Days” of Summer

Published by Phyllis B. Smith / August 5, 2020

Ponds and Lakes are heating up, creating favorable conditions for Cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) blooms which can be lethal to dogs and livestock. Suspected blooms can be reported to the N.C. Division of Water Resources by contacting your nearest Regional Office. For more information read Cyanobacteria: Protecting Children and Dogs.

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State 4-H Presentation Winners Announced

Published by Monique Pearce-Brady / July 31, 2020

Forsyth County has ten state medalists!


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What's in Bloom in Forsyth County? Week of July 30

Published by Leslie Rose / July 30, 2020

Check out photos of what's blooming in our area right now.

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The "Art of Dairy" and the 4-H Dairy Photo Contest

Published by April W Bowman / July 30, 2020

Did you know that farmers measure milk in pounds, not gallons - 8.6 pounds per gallon is the standard? It takes about 10 pounds of milk to make one pound of cheese and just over 21 pounds to make a pound of butter.


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4-H Equine Artistic Expression Winners

Published by April Bowman / July 29, 2020

Forsyth County had four winners in the State-Wide 4-H Equine Artistic Expression Competition

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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Available for Farm Workers

Published by Leslie Rose / July 29, 2020

Farmers can get free personal protective equipment (PPE) for their farmworkers from their Extension agent.

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