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. 4-H Summer Adventures

    4-H Summer Adventures

    Looking for fun activities to keep your young people engaged over the summer? Sign-up for 4-H Summer Adventures.

  2. Forsyth 4-H'ers Win District and State Awards

    Forsyth 4-H'ers Win District and State Awards

    Multiple Forsyth County 4-H'ers won awards in the 2015 4-H Project and Portfolio competition.

  3. NEST 4-H Club Wins Awards

    NEST 4-H Club Wins Awards

    The NEST 4-H Club recently competed in both the State 4-H Horticulture Judging and the State 4-H Wildlife Habitat Evaluation Program competitions.

  4. 2015 Clover Classic 4-H Sheep/Goat Results

    2015 Clover Classic 4-H Sheep/Goat Results

    The fourth annual Clover Classic 4-H Livestock Show as held at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds on March 14 and 15th. The signature sponsor of the event was Forsyth County Farm Bureau. This year's event featured 160 head of beef cattle, 17 market lambs (sheep less than a year old), 21 market kids (goats less than one year old), 34 meat-type does (female goats) and 23 ewes (female sheep). Exhibitors drove from as far away as 275 miles to come exhibit and included three states and 25 counties.

  5. Strawberry Season in North Carolina

    Strawberry Season in North Carolina

    Strawberry season will soon be in full swing and anyone who likes fresh, local fruit needs to get out on farm to pick berries or pick them up at the farm stand. Local berries are sweeter and much more flavorful than berries that have been shipped in from other states. There is really no comparison. You simply can’t beat the taste of a berry grown on a nearby farm.