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Cattle Referendum to be Held October 4

Published by April Bowman / August 10, 2018

All cattle owners age 18 and older (on October 4, 2018) are asked to vote in the state-wide cattle referendum on Thursday, October 4th at their local N.C. Cooperative Extension Center.

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4-H Volunteer Training Series, Fall 2018

Published by Erin McSpadden / August 10, 2018

Join our action-packed training series to learn the “Key Ingredients: Essential Elements of Positive Youth Development.” 4-H Club leaders, Extension volunteers, teachers, youth leaders, and other adults who work with youth are all welcome and warmly invited to learn about Belonging, Mastery, Independence, and Generosity and how to incorporate them in your youth development programs.


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Forsyth County 4-H Team Earns 2nd Place at National 4-H Forestry Invitational

Published by April Bowman / August 9, 2018

North Carolina placed second in the 39th annual National 4-H Forestry Invitational from Sunday July 29 through Thursday August 2. Teams from Alabama, North Carolina, and Florida placed first, second and third, respectively. This is the highest a North Carolina team has ever placed in the contest and is the third time that Forsyth County has represented North Carolina in the contest in the last decade.

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Fall 2018 Pesticide Safety School in Winston-Salem

Published by Leslie Peck / August 8, 2018

Pesticide Safety School will be held at N.C. Cooperative Extension, Forsyth County Center, on August 21-22.


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Celebrate National Farmers Market Week August 5-12, 2018

Published by Mary Jac Brennan / August 7, 2018

Forsyth County is served by over 10 farmers markets with a market open almost every day of the week. If you are looking for the freshest and tastiest fruits and vegetables, plan to visit one of them this week as National Farmers Market week is celebrated across the country.

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How to Handle, Prepare, and Cook Meat

Published by April Bowman / August 3, 2018

Davidson County Extension, along with NC Choices, are hosting a Fall Local Meat Series for Consumers about how to handle and prepare local meat. Participants will gain meat cutting and culinary skills using meat purchased from local farmers! Session topics include food safety, butcher demonstrations, and more!

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