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Munsell color book being used to determine the hue, value and chroma of a soil.

Soil 101: Introduction
to Soil – Online!

Understanding soil is a basic skill needed by anyone interested in agriculture, environmental science, gardening, natural resource management, and water quality. Traditionally, to gain that skill, a person has had to pay college tuition and spend long hours in a classroom. Now, with the power of the internet at your fingertips, the NC Cooperative Extension Service is bringing a first class Introduction to Soil education to your office, dining room table, or local coffee shop. Learn more about this open online course at http://go.ncsu.edu/introduction-to-soil

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Munsell color book being used to determine the hue, value and chroma of a soil.

Soil 101: Introduction
to Soil – Online!

Understanding soil is a basic skill needed by anyone interested in agriculture, environmental science, gardening, natural resource management, and water quality. Traditionally, to gain that skill, a person has had to pay college tuition and spend long hours in a classroom. Now, with the power of the internet at your fingertips, the NC Cooperative Extension Service is bringing a first class Introduction to Soil education to your office, dining room table, or local coffee shop. Learn more about this open online course at http://go.ncsu.edu/introduction-to-soil

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Catfaced strawberry

New Strawberry
Diagnostic Tool

An interdisciplinary team of  NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences extension specialists have created a new, mobile-friendly, database driven tool to help strawberry growers visually diagnose disorders. The new Strawberry Diagnostic Key provides a way to filter by visual characteristics to identify problems. Results include details about the disorders and possible management strategies. The Strawberry Diagnostic Key was developed with funding in part from the Strawberry Sustainability Initiativethe Walmart FoundationUniversity of ArkansasSouthern Region IPM CenterNorth Carolina State University Cooperative Extension Service and the North Carolina Strawberry Association.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

More about Forsyth
County Cooperative Extension

Find out more about Forsyth County Cooperative Extension. Visit our county-run website, send us questions or find directions to our office. We are here for you.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Take Control of your
Finances

"Take Control" of your finances by clicking here to read about saving money, shopping for healthy foods on a tight budget and much more.

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NC Cooperative Extension Service

Updated Site
Directions

Due to road construction, our directions have changed so please click on Contact Us on the menu bar in the upper right to view the updated directions.

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What is a CSA?

CSA stands for community supported agriculture. This is a way for consumers to purchase fresh, locally produced farm products and to support local farmers and farms. Q. What is consumer supported agriculture? A. MORE »

Piedmont Triad Area Landscape Workshop

Piedmont Triad Area Landscape Workshop -3 Hours Pesticide Credits Date: Thursday, February 20, 2014 Time: 8-12 noon Program Location: Forsyth County Cooperative Extension Office, 1450 Fairchild Road, Winston Salem, NC Cost: $5 Note: MORE »

Chef and Farmer Summit

The summit will have a chef and farmer panel discussion around growing, selling, and serving local foods in MORE »

The 4-H Plant Sale has arrived!

Would you like to grow your own delicious berries such as blueberries, blackberries, strawberries, and raspberries? How about asparagus and herbs? You can purchase yours and support the youth of Forsyth County at MORE »

Livestock Judging January_2014

Youth Win Top Overall Livestock Judging Team

The NC Junior Hereford Association’s Judging in January Contest was recently held in Raleigh, NC with the Forsyth/Stokes County Team competing and winning many awards, including Top Overall Junior Team. Youth develop analytical, MORE »

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Canning and Freezing for BeginnersTue Aug 12, 2014
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Where:
Walkertown Library, 2969 Main Street, Walkertown
— 2 weeks away
NC Association of County Commissioner's Youth SummitFri Aug 15 - Sat Aug 16, 2014 - ALL DAY— 2 weeks away
Cover Crops in the GardenTue Aug 19, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
1450 Fairchild Road, Winston-Salem, NC, United States
— 3 weeks away
Grasses in the Landscape: The Good, Bad and UglyWed Aug 20, 2014
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where:
Arboretum Office at Tanglewood Park, 4201 Manor House Circle, Clemmons, NC 27012
— 3 weeks away
7th Annual Pawpaw FestivalSat Aug 23, 2014
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Forsyth Cooperative Extension, 1450 Fairchild Rd, Winston-Salem, NC
— 3 weeks away
NC Pawpaw Educational SymposiumSat Aug 23, 2014
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Where:
Forsyth Cooperative Extension, 1450 Fairchild Rd, Winston-Salem, NC 27105
— 3 weeks away
Fall PerennialsWed Sep 17, 2014
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where:
Arboretum Office at Tanglewood Park, 4201 Manor House Circle, Clemmons, NC 27012
— 2 months away
Small Scale Crop RotationTue Sep 23, 2014
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
1450 Fairchild Rd, Winston-Salem, NC 27105, USA
— 2 months away
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