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Rowan Farm City Day popular

The 2015 Rowan County Farm City Day luncheon will be held Friday, November 20, 12:00 noon at the Rowan County Cooperative Extension Office (2727 Old Concord Road, Salisbury). Sponsored by the Salisbury Kiwanis MORE »


2015 NC Farm School Summit popular

October 21, 2015 Blue skies, bright sun shining, cool weather, over 120 people, and combining some super awesome Extension agents and Piedmont Research staff can create an awesome NC Farm School Summit. Just a few weeks MORE »

2015 Extension Master Gardener Conference

September 22, 2015 Being an Extension Agent can be tough but rewarding. Every day is different, and you are never stuck at a desk. I started off my work week at the State Extension Master MORE »


Q&A Cool Season Crops and Oriental Persimmons

October 13, 2015 Cooler temperatures are forecasted over the weekend. As the season progresses, our first frost should be coming soon. Because I work with homeowners, farmers, and farmers’ markets, I never know the questions that MORE »

Vendors Needed – 4-H Holiday Fair

The Rowan County 4-H Program is hosting a Holiday Fair on Sunday, December 6 from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. at the Rowan County Agricultural Center, 2727 Old Concord Road, Salisbury, NC. This MORE »


4-H Clubs Hosting Annual Wreath Fundraiser

Rowan County 4-H clubs are taking orders for their annual wreath fundraiser. This year, Rowan County 4-H is not only selling Fraser Fir wreaths and Boxwood wreaths, but specialty wreaths and garland as MORE »


Happy National 4-H Week!

More than 6 million young people across the country are celebrating National 4-H Week, an annual celebration of 4-H held during the first full week of October. During this week, Rowan County 4-H MORE »

4-H Junior Dog Show Results

The 4-H Junior Dog Show is held every year at the Rowan County Fair. The 4-H Junior Dog Show is a fun and educational experience that focuses on the youth and their ability MORE »


RACE 4-H to Host October Open Horse Show

Rowan Advisory Council for Equestrian (RACE) 4-H clubs will host an open horse show on Saturday, October 17, at Ellis Park Event Center, 2056 E. Ridge Road, Salisbury, NC. This show is open MORE »

Fair Burger Throw Down

Calling all youth ages 9-18 to participate in the first ever “Fair Burger Throw Down” to be held Friday, October 2, 6:30 pm at the Rowan County Fair Grounds. Come out and share MORE »


Fall 4-H Plant Sale Now Underway

Rowan County 4-H is now taking orders for their annual Fall Plant Sale.  Varieties available include:  blueberries – Brightwell, Climax, Premier and Pink Lemonade; blackberries – Apache and Navaho; raspberries – Heritage and MORE »


Rowan 4-H’er attends annual NCACC Youth Summit

Anthony Blandino, 4-H Member from Rowan County, attended the sixth annual North Carolina Association of County Commissioners (NCACC) Youth Summit, which was held in Greenville, North Carolina August 21-22, 2015. North Carolina 4-H MORE »

Annual 4-H Congress Held In Raleigh

Rowan County 4-H’ers took part in the 2015 North Carolina 4-H Congress. Held July 18-21, the event brought 518 young people and their adult leaders to Raleigh for activities including presentations on a MORE »

4 H Delegation Attends Annual Electric Congress

A delegation from Rowan County attended the 68th annual 4-H Electric Congress held July 13-15 at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. 180 4 H’ers, adult leaders, and N.C. Cooperative Extension staff from MORE »


Growing Shiitake

May 5, 2015 By working with local farmers, I get exposed to many new ideas, growing techniques, and unique crops that have not been previously grown in our area. One such crop is MORE »

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School Gardens are SPRINGing up!

May 20, 2015 Every day brings a new adventure to Cooperative Extension! There are many aspects of my job that are enjoyable, especially this time of year, but I am constantly working late MORE »