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RACE 4-H Horse Show 101 Workshop

Winter is the perfect time to learn more about showing your horses! At this clinic, you will learn about how to properly read a class list and why it is important that you MORE »


4-H Small Fruit Plant Sale

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


4-H Speak Up Class

4-H Speak Up is a great way for you to practice your 4-H presentation or brush up on your public speaking skills. Cheryl Kane from Barton & Kane Consolidated will once again offer MORE »

ACT Prep Course Starting In January

Do you want to go to college? Are you intimidated by college entrance examinations such as the ACT? As a high school student, preparing for a college entrance examination, like the ACT, can MORE »

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December 2015 Q & A: Kissing Bug Calls

December 9, 2015 The agents have been out of the office this week for the Cooperative Extension State Conference, so most of our questions have come via email. These topics have been very popular; we have MORE »


2015 DIY Pampered Holiday Gifts

12/13/15 I know I have mentioned it often, but I love this time of year. I enjoy getting together with family and friends, and I also love the holiday décor. I am not MORE »


Rowan Farm City Day

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

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 »