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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Swarm Time!

5/13/15 It is that time of year when bees are most active, and sometimes people other than beekeepers get hands on experience with a swarm. There is a lot of misperception and confusion MORE »

Cattle Handling Facility Demonstration

For the April 2 Cattlemens meeting, we will be taking a ride to Stanly County for a cattle handling facility demonstration and pasture walk.  We will leave the Rowan Cooperative Extension building at 4 p.m.  A MORE »