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4-H Food Show was a Success!

The fourth annual 4-H Food Show was held Saturday, December 4.  The 4-H Food Show provides youth with the opportunity to learn about nutrition and exhibiting food.  Youth could enter one of four MORE »

Order your Holiday Wreaths

Rowan County 4-H clubs are taking orders for the seventh annual wreath fundraiser.  This year, Rowan County 4-H is selling Fraser Fir wreaths and Boxwood wreaths.  Wreaths are standard door size and are MORE »

One Week Left to Order your Plants!

The Rowan County 4-H Program is selling blueberry, blackberry, muscadine, raspberry and fig plants to support their activities during the year. Varieties of blueberries available include Brightwell, Climax and Premier. It is recommended MORE »

Southern Regional Horse Show

The 2010 Southern Regional 4-H Horse Championships Horse Show was held July 28 through August 1 at the T. Ed Garrison Arena in Clemson, South Carolina.  Fifty riders from each state can qualify MORE »

4-H: Hungry To Help

We’ve all heard the old adage, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” Well, it’s true – nutritious food is good medicine. Food is one of our most basic needs. Along with MORE »

Order your fall plants today!

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

4-H Junior Dog Show

The Rowan County Fair is right around the corner.  With the fair, comes the 4-H Junior Dog Show. For those youth competitors who are interested in participating, Lynn Meeks of the Salisbury Kennel MORE »

Annual Electric Congress Held

Over two hundred 4‑H’ers, adult leaders and Cooperative Extension staff from across North Carolina attended the annual 4-H Electric Congress July 12-14 at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. Since 1947, Progress MORE »

Chef & Child Program is a Success!

The Chef & Child Food and Nutrition Education Program was developed in Forsyth County in 1990 through a partnership of North Carolina Cooperative Extension and the Triad Chapter of the American Culinary Federation.  MORE »

Youth Extract DNA From Strawberries

North Carolina’s competitiveness in the global economy, as well as the future of local economies, depends upon a workforce that is competent, innovative and entrepreneurial in the use of science, technology, engineering and MORE »

4-H’ers Practice Public Speaking Skills

Research has shown that public speaking is a prevalent fear in adults.  One avenue that North Carolina Cooperative Extension uses to help youth practice this skill is participation in 4-H public speaking and MORE »

Summer Camp Opportunities

Kids got the winter blues? Imagine splashing in the pool, horseback riding in the sun, canoeing down the river. Sound like fun? You can enjoy this and much more at a week of MORE »

NASCAR and 4-H Team Up

National 4-H Week will take off with a speedy start on October 4th, as the 4-H emblem makes its debut appearance in a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. The well-known national icon will MORE »

Horse Trail Class Clinic

Rowan Advisory Council for Equestrian (RACE) 4-H Clubs will host a trail class clinic that is open to youth and adults on Saturday, April 4 at Ellis Park Event Center, 2056 E. Ridge MORE »

Horse Safety Workshop

A Horse Safety Workshop will be held Tuesday, March 24 at 7 p.m. at the Rowan County Cooperative Extension Office, 2727 Old Concord Road, Salisbury, NC.  Safety is the primary concern in working MORE »

RACE 4-H Sponsors Local Horse Clinic

Do you ever have problems when riding your horse?  Do you want to be more consistent in working with your horse?   Dr. Tim Potter, District Equine Specialist, NCSU will present a clinic MORE »