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Farm to School Stories Book

Farm to School Stories Book

The Local Foods Program Team at NC State University is trying to pull together Farm to School stories from across the state into a book (of sorts!)! We would love to capture your story, the story of your community! Please read on below and consider sharing your story and please pass this on to community … Continue reading

2017 4-H Presentation Information

2017 4-H Presentation Information

Registration for our 2017 Buncombe County’s 4-H Presentation Day is now available.  This year’s competition will take place on Monday, May 8th at the Buncombe County Extension office.  Check-in will begin at 5:30 p.m. and presentations will begin at 6:00 p.m.  Our county winners will be eligible for district competition at District Activity Day which will … Continue reading

4-H Volunteer Training Coming Soon!!

4-H Volunteer Training Coming Soon!!

Mark your calendars and please join us for our upcoming 4-H 101 Training for volunteers, leaders, parents and any other adults interested in learning more about the 4-H program.  This training is designed for those who might be interested, now or in the future, in becoming a volunteer through our Buncombe County 4-H program. The … Continue reading

Friends of Ag Breakfast- April 18th

Friends of Ag Breakfast- April 18th

You are invited to the Buncombe County  Friends of Agriculture Breakfast Tuesday April 18, 2017 at 7 am  WNC Ag Center, Virginia Boone Building (gate 5) Join us and enjoy a complimentary breakfast featuring fresh food from our local farms! Topic: Evaluating Pastures and Basic Steps to Renovation  Speaker: Ethan Henderson, NCSU Extension Livestock Agent RSVP: … Continue reading

2017 4-H Livestock Judging, Skillathon, and Quiz Bowl

2017 4-H Livestock Judging, Skillathon, and Quiz Bowl

Our first meeting for the 2017 4-H Livestock Judging, Skillathon, and Quiz Bowl teams has been scheduled for Monday, April 17th at 4:30 p.m. at the Buncombe County Extension Office located at 49 Mount Carmel Road near Erwin High School. Our main purpose of this meeting will be to see how many youth we have interested in … Continue reading

2017 4-H Teen Camp – Washington D.C.

2017 4-H Teen Camp – Washington D.C.

It’s finally here!!!!  The registration for our 2017 4-H Teen Camp to Washington D.C. is available.  Join us as we learn about our country’s history and government with fellow 4-H members from Alleghany, Buncombe, Davidson, Gaston, McDowell and Surry counties .  Activities will include tours of the Capitol, National Monuments, Arlington National Cemetery, National Zoo, … Continue reading

WNC Spring Fling Livestock Show

WNC Spring Fling Livestock Show

The WNC Spring Fling Livestock Show will take place April 15th at the WNC Ag Center-McGough Arena.  The show will include pigs, steers, heifers, and showmanship.  This is a great event for beginning and those who are experienced showmen.  Check out the details and registration below.  Registration is due March 24th…..don’t miss out! Spring Fling … Continue reading

WNC Livestock Judging Clinic

WNC Livestock Judging Clinic

The WNC Livestock Judging Clinic will take place Saturday, March 25th at the WNC Ag Center.  Registration to participate is due by Friday, March 17th along with a $10 registration fee.  Please check out the details and registration form on the link below.  This would be great practice for anyone who is interested in participating … Continue reading

NCSU Livestock Science Camp

NCSU Livestock Science Camp

North Carolina State University is hosting a summer Livestock Science Camp June 19-23, 2017. What is the NCSU Livestock Science Camp? The summer camp is a five-day, four-night conference designed to increase and expand the student’s understanding and knowledge about not only the livestock and agricultural industries but also the careers and disciplines related to … Continue reading

2017 West District 4-H Teen Retreat

2017 West District 4-H Teen Retreat

Get ready to have some 4-H fun with other teens (13-19 years old) from the West District!  Our West District 4-H Teen Retreat will take place Saturday, March 25 – Sunday, March 26, 2017 at the YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly in Black Mountain.  Registration and ice breakers will start at 9:30 a.m. Saturday morning and we’ll … Continue reading