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4-H Summer Fun Classes 2015

4-H Summer fun classes are being planned.  Information and registration forms are linked below.  Sign-up early, registration will be limited! Primitive Rug Hooking Class – 4 Wednesday afternoons,  July 1 – July 22, MORE »

Installing Honey Bees

The North Carolina Cooperative Extension  & BRCC present an informative video on installing honey bees from packages into nukes and from nukes into 10 frame hives.  Click here to see the full MORE »

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Summer Camp!

Henderson County 4-H will be taking youth, ages 8 – 17, to camp at the Betsy Jeff Penn 4-H Center, in Reidsville, NC, July 26 – 31.  A fun week of archery, horses, MORE »

Become an Extension Master Garden Volunteer

Have you ever wanted to learn more about growing plants?  Are you interested in fruits, vegetables, ornamentals or lawns?  Do you enjoy helping others with their landscape, flower or vegetable garden or do MORE »

2014 4-H Careers in Agriculture Poster Winners Announced! popular

Congratulations to the 2014 4-H Careers in Agriculture Poster Winners! Tie 1st place: $20 each Miller Sparks, “Christmas Tree Farmer” Natalie Connet, “Riding Instructor” Tie 2nd Place:  $15 each Madelyn Hill, “Veterinarians” Zachary MORE »


Farm City Day 2015

October 3, 2015 Henderson County Park and Recreation Department and Henderson County Cooperative Extension Agencies have regretfully made this decision due to the impending weather and the official state of emergency that has MORE »

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Young Naturalists 4-H Club Shooting Sports Winners

Congratulations to Hannah Worrell for qualifying to represent NC in rifle at the National 4-H Shooting Sports Tournament in Grand Isle Nebraska in June! Congratulations to the Young Naturalist 4-H Club members who MORE »

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Members of the F.R.E.S.H. (Flat Rock’s Exceptional Sandburg Helpers) program, got to meet Senator Richard Burr while they were in Washington, D.C. to accept the George and Helen Hartzog National Park Service Award MORE »

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Recycle Christmas Lights

Leaders In Training 4-H Club in Henderson County collects and recycles Christmas lights. Since January, the club has collected over 1000 pounds of lights, raising over $210. The money raised is used for MORE »


NC Cooperative Extension – Henderson County & the Blue Ridge Apple Growers (BRAG) Association’s Henderson County Apple Tour Fee $10 per person, children under 5 free. Saturday August 30th 9:00 am-12:30 pm. Departs MORE »

Henderson County Youth Council

The purposes of the Youth Council include learning about local government and providing a way for teens to have a voice in the community.  We are asking local citizens and leaders to work MORE »

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Henderson 4-H Teens Attend Youth Summit

Henderson County Commissioner Charlie Messer, Drue Stinnett, Naomi McIlvaine, 4-H Agent Denise Sherrill, and Commissioner Tommy Thompson spent time together at the Youth Summit, which was part of the North Carolina Association of MORE »

Landscape Contrator Licensing Changes

In early August 2014, the general assembly passes the Landscape Contractor Licensing Statute (Chapter 89D of the General Statutes, 2014). This law will go into effect on August 1, 2015. Click here for MORE »

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Henderson County 4-H Electric Congress Delegates

Mike and Michael Williams represented Henderson County 4-H at the 67th annual 4-H Electric Congress July 14 -16 at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee. Two hundred 4H’ers, adult leaders and N.C.Cooperative Extension agents MORE »

Apple Orchards Bicycle Ecotour

Sunday, August 31, 2014, 12:00 Noon The NC Cooperative Extension Service – Henderson County and Sponsored by Sycamore Cycles Gather at Sycamore Cycles in downtown Hendersonville at 11:30 am for a 12:00 Noon MORE »

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Congratulations NC 4-H Congress Participants!

A highlight of 4-H Congress is the public speaking competition. This year 22 young people from Henderson County, ages 9 – 18, participated in this competition, earning 10 gold, 4 silver, and 2 MORE »

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4-H’ers Learned about Citizenship at Camp

Just last Friday, eight 4-H members returned from Reidsville from a week of 4-H camp at Betsy-Jeff Penn 4-H Center. While at camp, we participated in a reverent Flag Retirement Ceremony and were MORE »

Food Preservation Classes

It is that time of the year again when we begin thinking of preserving some of the summer’s garden bounty. Whether you’re an experienced canner or a novice at food preservation, you’ll want MORE »