NDSU Extension Service - Burleigh County


Burleigh County Extension


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3715 E Bismarck Expressway

Bismarck ND 58501

tel: 701-221-6865

fax: 701-221-6845

email: NDSU.Burleigh.Extension@ndsu.edu

Office Hours:
Monday-Friday 8am - 5pm

Upcoming Events
1st Annual Fall Youth Shootout! October 25 Oct 25, 2014 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM — Bismarck Civic Center
Schwan's Cares and Burleigh County 4-H are teaming up for Christmas! Oct 25, 2014 - Dec 08, 2014
Zoo Boo - October 25 Oct 25, 2014 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM — Dakota Zoo, Bismarck ND
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4-H Are You into it?

Green patented 4-H CloverThe new 4-H year started September 1, 2014 now is the perfect time to think about enrollment. 

If you are new to 4-H contact Amelia Doll at 701-221-6865 for more information on how to sign up and club information. 

Are you into it?


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Check out Extension Connection Radio Show for Tips on a Safe, Fun & Healthy Halloween

Don't forget to turn into the "Extension Connection" radio program this Wednesday, October 29 at 11am on SuperTalk 1270. On ways to make this Halloween memorable as Shakespeare wrote, 'Tis now the very witching time of night, When churchyards yawn and hell itself breathes out Contagion to this world'.

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This healthy recipe for apple coleslaw comes from NDSU Extension Service. (http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/food/recipes/mixes/apple_coleslaw)

Apple Coleslaw

this healthy recipe comes from the NDSU Extension Service.

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NDSU has a Farm Fuel Budget App

This app can be used to budget your farm fuel needs! Available for Android.

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Taste a Rainbow of Fruits & Veggies for Better Health

September is MORE Fruits & Veggies Month. People who eat more generous amounts of fruits and vegetables as part of a healthy diet are likely to have reduced risk of chronic diseases, including strokes, type 2 diabetes, some types of cancer, and perhaps heart disease and high blood pressure.

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Calendar on when to harvest certain vegetables found in North Dakota.

Seasonal Eating Harvest Calendar

This harvest calendar provides general availability of many vegetables and fruits that can be found in North Dakota. This is brought to you by the North Dakota Department of Ag in partnership with NDSU Extension Service.

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Pause on Fertilizing from NDSU Yard & Garden Report on August 11, 2014. http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/yardandgardenreport

Wait to Fertilize until mid-September

As the summer days start to get shorter our plants need to prepare for the winter days ahead. It is best to wait until the middle of September to start fertilizing and spraying for weeds again. Check out this article and more with NDSU's weekly Yard and Garden Report.

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ND Master Gardener Program starts September 19

Creating beauty and wellness one garden at a time! The NDSU Extension Service Master Gardener Program is not an ordinary education program. An ordinary class would teach you the basics of horticulture. The Master Gardener program goes beyond ordinary and invests in creating leaders to serve the needs of their communities.

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Spring Greens

Lettuce is a Quick and Easy Addition to Meals

The robust and intense flavors of lettuce make it a popular choice during the summertime because it is in season, inexpensive and easy to prepare. Many varieties flourish in home gardens.

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Voles are active year-round, day and night.

In late summer and fall, voles store seeds, tubers, bulbs, and rhizomes. They will eat bark from trees and shrubs, primarily in fall and winter, and they will eat crops, if the populations are high. Voles rarely invade houses, in the event that they do, they can be controlled by setting snap traps.

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How Can You Win the Mosquito War?

Worldwide there are over 2500 different mosquito species. However, in North Dakota there are 43 species of mosquitoes and about 200 in the United States. Only a few of these species cause annoyance by biting, but some can also transmit diseases such as West Nile.

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