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Event:
Commercial Public Health Recertification Training

This training is for commercial pesticide applicators who work in mosquito control.
Categories: Public Health
Core: Ground and Aerial/Ground
Location: Grand Forks, County Extension, 151 S 4th St, Suite 302
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 9:00am
Training: 9:30am – 4:00pm
Exams will not be administered at the training. If testing is required, an appointment is to be made with the local NDSU County Extension Service.

Date:May 28, 2015
City:Grand Forks, ND
Contact:
Andrew Thostenson

Phone: 701-231-8050
Fax: 701-231-5907
E-mail: NDSU.pesticide@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsupesticide.org/
Event:
Commercial Public Health Recertification Training

This training is for commercial pesticide applicators who work in mosquito control.
Categories: Public Health
Core: Ground and Aerial/Ground
Location: Fargo, NDSU, Quentin Burdick Building, Room 422
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 9:00am
Training: 9:30am – 4:00pm
Exams will not be administered at the training. If testing is required, an appointment is to be made with the local NDSU County Extension Service.

Date:May 28, 2015
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Andrew Thostenson

Phone: 701-231-8050
Fax: 701-231-5907
E-mail: NDSU.pesticide@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsupesticide.org/
Event:
Commercial Public Health Recertification Training

This training is for commercial pesticide applicators who work in mosquito control.
Categories: Public Health
Core: Ground and Aerial/Ground
Location: Williston, Research Extension Center, 14120 Hwy 2
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 9:00am
Training: 9:30am – 4:00pm
Exams will not be administered at the training. If testing is required, an appointment is to be made with the local NDSU County Extension Service.

Date:May 28, 2015
City:Williston, ND
Contact:
Andrew Thostenson

Phone: 701-231-8050
Fax: 701-231-5907
E-mail: NDSU.pesticide@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsupesticide.org/
Event:
Commercial Public Health Recertification Training

This training is for commercial pesticide applicators who work in mosquito control.
Categories: Public Health
Core: Ground and Aerial/Ground
Location: Bismarck, Burleigh County Extension, 3715 E Bismarck Expressway
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 9:00am
Training: 9:30am – 4:00pm
Exams will not be administered at the training. If testing is required, an appointment is to be made with the local NDSU County Extension Service.

Date:May 28, 2015
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:
Andrew Thostenson

Phone: 701-231-8050
Fax: 701-231-5907
E-mail: NDSU.pesticide@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsupesticide.org/
Event:
Outdoor Skills Camp

Explore activities that will connect you to the outdoors. From hunting skills challenges to fishing, this camp will explore aspects of outdoor skill projects. Included in the registration are fees for ATV Certification and Boat and Water Safety Certification. Hands on live-fire exercises in the shooting disciplines and team challenges will make this camp an experience you will not forget!

Date:May 31 - June 4, 2015
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Natalie Singman

Phone: 701-231-7259
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: natalie.singman@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsu.edu/4h/camp/camp_descriptions/
Event:
Bullseye! All Archery Camp

Hit the bullseye with this camp to experience target recurve and bow hunter compound archery. Learn how to evaluate form and rig your bow. You will participate in archery projects, 3-D, field-archery and other contests.

Date:May 31 - June 4, 2015
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Natalie Singman

Phone: 701-231-7259
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: natalie.singman@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsu.edu/4h/camp/
Event:
Dairy Judging

Dairy judging contest consists of five or six classes of dairy cows or heifers with oral reasons provided on three of the classes. Conducted with the FFA contest. Members of both organizations may enter both contests.

Date:June 2, 2015
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Dean Aakre

Phone: 701-231-8595
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: dean.aakre@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
Babysitter Training

Babysitter’s Training
The purpose of this one day course is to provide youth who are planning to babysit with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and responsibly give care for children and infants. This training is designed for young people age 11 to 15 years and will help participants to develop leadership skills, learn how to develop a babysitting business, learn about basic child care, learn basic first aid, keep themselves safe and help children behave.
There are 3 separate sessions to choose from:
WHEN: Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
TIME: 9:30am – 3:00pm (bring a sack lunch)
WHERE: Mandan ND
COST: $25.00

Register online at www.bityurl.com/606293 or scan the QR Code:
Register early, class sizes are limited.
(If a session date appears to be missing from the online registration,
the session on that date is full. Please choose another session.)

Presented by NDSU Extension Service/Morton County; an equal opportunity institution.

Date:June 3, 2015
City:Mandan, ND
Contact:
Cami Bauman

Phone: 701-667-3340
E-mail: cami.bauman@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.bityurl.com/606293
Event:
Hay Sampling In-service

NDSU Agriculture & Natural Resource Specialists Carl Dahlen, Kevin Sedivec, Miranda Meehan, and Fara Brummer are organizing a pilot program evaluating ditch hay in North Dakota. The goal of this evaluation is to determine the quality and quantity of ditch hay harvested and how producers utilize ditch hay.

As part of this program we are planning a hay sampling in-service for agents Friday June 5th from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. CST at the Burleigh County Extension Office. The in-service will have a classroom and a field component. The classroom portion will cover forage sampling, project protocol, and interpretation of forage test results. The field session will cover proper use of the probes, forage identification, assessing forage quality in the field, and will give agents an opportunity to use the probes to collect samples. Lunch will be provided.

Date:June 5, 2015
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:
Miranda Meehan

Phone: 701-231-7683
E-mail: miranda.meehan@ndsu.edu
Event:
Meats Judging

Meat judging contest consists of identification of retail and wholesale cuts of meat. Judging of carcasses and cuts of meat. Participants give either oral reasons or answer questions on judging classes. There are three age divisions progressively more difficult as participants advance in years. Contact Dr. Rob Maddock for help with resources.

Date:June 5, 2015
City:Fargo , ND
Contact:
Dean Aakre

Phone: 701-231-8595
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: dean.aakre@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
Multi-County Animal Workshop

The Multi-County Animal Workshop to be held on June 6 from 1 to 4pm.

This event will be held at the Burleigh County Extension Office
Joann Hetzel Memorial 4-H Building
3715 E Bismarck Expressway
Bismarck ND 58501

4-Her’s are encouraged to register for one animal session:
Small Animals – Poultry or Rabbit
Large Animals – Beef, Dairy, Meat Goat, Dairy Goat, Horse, Sheep or Swine

There is no cost for this workshop but pre-registration is required and due by May 29, 2015. Register online at: https://ndstate.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_6XYpCdZIrqmmUWV

Date:June 6, 2015
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:
Ashley Stegeman

Phone: 701-221-6865
Fax: 701-221-6845
E-mail: ashley.stegeman@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/burleighcountyextension/extension-events/multi-county-animal-workshop-june-6
Event:
Beaks and Tails: Small Animal Camp

Bring your 4-H small animals for hands-on training in showmanship, fitting, nutrition and animal health. You will develop skills in proper daily care of your animals to be prepared for the show day. Learn the latest techniques for fitting and clipping in each species.

Date:June 7 - 11, 2015
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Natalie Singman

Phone: 701-231-7259
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: natalie.singman@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsu.edu/4h/camp/camp_descriptions/
Event:
Just Starting to Trot: Wish I Had a Horse Camp

Have you always wanted a horse? This camp is for you, come learn how to saddle, bridle, ride, lead and drive a horse. From grooming demonstrations to a halter show, this if your chance to experience what owning a horse is like. This is a beginner camp for youth interested in horses; animal are not required.

Date:June 7 - 11, 2015
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Natalie Singman

Phone: 701-231-7259
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: natalie.singman@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsu.edu/4h/camp/camp_descriptions/
Event:
Citizenship Washington Focus (CWF)

This six-day intensive summer citizenship program is for youth ages 15-19 (at the time of the trip).

If you attend CWF, you can expect to get a behind-the-scenes look at our nation’s capital, become involved in activities that stress the importance of civic and social responsibility, and experience hands-on learning in our nation’s capital.

CWF is held in June or July, and is open to any youth (ages 15-19) who apply. The cost is approximately $1600. Registration deadline is March 15th.

Date:June 7 - 13, 2015
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Natalie Singman

Phone: 701-231-7259
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: natalie.singman@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
Citizenship Washington Focus

CWF is a leadership development opportunity at the national 4-H center. Week includes visits to Capital Hill, national monuments, etc. in Washington, DC. Cost is paid by participant or county 4-H program.

Date:June 7 - 13, 2015
City:Chevy Chase, MD
Contact:
Dean Aakre

Phone: 701-231-8595
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: dean.aakre@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsu.edu/4h/programs_events/national_trip_opportunities/citizenship_washington_focus_cwf/
Event:
FCS Lync meeting

9:30 – 10:30 AM Central time

Date:June 10, 2015
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Cynthia Selstedt

Phone: 701-231-8652
E-mail: cynthia.selstedt@ndsu.edu
Event:
4-H SHooting Sports State Archery Match

The summer state archery match will be held at the ND 4-H Camp 3-D, Field Archery, and World Federation Archery

Date:June 12 - 14, 2015
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Adrian Biewer

E-mail: Adrian.Biewer@ndsu.edu
Event:
4-H Livestock Day Camp

4-H livestock showmanship clinic
Saturday, June 13
Dickinson State University Indoor Arena
9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. MT

Registration required by June 10
4-H members and parents welcome!
See webpage for details

Date:June 13, 2015
City:Dickinson, ND
Contact:
Kurt Froelich

Phone: 701/456-7665
Fax: 701-456-7670
E-mail: kurt.froelich@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/starkcountyextension/4h-and-youth
Event:
National FilmFest 4-H - St. Louis, MO

FilmFest 4-H is the national 4-H film festival. It will be held on June 14 – 17, 2015 in St. Louis, MO. For the past three years the ND 4-H Foundation has supported youth who have been interested in attending this event. It is a great opportunity for 4-H youth ages 11-18 to learn more about the many aspects of careers in films and to have a film that they have produced be showcased in front of many other 4-Her’s from across the United States. If you have youth or adult chaperones that might be interested in attending the 2015 FilmFest 4-H, please contact Linda Hauge linda.hauge@ndsu.edu 701.231.7964. You can check out the FilmFest 4-H web site at http://4h.missouri.edu/go/events/filmfest/

Date:June 14 - 17, 2015
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Linda Hauge

Phone: 701-231-7964
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: linda.hauge@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
Explorer: Survivor Outdoor Recreation Camp

Could you survive in the wilds of ND? Nature provides for all our basic needs, so come have fun building shelters, tracking animals, discovering cool and exciting wilderness skills like fishing and orienteering while competing to win the coveted ND 4-H Camp Idol.

Date:June 14 - 18, 2015
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Natalie Singman

Phone: 701-231-7259
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: natalie.singman@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsu.edu/4h/camp/camp_descriptions/
Event:
Completing the Pattern: Horse Camp I

Looking to improve your riding for events such as barrels, poles, horsemanship, or trail? Come and improve your horsemanship skills with other youth from across the state. Riding instruction will focus on improving the riders overall balance and control. You will need to bring a well-mannered, trained horse.

Date:June 14 - 18, 2015
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Natalie Singman

Phone: 701-231-7259
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: natalie.singman@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsu.edu/4h/camp/camp_descriptions/
Event:
Extension Youth Conference

Extension Youth Conference will be June 15-18 on the NDSU campus. EYC is open to all youth who have finished the seventh grade; non 4-Hers are welcome.

Date:June 15 - 18, 2015
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Holly Halvorson

Phone: 701-231-9218
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: holly.halvorson@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
Ambassador Elections

Ambassadors are a group of young adults ages 16 to 22 who work to help North Dakota 4-H. The Ambassadors do many things. Here is a sample of the duties of the Ambassadors:
1.Enhance and promote the North Dakota 4-H Youth program with state and county Extension staff and 4-H volunteers.
2.Act as an advisor for 4-H youth ideas and concerns.
3.Create awareness of opportunities for older youth in 4-H.
4.Assist in the planning and organizing of the North Dakota State Extension Youth Conference, and other state functions.
5.Provide 4-H Ambassadors as resource people throughout the state by county or individual request.

Date:June 15 - 19, 2015
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Holly Halvorson

Phone: 701-231-9218
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: holly.halvorson@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
Crop Management Field Day

Field training on crop and pest management.

Date:June 18, 2015
City:Carrington, ND
Contact:
Greg Endres

Phone: 701-652-2951
E-mail: gregory.endres@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/CarringtonREC
Event:
Clover Camp

Have you always wanted to try out 4-H Camp? Come make new friends, explore the outdoors, and appreciate family time together in a beautiful outdoor setting in this great first-time overnight camp experience. Participate in craft projects and many other fun camp activities. This camp is for the whole family. Bring everyone to come see why campers have so much fun at camp!

Date:June 19 - 20, 2015
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Natalie Singman

Phone: 701-231-7259
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: natalie.singman@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsu.edu/4h/camp/camp_descriptions/
Event:
Military Youth Camp I

Develop your self-confidence, problem solving, and stress management skills while forming lifelong bonds with other military youth. Leadership, cooperation and communication skills will be taught through team building activities such as friendly competitions, water fun, and much more.

This camp is sponsored by Operation: Military Kids and is intended only for youth who are members of military families.

Date:June 21 - 25, 2015
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Natalie Singman

Phone: 701-231-7259
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: natalie.singman@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsu.edu/4h/camp/camp_descriptions/
Event:
Military Youth Camp II

Strengthen your leadership and problem solving skills while completing action packed activities while forming life long bonds with other military youth. Develop self-confidence, communication and stress-management skills through team building activities such as friendly competitions, water fun, and much more.

This camp is sponsored by Operation: Military Kids and is intended only for youth who are members of military families.

Date:June 21 - 25, 2015
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Natalie Singman

Phone: 701-231-7259
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: natalie.singman@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsu.edu/4h/camp/camp_descriptions/
Event:
4-H National Shooting Sports Invitational

4-H Teams have qualified in air rifle, shotgun, and archery to participate in the national match.

Date:June 21 - 26, 2015
City:Grand Island, NE
Contact:
Adrian.Biewer

E-mail: Adrian.Biewer@ndsu.edu
Event:
Upper Missouri Valley Fair
Date:June 24 - 28, 2015
City:Williston, ND
Contact:
Mary Froelich

Phone: 701-577-4595
Fax: 701-577-4597
E-mail: mary.froelich@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://umvf.com/
Event:
Babysitter Training

Babysitter’s Training
The purpose of this one day course is to provide youth who are planning to babysit with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and responsibly give care for children and infants. This training is designed for young people age 11 to 15 years and will help participants to develop leadership skills, learn how to develop a babysitting business, learn about basic child care, learn basic first aid, keep themselves safe and help children behave.
There are 3 separate sessions to choose from:
WHEN: Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
TIME: 9:30am – 3:00pm (bring a sack lunch)
WHERE: Mandan ND
COST: $25.00

Register online at www.bityurl.com/606293
Register early, class sizes are limited.
(If a session date appears to be missing from the online registration,
the session on that date is full. Please choose another session.)

Presented by NDSU Extension Service/Morton County; an equal opportunity institution.

Date:June 25, 2015
City:Mandan, ND
Contact:
Cami Bauman

Phone: 701-667-3340
E-mail: cami.bauman@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.bityurl.com/606293
Event:
2015 Achievement Day
Date:June 26, 2015
City:Napoleon, ND
Contact:
Carmen Rath-Wald or Sheldon Gerhardt

Phone: 701-754-2504
E-mail: carmen.rath.wald@ndsu.edu
Event:
Completing the Pattern: Horse Camp II

Looking to improve your riding for events such as barrels, poles, horsemanship, or trail? Come and improve your horsemanship skills with other youth from across the state. Riding instruction will focus on improving the riders overall balance and control. You will need to bring a well-mannered, trained horse.

Date:June 28 - July 2, 2015
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Natalie Singman

Phone: 701-231-7259
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: natalie.singman@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsu.edu/4h/camp/camp_descriptions/
Event:
4-H Adventure Camp

Are you looking for an adventure? Create with arts and crafts and explore nature. Make lasting friendships while engaging in 4-H project activities. From archery to water games, this camp is full of non-stop excitement!

Date:June 28 - July 2, 2015
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Natalie Singman

Phone: 701-231-7259
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: natalie.singman@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsu.edu/4h/camp/camp_descriptions/
Event:
Roughrider Days Fair & Expo/4-H Division

4-H achievement days, county fair, and a whole lot more!

See webpage for schedule of events

Date:June 29 - July 2, 2015
City:Dickinson, ND
Contact:
Kurt Froelich

Phone: 701/456-7665
Fax: 701-456-7670
E-mail: kurt.froelich@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/starkcountyextension/4h-and-youth
Event:
Babysitter Training

Babysitter’s Training
The purpose of this one day course is to provide youth who are planning to babysit with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and responsibly give care for children and infants. This training is designed for young people age 11 to 15 years and will help participants to develop leadership skills, learn how to develop a babysitting business, learn about basic child care, learn basic first aid, keep themselves safe and help children behave.
There are 3 separate sessions to choose from:
WHEN: Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
TIME: 9:30am – 3:00pm (bring a sack lunch)
WHERE: Mandan ND
COST: $25.00

Register online at www.bityurl.com/606293
Register early, class sizes are limited.
(If a session date appears to be missing from the online registration,
the session on that date is full. Please choose another session.)

Presented by NDSU Extension Service/Morton County; an equal opportunity institution.

Date:June 30, 2015
City:Mandan, ND
Contact:
Cami Bauman

Phone: 701-667-3340
E-mail: cami.bauman@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.bityurl.com/606293
Event:
Canola Day-North Central Research Extension Center

9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the North Central Research Extension Center, 5400 Hwy. 83 S, Minot, ND 58701

Date:June 30, 2015
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Brian Jenks

Phone: 701-857-7677
Fax: 701-857-7676
E-mail: brian.jenks@ndsu.edu
Event:
4-H Encounters! Discover Camp

Did you like to discover new things? Come meet new friends and discover what 4-H camp is all about. A fun filled experience awaits you as you encounter your interests in fiber arts, healthful living, outdoor skills, and science.

Date:July 6 - 8, 2015
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Natalie Singman

Phone: 701-231-7259
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: natalie.singman@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsu.edu/4h/camp/camp_descriptions/
Event:
Explore Galore! Great Outdoors Camp

Do you like to explore the outdoors? Here’s your chance to learn basic outdoor skills while having fun with nature. Learn how to identify insects, plants and animal tracks. Learn to tie survival knots, basic first aid and outdoor navigation. Make new friends while completing survival projects and outdoor crafts.

Date:July 6 - 8, 2015
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Natalie Singman

Phone: 701-231-7259
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: natalie.singman@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsu.edu/4h/camp/camp_descriptions/
Event:
Ultimate Explorer: Survivor Outdoor Recreation Camp

Experience life on the wild side testing your survival skills. From after dark challenges to competitions, team building, leadership and self-confidence will be the ultimate outcome while competing to win the coveted ND 4-H Camp Idol. Nightly tribal council ceremonies will result in rewards and loss of privileges.

Date:July 12 - 16, 2015
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Natalie Singman

Phone: 701-231-7259
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: natalie.singman@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsu.edu/4h/camp/camp_descriptions/
Event:
Trailblazing Teen: Leadership Camp

Want to change the world? Trail blaze your way to find and improve your leadership style. Explore teamwork, problem solving, community change, and the acceptance of others. Overcome challenges and engage in hands-on activities for youth in a broad range of organizations.

Date:July 12 - 16, 2015
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Natalie Singman

Phone: 701-231-7259
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: natalie.singman@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsu.edu/4h/camp/camp_descriptions/
Event:
71st Annual Field Day-North Central Research Extension Center

Starting at 8:30 a.m. at the North Central Research Extension Center, 5400 Hwy,83 S, Minot, ND

Date:July 15, 2015
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Eric Eriksmoen

Phone: 701-857-7677
Fax: 701-857-7676
E-mail: eric.eriksmoen@ndsu.edu
Event:
Parents Forever

Transition program for parents as they continue to parent together through a divorce or separation, and for never-married parents when they decide to parent apart.
Parents Forever is a research-based educational program to help parents through the process of making informed, child-supportive decisions during transition, resulting in healthy children and positive parent-child relationships.

Date:July 16, 2015
City:Grand Forks, ND
Contact:
Molly Soeby

Phone: 701-780-8229
Fax: 701-780-8309
E-mail: molly.soeby@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/grandforkscountyextension
Event:
North Dakota State Fair

Entry of static exhibits Monday and Tuesday, July 13-14, State Fair opens Friday, July 17 through Saturday, July 25.

Date:July 17 - 25, 2015
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Dean Aakre or Katie Tyler

Phone: 701-231-8595
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: dean.aakre@ndsu.edu or katherine.tyler@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://ndstatefair.com/
Event:
ND 4-H Film Festival

4-H Film Festival is held at the North Dakota State Fair on July 19. Participants create and submit a one- to 10-minute video to be evaluated. The top three videos in each category will be shown at the North Dakota 4-H Film Festival. Judges will select winners for each category prior to the festival, and audience members will vote for the People’s Choice Award after the videos have been shown at the festival.

Date:July 19, 2015
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Linda Hauge

Phone: 701-2317964
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: linda.hauge@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
State 4-H Communication Arts Contest

The Communication Arts contest will be held July 19th at the North Dakota State Fair. The Communication Arts program is open to any youth involved in Extension youth programs. It includes two age divisions: the preteen division (youth 8 to 12 years-old before Sept. 1) and the teen division (youth ages 13 to 18 before Sept. 1), the start of the current 4-H year.

Date:July 19, 2015
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Sharon Query

Phone: 701-2315923
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: sharon.query@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
4-H Clothing Revue

Clothing Revue will be held at the North Dakota State Fair July 20th. Clothing Revue includes entries for Buy & Show, Sew & Show, and Decorate Your Duds categories. Buy & Show participants purchase or recycle a major item of clothing which relates to a wardrobe plan. Sew & Show participants construct half or more of clothing that is modeled. Decorate Your Duds participants create embellishments for a garment or accessory.

Date:July 20, 2015
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Sharon Query

Phone: 701-231-5923
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: sharon.query@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
4-H Project Expo

Project Expo will be held at the North Dakota State Fair on July 20th. Project Expo provides youth with an experience in planning, preparing and displaying an article or an educational exhibit. It is an opportunity for self-expression both verbally and visually. Project Expo also provides the opportunity to share with others what has been learned in the specific project.

Date:July 20, 2015
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Sharon Query

Phone: 701-231-5923
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: sharon.query@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
4-H Consumer Choices Contest

Consumer Choices contest will be held July 21st at the North Dakota State Fair. The 4-H Consumer Choices Contest can help you practice making decisions by matching your knowledge, skills and abilities against those of others. You will learn to rank articles or products over others based on standards and quality.

Date:July 21, 2015
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Linda Hauge

Phone: 701-231-7964
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: linda.hauge@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
You’re the Chef: Boot Camp

Here’s your chance to become a top-notch chef! From learning how to make sweet treats to outdoor cooking to exploring food dehydration, this camp is designed for the future chef. It’s your chance to become familiar with kitchen equipment, measuring, baking terms, and judging food items. Be prepared to have fun!

Date:July 26 - 30, 2015
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Natalie Singman

Phone: 701-231-7259
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: natalie.singman@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsu.edu/4h/camp/camp_descriptions/
Event:
4-H Adventure Camp II

Are you looking for an adventure? Create with arts and crafts and explore nature. Make lasting friendships while engaging in 4-H project activities. From archery to water games, this camp is full of non-stop excitement.

Date:July 26 - 30, 2015
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Natalie Singman

Phone: 701-231-7259
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: natalie.singman@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsu.edu/4h/camp/camp_descriptions/
Event:
Congress & Conference Application Deadline

Congress & Conference is open to 4-H members ages 15-19. An application process is required and trips are awarded each year.

Date:August 1, 2015
City:Fargo , ND
Contact:
Natalie Singman

Phone: 701-231-7259
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: natalie.singman@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
Enter the Outdoor Lab! Science Camp

Join our outdoor learning lab to explore science at camp! Experience hands on activities while learning scientific inquiry and problem solving techniques. Use new technologies to discover new ways of thinking all while experiencing the great outdoors.

Date:August 2 - 6, 2015
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Natalie Singman

Phone: 701-231-7259
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: natalie.singman@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsu.edu/4h/camp/camp_descriptions/
Event:
Twisted: Fiber Arts Camp

Hand craft your way into a fun week learning about a wide variety of basic techniques in working with fibers such as yarn, fabric, or thread. Try your hand at crocheting, knitting, felting, sewing, and quilting. Explore fiber, fabrics, supplies and resources needed for each technique all while experiencing the great outdoors.

Date:August 2 - 6, 2015
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Natalie Singman

Phone: 701-231-7259
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: natalie.singman@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsu.edu/4h/camp/camp_descriptions/
Event:
Land Judging

More information to come!

Date:August 6, 2015
City:Minot Area, ND
Contact:
Dean Aakre

Phone: 701-231-8595
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: dean.aakre@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
4-H Shooting Sports Shotgun Match

More information to come!

Date:August 8 - 9, 2015
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:
Adrian Biewer

Phone: 701-231-6184
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: adrian.biewer@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsu.edu/4h/programs_events/state_4_h_contests/shooting_sports/
Event:
4-H Shooting Sports Shotgun Match

The shotgun match will be held at Bismarck Capitol City Trap Range north of Bismarck. The Sporting Clays and Skeet will be at Capitol City Sporting Clays north of Menoken near Bismarck.

Date:August 8 - 9, 2015
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:
Adrian.Biewer or Karla Meikle

E-mail: Karla.Meikle@ndsu.edu
Event:
Succession Planning Agent Update and Professional Development

Agents will receive an update on the final revision of the Design Your Succession Plan program ready for a Fall roll out. Agents will receive the final materials, an enhanced Marketing plan along with a valuable session with John Baker, internationally known farm and ranch succession planning expert. A gents who plan to offer this program this year will not want to miss this training event. Training event will be held at Barry Hall, NDSU downtown campus.

Date:August 10 - 11, 2015
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Lori Scharmer

Phone: 701-857-7682
E-mail: lori.scharmer@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/money/succession-planning
Event:
FCS Lync meeting

9:30 – 10:30 AM Central time

Date:August 12, 2015
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Cynthia Selstedt

Phone: 701-231-8652
E-mail: cynthia.selstedt@ndsu.edu
Event:
Fall 4-H Training

More information to come.

Date:August 12 - 13, 2015
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Rachelle Vettern

Phone: 701-231-7251
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: rachelle.vettern@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
Nutrient Management Day

Full day workshop consisting of presentations, demonstrations, and field crop trials. We will focus on composting manure and mortalities, manure spreader calibration and using manure as a fertilizer.

Date:August 18, 2015
City:Carrington, ND
Contact:
Mary Berg

Phone: 701.652.2951
E-mail: mary.berg@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.facebook.com/ndsulem
Event:
SE District Meeting

Annual update for staff in the SE District

Date:August 19, 2015
City:Jamestown, ND
Contact:
Ron Wiederholt

Phone: 701.231.7171
E-mail: ron.wiederholt@ndsu.edu
Event:
NDSU Extension Livestock In Service

This is an in service training for NDSU Extension and NDSU Ag Research staff. The training topics will be related to Livestock Production (potentially adult and youth production topics)

The training will be held at the ND 4-H Camp near Washburn.

Date:September 2 - 3, 2015
City:Near Washburn ND, ND
Contact:
Lisa Pederson

Phone: 701-328-9718
Fax: 701-328-9721
E-mail: lisa.pederson@ndsu.edu
Event:
Building Strong and Effective Extension Programs (Phase 2 Orientation)

Becoming an effective Extension agent/specialist requires one to provide relevant programs that meet the needs of your clients. This workshop will offer insight regarding character traits of a successful Extension agent/specialist, methods to gather citizen input, outline the program planning team process, share effective evaluations, and describe tips for writing relevant Impact Reports. In addition, you will learn skills to strengthen teamwork, manage conflict, and improve communications in the office.

Date:September 9 - 11, 2015
City:Fargo, ND, ND
Contact:
Kris Holt

Phone: 701-231-9688
Fax: 701-231-5045
E-mail: kris.holt@ndsu.edu
Event:
EFNEP/FNP Annual Conference

Inservice training for EFNEP/FNP staff at the Radisson in Bismarck. Training includes topics on nutrition and program management.

Date:September 15 - 17, 2015
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:
Susan Finneseth

Phone: 701-231-7254
E-mail: susan.finneseth@ndsu.edu
Event:
SARE Food, Fiber and Fuel Study Tour

The SARE Food Fiber and Fuel Study Tour provides on farm visits of sustainable agricultural practices in North Dakota. The Study tour will address improving soil health, expanding the growing season, organic production, soil salinity, consumer supported agriculture, rangeland diversity, sugar beet ethanol and educational programs. The bus tour will originate in Bismarck ND, travel central and eastern North Dakota and return to Mandan.

Register online at NDSU Marketplace @ www.tinyurl.com/CRECstore

Date:September 15 - 18, 2015
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:
Karl Hoppe or Bill Hodous

Phone: 701-652-2951 or 663-7027
Fax: 701-652-2055
E-mail: karl.hoppe@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.tinyurl.com/CRECstore
Event:
Health Extension Planning Session

FCS Agents and Specialists

Western Planning Session
Bismarck, ND
1:00-5:00 PM

Date:September 17, 2015
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:
Deb Gebeke

Phone: 701-231-7179
E-mail: debra.gebeke@ndsu.edu
Event:
Parents Forever

Transition program for parents as they continue to parent together through a divorce or separation, and for never-married parents when they decide to parent apart.
Parents Forever is a research-based educational program to help parents through the process of making informed, child-supportive decisions during transition, resulting in healthy children and positive parent-child relationships.

Date:September 17, 2015
City:Grand Forks, ND
Contact:
Molly Soeby

Phone: 701-780-8229
Fax: 701-780-8309
E-mail: molly.soeby@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/grandforkscountyextension
Event:
Health Extension Planning Session

FCS Agents and Specialists

Eastern Planning Session
Location TBD
9:00-12:00 noon

Date:September 18, 2015
City:Jamestown, ND
Contact:
Deb Gebeke

Phone: 701-231-7179
E-mail: debra.gebeke@ndsu.edu
Event:
Range Judging

More information to come!

Date:September 19, 2015
City:Fargo , ND
Contact:
Dean Aakre

Phone: 701-231-8595
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: dean.aakre@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
County Office Management Training
Date:September 22 - 23, 2015
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:
Mike Hanson

Phone: 701.328.9715
E-mail: michael.e.hanson@ndsu.edu
Event:
Southwest District Conference

Annual update for staff in the SW District

Date:September 28 - 29, 2015
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:
Gerald Sturn

Phone: 701-328-9715
Fax: 701-328-9721
E-mail: gerald.sturn@ndsu.edu
Event:
National 4-H Week
Date:October 4 - 10, 2015
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Natalie Singman

Phone: 701-231-7259
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: natalie.singman@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
National 4-H Youth Science Day

4-H National Youth Science Day (NYSD) is an exciting, interactive learning experience that engages thousands of youth across the country in conducting the National Science Experiment.

Date:October 7, 2015
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Linda Hauge

Phone: 701-231-7964
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: linda.hauge@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
Extension / REC Fall Conference

2015 fall conference will be at the Bismarck Radisson.

Date:October 12 - 15, 2015
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:
Linda McCaw

Phone: 701-231-7881
E-mail: linda.mccaw@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/conferences
Event:
Ambassador Applications Due

Ambassadors are a group of young adults ages 16 to 22 who work to help North Dakota 4-H.

Date:October 15, 2015
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Holly Halvorson

Phone: 701-231-9218
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: holly.halvorson@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
New Staff Orientation

Orientation for New Extension Staff.

Date:November 16 - 18, 2015
City:Fargo, ND, ND
Contact:
Kris Holt

Phone: 701-231-9688
Fax: 701-231-5045
E-mail: kris.holt@ndsu.edu
Event:
Parents Forever

Transition program for parents as they continue to parent together through a divorce or separation, and for never-married parents when they decide to parent apart.
Parents Forever is a research-based educational program to help parents through the process of making informed, child-supportive decisions during transition, resulting in healthy children and positive parent-child relationships.

Date:November 19, 2015
City:Grand Forks, ND
Contact:
Molly Soeby

Phone: 701-780-8229
Fax: 701-780-8309
E-mail: molly.soeby@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/grandforkscountyextension
Event:
National 4-H Congress

The National 4-H Congress is a 5-day conference for youth ages 15-19 held at the end of November in Atlanta, GA.

Delegates will
•meet other 4-H members from around the country and share ideas;
•participate in workshops designed to develop leadership skills;
•experience service learning with hands-on projects; and
•have opportunities to tour Atlanta.

Date:November 27 - December 2, 2015
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Natalie Singman

Phone: 701-2317259
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: natalie.singman@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
7 Habits of Highly Effective People

This program has a strong emphasis on effectiveness in the workplace. Based on the best-selling business book by the same name, this three-day workshop experience provides the foundation to strengthen the human side of performance at the personal, managerial, and organizational levels. The content helps build a stronger Extension organization by strengthening and exercising the character and competence of the individual employee.

To register, click on link below.

Date:December 1 - 3, 2015
City:Jamestown, ND, ND
Contact:
Jodi Bruns

E-mail: jodi.bruns@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://tinyurl.com/pnrqf2g
Event:
FCS Lync meeting

9:30 – 10:30 AM Central time

Date:December 9, 2015
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Cynthia Selstedt

Phone: 701-231-8652
E-mail: cynthia.selstedt@ndsu.edu
Event:
Lake Region Extension Roundup

Lake Region Extension Roundup Ag Show will celebrate its 36th anniversary with educational sessions including cutting edge information for the 2016 growing season. There is discussion on current agriculture issues and guest speakers both days. Commercial booths on site. Free breakfast and lunch served daily.

Date:January 5 - 6, 2016
City:Devils Lake, ND
Contact:
Bill Hodous

Phone: 701-662-7027
E-mail: bill.hodous@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/ramseycountyextension/
Event:
Advanced Crop Advisers Workshop
Date:February 9 - 10, 2016
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Greg Endres

Event:
KFYR Agri-International Living Ag Classroom

Fourth grade students are invited to attend to learn about North Dakota Agriculture. In the past at least 1100 students have participated in this event.

Date:February 9 - 10, 2016
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:
Jackie Buckley

Phone: 701.667.3340
Fax: 701.667.3348
E-mail: jackie.buckley@ndsu.edu
Event:
Crop & Pest Management School

The school is designed for individuals who will be scouting crops for pest and production problems. The program has multiple components to teach the basics in weed, disease and insect identification and scouting procedures, plus hands-on sessions devoted to important pest and production issues for major crops in the region. The school helps prepare individuals to be successful field scouts, and will update agricultural professionals on research and crop production recommendations for major crops grown in North Dakota.

Speakers include NDSU state and area Extension specialists and North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station faculty. Reference materials will be provided.

For further information about the content of this program, contact Darla Bakko in the Plant Pathology Department at (701) 231-8866 or email darla.bakko@ndsu.edu

Date:February 23 - 24, 2016
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Darla Bakko

Phone: 701-231-8866
Fax: 701-231-7851
E-mail: darla.bakko@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/extplantpath/events
Event:
Farming for the Bottom Line

The Northern Great Plains Research Station is teaming up with the NDSU Extension Service, Natural Resources Conservation Service and ND Ag Experiment Stations to provide an educational event for south Central North Dakota Producers. The event will be held at Bismarck State College: National Energy Center of Excellence.

Date:March 1, 2016
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:
Jackie Buckley

Phone: 701.667.3340
Fax: 701.667.3348
E-mail: jackie.buckley@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.mandan.ars.usda.gov/
Event:
Support Staff Conference

Support staff conference is held every two years alternating between Fargo and Bismarck. This time conference will be held in Bismarck at the Ramada.

Date:March 29 - April 1, 2016
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:
Linda McCaw

Phone: 701-231-7881
E-mail: linda.mccaw@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/conferences
Event:
7 Habits of Highly Effective People

This program has a strong emphasis on effectiveness in the workplace. Based on the best-selling business book by the same name, this three-day workshop experience provides the foundation to strengthen the human side of performance at the personal, managerial, and organizational levels. The content helps build a stronger Extension organization by strengthening and exercising the character and competence of the individual employee.

Registration information will follow.

Date:May 3 - 5, 2016
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:
Jodi Bruns

Phone: 701-231-9688
E-mail: jodi.bruns@ndsu.edu
Event:
7 Habits of Highly Effective People

This program has a strong emphasis on effectiveness in the workplace. Based on the best-selling business book by the same name, this three-day workshop experience provides the foundation to strengthen the human side of performance at the personal, managerial, and organizational levels. The content helps build a stronger Extension organization by strengthening and exercising the character and competence of the individual employee.

Registration information will follow

Date:December 6 - 8, 2016
City:Fargo, ND, ND
Contact:
Jodi Bruns

Phone: 701-231-9688
E-mail: jodi.bruns@ndsu.edu
Event:
Crop & Pest Management School

The school is designed for individuals who will be scouting crops for pest and production problems. The program has multiple components to teach the basics in weed, disease and insect identification and scouting procedures, plus hands-on sessions devoted to important pest and production issues for major crops in the region. The school helps prepare individuals to be successful field scouts, and will update agricultural professionals on research and crop production recommendations for major crops grown in North Dakota.

Speakers include NDSU state and area Extension specialists and North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station faculty. Reference materials will be provided.

For further information about the content of this program, contact Darla Bakko in the Plant Pathology Department at (701) 231-8866 or email darla.bakko@ndsu.edu

Date:February 21 - 22, 2017
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Darla Bakko

Phone: 701-231-8866
Fax: 701-231-7851
E-mail: darla.bakko@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/extplantpath/events
Event:
Advanced Crop Advisers Workshop
Date:February 28 - March 1, 2017
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Greg Endres

Event:
Advanced Crop Advisers Workshop
Date:February 13 - 14, 2018
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Greg Endres

Event:
Advanced Crop Advisers Workshop
Date:February 12 - 13, 2019
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Greg Endres

Event:
Advanced Crop Advisers Workshop
Date:February 11 - 12, 2020
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Greg Endres