NDSU Extension Service - Ward County

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Ward County Extension Service

County Courthouse | Room 101

315 3rd St SE

PO Box 5005

Minot, ND 58702-5005

 

Office Hours: Monday - Friday

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Phone: 701.857.6444

701.857.6450

Fax: 701.857.6454

Email: NDSU.Ward.Extension@ndsu.edu

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Our offices are located in the Ward County Courthouse

NDSU Extension Service in Ward County gives local residents easy access to the resources and expertise of North Dakota State University. Extension agents deliver unbiased, research-based information to Ward County citizens through educational programs, publications, and events. We can answer your questions on a wide array of topics. To find out how we can help you, browse our site or contact us by email or phone.

 

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Project Safe Send

 

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Farmers, ranchers, pesticide dealers and applicators, government agencies and homeowners with unusable pesticides can bring them to any of the Project Safe Send Sites listed below.

Project Safe Send is a safe, simple and non-regulatory program that helps people safely and legally get rid of unusable pesticides free of charge. Since 1992, thousands of people have brought in over 3 million pounds of pesticides to Project Safe Send

The program accepts old, unusable or banned pesticides, including herbicides, insecticides, rodenticides and fungicides. For a list of accepted items, click on "Accepted Pesticides" in the left column. The collected pesticides are shipped out of state for incineration. Project Safe Send is funded through product registration fees paid by pesticide manufacturers.

People are urged to check their storage areas for any unusable pesticides and safely set them aside for Project Safe Send. If the containers are deteriorating or leaking, pack them in larger containers with absorbent materials. Free heavy-duty plastic bags are available from the North Dakota Department of Agriculture.

For more information on transporting your pesticides safely please view the additional information below.

People with more than 1,000 pounds of pesticides should pre-register. No other pre-registration is required. A maximum of 20,000 pounds of pesticides per participant will be accepted. For more information, please see the link here.

2014 PROJECT SAFE SEND SITES

All collection sites are located at North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) facilities.

Open 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (local time)

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Junior Master Gardener

Updated Schedule

Due to a small enrollment, we have altered our Junior Master Gardener schedule for this summer. Please see the updated flyer below for current meeting dates and times. We look forward to seeing you out there!

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Ward County farmers can have instantaneous weather data from NDAWN stations at Minot, Berthold, Karlsruhe, and Plaza. These stations give you air temperature, soil temperature, rainfall, wind speed, and wind direction. Note the wind direction is by degrees clockwise from north. For example, east is 90 degrees.

 

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