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Giving Hearts Day 2016 (Feb 11)

Pledge Your Heart to 4-H on Giving Hearts Day

The North Dakota 4-H Foundation is participating in the 2016 Giving Hearts Day, a 24-hour online fundraising event on Thursday, Feb. 11, that benefits nonprofit organizations in North Dakota and western Minnesota. “Thanks to the generous support of donors throughout North Dakota, the first $4,550 raised will be matched,” says Meredith Gilroy, North Dakota 4-H Foundation executive director.

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Priviate Applicator 2016

Call the Extension Office at 221-6865 to pre-register for one of the training dates.

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Practical Ways for Teens to Confront Bullying Daily

When it comes to empowering bystanders, simply telling teens to “get an adult” is not enough. Instead, give them a toolbox of practical ways they can confront bullying when they witness it. It’s also useful to give them some insight on how to live their life in a way that prevents bullying. Here are six things bystanders can do on a daily basis.

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No Waistline Worries Over the Holidays!

I wouldn’t even say you need to take much time to plan, just mentally pause and be mindful of your health as you celebrate. You will thank yourself in mid-January. These tips will help you enjoy your holiday festivities without weight gain worry.

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Great Holiday Gifts for Gardeners

These gifts will bring smiles to your friends and family. The holidays are right around the corner—you can feel the excitement in the stores. If you’re a last minute shopper and not sure what to get that gardener in your family here are a few great ideas that any gardener would enjoy. Amaryllis is a great holiday gift. It is showy and one of the easiest plants to grow.

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Design Your Succession Plan - Burleigh County Jan. 14, 19 & 21

How will your family farm or ranch business operate in the future when the owner retires or is gone? Are you currently working with another generation who may be questioning their role in the future of the farm or ranch business or are you yourself questioning your current role?

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Preserving Wild Game Meat

Wild game provides wholesome, nourishing food, but it should be handled and preserved carefully to retain quality. Like domestic meat, wild meat is perishable, so care is needed to maintain its safety.

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NDSU Beef College 2015

The 2015 NDSU Beef College is coming up on Dec. 3, 2015 in Bismarck! The Beef College provides a great professional development opportunity for you, and a great learning and networking opportunity for your producers. This year’s Beef College will feature a Cattle Market Outlook from Marcus Brix, a market analysist with Cattle Fax, and a Panel discussion on Filling the Workforce Needs in the Beef Industry. As well, NDSU Animal Sciences Department Head, Greg Lardy will present “State of the Beef Industry” and there will be updates on Beef Research at NDSU.

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2015 4-H Rotary Fun Night: Birthday Parties in a Box

On Sunday, November 1, 150 4-H youth and adult leaders came together to assemble birthday parties in a box. The boxes contained items needed to have a birthday party and will be donated to local service organizations.

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Ag Marketing Club Meetings

“We can’t store all of our grain forever waiting for prices to get better; we have to sell sometime. The question is, what do I store, and what do I sell?”

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