Burleigh County Extension
Throughout the summer Burleigh County 4-Hers collected 1,523 books to help build libraries in Uganda. The books were donated to the NGO Grassroots Uganda to stock the shelves of new and existing libraries.
Although tomatoes are the most widely home-canned product, you must can tomatoes carefully to avoid the risk of spoilage and food borne illness.
Now is the time of year when farmers are thinking about whether to plant winter wheat.
If you love gardening and sharing your knowledge with others, consider becoming a North Dakota Master Gardener volunteer in collaboration with the North Dakota State University Extension Service.
The Burleigh County 4-H Ambassadors are hosting an indoor rummage sale September 11 & 12 at the Burleigh County 4-H Building / Extension Office, 3715 E Bismarck Expressway. Sale hours September 11 are 8a-6p and September 12 from 8a-2pm.
For the second year, in an effort to beautify our community and provide home-grown produce for more Bismarck residents, NDSU Extension Service-Burleigh County and Bismarck Burleigh Public Health are teaming up to offer free, portable garden boxes to low-income residents of Bismarck.
Burleigh County 4-H is sponsoring the first annual 4-H 4K August 30 with registration beginning at 8am at the Menoken 4-H picnic park. The race is open to the public with all levels of ability invited to attend. The race will be run on gravel.
While hay is not traded in daily and open markets, as are other commodities such as cattle and grains, price levels and movements are still of interest to many. Cattle feeders who purchase most of their feedstuffs, cow-calf producers who are having a short hay crop and looking to buy or have excess hay for sale, landowners who rent out hay ground on shares, and farmers with damaged crops (such as by hail) who are negotiating with stockmen to salvage hay all are looking for information on what hay is worth and its market value.
Menoken Grove 4-H Picnic Park invites you to the 4-H 4K run/walk and a day of family fun on Sunday, August 30th!
With all of the added moisture we have had over the last several weeks the area has seen an influx of mosquitos and other biting insects. When selecting a repellent for use on children here are a few dos and Don’ts: