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NDSU Extension Service Name

Use these references to correctly and consistently identify the organization.

First reference in statewide communications -- North Dakota State University Extension Service or NDSU Extension Service
Use North Dakota State University Extension Service in news releases and in instances where the audience primarily is national or international.

Second reference in communications -- Extension or NDSU Extension
For example: The North Dakota State University Extension Service will host a field day on July 28. Extension specialists will focus on soil salinity issues.

County office identification -- NDSU Extension Service -- XXXX County or NDSU Extension Service -- Fort Berthold

State office or department identification examples:

NDSU Extension Service -- Center for 4-H Youth Development
NDSU Extension Service -- Director's Office
NDSU Extension Service -- Northwest District Office
NDSU Extension Service -- Health, Nutrition and Exercise Sciences

Research Extension Center (REC) identification:

Since RECs include the words "Research" and "Extension" in their names, there's no need to identify the NDSU Extension Service separately. For example:

North Central Research Extension Center
Dickinson Research Extension Center

Do not insert "and" between Research and Extension in the name.

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