Working to create vital North Dakota communities by
identifying, developing and delivering resources
We provide practical research and knowledge-based information
programs and connections to the university, and other relevant resources to help
individuals, organizations, businesses and communities throughout North Dakota.
Extension and university educational efforts build capacity for collective and informed decision making by bridging, building and expanding internal and external networks and partnerships and expertise, programming and funding. These include the university system, teaching research and extension, and existing economic and community development agencies.
Rural Leadership North Dakota (RLND) is a statewide leadership development program that includes seminars with experts; on-site tours/presentations; meetings with agriculture, business and government leaders; international experiences and personal skills development. The RLND Program is designed for men and women who are dedicated to strengthening the agriculture community, their community and the state of North Dakota for the future.