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Event:
Parenting the Love & Logic Way®
Date:May 15, 2018 - May 15, 2022
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Holly Arnold

Phone: 701-857-6450
Fax: 701-857-6454
E-mail: holly.arnold@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/wardcountyextension
Event:
Equine Biosecurity Workshop - Keeping Your Horse Healthy Minot, ND

Join us downtown at the NDSU Extension Office located in the Ward County Administration Building at 225 3rd St. SE Minot (Room 106 & 108)

Topics for this free event include:

Equine Biosecurity: Tips to Implement at Home and While Traveling Presented by Paige Brummund and Emily Goff, NDSU Extension Agents

Equine Herpes Virus (EHV) Update Presented by Dr. Kelly Schaefer, Minot Vet Clinic

The Horse Immune System, How do They Respond to Vaccination?
Presented by Dr. Gerald Stokka, NDSU Extension Veterinarian

Date:May 29, 2018
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Theresa Voigt

Phone: 7018576444
E-mail: theresa.voigt@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.facebook.com/events/439199713173616/?notif_t=event_calendar_create¬if_id=1526668894100882
Event:
Childcare Course for Teens and Youth

“Responsible Childcare Course offered by Dunn County Extension. The “I Have What it Takes to be Your Babysitter!” course will be held May 29-31 from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Cost is $20 and registration is required by contacting the Dunn County Extension office at NDSU.Dunn.Extension@ndsu.edu or call 701-764-5593 prior to May 23. This course provides the knowledge and skills to promote safe and responsible care for infants and children, as well as manage a babysitting business. Course will include certification through the American Heart Association for CPR and First Aid through Killdeer Area Ambulance. Youth should be at least 12 years old to take the course. If you have any other questions please call the Dunn County Extension office at 764-5593.

Date:May 29 - 31, 2018
City:Killdeer, ND
Contact:
Janet Wanek, FCW Agent

Phone: 701-764-5593
E-mail: janet.wanek@ndsu.edu
Event:
Communication Arts Contest

Event starts at 4:00 and is held at the New England Public School.

Date:May 30, 2018
City:New England, ND
Contact:
Leah King, Bowman County Extension

Phone: 701-523-5271
E-mail: leah.king@ndsu.edu
Event:
Central District Meeting
Date:May 30, 2018
City:Harvey, ND
Contact:
Ron Wiederholt

Event:
4-H Foundation Meeting

More information to come.

Date:June 1, 2018
City:Dickinson, ND
Contact:
Penny Dale

Phone: 701-231-8569
E-mail: penny.dale@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/4_h_foundation/board_of_directors/
Event:
Just Starting to Ride: Wish I Had a Horse Camp

Have you always wanted a horse? This camp is for you! Come learn how to saddle, bridle, ride, lead, and care for a horse. From grooming demonstrations to a halter show, this is your chance to experience what owning a horse is like. This is a beginner camp for youth interested in horses; an animal is not required.

Date:June 3 - 7, 2018
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Micki Mertz

Phone: 701-231-7259
E-mail: micki.mertz@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/camp/
Event:
You're the Chef

Here’s your chance to become a top-notch chef! From learning how to make treats to outdoor cooking and food preservation, the camp is designed for youth who love cooking. It’s your chance to practice using certified kitchen equipment, explore Farm to Fork, the ugly food movement, and the science of food! Of course, you eat wheat you cook!

Date:June 3 - 7, 2018
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Micki Mertz

Phone: 701-231-7259
E-mail: micki.mertz@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/camp/
Event:
Active Parenting: First Five Years

Have fun, meet other parents and learn effective skills for parenting young children ages 0-5 with this video and discussion based program.

Date:June 6, 2018
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Holly Arnold

Phone: 701-857-6450
Fax: 701-857-6454
E-mail: holly.arnold@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/wardcountyextension
Event:
Range In-Service Training

A Range In-service Training is scheduled for Thursday June 7 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 pm. CST in Streeter, ND at the Central Grasslands Research Extension Center. This will be a hands on field based training. Topics to be covered include determining grazing readiness, rangeland inventory, and range plant identification.

Date:June 7, 2018
City:Streeter, ND
Contact:
Miranda Meehan

Phone: 7012199251
E-mail: miranda.meehan@ndsu.edu
Event:
Tractor Safety Workshop - Kenmare

Join us at the Gooseneck Implement in Kenmare, ND. This workshop will be geared towards youth 10+ living and working around farm machinery as well as youth operating lawn tractors. There is no fee for this workshop. We ask that you pre-register by Monday, June 4th.

Event Time: 1:00 P.M.—4:00 P.M.

Gooseneck Implement
49191 Highway 52 N
Kenmare, ND 58746

Topics covered will include:
Equipment Safety Check
Basic Maintenance
Safety Tips
Sun Safety
Rollover Risks

Please register by June 4th, 2018 by calling the Ward County NDSU Extension Office at (701) 857-6444 or by emailing NDSU.Ward.Extension@ndsu.edu.

Date:June 8, 2018
City:Kenmare, ND
Contact:
Theresa Voigt

Phone: 701-857-6444
E-mail: theresa.voigt@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.facebook.com/events/557895971270412/
Event:
Range In-Service Training

A Range In-service Training is scheduled for Friday June 8 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 pm. MST in Dickinson, ND at the Dickinson Research Extension Center. This will be a hands on field based training. Topics to be covered include determining grazing readiness, rangeland inventory, and range plant identification.

Date:June 8, 2018
City:Dickinson, ND
Contact:
Miranda Meehan

Phone: 7012199251
E-mail: miranda.meehan@ndsu.edu
Event:
District 1 Communication Arts Contest

Divide, Burke, Mountrail, McKenzie and Williams

Held at the Williston Research Extension Center, 14120 Hwy 2.

Date:June 9, 2018
City:Williston, ND
Contact:
Danielle Steinhoff

Phone: 701-577-4595
E-mail: danielle.steinhoff@ndsu.edu
Event:
Whopper Club: Fishing Camp

This camp is for youth who love to fish. Fish every day of this camp on some of the best fishing lakes in the state. Campers will do tackle crafting, learn fishing knots, how to use fish biology, and a rod holder project. Transportation and bait supplied.

Date:June 10 - 14, 2018
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Micki Mertz

Phone: 701-231-7259
E-mail: micki.mertz@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/camp/
Event:
Livestock Camp

Learn how to show and fit your livestock in preparation for you county fair or achievement day! Learn to groom, clip, and show a variety of livestock. A Showmanship contest will be held and awards will be given. We will test your knowledge of livestock with quiz bowl activities. Everyone will make a rope halter to take home. Campers are encouraged to bring their own animals. No rabbits or swine. You will note which species to bring during the online registration.

Date:June 10 - 14, 2018
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Micki Mertz

Phone: 701-231-7259
E-mail: micki.mertz@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/camp/
Event:
Active Parenting: First Five Years
Date:June 13, 2018
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Holly Arnold

Phone: 701-857-6450
Fax: 701-857-6454
E-mail: holly.arnold@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/wardcountyextenstion
Event:
Active Parenting: First Five Years
Date:June 13, 2018
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Holly Arnold

Phone: 701-857-6450
Fax: 701-857-6454
E-mail: holly.arnold@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/wardcountyextension
Event:
Crop Management Field School

Field training for crop advisers including Extension agents using demo and research plots for updates in crop, pest, and soil management.

Date:June 14, 2018
City:Carrington, ND
Contact:
Greg Endres

Phone: 701.652.2951
E-mail: gregory.endres@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/CarringtonREC
Event:
Clover Camp I

Have you always wanted to try out 4-H Camp? Bring your parent or guardian and discover 4-H fun at camp! Together you will make new friends, explore the outdoors and appreciate one-on-one time in a beautiful outdoor setting. Campfire, crafts and exciting 4-H project activities await, let the adventure begin! Come see why 4-H campers have so much fun!

The parent or guardian attending must also register for Clover Camp. The invoice will reflect $0.00 as your registration fee is rolled in with the youth registration fee. The parent or guardian will go through our Youth Protection Policy screening before their registration is approved. If you have any questions regarding this process please call 701-231-7259.

Date:June 15 - 16, 2018
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Micki Mertz

Phone: 701-231-7259
E-mail: micki.mertz@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/camp/
Event:
Create It: Science, Photography, Wood Working Camp

Are you a tinkerer or like to try new things? This camp was made for you! Make new friends in the 4-H Camp studio. Participate in a variety of science, photography and wood working workshops to generate your own creations. You will be able to explore outdoors and participate in many other fun camps.

Date:June 17 - 21, 2018
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Micki Mertz

Phone: 701-231-7259
E-mail: micki.mertz@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/camp/
Event:
Outdoor Skills: Bullseye Archery Camp

Are shooting sports your passion? This camp is designed to improve your shooting skills. Youth will participate in 3-D, World Federation Archery Field Archery, and NFAA Field Archery. Archers will make an archery target butt or bow stand. Archery challenges and recreation will make for a full week of fun and skill development. Youth can bring their own equipment.

Date:June 17 - 21, 2018
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Micki Mertz

Phone: 701-231-7259
E-mail: micki.mertz@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/camp/
Event:
Extreme Survivor

Could you survive in the wilds of ND? Nature provides for all our basic needs, so come have fun building shelters, tracking animals, discovering cool and exciting wilderness skills like fishing, and orienteering. Youth will participate in after dark challenges and compete in team building activities to win the challenge trophy. Campers will sleep outside in a tent one night.

Date:June 17 - 21, 2018
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Micki Mertz

Phone: 701-231-7259
E-mail: micki.mertz@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/camp/
Event:
2018 Ward County Achievement Days Open 4-H Horse Show

English Show – 8:00am-9:30am includes Hunter Under Saddle, Hunt Seat Equitation, Hunter Hack & Equitation Over Fences

Western Show – 10am-6pm includes Showmanship Halter, Western Pleasure, Western Horsemanship, Trail, Ranch Horse Pleasure, Reining, Barrel Racing, Pole Bending, Keyhole Race, Goat Tying

Date:June 18, 2018
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Emily Goff

Phone: 701-857-6450
Fax: 701-857-6454
E-mail: emily.goff@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/wardcountyextension
Event:
2018 Extension Youth Conference

More information to come!

Date:June 18 - 21, 2018
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Holly Halvorson

Phone: 7012317251
E-mail: holly.halvorson@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
Upper Missouri Valley Fair

Williams County 4-H will be having events all throughout the UMVF.

Date:June 20 - 24, 2018
City:Williston, ND
Contact:Phone: 701-577-4595
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/williamscountyextension/4h-and-youth
Event:
Completing the Pattern: Horse Camp

Learn how to improve your riding skill and practice common 4-H horse show classes such as showmanship, equitation, horsemanship, trail and games. Youth will learn about horse nutrition, training, selection and general care. Riding instruction will focus on improving the riders overall balance and control. Campers must provide their own horse. Horses must be well-trained and well mannered in a group setting away from home. The camper must be able to saddle, bridle, and ride their hose at a lope.

Date:June 24 - 28, 2018
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Micki Mertz

Phone: 701-231-7259
E-mail: micki.mertz@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/camp/
Event:
Discover North Dakota Camp

Road trip around North Dakota and learn about North Dakota history. Youth will take day trips to Fort Mandan, Fort Lincoln, and other historical sites in North Dakota. Each day will consist of a different field trip, picnic lunch, and a North Dakota history lesson.

Date:June 24 - 28, 2018
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Micki Mertz

Phone: 701-231-7259
E-mail: micki.mertz@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/camp/
Event:
McKenzie County Fair
Date:July 5 - 8, 2018
City:Watford City, ND
Contact:
NDSU Extension Service- McKenzie County

E-mail: morgan.wisness@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/mckenziecountyextension
Event:
4-H Adventure Camp I: The "Whodunit" Mystery Camp

Learn how real-life investigators solve forensic cases. Youth will be part of a mystery that they must solve before camp ends. Campers will be part of collecting evidence, the basics of fingerprinting, DNA analysis, police investigative techniques and more. The camp will end with a dress-up mystery dinner, in which campers will try to solve the camp mystery using evidence they collected throughout the week.

Date:July 8 - 12, 2018
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Micki Mertz

Phone: 701-231-7259
E-mail: micki.mertz@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/camp/
Event:
Kidder County Fair & 4-H Achievement Days
Date:July 11 - 14, 2018
City:Steele, ND
Contact:
Penny Nester

Phone: 701-475-2672
Fax: 701-475-2202
E-mail: NDSU.kidder.extension@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/kiddercountyextension
Event:
Mercer County Fair
Date:July 12 - 15, 2018
City:Beulah, ND
Contact:
Mercer County Extension Office

Phone: 701-873-5195
Fax: 701-873-5993
E-mail: ndsu.mercer.extension@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/mercercountyextension
Event:
Military Youth Camp I

Develop your self-confidence, problem solving, and stress management skills while forming lifelong bonds with other military youth. Leadership, cooperation, and communication skills are taught through team building activities such as friendly competitions, water fun, and much more.

Date:July 15 - 19, 2018
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Micki Mertz

Phone: 701-231-7259
E-mail: micki.mertz@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/camp/
Event:
Military Youth Camp II

Strengthen your leadership and problem solving skills completing action packed activities while forming life long bonds with other military youth. Develop self-confidence, communication, and stress management skills through team building activities such as friendly competitions, water fun, and much more.

Date:July 15 - 19, 2018
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Micki Mertz

Phone: 701-231-7259
E-mail: micki.mertz@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/camp/
Event:
Carrington REC 59th Annual Field Day
Date:July 17, 2018
City:Carrington, ND
Contact:
Linda.Schuster@ndsu.edu

Phone: 701-652-2951
E-mail: linda.schuster@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/CarringtonREC
Event:
Lifestyle Coaches Training

This 16 hour training will certify you to be a Lifestyle Coach to deliver the National Diabetes Prevention Program. In 2018, Medicare will reimburse health professionals that provide this education, based on patient results.
Help to decrease the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 58% for those 18-60 years old and by 71% for those over 60!

Date:July 19 - 20, 2018
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:
Molly J. Soeby

Phone: 701-780-8229
Fax: 701-780-8309
E-mail: molly.soeby@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/grandforkscountyextension
Event:
Clover Camp II

Have you always wanted to try out 4-H Camp? Bring your parent or guardian and discover 4-H fun at camp! Together you will make new friends, explore the outdoors and appreciate one-on-one time in a beautiful outdoor setting. Campfire, crafts and exciting 4-H project activities await, let the adventure begin! Come see why 4-H campers have so much fun!

The parent or guardian attending must also register for Clover Camp. The invoice will reflect $0.00 as your registration fee is rolled in with the youth registration fee. The parent or guardian will go through our Youth Protection Policy screening before their registration is approved. If you have any questions regarding this process please call 701-231-7259.

Date:July 20 - 21, 2018
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Micki Mertz

Phone: 701-231-7259
E-mail: micki.mertz@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/camp/
Event:
North Dakota State Fair
Date:July 20 - 28, 2018
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Dean Aakre for 4-H events

Phone: 701-231-8595
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: dean.aakre@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.center.ndstatefair.com/
Event:
Soil Health Bus Tour

Two day bus tour based out of Valley City, ND. Traveling to farms near Jamestown and Lisbon to learn about soil health and cover crops.
Hotel room blocks under (NDSU Soil Health):
American Inn, Valley City 701-845-5551
Grand Stay, Valley City 701-490-3500
Call to reserve a room under the room block (NDSU Soil Health) before 6-29-18.

Date:July 25 - 26, 2018
City:Valley City, ND
Contact:
Abbey Wick

Phone: 701-850-6458
E-mail: abbey.wick@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://ndsu.edu/soilhealth
Event:
4-H Adventure Camp II: Ninja Challenge

Do you have what it takes? Each day brings a new experience including one day with a course designed by the contestants. Run obstacles and perform challenges to see which team and individuals win the title Ninja Challenge!

Date:July 29 - August 2, 2018
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Micki Mertz

Phone: 701-231-7259
E-mail: micki.mertz@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/camp/
Event:
Top Secret Agent Clover Day Camp - Berthold

A Day filled with fun and learning while solving the mystery of the missing snacks.

For youth ages 5-7
Berthold School, Berthold, ND; camp will be in old gym
Drop off: 9:00 A.M.; Pick Up: 2:30 P.M.

Costs $15 per child; lunch is not included, please pack a sack lunch.
RSVP by July 26, 2018; limited to first 15 participants.

Date:August 2, 2018
City:Berthold, ND
Contact:
Shirrell Ott

Phone: 701-857-6450
E-mail: shirrell.ott@ndsu.edu
Event:
State 4-H/FFA Land Judging Contest

tentative date and location

Date:August 2, 2018
City:Carrington, ND
Contact:
Dean Aakre

Phone: 701-231-8595
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: dean.aakre@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/programs_events/state_4_h_contests/land_judging/
Event:
Ward County 4-H Cloverbud Day-Camp (Berthold)

Any youth ages 5-7; do not have to be a 4-H member
$15.00 per Youth
Registration Deadline: July 26, 2018
Berthold School (Old Gym)
More Details to Follow

Date:August 2, 2018
City:Berthold, ND
Contact:
Emily Goff

Phone: 701-857-6450
Fax: 701-857-6454
E-mail: emily.goff@ndsu.edu
Event:
4-H Adventure Camp III: The "Whodunit" Mystery Camp

Learn how real-life investigators solve forensic cases. Youth will be part of a mystery that they must solve before camp ends. Campers will be part of collecting evidence, the basics of fingerprinting, DNA analysis, police investigative techniques and more. The camp will end with a dress-up mystery dinner, in which campers will try to solve the camp mystery using evidence they collected throughout the week.

Date:August 5 - 9, 2018
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Micki Mertz

Phone: 701-231-7259
E-mail: micki.mertz@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/camp/
Event:
Junkin' It: Reuse and Recycle Camp

Reuse. Recycle. Design It! Learn the principles of design and test your creativity to make home decor and other items using recyclable materials. Learn how to reduce, reuse and recycle in your community. Make lifelong friends, explore the outdoors and participate in many other camp recreation activities.

Date:August 5 - 9, 2018
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Micki Mertz

Phone: 701-231-7259
E-mail: micki.mertz@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/camp/
Event:
Ward County 4-H Cloverbud Day-Camp (Sawyer)

Any youth ages 5-7; do not have to be a 4-H member
$15.00 per Youth
Sawyer City Park
Registration Deadline: July 31, 2018
More Details to Follow

Date:August 7, 2018
City:Sawyer, ND
Contact:
Emily Goff

Phone: 701-857-6450
Fax: 701-857-6454
E-mail: emily.goff@ndsu.edu
Event:
Top Secret Agent Clover Day Camp - Sawyer

A Day filled with fun and learning while solving the mystery of the missing snacks.

For youth ages 5-7
Sawyer City Park, Sawyer, ND
Drop off: 9:00 A.M.; Pick Up: 2:30 P.M.

Costs $15 per child; lunch is not included, please pack a sack lunch.
RSVP by July 31, 2018; limited to first 15 participants.

Date:August 7, 2018
City:Sawyer, ND
Contact:
Shirrell Ott

Phone: 701-857-6450
E-mail: shirrell.ott@ndsu.edu
Event:
Ward County 4-H Cloverbud Day-Camp (Makoti)

Any youth ages 5-7; do not have to be a 4-H member
$15.00 per Youth
Makoti Park (Next to Pool)
Registration Deadline: August 2, 2018
More Details to Follow

Date:August 9, 2018
City:Makoti, ND
Contact:
Emily Goff

Phone: 701-857-6450
Fax: 701-857-6454
E-mail: emily.goff@ndsu.edu
Event:
Top Secret Agent Clover Day Camp - Makoti

A Day filled with fun and learning while solving the mystery of the missing snacks. Finish the day with swimming at the pool.

For youth ages 5-7
Makoti Park, Makoti, ND
Swimming at Makoti Pool

Drop off: 9:00 A.M.; Pick Up: 2:30 P.M. (if not swimming) 3:30 P.M. (if swimming)

Costs $20 per child (if swimming), $15 per child (if not swimming); lunch is not included, please pack a sack lunch.
RSVP by August 2, 2018; limited to first 15 participants.

Date:August 9, 2018
City:Makoti, ND
Contact:
Shirrell Ott

Phone: 701-857-6450
E-mail: shirrell.ott@ndsu.edu
Event:
Ward County 4-H Cloverbud Day-Camp (Kenmare)

Any youth ages 5-7; do not have to be a 4-H member.
$15.00 per Youth
Kenmare Park
Registration Deadline: August 7, 2018
More Details to Follow

Date:August 14, 2018
City:Kenmare, ND
Contact:
Emily Goff

Phone: 701-857-6450
Fax: 701-857-6454
E-mail: emily.goff@ndsu.edu
Event:
Oakes Irrigation Research Site Field Day
Date:August 14, 2018
City:Oakes, ND
Contact:
Kelly Cooper

Phone: 701-742-2189
E-mail: Kelly.C.Cooper@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/oakes/oakes.htm
Event:
Top Secret Agent Clover Day Camp - Kenmare

A Day filled with fun and learning while solving the mystery of the missing snacks.

For youth ages 5-7
Kenmare Park, Kenmare, ND
Drop off: 9:00 A.M.; Pick Up: 2:30 P.M.

Costs $15 per child; lunch is not included, please pack a sack lunch.
RSVP by August 7, 2018; limited to first 15 participants.

Date:August 14, 2018
City:Kenmare, ND
Contact:
Shirrell Ott

Phone: 701-857-6450
E-mail: shirrell.ott@ndsu.edu
Event:
North American Manure Expo

The North American Manure Expo (NAME or Manure Expo) was launched in 2001 in Wisconsin by (what eventually became) the Professional Nutrient Applicators Association of Wisconsin (PNAAW) and the University of Wisconsin Extension Nutrient Management Team. The event was put together at the request of custom manure applicators who wanted to see similar equipment go head-to-head with their competitors. The event has evolved to include three main attractions: an industry trade show, manure technology demonstrations and educational events (continuing education credits). The Manure Expo is an annual event that is hosted in a new location each year. It has been hosted in Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Iowa, Nebraska, and Pennsylvania in the US and Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

In 2018, North Dakota State University Extension is co-hosting the event for the first time with South Dakota State University, University of Minnesota, University of Nebraska – Lincoln and Iowa State University. The Manure Expo will be held on August 15-16, 2018 in Brookings, SD.

Date:August 15 - 16, 2018
City:Brookings, SD
Contact:
Mary Berg

Phone: 701-652-2951
E-mail: mary.berg@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.manureexpo.org/2018-south-dakota.html
Event:
Ward County 4-H Cloverbud Day-Camp (Minot)

Any youth ages 5-7; do not have to be a 4-H member
$15.00 per Youth
Roosevelt Park Shelter #14
Registration Deadline: August 9, 2018
More Details to Follow

Date:August 16, 2018
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Emily Goff

Phone: 701-857-6450
Fax: 701-857-6454
E-mail: emily.goff@ndsu.edu
Event:
Top Secret Agent Clover Day Camp - Minot

A Day filled with fun and learning while solving the mystery of the missing snacks.
For youth ages 5-7
Roosevelt Park Shelter #14, Minot, ND
Drop off: 9:30 A.M.; Pick Up: 3 P.M.

Costs $15 per child; lunch is not included, please pack a sack lunch.
RSVP by August 9, 2018; limited to first 15 participants.

Date:August 16, 2018
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Shirrell Ott

Phone: 701-857-6450
E-mail: shirrell.ott@ndsu.edu
Event:
Nutrient Management Day

Full day workshop consisting of presentations, demonstrations, and field crop trials pertaining to manure and nutrient management. Specific focus TBD. Check the website for updates!

Date:August 22, 2018
City:Carrington, ND
Contact:
Mary Berg

Phone: 701-652-2951
E-mail: mary.berg@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/lem
Event:
Northern Plains Potato Growers Field Day

Tour starts at Larimore, then to Inkster and then to Hoople, ND.

Date:August 23, 2018
City:Larimore, ND
Contact:
Andy Robinson

Phone: 701.231.8732
E-mail: andrew.p.robinson@ndsu.edu
Event:
Grazing School

The North Dakota Grazing School is scheduled September 5-7 at the North Dakota 4-H Camp near Washburn. The School is hosted by the ND Chapter of the Society for Range Management, NDSU Extension, ND NRCS and the ND Grazing Lands Coalition.

This event will focus on the principles of range management and how to incorporate them into livestock operations. The three-day school will include ranch tours, presentations from livestock producers and sessions on soil and ecological sites, plant identification, proper stocking rate, grazing management, infiltration and range improvements. At the end of the school, producers will have a completed grazing management plan they can incorporate into their operations.

For more information on the school contact: Miranda Meehan or Breana Kiser

Date:September 5 - 7, 2018
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Breana Kiser

Phone: 701-349-3249
E-mail: breana.s.kiser.3@ndsu.edu
Event:
Big Iron

The NDSU Extension Service has an exhibit area (3 or 4 tables) in the Hartl Ag Building at Big Iron on September 11-12-13, 2018 (Tuesday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Wednesday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Thursday: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm). This as an excellent opportunity to represent NDSU, provide education to the people of North Dakota, and gather input from farmers and agribusiness.

The Big Iron Farm Show is the largest farm show in the upper Midwest with 900+ exhibit booths, training sessions, demonstrations and countless opportunities to connect with peers. Companies display their most innovative agricultural equipment and technology. Some 70,000 farmers, ranchers and agricultural enthusiasts from around the world come to the Red River Valley to experience first-hand our diversified agricultural practices. Big Iron is a leader in providing producers the opportunity to visit with specialists from many ag-related fields, and to participate in seminars and in-field demonstrations to learn about the latest cutting-edge agricultural products, equipment, technology and services. The complete schedule is on the web at http://bigironfarmshow.com/

FIELD DEMONSTRATIONS

Alternative Grain Storage Options

What are the options for alternative grain storage? Ken Hellevang, NDSU Extension Service Agricultural Engineer will describe the fundamentals of successfully storing grain in grain bags and in properly prepared and managed covered piles. He will also focus on important safety practices associated with temporary grain storage.

Industry representatives will show and describe options for modular bunker walls, aeration fans, wireless fan control system, wireless temperature probes, and pile or bunker covers or tarps. Industry representatives will also show and describe grain bags and the equipment to fill and unload the bags. There will be time to examine the equipment and interact with industry representatives.

Effects of Tile Drainage

How does tile drainage effect the physical and chemical properties of soil? The Big Iron Demonstration Field was tiled in 2012. Now, five years later, come to the Demonstration Field each afternoon during the 2017 Big Iron Show to see the impacts “close up”. Soil pits will be dug to expose the tile drain pipes, and areas between tiles, to compare the effects of tile drainage on soils. NDSU Extension engineering, agronomy and soil specialists will be on hand to discuss the impacts of tile drainage on soils and crop production.

Date:September 11 - 13, 2018
City:West Fargo, ND
Contact:
Kenneth Hellevang

Phone: 701-231-7243
Fax: 701-231-1008
E-mail: kenneth.hellevang@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://bigironfarmshow.com/
Event:
2018 Fall Conference

Radisson Hotel Bismarck

Date:October 22 - 25, 2018
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:
Elizabeth Cronin

Phone: 701-231-7881
E-mail: elizabeth.cronin@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/conferences
Event:
ND 4-H Foundation Meeting

More information to come!

Date:November 2, 2018
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Penny Dale

Phone: 701-231-8569
E-mail: penny.dale@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/4_h_foundation/board_of_directors/
Event:
Conservation Tillage Conference
Date:December 18 - 19, 2018
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Abbey Wick

Phone: 701-850-6458
E-mail: abbey.wick@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://ndsu.edu/soilhealth
Event:
Advanced Crop Advisers Workshop
Date:February 12 - 13, 2019
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Greg Endres

Event:
2019 4-H Extension Youth Conference

More information to come!

Date:June 17 - 20, 2019
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Holly Halvorson

Phone: 7012317251
E-mail: holly.halvorson@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
Advanced Crop Advisers Workshop
Date:February 11 - 12, 2020
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Greg Endres

Event:
2020 4-H Extension Youth Conference

More information to come!

Date:June 15 - 18, 2020
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Holly Halvorson

Phone: 7012317251
E-mail: holly.halvorson@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/