North Dakota State University www.ag.ndsu.edu Crops Family-Youth-4-H Economics-Community-Leadership Home-Lawn-Garden-Trees Environment-Natural Resources Energy Livestock Nutrition-Food Safety-Health
Event:
Southwest District Archery Match

More information to come!

Date:January 21, 2017
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:
Adrian Biewer

Phone: 701-231-7251
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: adrian.biewer@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/programs_events/state_4_h_contests/shooting_sports/
Event:
4-H Ambassador Winter Retreat

More information to come!

Date:January 21 - 22, 2017
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:
Sue Quamme

Phone: 701-231-5923
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: sue.quamme.@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
Getting it Right Soybean Production Meetings 2017

Soybean producers interested in intensive soybean management should plan to attend one of five ‘Getting it Right in Soybean Production’ meetings scheduled for Lignite, Cando, Bottineau, Washburn, and Napoleon, ND. The Getting it Right in Soybean Production programs and lunches are sponsored by the North Dakota Soybean Council, which oversees promotion, research and marketing programs funded by soybean checkoff dollars. The programs are free and open to the public. Preregistration is not necessary.
At the meetings, North Dakota State University Extension Service faculty and staff will discuss past soybean research conducted in North Dakota and the outlook and production issues for 2017.

Tuesday January 24. Target counties: Towner, Cavalier, Ramsey, Benson, Pierce, Rolette.

Location: Masonic Lodge meeting hall, Cando. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Speakers:

Participating Extension agent: Lindy Berg, will be the hosts and provide local production and crop updates.

Hans Kandel, Extension Agronomist, will provide information on variety selection, and the latest information on various production issues such as the importance of good root nodulation, fertility issues and water management.

Greg Endres, NDSU area Extension specialist/cropping systems, will discuss intensive soybean management, no till and strip till versus conventional till, planting dates, plant populations and row spacing, different soybean special inputs on the market and weed management issues.

Janet Knodel, NDSU Extension entomologist, will discuss how to manage various insect pests, including spider mites and soybean aphids.

Date:January 24, 2017
City:Cando, ND
Contact:
Lindy Berg

Phone: +1 (701) 968-4362
E-mail: lindy.l.berg@ndsu.edu
Event:
Parenting the Love and Logic Way®

Love and Logic is a video based parenting class for parents of young children. The five sessions illustrate parenting techniques that emphasize respect, empathy, logic and limits. Learn to put the fun in parenting.

Date:January 24, 2017
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:
Getting it Right Soybean Production Meetings 2017

Soybean producers interested in intensive soybean management should plan to attend a ‘Getting it Right in Soybean Production’ meetings scheduled for Cando, Bottineau, Washburn, and Napoleon, ND. The Getting it Right in Soybean Production programs and lunches are sponsored by the North Dakota Soybean Council, which oversees promotion, research and marketing programs funded by soybean checkoff dollars. The programs are free and open to the public. Preregistration is not necessary.
At the meetings, North Dakota State University Extension Service faculty and staff will discuss past soybean research conducted in North Dakota and the outlook and production issues for 2017.

Wednesday January 25 Target counties: Bottineau, Rolette, Pierce, McHenry, Renville, Ward. Contac Sara Clemens (sara.clemens@ndsu.edu).
Location Cobblestone Inn in Bottineau The address for the Cobblestone Inn is 1109 11th Street East Bottineau, ND 58318. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Speakers:
Participating Extension agent, Sara Clemens, will be the hosts and provide local production and crop updates.

Hans Kandel, Extension Agronomist, will provide information on variety selection, and the latest information on various production issues such as the importance of good root nodulation, fertility issues and water management.

Greg Endres, NDSU area Extension specialist/cropping systems, will discuss intensive soybean management, no till and strip till versus conventional till, planting dates, plant populations and row spacing, different soybean special inputs on the market and weed management issues.

Janet Knodel, NDSU Extension entomologist, will discuss how to manage various insect pests, including spider mites and soybean aphids.

Date:January 25, 2017
City:Bottineau , ND
Contact:
Sara Clemens

Phone: +1 (701) 228-2253
E-mail: sara.clemens@ndsu.edu
Event:
4-H Program Planning Meeting

More information to come!

Date:January 25 - 26, 2017
City:Mandan, ND
Contact:
Meagan Scott

Phone: 701-231-7964
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: meagan.scott@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
Parents Forever

Transition program for parents as they continue to parent together through a divorce or separation, and for never-married parents when they decide to parent apart.
Parents Forever is a research-based educational program to help parents through the process of making informed, child-supportive decisions during transition, resulting in healthy children and positive parent-child relationships.

Date:January 26, 2017
City:Grand Forks, ND
Contact:
Molly Soeby

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

NDSU’s Corn Economic Workshop is a one-day program that will help farmers make corn production and marketing decisions in 2017.
The program will be held 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Bismarck State College and will be delivered by Frayne Olson, Crops Economist, and David Ripplinger, Bioenergy Specialist
Registration is free but preregistration is requested at www.ag.ndsu.edu/farmmanagement

Date:January 26, 2017
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:
David Ripplinger

Phone: 701-231-5265
E-mail: david.ripplinger@ndsu.edu
Event:
Getting it Right Soybean Production Meetings 2017

Soybean producers interested in intensive soybean management should plan to attend one of the ‘Getting it Right in Soybean Production’ meetings scheduled for Cando, Bottineau, Washburn, and Napoleon, ND. The Getting it Right in Soybean Production programs and lunches are sponsored by the North Dakota Soybean Council, which oversees promotion, research and marketing programs funded by soybean checkoff dollars. The programs are free and open to the public. Preregistration is not necessary.
At the meetings, North Dakota State University Extension Service faculty and staff will discuss past soybean research conducted in North Dakota and the outlook and production issues for 2017.

Thursday January 26 (Mclean, Sheridan, Mercer, Oliver, Burleigh counties); Contact Calla Jarboe calandria.jarboe@ndsu.edu
Meeting place Basement of the Memorial Hall in Washburn. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Directions: From the North on Highway 83.
Turn Right onto 1806/Alternate 200. Take the Second Left onto Main Ave. Continue on Main Ave for ¾ of a mile. Memorial Hall is on your Right. Parking is on the South Side of the building.

From the South on Highway 83-
Turn Left on Main Ave (First turn into Washburn. Right after the speed limit change) Continue on Main Ave for just over ¾ of a mile. The Memorial Hall will be on your Left. Park on the South side of the Building.

Speakers:
Participating Extension agent, Calla Jarboe, will be the hosts and provide local production and crop updates.

Sam Markell, NDSU Extension pathologist, will provide an update on the disease outlook for 2017 and field research results conducted in 2016. Two important topics covered will be an update on soybean cyst nematodes and how to manage soybean diseases.

Hans Kandel, Extension Agronomist, will provide information on variety selection, and the latest information on various production issues such as the importance of good root nodulation, fertility issues and water management.

Greg Endres, NDSU area Extension specialist/cropping systems, will discuss intensive soybean management, no till and strip till versus conventional till, planting dates, plant populations and row spacing, different soybean special inputs on the market and weed management issues.

Janet Knodel, NDSU Extension entomologist, will discuss how to manage various insect pests, including spider mites and soybean aphids.

Date:January 26, 2017
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Calla Jarboe

Phone: +1 (701) 462-8541
E-mail: calandria.jarboe@ndsu.edu
Event:
Corn Economics Workshop

NDSU’s Corn Economic Workshop is a one-day program that will help farmers make corn production and marketing decisions in 2017.
The program will be held 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at ND Farmers Union and will be delivered by Frayne Olson, Crops Economist, and David Ripplinger, Bioenergy Specialist
Registration is free but preregistration is requested at www.ag.ndsu.edu/farmmanagement

Date:January 27, 2017
City:Jamestown, ND
Contact:
David Ripplinger

Phone: 701-231-5265
E-mail: david.ripplinger@ndsu.edu
Event:
Getting it Right Soybean Production Meetings 2017

Soybean producers interested in intensive soybean management should plan to attend one of the ‘Getting it Right in Soybean Production’ meetings scheduled for Lignite, Cando, Bottineau, Washburn, and Napoleon, ND. The Getting it Right in Soybean Production programs and lunches are sponsored by the North Dakota Soybean Council, which oversees promotion, research and marketing programs funded by soybean checkoff dollars. The programs are free and open to the public. Preregistration is not necessary.
At the meetings, North Dakota State University Extension Service faculty and staff will discuss past soybean research conducted in North Dakota and the outlook and production issues for 2017.
Friday January 27 Napoleon (Logan, Kidder, Burleigh, Emmons, McIntosh, Stutsman Counties). Contact Sheldon Gerhardt sheldon.gerhardt@ndsu.edu
Downtowner Banquet Room in Napoleon. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Address is Downtowner Banquet Room 310 Main
Napoleon, ND 58561
Speakers:
Participating Extension agent, Sheldon Gerhardt, will be the hosts and provide local production and crop updates.

Sam Markell, NDSU Extension pathologist, will provide an update on the disease outlook for 2017 and field research results conducted in 2016. Two important topics covered will be an update on soybean cyst nematodes and how to manage soybean diseases.

Hans Kandel, Extension Agronomist, will provide information on variety selection, and the latest information on various production issues such as the importance of good root nodulation, fertility issues and water management.

Greg Endres, NDSU area Extension specialist/cropping systems, will discuss intensive soybean management, no till and strip till versus conventional till, planting dates, plant populations and row spacing, different soybean special inputs on the market and weed management issues.

Janet Knodel, NDSU Extension entomologist, will discuss how to manage various insect pests, including spider mites and soybean aphids.

Date:January 27, 2017
City:Napoleon, ND
Contact:
Sheldon Gerhardt

Phone: +1 (701) 754-2504
E-mail: sheldon.gerhardt@ndsu.edu
Event:
Family Fun & Fitness

Family Fun & Fitness will be held Sunday, January 29, 2017, 1:00-4:00 p.m. at the Wahpeton Community Center. This FREE activity is sponsored by United Way of Richland/Wilkin and Richland County 4-H and is open to all youth and families—just bring a food item for the Richland/Wilkin Food Pantry.

PLEASE ARRIVE AT 12:30 P.M. AT THE WAHPETON COMMUNITY CENTER FOR REGISTRATION. SESSIONS WILL BEGIN PROMPTLY AT 1:00. A bus will be available for transporting between Community Center, Three Rivers Gymnastics and Terrace Lanes.

Check out the attached flier and either print and distribute or forward this email to interested parties.

Registration can be made either through mail, email, phone or fax. A health form is needed for all youth 8 and older who will be attending without an adult. Preregistration is strongly suggested as sessions are limited to the number of participants. Any youth 7 years or younger will need to have an adult attending with them.

A separate waiver will have to be signed by a parent or guardian for the Gymnastics session—that is also attached.

The forms are also available at:
https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/richlandcountyextension/events/family-fun-fitness

Date:January 29, 2017
City:Wahpeton, ND
Contact:
Debra Evenson

Phone: 701.642.7793
Fax: 701.642.7774
E-mail: debra.evenson@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/richlandcountyextension/events/family-fun-fitness
Event:
Nurtured Heart

If you missed the first session of Nurtured Heart, this is another opportunity to acquire effective techniques to address difficult and intense child behaviors that will result in improved behaviors at home, school and in public.

Date:January 30, 2017
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:
Parenting the Love and Logic Way®

Love and Logic is a video based parenting class for parents of young children. The five sessions illustrate parenting techniques that emphasize respect, empathy, logic and limits. Learn to put the fun in parenting.

Date:January 31, 2017
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:
Best of the Best in Wheat and Soybean Production

Tuesday January 31, Courtyard, Moorhead and Wednesday February 1 Alerus Grand Forks.
These meetings will review recent research findings on issues that impact wheat and soybeans production in the region. Topics include wheat production issues, managing SCN in soybeans, soybean research update, market overview, and how to manage weeds. Hands-on demonstrations are planned at both locations.
These hands-on demonstrations always are popular because participants get a chance to interact with the presenters and see and touch what is being described.
These meetings are sponsored by the Minnesota and North Dakota wheat and soybean growers and checkoff organizations, in conjunction with the University of Minnesota and NDSU Extension Services.

Date:January 31, 2017
City:Moorhead, MN
Contact:
Hans Kandel

Phone: 7012318135
E-mail: hans.kandel@ndsu.edu
Event:
Commercial Greenhouse and Ornamental & Turf Recertification Training

Commercial Greenhouse and Ornamental & Turf recertification training for those renewing their certification.
Categories: Greenhouse, Ornamental & Turf, Research & Demo
Core: Ground
Location: Fargodome, 1800 N University Dr, Fargo
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 7:30am
Training: 8:30am-4:00pm

Date:January 31, 2017
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Andrew Thostenson

Phone: 701-231-8050
Fax: 701-231-5907
E-mail: NDSU.pesticide@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsupesticide.org/
Event:
Basic 4-H Training

More information to come!

Date:January 31 - February 1, 2017
City:WASHBURN, ND
Contact:
Meagan Scott

Phone: 701-231-7964
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: meagan.scott@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
Best of the Best in Wheat and Soybean Production

Wednesday February 1, Alerus Grand Forks and Tuesday January 31, Courtyard, Moorhead.
These meetings will review recent research findings on issues that impact wheat and soybeans production in the region. Topics include nitrogen managment in wheat, managing SCN in soybeans, soybean research update, market overview, and how to manage weeds. Hands-on demonstrations are planned at both locations.
These hands-on demonstrations always are popular because participants get a chance to interact with the presenters and see and touch what is being described.
These meetings are sponsored by the Minnesota and North Dakota wheat and soybean growers and checkoff organizations, in conjunction with the University of Minnesota and NDSU Extension Services.

Date:February 1, 2017
City:Grand Forks, ND
Contact:
Hans Kandel

Phone: 7012318135
E-mail: hans.kandel@ndsu.edu
Event:
Northwest Farm Managers Meeting

Location: Fargo Holiday Inn
Registration: 8 a.m.
Program: 9 a.m.
Fee: $75
Speakers:

“Fine Tune Your Financial Management”
Dale Nordquist, Center for Farm Financial Management, University of Minnesota

“Farmer/Lender Relationship—How to Adjust for Adversity”
Greg Goodman, Chief Credit Officer, Choice Financial Group

“Real-World Flex Rent Strategies”
Nick Horab, Founder, Harvest Profit, Inc., Fargo, ND

“Turning Your Data Into Actionable Information”
Dan Hawkins, Senior Account Executive, Farmers Business Network

“Adding Mozambique to Your Rotation”
Wallie Hardie, Corn Farmer, Fairmount, ND

“The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: 2017 Market Outlook”
Randy Martinson, Martinson Ag Risk Management, Fargo, ND

Date:February 1, 2017
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Paulann Haakenson

Phone: 701-231-7393
E-mail: paulann.haakenson@ndsu.edu
Event:
Commercial Pesticide Recertification Training

Commercial pesticide recertification training for those renewing their certification.
Categories: Ag Pest, Right-of-Way, Seed Treatment, Research & Demo
Core: Ground and Aerial/Ground
Location: Dickinson, Ramada Inn/Dakota Lodge, 532 15th St SW
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 7:30am MOUNTAIN TIME
Training: 8:30am-4:00pm MOUNTAIN TIME

Date:February 2, 2017
City:Dickinson, ND
Contact:
Andrew Thostenson

Phone: 701-231-8050
Fax: 701-231-5907
E-mail: NDSU.pesticide@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsupesticide.org/
Event:
Northeast District Archery Match

4-H youth may compete in two ways. If you participate in two of the four district matches, you are eligible to compete in the state indoor championship. You will combine your highest scores from two district matches with the indoor championship to place in the state indoor championship. We will have your scores pre-loaded to place with your highest two district scores. You may compete in all district matches.

Northeast District
The fourth annual Northeast District Tournament is the second of qualifying archery events for the North Dakota 4-H Shooting Sports Indoor State Championship. Any youth in the state is eligible to participate as long as they are participating in an archery program. Match address: 404 5th Ave, PO Box 547, Cando, ND. Local contact is Lyndsie.Kennedy@ndsu.edu at the Towner County extension Office or John Lalonde.

Teams: For district matches, the four highest scores per county in the age division will be used for team placing.
Registration: Everyone must register individually. The four highest scores in that county division will be your first team. The registration is on the 4-H website. www.ndsu.edu/4h If you are not in 4-H, you will need to register and create a family profile as a short term member. Click on the 4H Online Logo on the right side of the page. If you are in 4-H, login and go to FAMILY. At the bottom of the page, select Register A Member for an Event. Complete the payment and check out. Register by Feb. 6. If you cannot register for the event –contact us as the tournament limit may have been reached. (701) 231-7729. No late registrations. School NASP teams are welcome.

Date:February 4, 2017
City:Cando, ND
Contact:
Adrian Biewer

Phone: 701-231-7251
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: adrian.biewer@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/programs_events/state_4_h_contests/shooting_sports/
Event:
Nurtured Heart

If you missed the first session of Nurtured Heart, this is another opportunity to acquire effective techniques to address difficult and intense child behaviors that will result in improved behaviors at home, school and in public.

Date:February 6, 2017
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:
Parenting the Love and Logic Way®

Love and Logic is a video based parenting class for parents of young children. The five sessions illustrate parenting techniques that emphasize respect, empathy, logic and limits. Learn to put the fun in parenting.

Date:February 7, 2017
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Holly Arnold

Phone: 701-857-6450
Fax: 701-857-6454
E-mail: holly.arnold@ndsu.ede
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/wardcountyextension
Event:
Beef Meeting

For details go to: www.ag.ndsu.edu/stutsmancountyextension

Date:February 7, 2017
City:Medina, ND
Contact:
Alicia Harstad

Event:
Design Your Succession Plan Workshop-Minot

Succession Planning workshop for farm and ranch families.
Session #1 2/7-5:30 p.m.
Session #2 2/9-5:30 p.m.

Ward Co. Administration Building
225 3rd St SE
Minot, ND

Date:February 7, 2017
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Paige Brummund

Phone: 701-857-6444
E-mail: paige.f.brummund@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/succession/events
Event:
Commercial Pesticide Recertification Training

Commercial pesticide recertification training for those renewing their certification.
Categories: Ag Pest, Right-of-Way, Seed Treatment, Research & Demo
Core: Ground and Aerial/Ground
Location: Watford City, CCH EDC meeting room
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 8:00am
Training: 8:30am-4:00pm

Date:February 7, 2017
City:Watford City, ND
Contact:
Andrew Thostenson

Phone: 701-231-8050
Fax: 701-231-5907
E-mail: NDSU.pesticide@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsupesticide.org/
Event:
Commercial Pesticide Recertification Training

Commercial pesticide recertification training for those renewing their certification.
Categories: Ag Pest, Right-of-Way, Seed Treatment, Research & Demo
Core: Ground and Aerial/Ground
Location: Carrington REC – 663 HWY 281 N
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 8:00am
Training: 8:30am-4:00pm

Date:February 7, 2017
City:Carrington, ND
Contact:
Andrew Thostenson

Phone: 701-231-8050
Fax: 701-231-5907
E-mail: NDSU.pesticide@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsupesticide.org/
Event:
Commercial Pesticide Recertification Training

Commercial pesticide recertification training for those renewing their certification.
Categories: Ag Pest, Right-of-Way, Seed Treatment, Research & Demo
Core: Ground and Aerial/Ground
Location: Lamoure County Extension, 202 4th Ave NE
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 8:30am
Training: 9:00am-4:30pm

Date:February 7, 2017
City:LaMoure, ND
Contact:
Andrew Thostenson

Phone: 701-231-8050
Fax: 701-231-5907
E-mail: NDSU.pesticide@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsupesticide.org/
Event:
Commercial Pesticide Recertification Training

Commercial pesticide recertification training for those renewing their certification.
Categories: Ag Pest, Right-of-Way, Seed Treatment, Research & Demo
Core: Ground and Aerial/Ground
Location: Mohall, Renville County Extension, 205 Main St E
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 8:30am
Training: 9:00am-4:30pm

Date:February 7, 2017
City:Mohall, ND
Contact:
Andrew Thostenson

Phone: 701-231-8050
Fax: 701-231-5907
E-mail: NDSU.pesticide@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsupesticide.org/
Event:
Commercial Pesticide Recertification Training

Commercial pesticide recertification training for those renewing their certification.
Categories: Ag Pest, Right-of-Way, Seed Treatment, Research & Demo
Core: Ground and Aerial/Ground
Location: Hettinger Research Extension Center, West Highway 12 Room 101
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 7:30am MOUNTAIN TIME
Training: 8:00am-3:30pm MOUNTAIN TIME

Date:February 7, 2017
City:Hettinger, ND
Contact:
Andrew Thostenson

Phone: 701-231-8050
Fax: 701-231-5907
E-mail: NDSU.pesticide@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsupesticide.org/
Event:
Design Your Succession Plan

Part 1 of 2

This is a multi-session workshop developed to help farm and ranch families get started on their succession plan, open lines of communication, and work with professionals.

Registration is required. Cost is $125 for the first family member, and an additional $50 per person from the same operation.

Part One: Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Part Two: Thursday February 9, 2017
5:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Ward County Administration Building
225 3rd St SE, Minot

Date:February 7, 2017
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Paige Brummund

Phone: 701.857.6444
Fax: 701.857.6454
E-mail: paige.f.brummund@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/wardcountyextension
Event:
Design Your Succession Plan Workshop-Minot

Succession Planning workshop for farm and ranch families.
Session #1 2/7-5:30 p.m.
Session #2 2/9-5:30 p.m.

Ward Co. Administration Building
225 3rd St SE
Minot, ND

Date:February 9, 2017
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Paige Brummund

Phone: 701-857-6444
E-mail: paige.f.brummund@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/succession/events
Event:
Design Your Succession Plan

Part 2 of 2

This is a multi-session workshop developed to help farm and ranch families get started on their succession plan, open lines of communication, and work with professionals.

Registration is required. Cost is $125 for the first family member, and an additional $50 per person from the same operation.

Part One: Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Part Two: Thursday February 9, 2017
5:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Ward County Administration Building
225 3rd St SE, Minot

Date:February 9, 2017
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Paige Brummund

Phone: 701.857.6444
Fax: 701.857.6454
E-mail: paige.f.brummund@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/wardcountyextension
Event:
Tri-County Tourism Alliance
Date:February 10, 2017
City:Linton, ND
Contact:
Acacia Stuckle

Event:
Long Term Health Care Planning for Farm and Ranch Families

Long-term health care has become a major issue for farm
and ranch families who want to transition their business to
the next generation. A long-term health-care plan is an essential
part of any succession and estate plan to ensure the business
transitions as the family desires. This session will help farmer and ranch families be award of the laws, rules and regulations governing the payment for long term health care.

Date:February 13, 2017
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Kelcey Hoffman, Rita Ussatis

Phone: 701-241-5700
E-mail: kelcey.hoffman@ndsu.edu, rita.ussatis@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/succession
Event:
Nurtured Heart

If you missed the first session of Nurtured Heart, this is another opportunity to acquire effective techniques to address difficult and intense child behaviors that will result in improved behaviors at home, school and in public.

Date:February 13, 2017
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:
Long Term Health Care Planning

This program is for farm and ranch families who want more information about long term health care.
Is a one session workshop developed to help families better understand:
-The importance of having a long term health care plan.
-Medicare and what health care costs its does and does not pay.
-Medicaid coverage.
-Long term care insurance as a health care planning tool.

The session will be a video site and program runs from 12:30pm MT-3:00pm MT. The program will be held at the Hettinger Research Extension Center. The registration fee is $20 per person and $25 per couple. Registration at the door will be an additional $5.

Date:February 13, 2017
City:Hettinger, ND
Contact:
Julie Kramlich

Phone: 701-567-2735
E-mail: julie.kramlich@ndsu.edu
Event:
Long Term Health Care Planning for Farm and Ranch Families

Long-term health care has become a major issue for farm
and ranch families who want to transition their business to
the next generation. A long-term health-care plan is an essential
part of any succession and estate plan to ensure the business
transitions as the family desires. This session will help farmer and ranch families be award of the laws, rules and regulations governing the payment for long term health care.

Date:February 14, 2017
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:
Ashley Stegeman, Vanessa Hoines

Phone: 701-221-6865
E-mail: ashley.Stegeman@ndsu.edu, vanessa.hoines@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/succession
Event:
Commercial Pesticide Aerial Applicators Recertification Training

Commercial pesticide recertification training for those renewing their Aerial certification.
Categories: Ag Pest, Right-of-Way
Core: Aerial/Ground
Location: St. Cloud, MN River’s Edge Convention Center
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED – GO TO http://www.ndsupesticide.org
Tristate Aerial Applicators Convention Feb. 13,14,15, 2017

Date:February 14, 2017
City:St. Cloud, MN
Contact:
Andrew Thostenson

Phone: 701-231-8050
Fax: 701-231-5907
E-mail: NDSU.pesticide@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsupesticide.org/
Event:
PG Pesticide Training - Agri
Date:February 14, 2017
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:
Mindy

Phone: 701-221-6865
E-mail: mindy.graulty@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/burleighcountyextension/
Event:
KFYR Agri-International Living Ag Classroom

Fourth grade students are invited to attend to learn about North Dakota Agriculture. In the past at least 1100 students have participated in this event.

Date:February 14 - 15, 2017
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:
Jackie Buckley

Phone: 701.667.3340
Fax: 701.667.3348
E-mail: jackie.buckley@ndsu.edu
Event:
MonDak Pulse Day

Pulse-crop focused educational meeting to be held at the Grand Hotel in Williston. Theme this year is pulse crop diseases and management. Speakers include: Michael Wunsch CREC, Audrey Kalil WREC, John Duhyvetter NCREC, and Lyndon Porter USDA-ARS-Prosser, Washington.

Date:February 15, 2017
City:Williston, ND
Contact:
Clair Keene

E-mail: clair.keene@ndsu.edu
Event:
Private Pesticide Recertification Training

Private pesticide recertification training for those renewing their certification.

Categories: General & Fumigation
Location: Memorial Hall, New England, ND

Pre-Registration is requested three days prior to the training date!

Registration: 12:15 pm Mountain Time
Training: 1:00 pm Mountain Time

Date:February 15, 2017
City:New England, ND
Contact:
Duaine Marxen or Christina Kindt

Phone: 701-824-2095
Fax: 701-824-2096
E-mail: duaine.marxen@ndsu.edu or christina.kindt@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/hettingercountyextension/pesticide-certification
Event:
Long Term Health Care Planning Workshop for ND Farmers and Ranchers

Long Term Health Care Planning for Farm and Ranch Families is a one session workshop developed to help families better understand the importance of having a long term health care plan, Medicare and what health care costs it does and does not pay, Medicare coverage, and long term care insurances as a health care planning tool. Registration is required. Cost is $20 per person, or $25 per couple.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
5:30 pm
Ward County Administration Building, 225 3rd St SE, Minot

Date:February 15, 2017
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Paige Brummund or Ellen Bjelland

Phone: 701.857.6444
Fax: 701.857.6454
E-mail: paige.f.brummund@ndsu.edu, ellen.bjelland@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/wardcountyextension
Event:
Long Term Health Care Planning for Farm and Ranch Families

Long-term health care has become a major issue for farm
and ranch families who want to transition their business to
the next generation. A long-term health-care plan is an essential
part of any succession and estate plan to ensure the business
transitions as the family desires. This session will help farmer and ranch families be award of the laws, rules and regulations governing the payment for long term health care.

Date:February 15, 2017
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Paige Brummund, Ellen Bjelland

Phone: 701-857-6444
E-mail: paige.f.brummund@ndsu.edu, ellen.bjelland@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/succession
Event:
The Best of the Best in Wheat Research and Marketing

NDSU Extension Service Workshop sponsored by the ND Grain Growers Association and the ND Wheat Commission. Among various topics on wheat research and marketing, the Ward County Wheat Commodity Elections will also be held during this workshop.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Holiday Inn Minot, Riverside
8:30 am to 3:30 pm

Date:February 15, 2017
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Paige Brummund

Phone: 701.857.6444
Fax: 701.857.6454
E-mail: paige.f.brummund@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/wardcountyextension
Event:
Commercial Pesticide Recertification Training

Commercial pesticide recertification training for those renewing their certification.
Categories: Ag Pest, Right-of-Way, Seed Treatment, Research & Demo
Core: Ground and Aerial/Ground
Location: Minot Research Extension Center, 5400 Hwy 83 S
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 7:30am
Training: 8:30am-4:30pm

Date:February 16, 2017
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Andrew Thostenson

Phone: 701-231-8050
Fax: 701-231-5907
E-mail: NDSU.pesticide@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsupesticide.org/
Event:
Ellendale Private Applicator Pesticide Training

Registration: 8:30 am
Program: 9:00 am

Fireside Restaurant
415 89th St SE
Ellendale, ND

Date:February 16, 2017
City:Ellendale, ND
Contact:
BREANA KISER

Phone: 701349-3249
E-mail: breana.s.kiser.3@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/dickeycountyextension/
Event:
Long Term Health Care Planning for Farm and Ranch Families

Long-term health care has become a major issue for farm
and ranch families who want to transition their business to
the next generation. A long-term health-care plan is an essential
part of any succession and estate plan to ensure the business
transitions as the family desires. This session will help farmer and ranch families be award of the laws, rules and regulations governing the payment for long term health care.

Date:February 16, 2017
City:Grand Forks, ND
Contact:
Willie Huot

Phone: 701-780-8229
E-mail: willie.huot@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/succession
Event:
The Best of the Best in Wheat Research & Marketing

Ramada Grand Dakota Lodge
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. MT

Check website for details:
https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/starkcountyextension/

Date:February 16, 2017
City:Dickinson, ND
Contact:
Kurt Froelich

Phone: 701/456-7665
Fax: 701/456-7670
E-mail: kurt.froelich@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/starkcountyextension/
Event:
Burleigh County Hippology Contest

Hippology Contest 9am CST
4-H Dress Required
$6.00 per person (lunch included)
Awards fro Top 10 in each category

Categories
8-13 Beginners – Team Contest
8-13 Juniors – Independent Contest
14-18 – Independent Contest

Pre-register by February 10, 2017 to Lorie Erickson

Date:February 18, 2017
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:
Lorie Erickson

Phone: 701-850-5503
E-mail: lorie.erickson@hotmail.com
Event:
Citizenship in Action

The Citizenship in Action will take place at the ND Heritage Center on February 19 & 20 in Bismarck. Please register on 4honline and the fee is $65 per person which includes: shirt, materials for event, lodging and all meals.

Date:February 19 - 20, 2017
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:
Sue Quamme

Phone: 701-231-5923
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: susan.quamme@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/programs_events/overnight_tripscamps/citizenship_in_action/
Event:
Cooperative Parenting and Divorce

This video based program addresses the parenting issues created as a result of divorce/separation. Learn techniques to give your children the opportunity to grow and flourish in home environments that are free from parental hostility. Your children will thank you.

Date:February 21, 2017
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:
Eastern Crop & Pest Management School

The school is designed for individuals who will be scouting crops for pest and production problems. The program has multiple components to teach the basics in weed, disease and insect identification and scouting procedures, plus hands-on sessions devoted to important pest and production issues for major crops in the region. The school helps prepare individuals to be successful field scouts, and will update agricultural professionals on research and crop production recommendations for major crops grown in North Dakota.

Speakers include NDSU state and area Extension specialists and North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station faculty. Reference materials will be provided.

For further information about the content of this program, contact Darla Bakko in the Plant Pathology Department at (701) 231-8866 or email darla.bakko@ndsu.edu

Date:February 21 - 22, 2017
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Darla Bakko

Phone: 701-231-8866
Fax: 701-231-7851
E-mail: darla.bakko@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/extplantpath/events
Event:
Custom Manure Haulers Workshop

This day-long workshop is specifically for custom manure haulers in North Dakota. We will discuss employee relations, thoughts from livestock and crop producers about manure management, manure spreader calibration and more! Registration will be required. Please go to www.ag.ndsu.edu/lem for more information.

Date:February 22, 2017
City:Mandan, ND
Contact:
Mary Berg

Phone: 701-652-2951
E-mail: mary.berg@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/lem
Event:
Oakes Private Applicator Pesticide Training

Registration: 12:30 pm
Program: 1 pm

Grace Lutheran Church
821 Hickory Ave
Oakes, ND

Date:February 23, 2017
City:Oakes, ND
Contact:
Breana Kiser

Phone: 7013493249
E-mail: breana.s.kiser.3@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/dickeycountyextension/
Event:
Lean Training for Program Planning Team Chairs

Continuous improvement facilitation techniques to use as program planning team chairs. Internal for NDSU Extension staff.

Date:February 23, 2017
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:
Lynette Flage

Phone: 7012317882
E-mail: lynette.flage@ndsu.edu
Event:
Annie's Project

Part 1 of 6

This six week course is a discussion-based workshop bringing women together to learn from experts in production, financial management, human resources, marketing, and the legal field.

Pre-Registration is required. Cost is $125 for all six sessions. Registration deadline is February 16, 2017.

Six Session Workshop – Thursdays
February 23
March 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30
5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Ward County Administration Building
225 3rd St SE, Minot

Date:February 23, 2017
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Paige Brummund or Ellen Bjelland

Phone: 701.857.6444
Fax: 701.857.6454
E-mail: paige.f.brummund@ndsu.edu, ellen.bjelland@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/wardcountyextension
Event:
West River Judging Contest

52nd Annual West River Judging Contest includes crops, livestock, ag sales, and hippology contests.

Date:February 25, 2017
City:Beulah, ND
Contact:
Mercer County Extension Staff

Phone: 701-873-5195
Fax: 701-873-5993
E-mail: ndsu.mercer.extension@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/mercercountyextension
Event:
Northwest District Archery Match

4-H youth may compete in two ways. If you participate in two of the four district matches, you are eligible to compete in the state indoor championship. You will combine your highest scores from two district matches with the indoor championship to place in the state indoor championship. We will have your scores pre-loaded to place with your highest two district scores. You may compete in all or any one district match.

Northwest District
This is the first Northwest District Tournament and is the third of qualifying archery events for the North Dakota 4-H Shooting Sports Indoor State Championship. Any youth in the state is eligible to participate as long as they are participating in an archery program. Match address: FFA Hall, North Dakota State Fairgrounds, Minot

Teams: For district matches, the four highest scores per county or school team in the age division will be used for team placing.

Date:February 25, 2017
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Adrian Biewer

Phone: 701-231-7251
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: adrian.biewer@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/programs_events/state_4_h_contests/shooting_sports/
Event:
Nurtured Heart

If you missed the first session of Nurtured Heart, this is another opportunity to acquire effective techniques to address difficult and intense child behaviors that will result in improved behaviors at home, school and in public.

Date:February 27, 2017
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:
2017 Private Pesticide Applicator Training
Date:February 28, 2017
City:Wahpeton, ND
Contact:
Chandra Langseth

Phone: 701.642.7793
Fax: 701.642.7774
E-mail: chandra.langseth@ndsu.edu
Event:
Cooperative Parenting and Divorce

This video based program addresses the parenting issues created as a result of divorce/separation. Learn techniques to give your children the opportunity to grow and flourish in home environments that are free from parental hostility. Your children will thank you.

Date:February 28, 2017
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:
Advanced Crop Advisers Workshop
Date:February 28 - March 1, 2017
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Greg Endres

Event:
Climate Curriculum Training for Agents

Agents will have the opportunity to receive training from Daryl Richison on a new climate curriculum developed through the NDSU Extension Service. Additionally, agents from Montana Extension Service will also be attending the training.

Date:March 1, 2017
City:Dickinson, ND
Contact:
Dr. Charlie Stoltenow

Phone: 701-231-7867
E-mail: charles.stoltenow@ndsu.edu
Event:
Foundation Scholarships Due
Date:March 1, 2017
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Alice Amundson

Phone: 701-231-7280
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: alice.amundson@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/foundation/scholarships/
Event:
Tile Drainage Design Workshop

Tile design is the main emphasis of the training. Theoretical and practial hands-on training will be provided. A farmer panel will provide insight in the practical application of tile an water management. The event will start Thursday morning March 2, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. and will continue through the afternoon of Fraiday March 3, 2017.Online Registration and agenda can be found at
https://www.regonline.com/2017DrainDesign
Event will be in the meeting room of the Grand Forks Courthouse.

Date:March 1 - 2, 2017
City:Grand Forks, ND
Contact:
Hans Kandel

Phone: 7012318135
E-mail: hans.kandel@ndsu.edu
Event:
Commercial Pesticide Recertification Training

Commercial pesticide recertification training for those renewing their certification.
Categories: Ag Pest, Right-of-Way, Seed Treatment, Research & Demo
Core: Ground and Aerial/Ground
Location: Grand Forks Public Safety Center, 1220 S 52nd St
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 7:30am
Training: 8:30am-4:00pm

Date:March 2, 2017
City:Grand Forks, ND
Contact:
Andrew Thostenson

Phone: 701-231-8050
Fax: 701-231-5907
E-mail: NDSU.pesticide@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsupesticide.org/
Event:
Annie's Project

Part 2 of 6

This six week course is a discussion-based workshop bringing women together to learn from experts in production, financial management, human resources, marketing, and the legal field.

Pre-Registration is required. Cost is $125 for all six sessions. Registration deadline is February 16, 2017.

Six Session Workshop – Thursdays
February 23
March 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30
5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Ward County Administration Building
225 3rd St SE, Minot

Date:March 2, 2017
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Paige Brummund or Ellen Bjelland

Phone: 701.857.6444
Fax: 701.857.6454
E-mail: paige.f.brummund@ndsu.edu, ellen.bjelland@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/wardcountyextension
Event:
Climate Curriculum Training for Agents

Agents will have the opportunity to receive training from Daryl Ritchison on a new climate curriculum developed through the NDSU Extension Service. The training will be in conjunction with the Montana State University Extension Service at Lewistown, MT.

Date:March 2, 2017
City:Lewistown, MT
Contact:
Dr. Charlie Stoltenow

Phone: 701-231-7867
E-mail: charles.stoltenow@ndsu.edu
Event:
Tile Drainage Design Workshop

A 2-day workshop to teach the fundamentals of subsurface drainage concepts and design. This
workshop is targeted towards farmers contemplating or planning a subsurface drainage system, new
employees of tile installation contractors and government agency personnel.

The workshop has 6 design sessions interspersed with talks on subjects such as preplanning,
drainage law, crop response to subsurface drainage, installation safety and a program with farmers that install tile.

Date:March 2 - 3, 2017
City:Grand Forks, ND
Contact:
Tom Scherer

Phone: 701-231-7239
Fax: 701-231-1008
E-mail: Thomas.Scherer@ndsu.edu
Event:
Commercial Greenhouse and Ornamental & Turf Recertification Training

Commercial Greenhouse and Ornamental & Turf recertification training for those renewing their certification.
Categories: Greenhouse, Ornamental & Turf, Research & Demo
Core: Ground
Location: Fargodome, 1800 N. University Dr, Fargo
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 8:30am
Training: 9:00am-4:30pm
Exams will not be administered at the training. If testing is required, an appointment is to be made with the local NDSU County Extension Service.
In collaboration with MN Ag Dept.

Date:March 3, 2017
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Andrew Thostenson

Phone: 701-231-8050
Fax: 701-231-5907
E-mail: NDSU.pesticide@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsupesticide.org/
Event:
State 4-H Livestock Judging Contest
Date:March 4, 2017
City:Fargo, 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/livestock_judging/
Event:
Nurtured Heart

If you missed the first session of Nurtured Heart, this is another opportunity to acquire effective techniques to address difficult and intense child behaviors that will result in improved behaviors at home, school and in public.

Date:March 6, 2017
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:
Cooperative Parenting and Divorce

This video based program addresses the parenting issues created as a result of divorce/separation. Learn techniques to give your children the opportunity to grow and flourish in home environments that are free from parental hostility. Your children will thank you.

Date:March 7, 2017
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:
Western Crop and Pest Management School

The school is designed for individuals who will be scouting crops for pest and production problems. The program has multiple components to teach the basics in weed, disease and insect identification and scouting procedures, plus hands-on sessions devoted to important pest and production issues for major crops in the region. The school helps prepare individuals to be successful field scouts, and will update agricultural professionals on research and crop production recommendations for major crops grown in North Dakota.

Speakers include NDSU state and area Extension specialists and North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station faculty. Reference materials will be provided.

For further information about the content of this program, contact Darla Bakko in the Plant Pathology Department at (701) 231-8866 or email darla.bakko@ndsu.edu

The Location is Ramada Grand Dakota Lodge Dickinson

Date:March 7 - 9, 2017
City:Dickinson, ND
Contact:
Darla Bakko

Phone: 701-231-8866
Fax: 701-231-7851
E-mail: darla.bakko@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/extplantpath/events
Event:
Climate Curriculum Training for Agents

Agents will have the opportunity to receive training from Daryl Richison on a new climate curriculum developed through the NDSU Extension Service.

Date:March 8, 2017
City:Carrington, ND
Contact:
Dr. Charlie Stoltenow

Phone: 701-231-7867
E-mail: charles.stoltenow@ndsu.edu
Event:
Commercial Pesticide Recertification Training

Commercial pesticide recertification training for those renewing their certification.
Categories: Ag Pest, Right-of-Way, Seed Treatment, Research & Demo
Core: Ground and Aerial/Ground
Location: Stanley, Mountrail Co Extension, 8103 6st ST NW
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED – GO TO http://www.ndsupesticide.org
Registration: 7:30am
Training: 8:30am-4:00pm

Date:March 9, 2017
City:Stanley, ND
Contact:
Andrew Thostenson

Phone: 701-231-8050
Fax: 701-231-5907
E-mail: NDSU.pesticide@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsupesticide.org/
Event:
2017 Private Pesticide Applicator Training
Date:March 9, 2017
City:Colfax, ND
Contact:
Chandra Langseth

Phone: 701.642.7793
Fax: 701.642.7774
E-mail: chandra.langseth@ndsu.edu
Event:
Annies Project

Part 3 of 6

This six week course is a discussion-based workshop bringing women together to learn from experts in production, financial management, human resources, marketing, and the legal field.

Pre-Registration is required. Cost is $125 for all six sessions. Registration deadline is February 16, 2017.

Six Session Workshop – Thursdays
February 23
March 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30
5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Ward County Administration Building
225 3rd St SE, Minot

Date:March 9, 2017
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Paige Brummund or Ellen Bjelland

Phone: 701.857.6444
Fax: 701.857.6454
E-mail: paige.f.brummund@ndsu.edu, ellen.bjelland@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/wardcountyextension
Event:
NDWS Hippology Contest

This hippology contest will consist of the test, stations, and team problem. It will not include horse judging classes.

Date:March 11, 2017
City:Valley City, 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/horse_judging/
Event:
State 4-H Crop Judging
Date:March 11, 2017
City:Valley City, ND
Contact:
Dean Aakre

Phone: 701-231-8595
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: dean.aakrer@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/programs_events/state_4_h_contests/crop_judging/
Event:
Southeast District Archery Match

The Southeast District Match is the fourth of several district archery events for the 4-H year. All youth are invited to the bare bow match. Match is located in West Fargo at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds in the Hartl Ag Building. 1805 West main Ave.

Barebow Open Division: The open division will use the top four scores in an age group to determine the top team. The next four highest scoring will be the second team. There is no limit on teams other than the match limit allows for participants.

4-H Invitational Freestyle Teams: The freestyle is limited to 4-H members. The four highest scores in a county’s age division are used for the first team placing. Other teams will be placed accordingly.

Date:March 11, 2017
City:West Fargo, ND
Contact:
Adrian Biewer

Phone: 701-231-7251
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: adrian.biewer@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/programs_events/state_4_h_contests/shooting_sports/
Event:
Air Rifle Shootout
Date:March 12, 2017
City:West Fargo, ND
Contact:
Adrian Biewer

Phone: 701-231-7251
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: holly.halvorson@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/programs_events/state_4_h_contests/shooting_sports/
Event:
Nurtured Heart

If you missed the first session of Nurtured Heart, this is another opportunity to acquire effective techniques to address difficult and intense child behaviors that will result in improved behaviors at home, school and in public.

Date:March 13, 2017
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:
PG Pesticide Training (Night)
Date:March 13, 2017
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:
Mindy

Phone: 701-221-6865
E-mail: mindy.graulty@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/burleighcountyextension/
Event:
2017 Private Pesticide Applicator Training
Date:March 14, 2017
City:Mantador, ND
Contact:
Chandra Langseth

Phone: 701.642.7793
Fax: 701.642.7774
E-mail: chandra.langseth@ndsu.edu
Event:
Cooperative Parenting and Divorce

This video based program addresses the parenting issues created as a result of divorce/separation. Learn techniques to give your children the opportunity to grow and flourish in home environments that are free from parental hostility. Your children will thank you.

Date:March 14, 2017
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:
Commercial Greenhouse and Ornamental & Turf Recertification Training

Commercial Greenhouse and Ornamental & Turf recertification training for those renewing their certification.
Categories: Greenhouse, Ornamental & Turf, Research & Demo
Core: Ground
Location: Dickinson State University, Klinefelter Hall, Room 220
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 7:30am
Training: 8:00am-3:30pm MOUNTAIN TIME
Exams will not be administered at the training. If testing is required, an appointment is to be made with the local NDSU County Extension Service.

Date:March 14, 2017
City:Dickinson, ND
Contact:
Andrew Thostenson

Phone: 701-231-8050
Fax: 701-231-5907
E-mail: NDSU.pesticide@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsupesticide.org/
Event:
Commercial Greenhouse and Ornamental & Turf Recertification Training

Commercial Greenhouse and Ornamental & Turf recertification training for those renewing their certification.
Categories: Greenhouse, Ornamental & Turf, Research & Demo
Core: Ground
Location: Williams County Broadway Commons Building, 302 E Broadway, Williston
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 8:30am
Training: 9:00am-4:30pm
Exams will not be administered at the training. If testing is required, an appointment is to be made with the local NDSU County Extension Service.

Date:March 14, 2017
City:Williston, ND
Contact:
Andrew Thostenson

Phone: 701-231-8050
Fax: 701-231-5907
E-mail: NDSU.pesticide@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsupesticide.org/
Event:
PG Pesticide Training (Day)
Date:March 14, 2017
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:
Mindy

Phone: 701-221-6865
E-mail: mindy.graulty@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/burleighcountyextension/
Event:
Design Your Succession Plan Workshop-Oakes

Succession Planning workshop for farm and ranch families.
Session #1 3/14-6:00 p.m.
Session #2 3/16-6:00 p.m.

Oakes Ambulance Training Facility
615 Ivy Ave
Oakes, ND

Date:March 14, 2017
City:Oakes, ND
Contact:
Breana Kiser

Phone: 701-349-3249, ext. 2
E-mail: breana.s.kiser.3@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/succession/events
Event:
Commercial Greenhouse and Ornamental & Turf Recertification Training

Commercial Greenhouse and Ornamental & Turf recertification training for those renewing their certification.
Categories: Greenhouse, Ornamental & Turf, Research & Demo
Core: Ground
Location: Bismarck, Burleigh County Comm. Room
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 8:30am
Training: 9:00am-4:30pm
Exams will not be administered at the training. If testing is required, an appointment is to be made with the local NDSU County Extension Service.

Date:March 14, 2017
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:
Andrew Thostenson

Phone: 701-231-8050
Fax: 701-231-5907
E-mail: NDSU.pesticide@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsupesticide.org/
Event:
Commercial Greenhouse and Ornamental & Turf Recertification Training

Commercial Greenhouse and Ornamental & Turf recertification training for those renewing their certification.
Categories: Greenhouse, Ornamental & Turf, Research & Demo
Core: Ground
Location:Minot NCREC Meeting Room
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 8:30am
Training: 9:00am-4:30pm
Exams will not be administered at the training. If testing is required, an appointment is to be made with the local NDSU County Extension Service.

Date:March 14, 2017
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Andrew Thostenson

Phone: 701-231-8050
Fax: 701-231-5907
E-mail: NDSU.pesticide@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsupesticide.org/
Event:
Commercial Fumigation Recertification Training

Commercial Fumigation recertification training for those renewing their certification.
Category: Fumigation
Core: Ground
Location: Lamoure County Extension, 202 4th Ave NE
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 9:30am
Training: 10:00am-2:30pm
Exams will not be administered at the training. If testing is required, an appointment is to be made with the local NDSU County Extension Service.

Date:March 16 - February 16, 2017
City:LaMoure, ND
Contact:
Andrew Thostenson

Phone: 701-231-8050
Fax: 701-231-5907
E-mail: NDSU.pesticide@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsupesticide.org/
Event:
Commercial Fumigation Recertification Training

Commercial Fumigation recertification training for those renewing their certification.
Category: Fumigation
Core: Ground
Location: Hettinger, Research Extension Center, West Hwy 12, Room 101
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 8:30am MOUNTAIN TIME
Training: 9:00am-1:30pm MOUNTAIN TIME
Exams will not be administered at the training. If testing is required, an appointment is to be made with the local NDSU County Extension Service.

Date:March 16, 2017
City:Hettinger, ND
Contact:
Andrew Thostenson

Phone: 701-231-8050
Fax: 701-231-5907
E-mail: NDSU.pesticide@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsupesticide.org/
Event:
Commercial Fumigation Recertification Training

Commercial Fumigation recertification training for those renewing their certification.
Category: Fumigation
Core: Ground
Location: Fargo, NDSU QBB 422
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 9:30am
Training: 10:00am-2:30pm
Exams will not be administered at the training. If testing is required, an appointment is to be made with the local NDSU County Extension Service.

Date:March 16, 2017
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Andrew Thostenson

Phone: 701-231-8050
Fax: 701-231-5907
E-mail: NDSU.pesticide@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsupesticide.org/
Event:
Commercial Fumigation Recertification Training

Commercial Fumigation recertification training for those renewing their certification.
Category: Fumigation
Core: Ground
Location: Williston, Williams County Broadway Commons Building, 302 E Broadway
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 9:30am
Training: 10:00am-2:30pm
Exams will not be administered at the training. If testing is required, an appointment is to be made with the local NDSU County Extension Service.

Date:March 16, 2017
City:Williston, ND
Contact:
Andrew Thostenson

Phone: 701-231-8050
Fax: 701-231-5907
E-mail: NDSU.pesticide@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsupesticide.org/
Event:
Commercial Fumigation Recertification Training

Commercial Fumigation recertification training for those renewing their certification.
Category: Fumigation
Core: Ground
Location: Carrington, Research Extension Center, 663 Hwy 281 N
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 9:30am
Training: 10:00am-2:30pm
Exams will not be administered at the training. If testing is required, an appointment is to be made with the local NDSU County Extension Service.

Date:March 16, 2017
City:Carrington, ND
Contact:
Andrew Thostenson

Phone: 701-231-8050
Fax: 701-231-5907
E-mail: NDSU.pesticide@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsupesticide.org/
Event:
Commercial Fumigation Recertification Training

Commercial Fumigation recertification training for those renewing their certification.
Category: Fumigation
Core: Ground
Location: Mohall, Renville County Extension, 202 Main St E
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 9:30am
Training: 10:00am-2:30pm
Exams will not be administered at the training. If testing is required, an appointment is to be made with the local NDSU County Extension Service.

Date:March 16, 2017
City:Mohall, ND
Contact:
Andrew Thostenson

Phone: 701-231-8050
Fax: 701-231-5907
E-mail: NDSU.pesticide@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsupesticide.org/
Event:
Annie's Project

Part 4 of 6

This six week course is a discussion-based workshop bringing women together to learn from experts in production, financial management, human resources, marketing, and the legal field.

Pre-Registration is required. Cost is $125 for all six sessions. Registration deadline is February 16, 2017.

Six Session Workshop – Thursdays
February 23
March 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30
5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Ward County Administration Building
225 3rd St SE, Minot

Date:March 16, 2017
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Paige Brummund or Ellen Bjelland

Phone: 701.857.6444
Fax: 701.857.6454
E-mail: paige.f.brummund@ndsu.edu, ellen.bjelland@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/wardcountyextension
Event:
Design Your Succession Plan Workshop-Oakes

Succession Planning workshop for farm and ranch families.
Session #1 3/14-6:00 p.m.
Session #2 3/16-6:00 p.m.

Oakes Ambulance Training Facility
615 Ivy Ave
Oakes, ND

Date:March 16, 2017
City:Oakes, ND
Contact:
Breana Kiser

Phone: 701-349-3249, ext. 2
E-mail: breana.s.kiser.3@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/succession/events
Event:
Private Pesticide Recertification Training

Private pesticide recertification training for those renewing their certification.

Categories: General & Fumigation
Location: KC Club, Mott, ND

Pre-Registration is requested three days prior to the training date!

Registration: 12:15 pm Mountain Time
Training: 1:00 pm Mountain Time

Date:March 20, 2017
City:Mott, ND
Contact:
Duaine Marxen or Christina Kindt

Phone: 701-824-2095
Fax: 701-824-2096
E-mail: duaine.marxen@ndsu.edu or christina,kindt@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/hettingercountyextension/pesticide-certification
Event:
Basic Beginnings

If you are a new or expecting parent (or maybe it has been awhile since there was a baby in the house), this series is for you. By engaging in hands on activities, demonstrations, discussions, and facilitation, you will learn the basics of baby care as it relates to bonding, attachment, safety, health, sleep, feeding, and development. This is a great opportunity to meet other new parents too.

Date:March 20, 2017
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:
Commercial Pesticide Recertification Training

Commercial pesticide recertification training for those renewing their certification.
Categories: Ag Pest, Right-of-Way, Seed Treatment, Research & Demo
Core: Ground and Aerial/Ground
Location: Langdon, Research Extension Center, 9280 107 Ave NE
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 8:00am
Training: 8:30am-4:00pm

Date:March 21, 2017
City:Langdon, ND
Contact:
Andrew Thostenson

Phone: 701-231-8050
Fax: 701-231-5907
E-mail: NDSU.pesticide@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsupesticide.org/
Event:
2017 Private Pesticide Applicator Training
Date:March 21, 2017
City:Wahpeton, ND
Contact:
Chandra Langseth

Phone: 701.642.7793
Fax: 701.642.7774
E-mail: chandra.langseth@ndsu.edu
Event:
Commercial Pesticide Recertification Training

Commercial pesticide recertification training for those renewing their certification.
Categories: Ag Pest, Right-of-Way, Seed Treatment, Research & Demo
Core: Ground and Aerial/Ground
Location: Bowbells, Burke County Extension, 103 Main St
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED – GO TO http://www.ndsupesticide.org
Registration: 8:00am
Training: 8:30am-4:00pm

Date:March 21, 2017
City:Bowbells, ND
Contact:
Andrew Thostenson

Phone: 701-231-8050
Fax: 701-231-5907
E-mail: NDSU.pesticide@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsupesticide.org/
Event:
Commercial Pesticide Recertification Training

Commercial pesticide recertification training for those renewing their certification.
Categories: Ag Pest, Right-of-Way, Seed Treatment, Research & Demo
Core: Ground and Aerial/Ground
Location: LaMoure County Extension
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 8:00am
Training: 8:30am-4:00pm

Date:March 21, 2017
City:LaMoure, ND
Contact:
Andrew Thostenson

Phone: 701-231-8050
Fax: 701-231-5907
E-mail: NDSU.pesticide@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsupesticide.org/
Event:
Commercial Pesticide Recertification Training

Commercial pesticide recertification training for those renewing their certification.
Categories: Ag Pest, Right-of-Way, Seed Treatment, Research & Demo
Core: Ground and Aerial/Ground
Location: Fessenden, Wells Co Extension, 600 Railway St N
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 8:00am
Training: 8:30am-4:00pm

Date:March 21, 2017
City:Fessenden, ND
Contact:
Andrew Thostenson

Phone: 701-231-8050
Fax: 701-231-5907
E-mail: NDSU.pesticide@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsupesticide.org/
Event:
Commercial Pesticide Recertification Training

Commercial pesticide recertification training for those renewing their certification.
Categories: Ag Pest, Right-of-Way, Seed Treatment, Research & Demo
Core: Ground and Aerial/Ground
Location: Linton, Emmons County Courthouse, 100 4th St NW
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 8:00am
Training: 8:30am-4:00pm

Date:March 21, 2017
City:Linton, ND
Contact:
Andrew Thostenson

Phone: 701-231-8050
Fax: 701-231-5907
E-mail: NDSU.pesticide@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsupesticide.org/
Event:
Cooperative Parenting and Divorce

This video based program addresses the parenting issues created as a result of divorce/separation. Learn techniques to give your children the opportunity to grow and flourish in home environments that are free from parental hostility. Your children will thank you.

Date:March 21, 2017
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Holly Arnold

Phone: 701-857-6450
Fax: 701-857-6450
E-mail: holly.arnold@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/wardcountyextension
Event:
7 Habits of Highly Effective People
Date:March 21 - 23, 2017
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:
Jodi Bruns

Phone: 701-349-3249 x127
E-mail: jodi.bruns@ndsu.edu
Event:
Private Pesticide Applicator Certification

Pre-registration required. Held at Grand Forks County Office Bldg, 151 S 4th St, 6th floor meeting room. Registration 8:30 a.m. Recertification training begins at 9:00 a.m. and concludes at 12:30 p.m. For those being certified for the first time or those who have let their license lapse, training will continue from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m., followed by testing.

Date:March 22, 2017
City:Grand Forks, ND
Contact:
Linda Hammen

Phone: 701-780-8229
Fax: 701-780-8309
E-mail: linda.hammen@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/grandforkscountyextension
Event:
Annie's Project

Part 5 of 6

This six week course is a discussion-based workshop bringing women together to learn from experts in production, financial management, human resources, marketing, and the legal field.

Pre-Registration is required. Cost is $125 for all six sessions. Registration deadline is February 16, 2017.

Six Session Workshop – Thursdays
February 23
March 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30
5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Ward County Administration Building
225 3rd St SE, Minot

Date:March 23, 2017
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Paige Brummund or Ellen Bjelland

Phone: 701.857.6444
Fax: 701.857.6454
E-mail: paige.f.brummund@ndsu.edu, ellen.bjelland@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/wardcountyextension
Event:
Parents Forever

Transition program for parents as they continue to parent together through a divorce or separation, and for never-married parents whe they decide to parent apart. Parents forever is a research-based educational program to help parents through the process of making informed, child-supportive decisions during transition, resulting in healthy children and positive parent-child relationships.

Date:March 23, 2017
City:Grand Forks, ND
Contact:
Molly Soeby

Phone: 70-780-8229
Fax: 701-780-8309
E-mail: molly.soeby@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/grandforkscountyextension
Event:
Commercial Pesticide Recertification Training

Commercial pesticide recertification training for those renewing their certification.
Categories: Ag Pest, Right-of-Way, Seed Treatment, Research & Demo
Core: Ground and Aerial/Ground
Location: Ramsey CCH – meeting room – Devils Lake, ND
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 8:00am
Training: 8:30am-4:00pm

Date:March 23, 2017
City:Devils Lake, ND
Contact:
Andrew Thostenson

Phone: 701-231-8050
Fax: 701-231-5907
E-mail: NDSU.pesticide@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsupesticide.org/
Event:
4-H Ambassador Spring Retreat

More information to come!

Date:March 24 - 26, 2017
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Sue Quamme

Phone: 701-231-5923
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: sue.quamme.@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
Air Rifle State Championship

More information to come!

Date:March 25, 2017
City:Devils Lake, ND
Contact:
Adrian Biewer

Phone: 701-231-7251
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: adrian.biewer@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/programs_events/state_4_h_contests/shooting_sports/
Event:
National 4-H Conference

National trips are another great opportunity for youth to expand their knowledge of our nation, develop friendships from a diverse group of youth, and learn excellent leadership skills.

Date:March 25 - 30, 2017
City:Washington, DC, ND
Contact:
Natalie Hilgers

Phone: 701-231-7259
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: natalie.hilgers@ndsu.edu
Event:
Basic Beginnings

If you are a new or expecting parent (or maybe it has been awhile since there was a baby in the house), this series is for you. By engaging in hands on activities, demonstrations, discussions, and facilitation, you will learn the basics of baby care as it relates to bonding, attachment, safety, health, sleep, feeding, and development. This is a great opportunity to meet other new parents too.

Date:March 27, 2017
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:
Private Pesticide Recertification Training

Private pesticide recertification training for those renewing their certification.

Categories: General
Location: American Legion, Mott, ND

Pre-Registration is requested three days prior to the training date!

Registration: 5:15 pm Mountain Time
Training: 6:00 pm Mountain Time

Date:March 28, 2017
City:Mott, ND
Contact:
Duaine Marxen or Christina Kindt

Phone: 701-824-2095
Fax: 701-824-2096
E-mail: duaine.marxen@ndsu.edu or christina.kindt@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/hettingercountyextension/pesticide-certification
Event:
Commercial Pesticide Recertification Training

Commercial pesticide recertification training for those renewing their certification.
Categories: Ag Pest, Right-of-Way, Seed Treatment, Research & Demo
Core: Ground and Aerial/Ground
Location: Bismarck, Hillside Community Room, 1719 E Blvd Ave
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 7:30am
Training: 8:30am-4:00pm

Date:March 28, 2017
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:
Andrew Thostenson

Phone: 701-231-8050
Fax: 701-231-5907
E-mail: NDSU.pesticide@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsupesticide.org/
Event:
Cooperative Parenting and Divorce

This video based program addresses the parenting issues created as a result of divorce/separation. Learn techniques to give your children the opportunity to grow and flourish in home environments that are free from parental hostility. Your children will thank you.

Date:March 28, 2017
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:
Private Pesticide Applicator Certification

Pre-registration required. Held at Grand Forks County Office Bldg, 151 S 4th St, 6th floor meeting room. Registration 8:30 a.m. Recertification training begins at 9:00 a.m. and concludes at 12:30 p.m. For those being certified for the first time or those who have let their license lapse, training will continue from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m., followed by testing.

Date:March 28, 2017
City:Grand Forks, ND
Contact:
Linda Hammen

Phone: 70-780-8229
Fax: 701-780-8309
E-mail: linda.hammen@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/grandforkscountyextension
Event:
Griggs County Private Pesticide Training

Private pesticide recertification training for those renewing their certification.
Testing available following the training for new certifiers.

Categories: General
Location: Sheyenne Tooling Basement (Located beneath Cooperstown Drug), Cooperstown, ND (Please use west entrance)

Pre-Registration is requested three days prior to the training date by phone or e-mail.

Registration: 8:30 am
Training: 9:00 am

Date:March 28, 2017
City:Cooperstown, ND
Contact:
Megan Vig or Alyssa Rickford

Phone: 701-797-3312
E-mail: megan.vig@ndsu.edu , alyssa.rickford@ndsu.edu
Event:
Annie's Project

Part 6 of 6

This six week course is a discussion-based workshop bringing women together to learn from experts in production, financial management, human resources, marketing, and the legal field.

Pre-Registration is required. Cost is $125 for all six sessions. Registration deadline is February 16, 2017.

Six Session Workshop – Thursdays
February 23
March 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30
5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Ward County Administration Building
225 3rd St SE, Minot

Date:March 30, 2017
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Paige Brummund or Ellen Bjelland

Phone: 701.857.6444
Fax: 701.857.6454
E-mail: paige.f.brummund@ndsu.edu, ellen.bjelland@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/wardcountyextension
Event:
Commercial Pesticide Recertification Training

Commercial pesticide recertification training for those renewing their certification.
Categories: Ag Pest, Right-of-Way, Seed Treatment, Research & Demo
Core: Ground and Aerial/Ground
Location: Fargodome, 1800 N University Dr
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 7:00am
Training: 8:00am-4:30pm

Date:March 30, 2017
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Andrew Thostenson

Phone: 701-231-8050
Fax: 701-231-5907
E-mail: NDSU.pesticide@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsupesticide.org/
Event:
Ellendale Private Applicator Pesticide (Snowbirds) Training

Registration: 12:30 pm
Program: 1 pm

Fireside Restaurant
415 89th St SE
Ellendale, ND

Date:March 30, 2017
City:Ellendale, ND
Contact:
Breana Kiser

Phone: 701-349-3249
E-mail: breana.s.kiser.3@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/dickeycountyextension/%60
Event:
4-H Horse Events

The horse event weekend will consist of horse judging, hippology, quiz bowl and public speaking and demonstration contests.

Date:April 1 - 2, 2017
City:Fargo, 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/horse_judging/
Event:
Basic Beginnings

If you are a new or expecting parent (or maybe it has been awhile since there was a baby in the house), this series is for you. By engaging in hands on activities, demonstrations, discussions, and facilitation, you will learn the basics of baby care as it relates to bonding, attachment, safety, health, sleep, feeding, and development. This is a great opportunity to meet other new parents too.

Date:April 3, 2017
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:
Cooperative Parenting and Divorce

This video based program addresses the parenting issues created as a result of divorce/separation. Learn techniques to give your children the opportunity to grow and flourish in home environments that are free from parental hostility. Your children will thank you.

Date:April 4, 2017
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:
4-H Spring Training

More information & location to come!

Date:April 4 - 6, 2017
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Meagan Scott

Phone: 701-231-7964
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: meagan.scott@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
Gardening Saturday

Gardening Saturday is April 8th at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks. Sponsored by the NDSU Extension Service Grand Forks County and Grand Forks Horticultural Society. The day-long event features a keynote speaker and includes multiple breakout sessions with local experts presenting a variety of gardening topics. The registration fee covers all of the day’s events including the educational programs, gardening vendors, breaks, lunch door prizes, a free perennial, and lots of great gardening camaraderie. For more information visit the website or call 701-780-8229.

Date:April 8, 2017
City:Grand Forks, ND
Contact:
Steve Sagaser

Phone: 701-780-8229
Fax: 701-780-8309
E-mail: stevan.sagaser@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.gardeningsaturday.info/
Event:
Archery Indoor Championship

More information to come!

Date:April 8, 2017
City:Edgeley, ND
Contact:
Adrian Biewer

Phone: 701-231-7251
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: adrian.biewer@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/programs_events/state_4_h_contests/shooting_sports/
Event:
4-H Aerospace Event

More information to come!

Date:April 9, 2017
City:Grand Forks, ND
Contact:
Holly Halvorson

Phone: 701-231-9218
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: holly.halvorson@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
Basic Beginnings

If you are a new or expecting parent (or maybe it has been awhile since there was a baby in the house), this series is for you. By engaging in hands on activities, demonstrations, discussions, and facilitation, you will learn the basics of baby care as it relates to bonding, attachment, safety, health, sleep, feeding, and development. This is a great opportunity to meet other new parents too.

Date:April 10, 2017
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:
Inspiring Legendary Leaders

One day professional development conference designed to inspire and educate participants in leadership development opportunities.

Date:April 11, 2017
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:
Lynette Flage

Phone: 701-231-7782
E-mail: Lynette.flage@ndsu.edu
Event:
Cooperative Parenting and Divorce

This video based program addresses the parenting issues created as a result of divorce/separation. Learn techniques to give your children the opportunity to grow and flourish in home environments that are free from parental hostility. Your children will thank you.

Date:April 11, 2017
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:
Parenting the Love and Logic Way®

Love and Logic is a video based parenting class for parents of young children. The five sessions illustrate parenting techniques that emphasize respect, empathy, logic and limits. Learn to put the fun in parenting.

Date:April 18, 2017
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:
Basic Beginnings

If you are a new or expecting parent (or maybe it has been awhile since there was a baby in the house), this series is for you. By engaging in hands on activities, demonstrations, discussions, and facilitation, you will learn the basics of baby care as it relates to bonding, attachment, safety, health, sleep, feeding, and development. This is a great opportunity to meet other new parents too.

Date:April 24, 2017
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:
Parenting the Love and Logic Way®

Love and Logic is a video based parenting class for parents of young children. The five sessions illustrate parenting techniques that emphasize respect, empathy, logic and limits. Learn to put the fun in parenting.

Date:April 25, 2017
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:
4-H Camp Spring Work Days

More information to come.

Date:April 25 - 26, 2017
City:WASHBURN, ND
Contact:
Adrian Biewer

Phone: 701-231-7251
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: adrian.biewer@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
HDFS/HNES/CV Spring Professional Development

NDSU – Room of Nations-Memorial Union

Date:April 25 - 27, 2017
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Jeanne Erickson

Phone: 701-231-8652
E-mail: jeanne.erickson@ndsu.edu
Event:
Basic Beginnings

If you are a new or expecting parent (or maybe it has been awhile since there was a baby in the house), this series is for you. By engaging in hands on activities, demonstrations, discussions, and facilitation, you will learn the basics of baby care as it relates to bonding, attachment, safety, health, sleep, feeding, and development. This is a great opportunity to meet other new parents too.

Date:May 1, 2017
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:
Parenting the Love and Logic Way®

Love and Logic is a video based parenting class for parents of young children. The five sessions illustrate parenting techniques that emphasize respect, empathy, logic and limits. Learn to put the fun in parenting.

Date:May 2, 2017
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:
Happiest Baby on the Block

The title says it all! Learn techniques to calm and soothe your baby while increasing baby’s sleep time (and yours).

Date:May 8, 2017
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:
Parenting the Love and Logic Way®

Love and Logic is a video based parenting class for parents of young children. The five sessions illustrate parenting techniques that emphasize respect, empathy, logic and limits. Learn to put the fun in parenting.

Date:May 9, 2017
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:
Ambassador Applications Due

Ambassadors are a group of young adults ages 16 to 22 who work to help North Dakota 4-H.

Date:May 15, 2017
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Holly Halvorson

Phone: 7012317251
Fax: 701-231-7251
E-mail: holly.halvorson@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/member_information/4_h_ambassadors/
Event:
Happiest Baby on the Block

The title says it all! Learn techniques to calm and soothe your baby while increasing baby’s sleep time (and yours).

Date:May 15, 2017
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:
Parenting the Love and Logic Way®

Love and Logic is a video based parenting class for parents of young children. The five sessions illustrate parenting techniques that emphasize respect, empathy, logic and limits. Learn to put the fun in parenting.

Date:May 16, 2017
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:
Commercial Public Health Recertification Training

This training is for commercial pesticide applicators who work in mosquito control.
Categories: Public Health
Core: Ground and Aerial/Ground
Location: Bismarck, Burleigh County Extension, 3715 E Bismarck Expressway
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 9:00am
Training: 9:30am-4:00pm
Exams will not be administered at the training. If testing is required, an appointment is to be made with the local NDSU County Extension Service.

Date:May 25, 2017
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:
Andrew Thostenson

Phone: 701-231-8050
Fax: 701-231-5907
E-mail: NDSU.pesticide@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsupesticide.org/
Event:
Commercial Public Health Recertification Training

This training is for commercial pesticide applicators who work in mosquito control.
Categories: Public Health
Core: Ground and Aerial/Ground
Location: Fargo, NDSU, Quentin Burdick Building, Room 422
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 9:00am
Training: 9:30am-4:00pm
Exams will not be administered at the training. If testing is required, an appointment is to be made with the local NDSU County Extension Service.

Date:May 25, 2017
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Andrew Thostenson

Phone: 701-231-8050
Fax: 701-231-5907
E-mail: NDSU.pesticide@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsupesticide.org/
Event:
Commercial Pesticide Recertification Training

Commercial pesticide recertification training for those renewing their certification.
Categories: Ag Pest, Right-of-Way, Seed Treatment, Research & Demo
Core: Ground and Aerial/Ground
Location: Minot, NCREC 101
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 7:30am
Training: 8:30am-4:00pm

Date:May 25, 2017
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Andrew Thostenson

Phone: 701-231-8050
Fax: 701-231-5907
E-mail: NDSU.pesticide@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsupesticide.org/
Event:
Commercial Public Health Recertification Training

This training is for commercial pesticide applicators who work in mosquito control.
Categories: Public Health
Core: Ground and Aerial/Ground
Location: Grand Forks, County Extension, 151 S 4th St, Suite 302
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 9:00am
Training: 9:30am-4:00pm
Exams will not be administered at the training. If testing is required, an appointment is to be made with the local NDSU County Extension Service.

Date:May 25, 2017
City:Grand Forks, ND
Contact:
Andrew Thostenson

Phone: 701-231-8050
Fax: 701-231-5907
E-mail: NDSU.pesticide@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsupesticide.org/
Event:
4-H Dairy Judging Contest

The dairy judging contest will be held in conjunction with the FFA dairy judging contest during the State FFA Convention.

Date:June 6, 2017
City:Fargo, 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/dairy_judging/
Event:
4-H Meat Judging Contest

This contest will be held in conjunction with the FFA meat judging contest held during the state FFA convention.

Date:June 8, 2017
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Dean Aakre or Dr. Robert Maddock

Phone: 701-231-8595/231-8975
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: dean.aakre@ndsu.edu or robert.maddock@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/programs_events/state_4_h_contests/meats_judging/
Event:
Archery State Championship

More information to come!

Date:June 9 - 11, 2017
City:WASHBURN, ND
Contact:
Adrian Biewer

Phone: 701-231-7251
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: adrian.biewer@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/programs_events/state_4_h_contests/shooting_sports/
Event:
Crop Management Field School

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

Date:June 15, 2017
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:
Extension Youth Conference

The Mission

To energize and empower North Dakota youth with the tools necessary to form partnerships among youth, volunteers, Extension staff and communities.

Who Should Attend? YOU, if…

you have completed the seventh grade,
are willing to share new ideas with others, and
want to be among those who will gain the most from the experience and who can provide leadership.
Youth do not need to be enrolled in 4-H to attend.

Date:June 19 - 22, 2017
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Holly Halvorson

Phone: 701-231-7251
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: holly.halvorson@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/programs_events/overnight_tripscamps/extension_youth_conference/
Event:
National Shooting Sports
Date:June 25 - 30, 2017
City:Grand Island, NE, ND
Contact:
Adrian Biewer

Phone: 701-231-7251
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: adrian.biewer@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
Williston REC dryland field day
Date:July 13, 2017
City:Williston, ND
Contact:
Clair Keene

Event:
Williston REC irrigated field day

Nesson Valley irrigated site field day

Date:July 14, 2017
City:Williston, ND
Contact:
Clair Keene

Event:
North Dakota State Fair
Date:July 21 - 29, 2017
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: http://ndstatefair.com/
Event:
Shotgun State Championship

More information to come!

Date:August 12, 2017
City:Bismarack, ND
Contact:
Adrian Biewer

Phone: 701-231-7251
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: adrian.biewer@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/programs_events/state_4_h_contests/shooting_sports/
Event:
Foundation Century Family Applications Due

Any family whose years as a 4-H member, leader, and/or volunteer add up to 100 or more are eligible.

Date:August 31, 2017
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Alice Amundson

Phone: 701-231-7280
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: alice.amundson@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/foundation/recognition/
Event:
Foundation Hall Fame Applications Due

This award is given to outstanding leaders and volunteers that have been involved in 4-H for 15 years or more at the local, county, or state level.

Date:August 31, 2017
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Alice Amundson

Phone: 701-231-7280
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: alice.amundson@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/foundation/recognition/
Event:
National 4-H Week

More information to come!

Date:October 1 - 7, 2017
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Lindsey Leker

Phone: 701-231-7039
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: lindsey.leker@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
National Youth Science Day

More information to come!

Date:October 4, 2017
City:Fargo , ND
Contact:
Lindsey Leker

Phone: 701-231-7039
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: lindsey.leker@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
Ambassador Applications Due

Ambassadors are a group of young adults ages 16 to 22 who work to help North Dakota 4-H.

Date:October 15, 2017
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Holly Halvorson

Phone: 7012317251
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: holly.halvorson@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/member_information/4_h_ambassadors/
Event:
Advanced Crop Advisers Workshop
Date:February 13 - 14, 2018
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Greg Endres

Event:
Advanced Crop Advisers Workshop
Date:February 12 - 13, 2019
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Greg Endres

Event:
Advanced Crop Advisers Workshop
Date:February 11 - 12, 2020
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Greg Endres