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Event:
National Diabetes Prevention Program

This lifestyle change program includes education and support for people with prediabetes and those at a high risk for prediabetes, and is designed to help people lose weight, be more active, and to prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes.

Class Offerings:
Mondays starting October 7, 5:15 – 6:15 pm at Cass County Annex Building, Fargo
Wednesdays starting November 6, 5:30 – 6:30 pm at Sanford Health SouthPointe Clinic,Fargo

Date:October 7, 2019 - November 4, 2020
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Rita Ussatis

Phone: 701-241-5700
Fax: 701-241-5935
E-mail: rita.ussatis@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/casscountyextension/food-nutrition-and-health/national-diabetes-prevention-program
Event:
Diabetes Prevention Program
Date:January 8 - December 16, 2020
City:Wahpeton, ND
Contact:
Ronda Gripentrog

Phone: 701-642-7793
E-mail: ronda.gripentrog@ndsu.edu
Event:
Consumer Decision Making Contest - open to ALL counties

POSTPONEDMAY NOT BE OPEN TO OTHER COUNTIESSTAY TUNED.

Contest is open to any 4-H member – bring your teams and/or individuals. We will have a junior division with ages 10-13 and senior division age 14-18 and will have top 3 places for individuals and teams. PLUS, we will have a Novice division for any age that will be a learning event and mock competition – it will NOT be judged. Registration forms will be emailed out in early May.

Date:June 3 - 20, 2020
City:Jamestown, ND
Contact:
Robin Barnes

Phone: 701-252-9030
Fax: 701-251-2969
E-mail: robin.barnes@ndsu.edu
Event:
Showmanship Clinic

POSTPONEDSTAY TUNED.

We have an all animal showmanship clinic at the Stutsman County Fairgrounds. We have instructors for each specie and you can sign up for 4 different sessions. This is a free event and an opportunity to purchase a t-shirt promoting showmanship! Mark you calendars – more info and email to come.

Date:June 3 - 27, 2020
City:Jamestown, ND
Contact:
Robin Barnes

Phone: 701-252-9030
Fax: 701-251-2969
E-mail: robin.barnes@ndsu.edu
Event:
McLean County Fair
Date:June 12 - 14, 2020
City:Underwood, ND
Contact:Phone: 701-462-8541
Event:
Ward County 4-H Achievement Days 2020 ~ Minot

Ward County 4-H Achievement Days will display projects ranging from static (non-living) displays, demonstrations, livestock, pets, small animals, and horse shows.

Date:June 15 - 18, 2020
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Emily Goff

Phone: 1-701-857-6450
Fax: 1-701-857-6454
E-mail: emily.goff@ndsu.edu
Event:
4-H Achievement Day
Date:June 26, 2020
City:Napoleon, ND
Contact:
Admin Asst

Phone: 7017544536
E-mail: amanda.hayen@ndsu.edu
Event:
Burleigh County 4-H Achievement Days

Burleigh County 4-H Achievement Days
Static July 7
Small Animal July 8
Livestock July 9

Date:July 7 - 9, 2020
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:
Breanna Miller

Phone: 701-221-6865
Fax: 701-221-6845
E-mail: ndsu.burleigh.extension@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/burleighcountyextension
Event:
MPU2 4-H Communication Arts Contest

2020 MPU2 4-H Communication Arts Contest will be held on Monday, July 8, 2020 from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.. in Minot at the Ward County Administration Building.

The North Dakota 4-H Communication Arts program’s primary objectives:
• Help participants develop communication skills that are useful throughout a lifetime
• Provide participants with an opportunity to practice their skills before a group
• Provide participants with an opportunity to gather and organize information, equipment and props for public presentations
• Develop participants’ confidence in making public presentations
• Evaluate and enhance participants’ communication skills

Date:July 8, 2020
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Emily Goff

Phone: 1-701-857-6450
Fax: 701-857-6454
E-mail: emily.goff@ndsu.edu
Event:
Mercer County Fair
Date:July 9 - 12, 2020
City:Beulah, ND
Contact:
Craig Askim or Dena Kemmet

Phone: 701.873.5195
E-mail: craig.askim@ndsu.edu or dena.kemmet@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.mercercountyfair.com/
Event:
Pembina County Field Day

Take the opotunity to see wheat and soybean varieties first hand and discuss the merits of each as well as learning about disease mangement and agronomic best practice.

Date:July 23, 2020
City:Cavalier, ND
Contact:
Madeleine Smith

Phone: 701-265-8411
E-mail: madeleine.smith@ndsu.edu
Event:
Sargent County Fair - 2020
Date:July 23 - 26, 2020
City:Forman, ND
Contact:
Cindy Klapperich

Phone: 701-724-3355
E-mail: cindy.klapperich@ndsu.edu
Event:
Manure Composting Workshop

Hands-on, interactive workshop all about composting manure. This event is for crop and livestock producers as well as technical service providers and Extension agents.

Date:July 29, 2020
City:Carrington, ND
Contact:
Mary Keena or Jeff Gale

Phone: 701-652-2951
E-mail: mary.keena@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://extension.umn.edu/event/manure-composting-workshop-carrington-nd
Event:
Morton County Fair
Date:July 29 - August 2, 2020
City:New Salem, ND
Contact:
Renae Gress or Karla Meikle

Phone: 701-667-3340
E-mail: renae.gress@ndsu.edu or karla.meikle@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.mortoncountyfair.com/
Event:
National 4-H Congress & Conference Application Deadline

These events are great national leadership opportunities for youth to expand their knowledge of our nation, develop friendships from a diverse group of youth, and learn excellent leadership skills.

National 4-H Conference is a week long program held at the National 4-H Center, Chevy Chase, MD in March/April. It is a future-focused program that aims to build strong leaders through round-table discussions, team-building activities, group assemblies and visits with national legislators.

National 4-H Congress is held in November/December in Atlanta, GA. This program provides opportunities to learn about community involvement, cultural diversity and service to others.

Date:August 1, 2020
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Micki Mertz

Phone: 701-231-7251
E-mail: micki.mertz@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/member_information/programs_events/national_leadership_opportunities/
Event:
State 4-H/FFA Land Judging Contest

The state 4-H land judging contest is held in conjunction with FFA on the first Thursday in August. Site varies each year, the location for this is still being determined. Dr. Franzen and Chris Augustin prepare practice sites – available for the day prior and morning of the contest. August 5 (Wednesday practice available in the afternoon and morning of Thursday, August 6). The contest will be held around 1PM-4PM on Thursday, August 6.

Date:August 6, 2020
City:Dickinson, ND
Contact:
Dean Aakre, David Franzen Kurt Froelich

Phone: 701-231-8595
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: dean.aakre@ndsu.edu david.franzen@ndsu.edu kurt.froelich@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/programs_events/state_4_h_contests/land_judging/
Event:
2020 Extension/REC Fall Conference

Holiday Inn — Fargo

Date:October 27 - 29, 2020
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Elizabeth Cronin

Phone: 701-231-7881
E-mail: elizabeth.cronin@ndsu.edu
Event:
Advanced Crop Advisers Workshop
Date:February 8 - 9, 2022
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Greg Endres

Phone: 701.652.2951
E-mail: gregory.endres@ndsu.edu
Event:
Advanced Crop Advisers Workshop
Date:February 7 - 8, 2023
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Greg Endres

Phone: 701.652.2951
E-mail: gregory.endres@ndsu.edu
Event:
Advanced Crop Advisers Workshop
Date:February 6 - 7, 2024
City:Fargo, ND
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