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:
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:
Circle of Security®
Date:November 14, 2019 - November 14, 2024
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:
Love and Logic

Pending for credit with ND Growing Futures.
Class meets once per week for 5 weeks, starting January 6.

Date:January 6 - February 3, 2020
City:Forman, ND
Contact:
Cindy Klapperich

Phone: 701-724-3355
E-mail: cindy.klapperich@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/sargentcountyextension/events/parenting-the-love-logic-way
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:
Medora Beef Day
The 46th annual program will be held at Buffalo Gap Guest Ranch Wednesday, January 22nd.

5:00 pm – No host social and registration

5:30 – Buffet supper

6:15 – “Diseases which can Affect Domestic Animals, Wildlife….and People Too” -Dr. Susan Keller DVM, North Dakota State Vet

7:15 – “Herd Health: Better Prevention, Fewer Antibiotics” – Dr. Gerald Stokka, NDSU Extension Vet

8:15 – Adjourn

Date:January 22, 2020
City:Medora, ND
Contact:Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/starkcountyextension/Medorabeefday20poster.pdf
Event:
NDSU Feedlot School

The NDSU Carrington Research Extension Center hosts a two-day school in Carrington going over all aspects of running a feedlot (nutrition, facilities, health, manure management, budgets…). Watch https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/extension/livestock for updates and registration.

Date:January 22 - 23, 2020
City:Carrington, ND
Contact:
Mary Keena or Karl Hoppe

Phone: 701-652-2951
E-mail: mary.keena@nsdu.edu or karl.hoppe@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/extension/livestock
Event:
Parenting the Love & Logic Way®
Date:January 23, 2020
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:
DYSP - Jamestown

Farmers Union Office
1415 12th Ave SE
Jamestown, ND 58401

5:00 pm – Supper
5:30 – 8:30 pm – program

Dates: Jan. 16th and 23rd

Date:January 23, 2020
City:Jamestown , ND
Contact:
Alicia Harstad or Christina Rittenbach

Phone: 701-252-9030
E-mail: alicia.harstad@ndsu.edu or christina.rittenbach@ndsu.edu
Event:
Design Your Succession Plan-Grant, Morton, McLean, Oliver Counties

Multi-session workshop designed to help families get started on their plan, open lines of communication and work with professionals.

Date:January 24, 2020
City:Mandan, ND
Contact:
Renae Gress

Phone: 667-3340
E-mail: renae.gress@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/mortoncountyextension/events/design-your-succession-plan
Event:
4-H Ambassador Winter Retreat

Retreat will be held in Fargo and location is TBD. More information to come!

Date:January 24 - 26, 2020
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Sue Quamme

Phone: 701-231-7251
E-mail: susan.quamme@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
Badlands Roundup District Archery Match

Registration is open on 4honline and there will be NO walk-ins the day of the event.

Age Divisions: Beginner (8-10 Years on January 1)
Junior (11-13 Years)
Senior (14 & over)

The will be NO refunds for missed shoots or cancelled registrations. The only refunds issued will be for weather related cancellations.

Please contact Marcia at the McKenzie County Extension office or Adrian Biewer at the Center for 4-H for more information.

Date:January 25, 2020
City:Watford City, ND
Contact:
Marcia Hellendsaas

Phone: 701-444-3451
E-mail: marcia.hellendsaas@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/website_master/programs_events_master/state_4_h_contests/shooting_sports/
Event:
McLean County Hippology & Quiz Bowl Contest

Contestants will compete in the Hippology and Quiz Bowl Contest in three age divisions (Junior, Intermediate & Senior). Hippology Contest will involve two judging classes, a test, team problem and stations. More information will be available at a future date.

Date:January 25, 2020
City:Underwood, ND
Contact:
Calandria Edwards

Phone: 701-462-8808
E-mail: calandria.jarboe@ndsu.edu
Event:
Design Your Succession Plan-Grant, Morton, McLean, Oliver Counties

Multi-session workshop designed to help families get started on their plan, open lines of communication and work with professionals.

Date:January 28, 2020
City:Mandan, ND
Contact:
Renae Gress

Phone: 667-3340
E-mail: renae.gress@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/mortoncountyextension/events/design-your-succession-plan
Event:
Basic Beginnings
Date:January 28, 2020
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:
Northwest Farm Managers Meeting

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

Featuring:

“Past, Present and Future of Precision Agriculture”
“Growing Our Future; Building Your Farm Legacy”
Terry Aberhart, Aberhart Farms, Langenburg, Saskatchewan

“Farmer/Lender Relationship—How to Adjust for Adversity”
Greg Goodman, partner in Bachman Goodman Ag Services, LLC, Langdon, ND

“Ways Behavioral Economics are Impacting Farm Decisions”
Ray Massey, Professor, Agriculture & Applied Economics, University of Missouri

“Everything Agronomic is Economic”
Dan Frieberg, Co-Founder of Premier Crop Systems, LLC, Des Moines, IA

“2020 Market Outlook”
Brad Matthews, Senior Grain Advisor, Roach Ag Marketing, Naperville, IL

Date:January 29, 2020
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Paulann Haakenson

Phone: 701-231-7393
E-mail: paulann.haakenson@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: Horace Community Center, 214 Thue Court
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 8:00am
Training: 8:30am-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:January 29, 2020
City:Horace, 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:
Parenting the Love & Logic Way®
Date:January 30, 2020
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: Ramad/Grand Dakota Hotel, 532 15th St W
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 7:30am (MT)
Training: 8:30am-4:00pm

Date:January 30, 2020
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:
Dry Bean Getting-it-Right Workshop

Five hours of dry bean production and marketing updates will be provided for farmers and crop advisers.

Date:January 30 - 31, 2020
City:Park River/Fessenden, ND
Contact:
Greg Endres

Phone: 7016522951
E-mail: gregory.endres@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/news/newsreleases/2020/jan-6-2020/ndsu-extension-to-host-dry-bean-production-workshops-jan-30-and-31/view
Event:
NW Judging Contest
  • Note changes to events: 4-H & FFA Livestock Judging, Crop Judging/Agrononmy, Ag Sales, Small Animal Care
Date:February 1, 2020
City:Stanley, ND
Contact:
Jim Hennessy

Phone: 701-628-2835
Fax: 701-628-1676
E-mail: jimh@co.mountrail.nd.us
Event:
Northwest District Archery Match ~ Minot

Open to all active 2019-2020 4-H members
Age Divisions:
*Beginner (8-10 Years on January 1)
*Junior (11-13 years)
*Senior (14 and over)
Bow Divisions: Bare bow and unlimited Freestyle
Course of Fire: 30 arrows at 15 yards (All Beg. Junior, and Senior Barebow)
60 arrows at 20 yards (Senior Freestyle only)
Target: All bare bow- 80cm NASP face
Freestyle– Option single 40 cm or 5 bull NFAA Blue and White indoor face

REGISTRATION on 4honline.com

Date:February 1, 2020
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
emily.goff

Phone: 1-701-857-6450
Fax: 1-701-857-6454
E-mail: emily.goff@ndsu.edu
Event:
Burleigh County Hippology Contest

Hippology contest, 9:00am start time. 4-H Dress requred. Lunch included, $7 per person. Awards for Top 10 in each category. Categories are: 8-13 Junior Team Contest, 8-13 Intermediate Independent Contest, 14-18 Senior Independent Contest. Pre-register by January 24, 2020.

Date:February 1, 2020
City:BISMARCK, ND
Contact:
Lorie Erickson

Phone: 701-805-5503
E-mail: lorie.erickson@hotmail.com
Event:
Basic Beginnings
Date:February 4, 2020
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

Wednesday February 5, 2020 Alerus Grand Forks and February 6 Courtyard, Moorhead.
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:February 5, 2020
City:Grand Forks, ND
Contact:
Hans Kandel

Phone: 7012318135
E-mail: hans.kandel@ndsu.edu
Event:
Best of the Best in Wheat and Soybean Production

Thursday February 6, 2020 Courtyard by Marriott, Moorhead.
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:February 6, 2020
City:Moorhead, MN
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: North Central Research Extension Center, 5400 Hwy 83 S
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 7:30am
Training: 8:30am-4:00pm

Date:February 6, 2020
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:
Parenting the Love & Logic Way®
Date:February 6, 2020
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Holly Arnold

Phone: 701.857.6450
Fax: 701.857.6454
E-mail: holly.arnold@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/wardcountyextension
Event:
Crop Production Meeting

Crop Market Outlook by Frayne Olson
Digital Data for Crop Management by John Nowatski
Farm Bill Update by Andrew Swenson
Greg Endres – Cropping Systems

Date:February 7, 2020
City:Napoleon, ND
Contact:
Amanda Hayen

Phone: 7017544536
E-mail: amanda.hayen@ndsu.edu
Event:
Badlands Livestock Judging Contest
Date:February 8, 2020
City:Bowman, ND
Contact:
Leah King

Phone: 7015235271
E-mail: ndsu.bowman.extension@ndsu.edu
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, Rivers Edge Convention Center, 104th Ave S
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED – GO TO http://www.ndsupesticide.org
Registration: 8:00am
Training: 8:30am-4:00pm
Tristate Aerial Applicators Convention

Date:February 11, 2020
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:
Basic Beginnings
Date:February 11, 2020
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 11 - 12, 2020
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Greg Endres

Event:
Parenting the Love & Logic Way®
Date:February 13, 2020
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:
Active Parenting: First Five Years

Enjoying and Enhancing Your Child’s First 5 Years. Have fun, while meeting other parents and learning effective skills for parenting young children, ages 0-5 with this video and discussion based program.

Date:February 13, 2020
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 LAW Event

LAW combines the best of Civic U parliamentary procedure activities and contest with the engaging government events of Citizenship in Action! Youth in grades six to 12 who are interested in civic engagement and the political process will not want to miss this weekend!

Registration Fee: $115 includes shirt, materials for the event, lodging and all meals during the conference.

Youth will participate in 4-H Parliamentary Procedure event, judicial system events, a mock trial and a service project. Youth will be assigned to a parliamentary procedure team upon arriving and will be coached through a number of events.

Lodging
Room arrangements for youth are based on two to four youth per room and assigned by age and sex. Youth can request roommates when registering.

Chaperones – At least one adult chaperone must accompany every 10 youth. Counties may combine to share chaperones. Chaperones must register and pay the same fee as youth participants. Chaperones will be asked to transport and accompany youth to their group to activities throughout the weekend. Chaperones will not room with youth participants and will be assigned two to a room. If you wish to room by yourself, you will be responsible for your own room reservations and room expenses.

Date:February 15 - 17, 2020
City:Grand Forks, ND
Contact:
Sue Quamme

Phone: 701-231-7251
E-mail: susan.quamme@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/website_master/programs_events_master/overnight_tripscamps/law_leadership_awareness_weekend_previously_known_as_cia_and_civic_u/
Event:
Signing

Communicating before there are words. This is an awesome opportunity for learning basic sign language to use with young children. Signing is an effective, fun way to decrease frustration between you and your child.

Date:February 18, 2020
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: Pierce County Extension
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 8:00am
Training: 8:30am-4:00pm

Date:February 18, 2020
City:Rugby, 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: Stutsman County Extension, 502 10th Ave SE
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 8:00am
Training: 8:30am-4:00pm

Date:February 18, 2020
City:Jamestown, 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: 8:00am
Training: 8:30am-4:00pm

Date:February 18, 2020
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: Burke County Extension, 103 Main St
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 8:00am
Training: 8:30am-4:00pm

Date:February 18, 2020
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:
Private General Pesticide Training

New and Recertification training

Date:February 18, 2020
City:Napoleon, ND
Contact:
Amanda Hayen

Phone: 7017544536
E-mail: amanda.hayen@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: McKenzie County Extension, 205 6th St NW
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 8:00am
Training: 8:30am-4:00pm

Date:February 18, 2020
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: Richland County Extension
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 8:00am
Training: 8:30am-4:00pm

Date:February 18, 2020
City:Wahpeton, 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:
Private Pesticide Applicator Training

Registration at 12:30pm
Training will run from 1-4pm at the Morton County Courthouse

Please register at https://tinyurl.com/MortonPrivate

Date:February 20, 2020
City:Mandan, ND
Contact:
Renae Gress

Phone: 667-3340
E-mail: renae.gress@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://tinyurl.com/MortonPrivate
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:February 20, 2020
City:Grand Forks, ND
Contact:
Andrew Thostenson

Phone: 701-231-8050
Fax: 701-231-5907
E-mail: NDSU.pesticide@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://ndsupesticide.org/
Event:
2020 Mountrail County Private Pesticide Applicator Training-Stanley

Certification and Re-certification training at Mountrail County South Complex, 8103 61st St NW, Stanley, ND.
Must Pre-register by calling 701-628-2835 or email: Lynnette.Vachal@ndsu.edu

Date:February 20, 2020
City:Stanley, ND
Contact:
Lynnette Vachal

Phone: 701-628-2835
E-mail: lynnette.vachal@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/mountrailcountyextension/pestcide-certification
Event:
Active Parenting: First Five Years
Date:February 20, 2020
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:
Northeast District Archery Match in Cando

Registration is open on 4honline and there will be NO walk-ins.

Age Divisions: Beginner (8-10 Years on January 1)
Junior (11-13 Years)
Senior (14 & over)

The will be NO refunds for missed shoots or cancelled registrations. The only refunds issued will be for weather related cancellations.

Please contact Lyndsie at the Towner County Extension office or Adrian Biewer at the Center for 4-H for more information.

Date:February 22, 2020
City:Cando, ND
Contact:
Lyndsie Kennedy

Phone: 701-968-4361
E-mail: lyndsie.r.kennedy@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/website_master/programs_events_master/state_4_h_contests/shooting_sports/
Event:
West River Judging Contest

Mercer County 4-H and Beulah FFA will be hosting an agronomy/crops, livestock, ag sales, and hippology contest.

Date:February 22, 2020
City:Beulah, ND
Contact:
Craig Askim or Dena Kemmet

Phone: 701.873.5195
Fax: 701.873.5993
E-mail: craig.askim@ndsu.edu or dena.kemmet@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/mercercountyextension
Event:
4-H Equine Quiz Bowl Contest

Quiz bowl contest with 3 age groups. To be held at the University of Jamestown campus. Rescheduled FROM JANUARY 18TH. Registration form on web page linked below.

Date:February 22, 2020
City:Jamestown, ND
Contact:
Robin Barnes

Phone: 701-252-9030
Fax: 701-251-2969
E-mail: robin.barnes@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/stutsmancountyextension/4h-and-youth/county-events/horse-quiz-bowl/2020-horse-quiz-bowl-meet
Event:
Dunn County 2020 Pesticide Private Applicator Training
Date:February 24, 2020
City:Killdeer, ND
Contact:
Greg Benz

Phone: 701.573.5593
Fax: 701.573.6693
E-mail: Gregory.benz@ndsu.edu
Event:
Signing
Date:February 25, 2020
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:
Farming and Ranching for the Bottom Line

Keynote Speaker-Fred Provenza
Featured Topics- soil and human health connection, NDSU agribiome initiative, innovative producer panel, weather crystal ball, perspectives from industry, producer and banker and more

Event will take place at the BSC National Energy Center for Excellence. There is no cost to attend the event. Pre-register by February 18 at https://triple-bottom-line.eventbrite.com

Date:February 25 - 26, 2020
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:
Cindy Makedonski

Phone: 250-4518 ext 3
E-mail: lucinda.makedonski@nd.nacdnet.net
Web site: https://triple-bottom-line.eventbrite.com/
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 25 - 26, 2020
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:
Pesticide Recertification Training

Registration starts at 8:30 a.m., training begins at 9 a.m.

Date:February 27, 2020
City:Beulah, ND
Contact:
Craig Askim

Phone: 701.873.5195
E-mail: craig.askim@ndsu.edu
Event:
Active Parenting: First Five Years
Date:February 27, 2020
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: NDSCS Skills & Tech Training Center, 1305 19th Ave N
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 8:00am
Training: 8:30am-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:February 28, 2020
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:
Sargent County 4H Horse Quiz Bowl and Hippology Contest

4-H Horse Quiz Bowl and Hippology contest hosted by Sargent County 4-H.
Contact Julie Hassebroek or the Sargent County Extension Office.

Date:February 29, 2020
City:Forman, ND
Contact:
Julie Hassebroek

Phone: 701 678 4056
E-mail: hasfarm@drtel.net
Event:
4-H Foundation Scholarships DUE

Scholarships are available to present and former ND 4-H members through the 4-H Foundation.

Date:March 1, 2020
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Penny Dale

Phone: 701-231-8569
E-mail: penny.dale@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/4_h_foundation/scholarships/
Event:
Active Parenting: First Five Years
Date:March 1, 2020
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:
Pesticide Recertification Training

Evening training, registration starts at 5:30 p.m., training begins at 6 p.m.

Date:March 2, 2020
City:Beulah, ND
Contact:
Craig Askim

Phone: 701.873.5195
E-mail: craig.askim@ndsu.edu
Event:
Dunn County 2020 Pesticide Private Applicator Training
Date:March 3, 2020
City:Killdeer, ND
Contact:
Greg Benz

Phone: 701.573.5593
Fax: 701.573.6693
E-mail: Gregory.benz@ndsu.edu
Event:
Signing
Date:March 3, 2020
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 General Pesticide Training

A Private General Pesticide Training will be held at the Carrington Research Extension Center starting at 9:00 a.m. for those needing to re-certify and for initial certifications.

Date:March 3, 2020
City:Carrington, ND
Contact:
Melanie Hesch

Phone: 701-652-2581
Fax: 701-652-2081
E-mail: melanie.hesch@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/fostercountyextension/
Event:
Private Pesticide Applicator Training

Registration at 5:30pm
Training will run from 6-9pm at the Morton County Courthouse

Please register at https://tinyurl.com/MortonPrivate

Date:March 5, 2020
City:Mandan, ND
Contact:
Renae Gress

Phone: 667-3340
E-mail: renae.gress@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://tinyurl.com/MortonPrivate
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 County Courthouse Complex, Armory in Memorial Bldg
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 7:30am
Training: 8:30am-4:00pm

Date:March 5, 2020
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:
Southeast District Archery Match - West Fargo

Registration is open on 4honline and there will be NO walk-ins the day of the event.

Age Divisions: Beginner (8-10 Years on January 1)
Junior (11-13 Years)
Senior (14 & over)

The will be NO refunds for missed shoots or cancelled registrations. The only refunds issued will be for weather related cancellations.

Please contact Sarah at the Cass County Extension office or Adrian Biewer at the Center for 4-H for more information.

Date:March 6 - 7, 2020
City:West Fargo, ND
Contact:
Adrian Biewer

Phone: 701-231-7251
E-mail: adrian.biewer@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/website_master/programs_events_master/state_4_h_contests/shooting_sports/
Event:
Winter Show 4-H Hippology Contest

2020 4-H Winter Show Hippology Contest is on. Details will be sent out and posted as soon as they are finalized. Be watching.

Date:March 7 - 1, 2020
City:Valley City, ND
Contact:
Jess Storhoff

Phone: 701-840-0051
E-mail: hrsldy82@gmail.com
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/website_master/programs_events_master/state_4_h_contests/horse_events/
Event:
State 4-H Livestock Judging Contest

Livestock Judging consists of carefully analyzing a group of animals and measuring them against a standard that is commonly accepted as being ideal.

More information to come!

Date:March 7, 2020
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Leigh Ann Skurupey

Phone: 701-231-7039
E-mail: leighann.skurupey@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/website_master/programs_events_master/state_4_h_contests/livestock_events/
Event:
State 4-H Crop Judging Contest

Held at the Valley City Eagles Club during the North Dakota Winter Show.

Date:March 7, 2020
City:Valley City, ND
Contact:
Dean Aakre

Phone: 701-231-8595
E-mail: dean.aakre@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/website_master/programs_events_master/state_4_h_contests/crop_judging/
Event:
State 4-H Livestock Quiz Bowl Contest

The North Dakota 4-H Livestock Quiz Bowl contest provides an opportunity for youth enrolled in 4-H livestock projects to demonstrate their knowledge of animal science related subject matter in a competitive setting where attitudes of friendliness and fairness prevail. This contest provides an educational
experience for both participants and spectators. Youth are tested on all food animal livestock species including beef, dairy, swine, goat (dairy and meat), sheep, poultry and rabbit.

Date:March 8, 2020
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Leigh Ann Skurupey

Phone: 701-231-6658
E-mail: leighann.skurupey@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/website_master/programs_events_master/state_4_h_contests/livestock_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: Langdon Research Extension Center, 9280 107th Ave NE
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 8:30am
Training: 9:00am-4:30pm

Date:March 10, 2020
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:
Signing
Date:March 10, 2020
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: Renville County Extension, 205 Main St E
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 8:30am
Training: 9:00am-4:30pm

Date:March 10, 2020
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:
Tile Drainage Design Workshop 2019

Tile design is the main emphasis of the training. Theoretical and practical hands-on training will be provided. The event will start Tuesday morning March 10, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. and will continue through the afternoon till 4:45 p.m.
Registration: $90 (materials and lunch included). Pre-registration required, (limited to 45 registrants, no walk-in registration on day of event)

Online Registration can be found at
https://bit.ly/2QQz9XD
The event will take place in meeting room 380 Loftsgard Hall, Plant Sciences Department, NDSU campus 1360 Albrecht Boulevard, Fargo, ND.

The workshop will focus on the planning and design of agricultural tile drainage systems, including water management structures and lift stations to meet profitability and environmental objectives. The course content is taught in modules with emphasis on hands-on learning and ample time for discussions.
Other workshop topics are:
• Drainage, soils, and agronomic considerations
• Drainage design fundamentals
• Online drainage tools
• Team drainage project
• Managed drainage and subirrigation design

Date:March 10, 2020
City:Fargo, 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: Emmons County Courthouse, 100 4th St NW
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 8:30am
Training: 9:00am-4:30pm

Date:March 10, 2020
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:
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: Wells County Extension, 600 Railway St N
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 8:30am
Training: 9:00am-4:30pm

Date:March 10, 2020
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: LaMoure County Extension, 202 4th Ave NE
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 8:30am
Training: 9:00am-4:30pm

Date:March 10, 2020
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:
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

Date:March 10 - 11, 2020
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:
Coding Without Computers: Activities Volunteers Can Do with Youth! Webinar

Learn how to help volunteers who work with youth relate computer coding to everyday routines without the use of technology! Various unplugged activities will be demonstrated that teach youth about coding, algorithms, and artificial intelligence in a way that relates to their own lives and daily activities. The webinar will conclude with fun robotics activities that include simple coding and minimal technology for volunteers to use with youth.

Presenter: Lindsey Leker, 4-H Youth Development Specialist – Science – NDSU Extension

Webinar Link: https://umnextcyd.adobeconnect.com/ydbb2020/

Registration Link: https://z.umn.edu/ydwebinar

Date:March 11, 2020
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Meagan Scott

Phone: 701-231-7251
E-mail: meagan.scott@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
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: Williston Research Extension Center, 14120 Highway 2
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 7:30am
Training: 8:30am-4:00pm

Date:March 12, 2020
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:
Dickey County 4-H Hippology Contest

4-H 4-H Horse Hippology contest hosted by Sargent County 4-H.
Contact Breana Kiser at the Dickey County Extension Office.

Date:March 14, 2020
City:Oakes, ND, ND
Contact:
Breana Kiser

Phone: 701-349-3249 ext. 2
E-mail: breana.s.kiser.3@ndsu.edu
Event:
Conscious Discipline

Creating a Nurturing Home for Your Child. “Discipline isn’t something you do to children, it’s something you develop with them.” -Dr. Becky Bailey. Conscious Discipline offers parents and caregivers opportunities to learn skills needed for creating safe, connected and problem-solving homes.

Date:March 16, 2020
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 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 go to http://www.ndsupesticide.org
Registration: 9:30 am
Training: 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
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 17, 2020
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: Wells County Extension, 600 Railway St N #287
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED go to http://www.ndsupesticide.org
Registration: 8:30 am (MT)
Training: 9:00 am – 1:30 pm
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 17, 2020
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 Fumigation Recertification Training

Commercial Fumigation recertification training for those renewing their certification.
Category: Fumigation
Core: Ground
Location: Morton County Extension, 210 2nd Ave NW
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED go to http://www.ndsupesticide.org
Registration: 9:30 am
Training: 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
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 17, 2020
City:Mandan, 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:
Signing
Date:March 17, 2020
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 Fumigation Recertification Training

Commercial Fumigation recertification training for those renewing their certification.
Category: Fumigation
Core: Ground
Location: AES Research Greenhouse Complex, 1440 18th St N
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED go to http://www.ndsupesticide.org
Registration: 9:30 am
Training: 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
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 17, 2020
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: Stutsman County Extension, 502 10th Ave SE
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED go to http://www.ndsupesticide.org
Registration: 9:30 am
Training: 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
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 17, 2020
City:Jamestown, 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:
Private Pesticide & Fumigation Applicator Training

Fumigation Registration at 9:30am
Training will run from 10-12:30pm at the Hebron Community Center

Private Registration at 12:30pm
Training will run from 1-4pm at the Hebron Community Center

Please register at https://tinyurl.com/MortonPrivate

Date:March 20, 2020
City:Hebron, ND
Contact:
Renae Gress

Phone: 667-3340
E-mail: renae.gress@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://tinyurl.com/MortonPrivate
Event:
2020 Mountrail County Private Pesticide Applicator Training-New Town

Certification and Re-certification training at United Agronomy Ag Retail Center (upstairs conference room). 99 Coop Street, New Town, ND
Must Pre-register by calling 701-628-2835 or email: Lynnette.Vachal@ndsu.edu

Date:March 23, 2020
City:New Town, ND
Contact:
Lynnette Vachal

Phone: 701-628-2835
E-mail: lynnette.vachal@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/mountrailcountyextension/pestcide-certification
Event:
Conscious Discipline
Date:March 23, 2020
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: Grand Forks County Extension, 151 S 4th St. Suite 302
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 24, 2020
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:
Signing
Date:March 24, 2020
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: Morton County Extension, 210 2nd Ave NW
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 24, 2020
City:Mandan, 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: Dunn County Extension, 205 Owens St
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 7:30am (MT)
Training: 8:00am-3:30pm
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 24, 2020
City:Manning, 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: North Central Research Extension Center, 5400 Highway 83 S
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 24, 2020
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 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: NDSU/AES Research Greenhouse, Complex, 1440 18th St N
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 24, 2020
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 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: Broadway Commons Building, 205 E Broadway
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 24, 2020
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 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 Career Academy/Bis Pub Sch, 1221 College Dr./ BSC Campus
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 7:30am
Training: 8:30am-4:00pm

Date:March 26, 2020
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:
South Central District Archery Match in LaMoure County

Registration is open on 4honline and there will be NO walk-ins the day of the event.

Age Divisions: Beginner (8-10 Years on January 1)
Junior (11-13 Years)
Senior (14 & over)

The will be NO refunds for missed shoots or cancelled registrations. The only refunds issued will be for weather related cancellations.

Please contact Caroline Homan at the LaMoure County Extension office or Adrian Biewer at the Center for 4-H for more information.

Date:March 27 - 28, 2020
City:Edgeley, ND
Contact:
Caroline Homan

Phone: 701-883-6084
E-mail: caroline.homan@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/website_master/programs_events_master/state_4_h_contests/shooting_sports/
Event:
4-H Ambassador Spring Retreat

More information to come!

Date:March 27 - 29, 2020
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Sue Quamme

Phone: 701-231-7251
E-mail: susan.quamme@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
State 4-H Horse Judging and Hippology Contest

This contest will be held at the NDSU Equine Science Center. More information to come!

Date:March 28, 2020
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Leigh Ann Skurupey

Phone: 701-231-6658
E-mail: leighann.skurupey@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/website_master/programs_events_master/state_4_h_contests/horse_events/
Event:
National 4-H Conference

The National 4-H Conference is a week-long program for youth ages 15-19 held in April at the National 4-H Center near Washington, DC.

In addition to strengthening leadership skills, the purpose of the National 4-H Conference is to:

  • become familiar with government;
  • meet with state and national leaders;
  • develop skills such as adaptability, team building and communications;
  • give 4-H members a voice in the national 4-H program.
Date:March 28 - April 2, 2020
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Rachelle Vettern

Phone: 701-231-7251
E-mail: rachelle.vettern@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/website_master/programs_events_master/national_leadership_opportunities/national_4_h_conference/
Event:
State 4-H Horse Quiz Bowl, Demo, Illustrated Talk, Public Speaking Contest

Contest will be held in the Family Life Center at NDSU.

Date:March 29, 2020
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Leigh Ann Skurupey

Phone: 701-231-6658
E-mail: leighann.skurupey@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/website_master/programs_events_master/state_4_h_contests/horse_events/
Event:
Conscious Discipline
Date:March 30, 2020
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:
Signing
Date:March 31, 2020
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: Harwood Community Center, 210 Freedland Dr
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 7:30am
Training: 8:30am-4:00pm

Date:March 31, 2020
City:Harwood, 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:
Active Parenting of Teens & Pre-teens

Guiding My Child through the Teen Years. Enjoy the teen years by learning to be and active vs. reactive parent by using skills presented in this video and discussion based series. the program addresses teen brain development, parenting styles, communication, problem solving, responsibility, self-esteem, teen behavior goals, high-risk behaviors, alcohol, drugs, sexuality and violence. Meet other parents in this relaxed environment.

Date:March 31, 2020
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/wardcountyextensions
Event:
State 4-H Air Rifle Championships

More information to come!

Date:April 4, 2020
City:Devils Lake, ND
Contact:
Adrian Biewer

Phone: 701-231-7251
E-mail: adrian.biewer@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/website_master/programs_events_master/state_4_h_contests/shooting_sports/
Event:
Gardening Saturday

2020 Gardening Saturday is April 4th at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks. Sponsored by NDSU Extension 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, a free annual, and lots of great gardening camaraderie. For more information visit the website or call 701-780-8229.

Date:April 4, 2020
City:Grand Forks, ND
Contact:
Carrie Knutson

Phone: 701-780-8229
Fax: 701-780-8309
E-mail: carrie.knutson@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.gardeningsaturday.info/
Event:
Conscious Discipline
Date:April 6, 2020
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:
Signing
Date:April 7, 2020
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:
Active Parenting of Teens & Pre-teens
Date:April 7, 2020
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:
Active Parenting of Teens & Pre-teens
Date:April 14, 2020
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

4-H Spring Training will be held at the Rough Rider Center in Watford City. More information to come!

Date:April 14 - 15, 2020
City:Watford City, ND
Contact:
Meagan Scott Hoffman

Phone: 701-231-7251
E-mail: meagan.scott@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
West District Meeting

This meeting is intended for Extension agents, specialists, parent educators, and EFNEP/FNP nutrition education assistants in the west district to come together for program planning, cross-training, and discuss relevant issues.

Date:April 16, 2020
City:Watford City, ND
Contact:
Jim Gray

Phone: 701-328-9716
E-mail: jim.gray@ndsu.edu
Event:
Conscious Discipline
Date:April 20, 2020
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:
Active Parenting of Teens & Pre-teens
Date:April 21, 2020
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:
2020 Support Staff Conference

Radisson Hotel Fargo, midday Tuesday through midday Thursday

Date:April 21 - 23, 2020
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Elizabeth Cronin

Phone: 701-231-7881
E-mail: elizabeth.cronin@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/conferences/
Event:
Stutsman County Garden Morning
Date:April 25, 2020
City:Jamestown , ND
Contact:
Alicia Harstad

Phone: 701-252-9030
E-mail: alicia.harstad@ndsu.edu
Event:
Garden Palooza 2020

NDSU Extension / Cass County Horticulture will present a spring workshop on vegetable and flower gardening, lawn and tree care, landscaping, and much more.

More information to follow!

Date:April 25, 2020
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Don Kinzler

Phone: 701-241-5707
Fax: 701-241-5935
E-mail: donald.kinzler@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/casscountyextension/horticulture/save-the-date-garden-palooza-2020
Event:
Conscious Discipline
Date:April 27, 2020
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:
Active Parenting of Teens & Pre-teens
Date:April 28, 2020
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:
East District Extension Agents Spring Meeting

In-service and professional development. Stiklestad Lodge, Fort Ransom, ND 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Date:April 30, 2020
City:Fort Ransom, ND
Contact:
Kim Ruliffson

Phone: 701-780-8229
E-mail: kimberly.ruliffson@ndsu.edu
Event:
Conscious Discipline
Date:May 4, 2020
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Holly Arnold

Phone: 701.857.6450
Fax: 701.857.6454
Event:
Reaching Volunteer Training Needs with Technology - Brown Bag Webinar

Designing, developing, and teaching volunteers in online formats is an integral part of a comprehensive training program. However, keeping up with how and where volunteers want to access information from us continues to shift. This webinar will provide an overview of the results from a survey and focus group with volunteers who shared how they want to learn in online formats. Then, examples of how programs can use easy tools, such as video, screen capture, and podcasts to reach all volunteers will be shared.

Presenters: Kari Robideau, Extension Educator, Distance Learning Technology and Alicia Webb, Program Coordinator – University of Minnesota Extension Center for Youth Development

Webinar Link: https://umnextcyd.adobeconnect.com/ydbb2020/

Registration Link: https://z.umn.edu/ydwebinar

Date:May 6, 2020
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Meagan Scott

Phone: 701-231-7251
E-mail: meagan.scott@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
State 4-H Meat Judging Contest

To educate and expose you, the consumer, to factors that will enable you to identify cuts of meat at the store. Knowing cuts of meat and the area of the carcass in which the cuts came from will allow you to create a more enjoyable meal.

This contest will be held at the NDSU Meat Science Lab

Date:May 9, 2020
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Leigh Ann Skurupey

Phone: 701-231-6658
E-mail: leighann.skurupey@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/website_master/programs_events_master/state_4_h_contests/meats_judging/
Event:
4-H Ambassador Applications Due

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

More information on the Ambassador application can be found at: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/member_information/4_h_ambassador/

Date:May 15, 2020
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Holly Halvorson

Phone: 701-231-9218
E-mail: holly.halvorson@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/member_information/4_h_ambassador/
Event:
Showmanship Clinic

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:May 27, 2020
City:Jamestown, ND
Contact:
Robin Barnes

Phone: 701-252-9030
Fax: 701-251-2969
E-mail: robin.barnes@ndsu.edu
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, Grand Forks County Ext, 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 28, 2020
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:
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 28, 2020
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: Frago, NDSU Campus, Loftsgard 380
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 28, 2020
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 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: Williston, Broadway Commons, 302 East Broadway
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 28, 2020
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:
State 4-H Dairy Judging Contest

The North Dakota 4-H Dairy Judging Contest provides an opportunity for youth enrolled in 4-H Livestock projects to enhance their animal evaluation and selection skills.

This contest will be held at the NDSU Dairy Unit.

Date:June 2, 2020
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Leigh Ann Skurupey

Phone: 701-231-6658
E-mail: leighann.skurupey@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/website_master/programs_events_master/state_4_h_contests/dairy_judging/
Event:
Consumer Decision Making Contest - open to ALL counties

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, 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:
2020 4-H Extension Youth Conference

More information to come!

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

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

The Rube Goldberg contest will be held at the NDSF on July 18.

Teams that build a RG and complete the record keeping journal and a poster summarizing their work can compete or display their work at their county fair. Any team can participate in the state fair contest; teams do not have to win a county contest to enter the 2020 state fair challenge.

Date:July 18, 2020
City:Mino, ND
Contact:
Lindsey Leker

Phone: 701-231-7251
E-mail: lindsey.leker@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/website_master/programs_events_master/state_4_h_contests/rube_goldberg/
Event:
State Communication Arts Event

The 2020 State Communication Arts event will be held at the ND State Fair.

More information can be found at: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/website_master/programs_events_master/state_4_h_contests/communication_arts/

Date:July 19, 2020
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Dean Aakre

Phone: 701-231-7251
E-mail: dean.aakre@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/website_master/programs_events_master/state_4_h_contests/communication_arts/
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:
Active Parenting for Stepfamilies
Date:October 8, 2020
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:
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
Contact: