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Event:
Walsh County Consumer Decision Making

NDSU Extension Walsh County will host the Consumer Decision Making event on July 7-8, 2020 at the Park River City Auditorium. Registration for this event closes at 4:30 PM June 26, 2020.

Date:July 7 - 8, 2020
City:Park River, ND
Contact:
Katie Thompson

Phone: 701-284-6624
Fax: 701-284-7383
E-mail: katie.thompson.1@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/walshcountyextension/4h-and-youth/county-events-forms
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:
Bringing Out the Best in Your Family

Healthy, strong family relationships are foundational to young people’s growth, learning and being. Fun, interactive activities and connection ideas to help kids become their best selves. Ideal for parents and caregivers of mid-elementary and middle school children.

Over Zoom video conferencing.

Date:July 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 Browse the Pasture Walk

Ward County will be hosting the 2020 Browse the Pasture Walk on July 14, 2020 at 9 a.m. NDSU Extension Livestock Environmental Stewardship Specialist, Miranda Meehan and NDSU Extension Range Specialist, Kevin Sedivec, join NDSU Extension Intern, Aspen Lenning and NDSU Extension Agriculture and Natural Resources Agent, Paige Brummund, for this year’s Pasture Walk. Topics, such as carrying capacity, identifying common types of valuable plants, and grazing management will be discussed in an interactive manner, as well as plenty of time for questions – bring your curiosity. The walk will take place in a pasture near Minot, ND, so real-world examples can be discussed.

The event is FREE, but space is limited and pre-registration is required. Registration deadline is July 10, 2020. Please register by visiting https://tinyurl.com/PastureWalk. If you wish to register by email or phone or have any questions about the event, please contact Aspen Lenning at a.lenning@ndsu.edu or call 701-857-6444. Once pre-registration is confirmed, the pasture address, directions, and agenda will be sent to participants.

Date:July 14, 2020
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Aspen Lenning

Phone: 701-857-6444
Fax: 701-857-6450
E-mail: a.lenning@ndsu.edu
Event:
Bringing Out the Best in Your Family - over Zoom Video Conferencing
Date:July 15, 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:
Bringing Out the Best in Your Family - over Zoom Video Conferencing
Date:July 22, 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:
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 4-H Achievement Days - 2020

Tuesday, July 21: Static Exhibit Interviews via ZOOM (8 am – 8 pm)
Wednesday, July 22: Static Exhibit Interviews via ZOOM (8 am – 8 pm)
Thursday, July 23: Horse Show (8 am)
Friday, July 24: Static Exhibit Interviews via ZOOM (8 am – 1 pm)
Friday, July 24: Poultry, Rabbit and Pet Shows (2 pm)
Saturday, July 25: Livestock Show (8 am)

Date:July 23 - 25, 2020
City:Forman, ND
Contact:
Cindy Klapperich

Phone: 701-724-3355
E-mail: cindy.klapperich@ndsu.edu
Event:
Bringing Out the Best in Your Family - over Zoom Video Conferencing
Date:July 29, 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:
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:
Bringing Out the Best in Your Family - over Zoom Video Conferencing
Date:August 5, 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:
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:
Bringing Out the Best in Your Family - over Zoom Video Conferencing
Date:August 12, 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
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