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Event:
Weeds Team Train the Trainer Workshop

Location: Carrington Research Extension Center

The Extension staff that went on the Nebraska bus tour in August are working hard to put together teaching material that recaps their experience. This teach material will be showcased at this workshop and will be available for all Extension staff to use after this workshop. More details and an agenda will be coming later.

Date:January 3, 2018
City:Carrington, ND
Contact:
Alicia Harstad and Tom Peters

E-mail: alicia.harstad@ndsu.edu; thomas.j.peters@ndsu.edu
Event:
Lake Region Extension Roundup

An Educational event focusing on issues of the upcoming growing season of crops and livestock. Features guest speakers and over 50 agricultural booths.

Date:January 9 - 10, 2018
City:Devils Lake, ND
Contact:
Bill Hodous

Phone: 701-662-7027
E-mail: bill.hodous@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/ramseycountyextension/
Event:
Commercial Home, Industrial & Institutional Recertification Training

Commercial pesticide recertification training for those renewing their H,I,I certification.
Categories: Home, Industrial & Institutional, Research & Demo
Core: Ground
Location: Grand Forks Co Extension, 151 S 4 St, S302
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED go to www.ndsupesticide.org
Registration: 8:00am
Training: 8:30am-3:00pm

Date:January 11, 2018
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 Home, Industrial & Institutional Recertification Training

Commercial pesticide recertification training for those renewing their H,I,I certification.
Categories: Home, Industrial & Institutional, Research & Demo
Core: Ground
Location: NDSU, Loftsgard Room 260 & 262
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED go to www.ndsupesticide.org
Registration: 8:00am
Training: 8:30am-3:00pm

Date:January 11, 2018
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 Home, Industrial & Institutional Recertification Training

Commercial pesticide recertification training for those renewing their H,I,I certification.
Categories: Home, Industrial & Institutional, Research & Demo
Core: Ground
Location: Research Extension Center, 5400 Hwy 83 S
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED go to www.ndsupesticide.org
Registration: 8:00am
Training: 8:30am-3:00pm

Date:January 11, 2018
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:
Bull Buying Workshop

Learn to use EPD’s to add Muscle, Thickness, Pounds and $$$ to your operation.
One-on-One workshop, limited to 10 participants.
Call 701-288-5180 to register.

Date:January 17, 2018
City:Wishek, ND
Contact:
Crystal Schaunaman, Extension Agent

Phone: 701-288-5180
E-mail: crystal.schaunaman@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/mcintoshcountyextension/events/bull-buying-workshop
Event:
DYSP - Jamestown

Design Your Succession Plan
5:00 – 5:30 pm – Supper
5:30 – 8:30 pm – Meeting

Date:January 18, 2018
City:Jamestown, ND
Contact:
Alicia Harstad

Phone: 701-252-9030
E-mail: alicia.harstad@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: Jamestown Civic Center, 212 3 Avenue SW
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 7:30am
Training: 8:30am-4:00pm

Date:January 19, 2018
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:
Winter Ag Expo
Date:January 19 - 20, 2018
City:Jamestown, ND
Contact:
Alicia Harstad

Phone: 701-252-9030
E-mail: alicia.harstad@ndsu.edu
Event:
Parents Forever

Are you going through or have recently separated or divorced from your child’s other parent? This is a research-based program designed to help parents make informed, child-supportive decisions while focusing on healthy children & positive parent-child relationships.

Cost is $55/ person. Scholarships are available by need.

Childcare is not available.

Growing Futures credits for child care providers are not available.

This class is not funded by ND DHS Children & Family Services.

9:00 AM – 1:00 PM, Mandan.

To register call NDSU Extension Service/Morton County at 701-667-3342.

Date:January 20, 2018
City:Mandan, ND
Contact:
Liz Larson

Phone: 701-667-3342
Fax: 701-667-3348
E-mail: liz.larson@ndsu.edu
Event:
Crop Insurance Conference

25th Annual Crop Insurance Conference
Location: Holiday Inn, 3803 13th Ave S, Fargo
Program: 8 a.m.
Registration: online at www.ndsu.edu/farmmanagement
Fee: $110

Date:January 22, 2018
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Paulann Haakenson

Phone: 701-231-7393
E-mail: paulann.haakenson@ndsu.edu
Event:
Building Strong Families

Attend this three-part series whether your children are 2 years old or 18 years old. Topics include building family strengths, communication, and discipline for children at different ages and stages.

Child care is not available.

Growing Futures credits for child care providers are not available.

Mondays, 6:00-7:30 PM

To register call NDSU Extension Service/Morton County at 701-667-3342.

Date:January 22 - February 5, 2018
City:Mandan, ND
Contact:
Liz Larson

Phone: 701-667-3342
Fax: 701-667-3348
E-mail: liz.larson@ndsu.edu
Event:
Getting it Right Soybean Production Meetings 2018

Soybean producers interested in intensive soybean management should plan to attend one of four ‘Getting it Right in Soybean Production’ meetings scheduled for Fessenden, Kenmare, Rugby and Langdon, 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 2018.
Tuesday January 23 Wells County, Festival Hall Fairgrounds, Fessenden 10-3 p.m
Wednesday January 24 Ward County, Memorial Hall, Kenmare 10-3 p.m.
Thursday January 24, Pierce County, Dakota Farms Restaurant, Rugby 10- 3 p.m.
Friday Jan 26 Cavalier County REC meeting room, Langdon 10-3 p.m.

Speakers include Lindsay Maddock, Hans Kandel, Sam Markell, Greg Endres and TJ Prochaska.

Date:January 23, 2018
City:Fessenden, ND
Contact:
Lindsay Maddock

Phone: 701-547-3341
Fax: 701-547-3283
E-mail: lindsay.maddock@ndsu.edu
Event:
NDSU Feedlot School

A two day intensive course for cattle producers, feeders, backgrounders, feed industry personnel, animal health-care suppliers and anyone else who is interested in learning more about feedlot production, nutrition, waste management and marketing. The two-day program will be offered at the Carrington Research Extension Center.

Date:January 23 - 24, 2018
City:CREC, Carrington, ND
Contact:
Joel Lemer - Foster County Extension Agent

Phone: 701-652-2581
Fax: 701-652-2081
E-mail: joel.lemer@ndsu.edu
Event:
Getting it Right Soybean Production 2018

Soybean producers interested in intensive soybean management should plan to attend one of four ‘Getting it Right in Soybean Production’ meetings scheduled for Fessenden, Kenmare, Rugby, and Langdon, 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 2018.

Date:January 24, 2018
City:Kenmare, ND
Contact:
Paige Brummund

Phone: 701-857-6444
E-mail: celeste.hauser@ndsu.edu
Event:
Getting it Right Soybean Production Meetings 2018

Soybean producers interested in intensive soybean management should plan to attend one of four ‘Getting it Right in Soybean Production’ meetings scheduled for Fessenden, Kenmare, Rugby and Langdon, 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 2018.
Tuesday January 23 Wells County, Festival Hall Fairgrounds, Fessenden 10-3 p.m
Wednesday January 24 Ward County, Memorial Hall, Kenmare 10-3 p.m.
Thursday January 24, Pierce County, Dakota Farms Restaurant, Rugby 10- 3 p.m.
Friday Jan 26 Cavalier County REC meeting room, Langdon 10-3 p.m.

Speakers include Page Brummund, Hans Kandel, Sam Markell, Greg Endres and TJ Prochaska.

Date:January 24, 2018
City:Kenmare, ND
Contact:
Paige Brummund

Phone: 701/857-6448
E-mail: paige.f.brummund@ndsu.edu
Event:
Getting it Right Soybean Production Meetings 2018

Soybean producers interested in intensive soybean management should plan to attend one of four ‘Getting it Right in Soybean Production’ meetings scheduled for Fessenden, Kenmare, Rugby and Langdon, 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 2018.
Tuesday January 23 Wells County, Festival Hall Fairgrounds, Fessenden 10-3 p.m
Wednesday January 24 Ward County, Memorial Hall, Kenmare 10-3 p.m.
Thursday January 24, Pierce County, Dakota Farms Restaurant, Rugby 10- 3 p.m.
Friday Jan 26 Cavalier County REC meeting room, Langdon 10-3 p.m.

Speakers include Lindsay Maddock, Hans Kandel, Sam Markell, Greg Endres and TJ Prochaska.

Date:January 25, 2018
City:Rugby, ND
Contact:
Yolanda Schmidt

Phone: 701-776-6234
E-mail: yolanda.schmidt@ndsu.edu
Event:
Eastern Ag Day

Topics:
Windbreaks
Grain Marketing 101
Palmer Amaranth
Soybean and Dry Bean Disease Update
2018, NDAWN, and More!

Presenters:
Daryl Ritchison, and agents from Grand Forks, Griggs, Steele and Traill County Extension

Date:January 25, 2018
City:Hatton, ND
Contact:
Alyssa Scheve

Phone: 701-636-5665
Event:
DYSP - Jamestown

Design Your Succession Plan
5:00 – 5:30 pm – Supper
5:30 – 8:30 pm – Meeting

Date:January 25, 2018
City:Jamestown, ND
Contact:
Alicia Harstad

Phone: 701-252-9030
E-mail: alicia.harstad@ndsu.edu
Event:
Getting it Right Soybean Production Meetings 2018

Soybean producers interested in intensive soybean management should plan to attend one of four ‘Getting it Right in Soybean Production’ meetings scheduled for Fessenden, Kenmare, Rugby and Langdon, 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 2018.
Tuesday January 23 Wells County, Festival Hall Fairgrounds, Fessenden 10-3 p.m
Wednesday January 24 Ward County, Memorial Hall, Kenmare 10-3 p.m.
Thursday January 24, Pierce County, Dakota Farms Restaurant, Rugby 10- 3 p.m.
Friday Jan 26 Cavalier County REC meeting room, Langdon 10-3 p.m.

Speakers include Lindsay Maddock, Hans Kandel, Sam Markell, Greg Endres and TJ Prochaska.

Date:January 26, 2018
City:Langdon, ND
Contact:
Anitha Chirumamilla

Phone: (701) 256-2560
E-mail: anitha.chirumamilla@ndsu.edu
Event:
Family Fun & Fitness

Family Fun & Fitness will be held Sunday, January 28, 2018, 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 28, 2018
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:
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 Ct.
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 31, 2018
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:
Best of the Best in Wheat and Soybean Production

Wednesday January 31, Alerus Grand Forks and February 1 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:January 31, 2018
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:

“Why Prices Go Sidewise But Farm Income Rises”
“Taking What The Land Market Offers”
Michael Swanson, Agricultural Economist and Consultant, Wells Fargo

“Crop Price Outlook and Marketing Strategies”
Darin Newsom, DTN Senior Analyst

“Utilizing Drones & Other Technology in Today’s Agriculture”
Nolan Berg, Precision Systems Agronomist, Peterson Farms Seed

“The Economics of Precision Agriculture”
Kelly Sharpe, Owner, GK Technology Inc., Halstad, MN

“Projected Weather Patterns for the 2018 Growing Season”
Daryl Richison, Interim Director, North Dakota Agricultural Weather Network

Date:January 31, 2018
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Paulann Haakenson

Phone: 701-231-7393
E-mail: paulann.haakenson@ndsu.edu
Event:
Best of the Best in Wheat and Soybean Production

Wednesday January 31, Alerus Grand Forks and February 1 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 1, 2018
City:Moorhead, 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: Ramada/Grand Dakota Hotel, 532 15 St SW
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 7:30am
Training: 8:30am-4:00pm

Date:February 1, 2018
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/