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:
Northwest Farm Managers Meeting

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Private Pesticide Certification – Renew or Certify
Burke County Courthouse, Community Room
Registration begins at 8:30am

Date:February 7, 2017
City:Bowbells, ND
Contact:
Charlene Smart

Phone: 701-377-2927
E-mail: charlene.smart@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: Mohall, Renville County Extension, 205 Main St E
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 8:30am
Training: 9:00am-4:30pm

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

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

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

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

Event:
Commercial Pesticide Recertification Training

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Part 1 of 2

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Part 2 of 2

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

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

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

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

Phone: 701.857.6444
Fax: 701.857.6454
E-mail: paige.f.brummund@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/wardcountyextension
Event:
Couple's Night Out

Ever wondered how to prepare Filet Mignon? Learn how, with this class, to make a fabulous dinner at home for your special someone on Valentine’s Day! Sponsored by: North Dakota Cattle Women, Karmin’s Kitchen Table and NDSU Extension Service – Burleigh County. Proceeds go to the Bismarck Cancer Center Foundation.

Date:February 9, 2017
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:
Shaundra Ziemann-Bolinske

Phone: 701-221-6865
Fax: 701-221-6845
E-mail: shaundra.ziemann@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/burleighcountyextension/extension-events/couples-night-out-feb-9-karmins-kitchen-table
Event:
Tri-County Tourism Alliance
Date:February 10, 2017
City:Linton, ND
Contact:
Acacia Stuckle

Event:
Long Term Health Care Planning

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

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

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

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

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

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

Phone: 701-241-5700
E-mail: kelcey.hoffman@ndsu.edu, rita.ussatis@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/succession
Event:
Commercial Pesticide Aerial Applicators Recertification Training

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

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

Phone: 701-231-8050
Fax: 701-231-5907
E-mail: NDSU.pesticide@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsupesticide.org/
Event:
Dickey/ LaMoure Winter Cattle Workshop

Dickey and Lamoure County will be hosting a cattle winter workshop in Ellendale for cattle producers on February 14, 2017, at the Fireside Restaurant down in the basement.
This day long workshop will be filled with specialists, demonstrations, and some hands-on learning. We ask the producers to bring some production numbers to use for the cattle operation break-even session and be ready to build your own vaccine cooler along with other demonstrations throughout the day.
The program will start at 9 a.m. for registration and begin at 9:30 a.m. until to 4:00 p.m.

Agenda and presenters are:
• Calving Difficulties: Dr. Gerald Stokka, NDSU Veterinarian & Livestock Stewardship Specialist and Julianne Racine, Lamoure County Agent
• Vaccine Handling & Storage: Breana Kiser, Dickey County Agent and Lisa Pederson, Beef Quality Specialist
• Cattle Operation Break-Evens: John Dhuyvetter, Livestock Systems Specialist and Julianne Racine, Lamoure County Agent
• Culling Cow Strategies: Breana Kiser, Dickey County Agent
• Humane Euthanasia: Lisa Pederson, Beef Quality Specialist
• Mortality Composting: Mary Berg, Livestock Environmental Management
• Veterinarian Panel: Herd Health & VFD Q&A: Dr. Gerald Stokka, NDSU Veterinarian & Livestock Stewardship Specialist and Local Veterinarians

There is no registration fee but a head count is needed for the meal and materials. If you are interested in or need to renew your Beef Quality Assurance Certification, the fee is $15 and is available if you attend the workshop.
Register by February 9th with the Dickey County Extension Office at (701) 490-3249 and the workshop is limited to 50 attendees.

Date:February 14, 2017
City:Ellendale, ND
Contact:
Breana Kiser

Phone: 7013493249
E-mail: breana.s.kiser.3@ndsu.edu
Event:
PG Pesticide Training - Agri
Date:February 14, 2017
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:
Mindy

Phone: 701-221-6865
E-mail: mindy.graulty@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/burleighcountyextension/
Event:
Long Term Health Care Planning for Farm and Ranch Families

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

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

Phone: 701-221-6865
E-mail: ashley.Stegeman@ndsu.edu, vanessa.hoines@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/succession
Event:
KFYR Agri-International Living Ag Classroom

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

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

Phone: 701.667.3340
Fax: 701.667.3348
E-mail: jackie.buckley@ndsu.edu
Event:
Private Pesticide Recertification Training

Private pesticide recertification training for those renewing their certification.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Phone: 701-857-6444
E-mail: paige.f.brummund@ndsu.edu, ellen.bjelland@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/succession
Event:
MonDak Pulse Day

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

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

E-mail: clair.keene@ndsu.edu
Event:
The Best of the Best in Wheat Research and Marketing

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

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

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

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

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

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

Phone: 701-780-8229
E-mail: willie.huot@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/succession
Event:
Ellendale Private Applicator Pesticide Training

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

Fireside Restaurant
415 89th St SE
Ellendale, ND

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

Phone: 701349-3249
E-mail: breana.s.kiser.3@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/dickeycountyextension/
Event:
Commercial Pesticide Recertification Training

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

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

Phone: 701-231-8050
Fax: 701-231-5907
E-mail: NDSU.pesticide@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsupesticide.org/
Event:
Burleigh County Hippology Contest

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

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

Pre-register by February 10, 2017 to Lorie Erickson

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

Phone: 701-850-5503
E-mail: lorie.erickson@hotmail.com
Event:
2017 Ag Forum

9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Informative and educational meeting for both crop and livestock producers featuring several NDSU Extension specialists. It is scheduled so that crop topics are covered in the morning with general and more livestock specific information after lunch. You are welcome to attend all or just part of the event.

Please visit web page below for full agenda.

RSVP requested for planning purposes.

Date:February 21, 2017
City:Wishek, ND
Contact:Phone: 701-288-5180
E-mail: NDSU.McIntosh.Extension@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/mcintoshcountyextension/events/2017-ag-forum
Event:
Private General Pesticide Applicator Training

Initial and Recertification.

Pre-registration required. Please call or email.

Check-In – 2:30 p.m.
Class – 3:00 p.m.

National Guard Armory
1210 1st Ave S – Wishek, ND

Date:February 21, 2017
City:Wishek, ND
Contact:
Crystal Schaunaman or Kristie Schnabel

Phone: 701-288-5180
E-mail: NDSU.McIntosh.Extension@ndsu.edu
Event:
Private Applicator Pesticide Training - Fumigation at 10am, PG at 1pm

If your private pesticide certification expires this year or if you want to be certified for the first time, here are your certification or recertification opportunities.

There is a charge of $30.00 payable by Checks the day of training. NO CASH
Please bring your pesticide card and your driver’s license with you to the training.

You will only be required to take a monitored exam when you first come into the program, if you add a category, or if you let the certification expire. To maintain your certification, certificate holders will need to participate every three years in recertification training. If you are unable to attend the scheduled meeting, or your certification has expired, you will need to take a monitored exam.

Feb 21 – New Salem – Morton Co. Fairgrounds: Fumigation at 10am and Private General 1pm.
Register online at: www.tinyurl.com/MortonPest
Free Chili lunch at 12:30pm between trainings

March 13 – Burleigh Co. Extension Office – 6:00 p.m.
Call 701-221-6865 and ask for Mindy to register

March 14 – Burleigh Co. Extension Office – 9:00 a.m.
Call 701-221-6865 and ask for Mindy to register

April 10 – Morton Co. Courthouse – 7:00 p.m.
Register online at www.tinyurl.com/MortonPest

Date:February 21, 2017
City:New Salem, ND
Contact:
Cami

Phone: 701-667-3348
E-mail: cami.bauman@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/burleighcountyextension/agriculture
Event:
Eastern Crop & Pest Management School

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

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

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

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

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

Private Pesticide Certification – Renew or Certify
Burke County Courthouse, Community Room
Registration begins at 8:30am

Date:February 22, 2017
City:Bowbells, ND
Contact:
Charlene Smart

Phone: 701-377-2927
E-mail: charlene.smart@ndsu.edu
Event:
Forage & Cattle Management Alternatives Meeting

Meeting to discuss Forage & Cattle Management Alternatives

Date:February 22, 2017
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
John Dhuyvetter 701.757.7677 or Paige Brummund 701.857.6444

E-mail: john.dhuyvetter@ndsu.edu paige.f.brummund@ndsu.edu
Event:
Burke County Ag Show & Annual Meeting

Please join us for our Ag Show & Annual Meeting
February 22nd at 9:30am
Lignite Community Center, Main St. Lignite, ND

Date:February 22, 2017
City:Lignite, ND
Contact:
Charlene Smart

Phone: 701-377-2927
E-mail: charlene.smart@ndsu.edu
Event:
Custom Manure Haulers Workshop

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

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

Phone: 701-652-2951
E-mail: mary.berg@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/lem
Event:
Lean Training for Program Planning Team Chairs

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

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

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

Part 1 of 6

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

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

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

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

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

Registration: 12:30 pm
Program: 1 pm

Grace Lutheran Church
821 Hickory Ave
Oakes, ND

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

Phone: 7013493249
E-mail: breana.s.kiser.3@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/dickeycountyextension/
Event:
West River Judging Contest

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

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

Phone: 701-873-5195
Fax: 701-873-5993
E-mail: ndsu.mercer.extension@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/mercercountyextension
Event:
Farming for the Bottom Line
Date:February 27, 2017
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:Phone: 701-667-3340
Fax: 701-667-3348
Event:
Private General Pesticide Applicator Training

Initial and Recertification.

Pre-registration required. Please call or email.

Check-In – 12:30 p.m.
Class – 1:00 p.m.

McIntosh County Courthouse
Ashley, ND

Date:February 27, 2017
City:Ashley, ND
Contact:
Crystal Schaunaman or Kristie Schnabel

Phone: 701-288-5180
E-mail: NDSU.McIntosh.Extension@ndsu.edu
Event:
Farming & Ranching for the Bottom Line

After focusing successfully on crop production for the past two years, the 2017 edition of “Farming and Ranching for the Bottom Line” will put more attention on beef cattle topics. The unique event, scheduled for February 28 at Bismarck State College, is a joint effort of the Area 4 Soil Conservation Districts, USDA’s ARS and NRCS, NDSU’s Extension Service and Agricultural Experiment Station, and BSC.

Researchers and specialists from those agencies will discuss Calving Date Decision Making and Alternative Livestock Systems, Water Quality Management, Cross Fencing for Aftermath and Cover Crop Grazing, the Weather Outlook, and Perennials in an Annual Cropping System. A panel of producer innovators will then talk about their “real world” experiences in implementing the management strategies the speakers had discussed. New this year will be a keynote presentation, “Taking Advantage of these Challenging Times” from Taylor Brown of the Northern Ag Network in Billings, Montana. Brown is a nationally recognized broadcaster and agricultural advocate. There is no charge to attend; and lunch will be served. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. on February 28th, in the BSC National Energy Center for Excellence. The program will start at 10:00 a.m. Producers are asked to register online at www.tinyurl.com/2017Farming-Ranching. If you are unable to register online, call the Morton County Extension Service office at 701-667-3340.
Date:February 28, 2017
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:
Cal Thorson

E-mail: cal.thorson@ars.usda.gov
Web site: http://www.tinyurl.com/2017Farming-Ranching
Event:
Pinterest for the Playground - Mason Jars

Supplies and instructions will be provided to make one of this months Pinterest Project. You are welcome to bring additional items to decorate your Pinterest Project. All Attendees will receive 1 glass of wine. A cash bar will also be available (must be 21 to attend). Every month we will make a new Pinterest Project. All Funds raised will go to support the Louise Gobbs Memorial Playground to be built at the Missouri Valley Complex.

Cost $25.00 Payment can be made online or via cash and check. No Refunds will be given. Online payments will incur a $1.00 convenience fee.

For more information check out the Facebook Events at www.facebook.com/BurleighCountyExtension or register online at tinyurl.com/PlaygroundPinterest.

6-8pm at the Joann Hetzel Memorial 4-H Building in Bismarck on February 28, March 28 and April 18.

Date:February 28, 2017
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:
Amelia Doll

Phone: 701-221-6865
E-mail: amelia.doll@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.facebook.com/events/450036325385687/
Event:
Weigh 2 Change

Weigh 2 Change is a structured program developed specifically to prevent type 2 diabetes. Trained lifestyle coaches from the NDSU Extension Service lead the program to help you change certain aspects of your lifestyle like eating healthier, reducing stress, and getting more physical activity. The program also includes group support from others who share your goals and struggles. This is not a fad diet or an exercise class. And it’s not a quick fix. It’s a year long program focused on long-term changes and lasting results. A year might sound like a long commitment, but learning new habits, gaining new skills, and building confidence takes time.

Date:February 28, 2017 - February 27, 2018
City:Grand Forks, ND
Contact:
Molly Soeby

Phone: 701-780-8229
Fax: 701-780-8309
E-mail: molly.soeby@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/grandforkscountyextension/diabetes-prevention/diabetes-prevention
Event:
Recipe Demonstrations at South Dan's in Bismarck

Ever wonder what to make with items that are on sale this week?

Come to the South Dan Supermarket location for Recipe Demonstrations that are based upon the week’s sale items. (The demonstrations will be by the produce section in the supermarket.)

These healthy demonstrations will be the first weekday of the month!

This service is brought to you by the Bismarck Burleigh Public Health and Burleigh County Extension Office.

Date:March 1, 2017
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:
Shaundra Ziemann-Bolinske

Phone: 701-221-6865
E-mail: shaundra.ziemann@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/burleighcountyextension/extension-events
Event:
Climate Curriculum Training for Agents

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

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

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

Training for those looking to acquire or renew Private Pesticide Applicator Certification

Date:March 1, 2017
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Paige Brummund

Phone: 701.857.6444
E-mail: paige.f.brummund@ndsu.edu
Event:
Tile Drainage Design Workshop

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

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

Phone: 7012318135
E-mail: hans.kandel@ndsu.edu