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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:
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/
Event:
Griggs County Spring Crop Improvement Association Meeting

Soil health topics discussed by Naeem Kalwar, Specialist at Langdon REC and Luke Ressler, Soil Health Technician.

Date:February 6, 2018
City:Cooperstown, ND
Contact:
Megan Vig

Phone: 701-797-3312
E-mail: megan.vig@ndsu.edu
Event:
Peterson Farm Bros

The social media AGvocates are coming to Williston!
At the 65th Annual National Hard Spring Wheat Show, we are bringing all three brothers to our show. The event is FREE at 6p.m., an option for a $10 supper is before, starting at 5p.m.

This is a great opportunity for those that might not have experience with agriculture to come and learn, plus listen to a few great songs!

https://www.facebook.com/willistonwheatshow/?ref=bookmarks —> check out the Facebook Page for more information.

Date:February 7, 2018
City:Williston, ND
Contact:
Danielle Steinhoff

E-mail: danielle.steinhoff@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/williamscountyextension/2018-national-hard-spring-wheat-show-february-6-8-2018
Event:
Hard Spring Wheat Show

The 65th National Hard Spring Wheat Show will be held in Williston February 7 & 8 with a Bread Fair for 5th graders on the 6th. Programming on February 7th will be joint with Best of the Best in Wheat Production.

Date:February 7 - 8, 2018
City:Williston, ND
Contact:
Clair Keene & Danielle Steinhoff

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: 8:30am
Training: 9:00am-4:30pm

Date:February 8, 2018
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: Burke Co Ext, 103 Main St
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 8:30am
Training: 9:00am-4:30pm

Date:February 8, 2018
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:
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 Co Extension, 202 4th Ave NE
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 8:30am
Training: 9:00am-4:30pm

Date:February 8, 2018
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: Research Extension Center, West Hwy 12, Rm 101
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 7:30am
Training: 8:00am-3:30pm

Date:February 8, 2018
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:
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 Co Ext, 201 5th St NW
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 8:30am
Training: 9:00am-4:30pm

Date:February 8, 2018
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:
Little I Hippology Contest

The 92nd Little “I” hippology contest will be held Friday, February 9th at 8:00am. at the North Dakota State University Equine Center located at 5140 19th Avenue North (2 miles West of Interstate 29). Contact katelyn.oland@ndus.edu

Date:February 9, 2018
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Katelyn Oland

Phone: 701-680-8032
E-mail: katelyn.oland@ndus.edu
Event:
Garden Yoga

Very gentle Garden Yoga and discussion of volunteering planting time for the garden beds on Main Street Minot.

Date:February 12, 2018
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Paige Brummund

Phone: 701-857-6444
E-mail: paige.f.brummund@ndsu.edu
Event:
Ward County Ag Improvement Association Annual Meeting & Commodity Election
Date:February 14, 2018
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Paige Brummund

Phone: 701-857-6444
E-mail: paige.f.brummund@ndsu.edu
Event:
Field to Fork Webinars (FREE) 2:00pm to 3:00pm

The webinars are free of charge.

Topics that will be covered are:
  • Feb. 14: Great Seeds and Where to Buy Them in 2018 – Tom Kalb, NDSU Extension horticulturist
  • Feb. 21: Tomatoes, Peppers and Cucumbers: A Snapshot of NDSU’s High-tunnel Research Project – Kyla Splichal, horticulture research specialist, NDSU Williston Research Extension Center
  • Feb. 28: GMOs: Separating Fact From Emotion – Esther McGinnis, assistant professor and NDSU Extension horticulturist
  • March 7: Gardening in Small Spaces – Yolanda Schmidt, NDSU Extension agent, agriculture and natural resources, Pierce County
  • March 14: The Health Benefits of Gardening – Julie Garden-Robinson, NDSU Extension food and nutrition specialist
  • March 21: Developing and Selling Food Products That are Safe and Tasty – Clifford Hall, professor, food science, NDSU Plant Sciences Department
  • March 28: Weed Management and Soil Fertility for Organic Vegetable Production
    – Greta Gramig, associate professor, NDSU Plant Sciences Department
  • April 4: North Dakota Cottage Food Law – Julie Wagendorf, director, North Dakota Department of Health, Division of Food and Lodging
  • April 11: Pesticide Safety: Minimizing Exposure – Andrew Thostenson, NDSU Extension Pesticide Program specialist
  • April 18: Safe Food Sampling at Farmers Markets and Other Venues – Suzanne Driessen, Extension educator, food science, University of Minnesota
  • April 25: Using Scarce Resources: Square Foot Gardening and Raised Beds – Todd Weinmann, NDSU Extension agent, agriculture and natural resources – horticulture, Cass County
Date:February 14 - April 25, 2018
City:Webinar, ND
Contact:Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/fieldtofork
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!
Register online at: http://tinyurl.com/Hettinger-Private

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

Date:February 15, 2018
City:New England, ND
Contact:
Duaine Marxen or Christina Hansen

Phone: 701-824-2095
Fax: 701-824-2096
E-mail: duaine.marxen@ndsu.edu or christina.m.hansen@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/hettingercountyextension/pesticide-certification
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: Research Extension Center, 5400 Hwy 83 S
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 7:30am
Training: 8:30am-4:00pm

Date:February 15, 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:
Badlands Judging Contest

Livestock Judging for 4-H and FFA youth

Date:February 17, 2018
City:Bowman, ND
Contact:
Leah King

Phone: 701-523-5271
E-mail: leah.king@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/bowmancountyextension/
Event:
Citizenship in Action

Get a close-up look at how our judicial system works in Grand Forks. Join us to engage in hands-on activities focusing on the North Dakota governance process. Open to all youth in grades 7-12.

Date:February 18 - 19, 2018
City:Grand Forks, ND
Contact:
Sue Quamme

Phone: 7012384824
E-mail: susan.quamme@ndsu.edu
Event:
Northern Plains Potato Growers Research Reporting Conference

Northern Plains Potato Growers Research Reporting Conference where researchers report their results from their trials.

Date:February 20, 2018
City:Grand Forks, ND
Contact:
Andy Robinson

Phone: 701.231.8732
E-mail: andrew.p.robinson@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://z.umn.edu/spud
Event:
Private Pesticide Applicator Training

1 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Traill County Courthouse Community Room, Hillsboro (testing following training for initial certifications)

Date:February 20, 2018
City:Hillsboro, ND
Contact:
Alyssa Scheve

Phone: (701)636-5665
Event:
Annie's Project

Annie’s Project – Empowering Women in Agriculture is a six-week program that teaches women how to become better business partners in their farm or ranch operation.

Registration is required. Please call our office at 701-288-5180.

Six Sessions – February 21, 28, March 7, 14, 21, 28

5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Location to be determined

Brochure
https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/mcintoshcountyextension/annies-brochure

Date:February 21, 2018
City:Ashley/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/annies-project
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 22, 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:
Calving Workshop

Late gestation nutrition and calving season options; equipment and supplies to have on hand for calving; recognizing signs of labor in the cow; stages of calving; normal delivery expectations; identifying calving problems; assisting births; dealing with abnormal presentations; new calf management; colostrum needs; tube feeding procedures and signs of calf stress and health.

North Central Research Extension Center, Minot.

Date:February 22, 2018
City:Minot , ND
Contact:
Paige Brummund

Phone: 701-857-6444
E-mail: paige.f.brummund@ndsu.edu
Event:
NDSU / U of M Potato Scout School
Date:February 22, 2018
City:Grand Forks, ND, ND
Contact:
Andy Robinson

E-mail: andrew.p.robinson@ndsu.edu
Event:
Ag Forum

2018 Ag Forum

8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Informative and educational meeting for both crop and livestock producers featuring several NDSU Extension specialists and an NRCS specialist.
You are welcome to attend all or just part of the event.

Please visit web page below for full agenda.

RSVP requested for meal planning purposes.

Date:February 23, 2018
City:Ashley, ND
Contact:
Crystal Schaunaman or Kristie Schnabel

Phone: 701-288-5180
E-mail: NDSU.McIntosh.Extension@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/mcintoshcountyextension/events/2018-ag-forum
Event:
West River Judging Contest

Livestock, Crops, Ag Sales, Hippology Contests

Date:February 24, 2018
City:Beulah, ND
Contact:
Mercer County Extension Office

Phone: 701-873-5195
Fax: 701-873-5993
E-mail: ndsu.mercer.extension@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/mercercountyextension
Event:
Private Pesticide Applicator Training

9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Traill County Courthouse Community Room, Hillsboro (testing following training for initial certifications)

Date:February 27, 2018
City:Hillsboro, ND
Contact:
Alyssa Scheve

Phone: (701)636-5665
Event:
Private Pesticide Recertification Training

Private pesticide recertification training for those renewing their certification.

Categories: General & Fumigation
Location: KC Hall, Mott, ND

Pre-Registration is requested three days prior to the training date!
Register online at: http://tinyurl.com/Hettinger-Private

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

Date:February 27, 2018
City:Mott, ND
Contact:
Duaine Marxen or Christina Hansen

Phone: 701-824-2095
Fax: 701-824-2096
E-mail: duaine.marxen@ndsu.edu or christina.m.hansen@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/hettingercountyextension/pesticide-certification
Event:
Farming and Ranching for the Bottomline

Bismarck State College

Date:February 27, 2018
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:
Bruce Schmidt

Phone: 701-221-6865
E-mail: bruce.schmidt@ndsu.edu
Event:
2018 Private Pesticide Applicator Training

Bagg Bonanza Farm, Mooreton
12:30 p.m. Registration
1:00 p.m. Training
Re-certification or Initial Certification

Date:February 27, 2018
City:Mooreton, ND
Contact:
Chandra Langseth

Phone: 701.642.7793
Fax: 701.642.7774
E-mail: chandra.langseth@ndsu.edu
Event:
Eastern Crop and Pest Management School 2018

Annual two-day program featuring a variety of speakers on current weed, disease, and insect pest management topics in agronomic crops.

Date:February 27 - 28, 2018
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Darla Bakko

Phone: 701-231-8866
E-mail: darla.bakko@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/extplantpath/
Event:
Private Pesticide Applicator Training - Bowbells

Bowbells Memorial Hall
Registration 8:30
Program 9:00am.
Please pre-register 701-377-2927

Date:February 28, 2018
City:Bowbells, ND
Contact:
Charlene Smart

Phone: 701-377-2927
E-mail: charlene.smart@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: Alerus Center, 1200 S 42nd St
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED – GO TO http://www.ndsupesticide.org

Date:February 28, 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:
Annie's Project

Annie’s Project – Empowering Women in Agriculture is a six-week program that teaches women how to become better business partners in their farm or ranch operation.

Registration is required. Please call our office at 701-288-5180.

Six Sessions – February 21, 28, March 7, 14, 21, 28

5:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Location to be determined

Brochure
https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/mcintoshcountyextension/annies-brochure

Date:February 28, 2018
City:Ashley/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/annies-project
Event:
Private General Pesticide Applicator Training

Initial and Recertification.

Pre-registration required. Please call or email.

Check-In – 8:30 a.m.
Class – 9:00 a.m.

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

Date:March 1, 2018
City:Wishek, ND
Contact:
Crystal Schaunaman or Kristie Schnabel

Phone: 701-288-5180
E-mail: NDSU.McIntosh.Extension@ndsu.edu