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Event:
North Dakota State Fair
Date:July 19 - 27, 2019
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Dean Aakre for 4-H events

Phone: 701-231-8595
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: dean.aakre@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.center.ndstatefair.com/
Event:
Langdon REC Hemp Field Day

Langdon Research Extension Center Hemp Field Day
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 from 9am to Noon
Location: Langdon Research Extension Center

In 2014, the farm bill allowed certain states to conduct production research on industrial hemp.

Approved in North Dakota, the NDSU Langdon REC began research on industrial hemp in 2015.

In 2019, the farm bill allows commercial production of hemp.

FEATURING:

LREC Report Summarizing Four Years of Hemp Production Research

Current and Potential Markets for Hemp

Where is the Hemp Industry Heading?

Proper Licensing to Grow Hemp

Questions

Noon Meal will be Served Compliments of the Langdon REC.

Date:July 23, 2019
City:Langdon, ND
Contact:
Randy Mehlhoff

Phone: 701-256-2582
E-mail: ndsu.langdon.rec@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/langdonrec/2019-hemp-field-day
Event:
Dinner On The Prairie

A semi-formal event featuring a multi-course meal prepared with North Dakota grown products. Local farmers, ranchers and industry experts will spend the evening discussing and educating invited guests about North Dakota grown ag products.

Date:July 30, 2019
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Paige Brummund

Phone: 701-857-6444
E-mail: paige.f.brummund@ndsu.edu
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 and will be in Harvey this year hosted by the Harvey FFA. Dr. Franzen and Chris Augustin prepare practice sites – available for the day prior and morning of the contest.

Date:August 1, 2019
City:Harvey, ND
Contact:
Dean Aakre

Phone: 701-231-8595
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: dean.aakre@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/programs_events/state_4_h_contests/land_judging/
Event:
NDAAEA Tour
Date:August 6 - 7, 2019
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Paige Brummund

Phone: 701-857-6444
E-mail: paige.f.brummund@ndsu.edu
Event:
Youth field day at the Absaraka Horticulture Research Farm

The field day will provide demonstrations and hands-on activities focused on horticultural plant identification and the basics of plant growth and pollinators. Potential activities may include tree identification, tree pruning and planting demonstrations, a drone demonstration, tours of the high tunnel, hydroponic salad table demonstration, plant propagation exercises, pollinator lessons and observations, tour of NDSU fruit research, weed identification, and organic production.

Date:August 7, 2019
City:Absaraka, ND
Contact:
Esther McGinnis, Dean Aakre

Phone: 701-231-7406 or 231-8595
Fax: 701-231-8474 or 231-8568
E-mail: esther.mcginnis@ndsu.edu or dean.aakre@ndsu.edu
Event:
Northwest ND Compost Demo Day

Crop and livestock producers, Natural Resources Conservation Service and Soil Conservation District boards and staff, and others interested in composting will have an opportunity to learn more about it during the Northwest Manure Compost Demo Day that North Dakota State University’s Carrington Research Extension Center is hosting Aug. 7 near Carpio, N.D.

The event runs from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at Bloms Land & Cattle LLC. The site is northeast of Carpio at 7470 42nd Ave. N.W. Watch for NDSU signs. No registration is required.

Topics that will be covered are:

Turning manure into compost
Differences between manure and compost
Using compost in a cropping system
The event also will include a compost turner demonstration and question-and-answer session.

For more information on the program, contact LoAyne Voigt, the NDSU Extension agent in Renville County, at 701-756-6392 or loayne.voigt@ndsu.edu, or Mary Keena, Extension livestock environmental management specialist at the Carrington Research Extension Center, at 701-652-2951 or mary.keena@ndsu.edu.

Date:August 7, 2019
City:Carpio, ND
Contact:
Mary Keena

Phone: 701-652-2951
E-mail: mary.keena@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/lem
Event:
State Range Judging Contest

The state range judging contest is held in conjunction with FFA. The location will be determined later. This is a tentative date. Dr. Sedivec has practice sites available for a couple of days prior to the contest.

Date:September 19, 2019
City:ToBeDetermined, ND
Contact:
Kevin Sedivec or Dean Aakre

Phone: 701-231-7647or231-8595
E-mail: kevin.sedivec@ndsu.edu or dean.aakre@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/programs_events/state_4_h_contests/range_judging/
Event:
Progressive Ag Youth Safety Day
Date:October 5, 2019
City:Rugby, ND
Contact:
Yolanda Schmidt

Phone: 7017766234
E-mail: yolanda.schmidt@ndsu.edu
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:
Advanced Crop Advisers Workshop
Date:February 11 - 12, 2020
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Greg Endres

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:
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:
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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