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Event:
West District Conference

The West District Spring Conference is scheduled for May 23 at the Roughrider Center in Watford City, ND. It is intended for Extension agents, parent educators, specialists, and EFNEP/FNP nutrition education assistants who work in the West District.

Date:May 23, 2018
City:Watford City, ND
Contact:
Jim Gray

Phone: 701-328-9716
E-mail: jim.gray@ndsu.edu
Event:
Central District Meeting
Date:May 30, 2018
City:Harvey, ND
Contact:
Ron Wiederholt

Event:
4-H Foundation Meeting

More information to come.

Date:June 1, 2018
City:Dickinson, ND
Contact:
Penny Dale

Phone: 701-231-8569
E-mail: penny.dale@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/4_h_foundation/board_of_directors/
Event:
Range In-Service Training

A Range In-service Training is scheduled for Thursday June 7 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 pm. CST in Streeter, ND at the Central Grasslands Research Extension Center. This will be a hands on field based training. Topics to be covered include determining grazing readiness, rangeland inventory, and range plant identification.

Date:June 7, 2018
City:Streeter, ND
Contact:
Miranda Meehan

Phone: 7012199251
E-mail: miranda.meehan@ndsu.edu
Event:
Range In-Service Training

A Range In-service Training is scheduled for Friday June 8 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 pm. MST in Dickinson, ND at the Dickinson Research Extension Center. This will be a hands on field based training. Topics to be covered include determining grazing readiness, rangeland inventory, and range plant identification.

Date:June 8, 2018
City:Dickinson, ND
Contact:
Miranda Meehan

Phone: 7012199251
E-mail: miranda.meehan@ndsu.edu
Event:
Crop Management Field School

Field training for crop advisers including Extension agents using demo and research plots for updates in crop, pest, and soil management.

Date:June 14, 2018
City:Carrington, ND
Contact:
Greg Endres

Phone: 701.652.2951
E-mail: gregory.endres@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/CarringtonREC
Event:
Nutrient Management Day

Full day workshop consisting of presentations, demonstrations, and field crop trials pertaining to manure and nutrient management. Specific focus TBD. Check the website for updates!

Date:August 22, 2018
City:Carrington, ND
Contact:
Mary Berg

Phone: 701-652-2951
E-mail: mary.berg@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/lem
Event:
Big Iron

The NDSU Extension Service has an exhibit area (3 or 4 tables) in the Hartl Ag Building at Big Iron on September 11-12-13, 2018 (Tuesday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Wednesday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Thursday: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm). This as an excellent opportunity to represent NDSU, provide education to the people of North Dakota, and gather input from farmers and agribusiness.

The Big Iron Farm Show is the largest farm show in the upper Midwest with 900+ exhibit booths, training sessions, demonstrations and countless opportunities to connect with peers. Companies display their most innovative agricultural equipment and technology. Some 70,000 farmers, ranchers and agricultural enthusiasts from around the world come to the Red River Valley to experience first-hand our diversified agricultural practices. Big Iron is a leader in providing producers the opportunity to visit with specialists from many ag-related fields, and to participate in seminars and in-field demonstrations to learn about the latest cutting-edge agricultural products, equipment, technology and services. The complete schedule is on the web at http://bigironfarmshow.com/

FIELD DEMONSTRATIONS

Alternative Grain Storage Options

What are the options for alternative grain storage? Ken Hellevang, NDSU Extension Service Agricultural Engineer will describe the fundamentals of successfully storing grain in grain bags and in properly prepared and managed covered piles. He will also focus on important safety practices associated with temporary grain storage.

Industry representatives will show and describe options for modular bunker walls, aeration fans, wireless fan control system, wireless temperature probes, and pile or bunker covers or tarps. Industry representatives will also show and describe grain bags and the equipment to fill and unload the bags. There will be time to examine the equipment and interact with industry representatives.

Effects of Tile Drainage

How does tile drainage effect the physical and chemical properties of soil? The Big Iron Demonstration Field was tiled in 2012. Now, five years later, come to the Demonstration Field each afternoon during the 2017 Big Iron Show to see the impacts “close up”. Soil pits will be dug to expose the tile drain pipes, and areas between tiles, to compare the effects of tile drainage on soils. NDSU Extension engineering, agronomy and soil specialists will be on hand to discuss the impacts of tile drainage on soils and crop production.

Date:September 11 - 13, 2018
City:West Fargo, ND
Contact:
Kenneth Hellevang

Phone: 701-231-7243
Fax: 701-231-1008
E-mail: kenneth.hellevang@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://bigironfarmshow.com/
Event:
2018 Fall Conference

Radisson Hotel Bismarck

Date:October 22 - 25, 2018
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:
Elizabeth Cronin

Phone: 701-231-7881
E-mail: elizabeth.cronin@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/conferences
Event:
ND 4-H Foundation Meeting

More information to come!

Date:November 2, 2018
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Penny Dale

Phone: 701-231-8569
E-mail: penny.dale@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/4_h_foundation/board_of_directors/