NDSU Extension Service - Nelson County


Nelson County Extension Service

Nelson County Courthouse

210 B. Ave W. Suite 101

Lakota, ND 58344

Office Hours:  Monday - Friday 


Phone: (701)247-2521

Fax: (701)247-2412

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Katelyn Hain | Extension AgentNelson County Agent


Katelyn joined the Nelson County Extension Service in December 2014.  She is a graduate of University of Wisconsin- Stout with a Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Science and a concentration in Plant Science.  She is also a North Dakota Certified Crop Adviser Candidate. Katelyn is a native to Southeast Minnesota, and has been working with the Cooperative Extension Service since 2012.  Katelyn is responsible for educational programs in soil management, agronomy, horticulture, range science and livestock management, 4-H, and community and youth development.  She also has administrative duties in the Extension Office. 

Programming Areas:  

  • Cropping Systems- information on all program areas related to crop production and agronomy.  This includes soil management, pest management and weed control, cover crops, seed rates and rotations among other topics.
  • Horticulture- information on a variety of home and commercial horticulture programs.  This varies from Farmer's markets and home gardens, to greenhouse or high tunnel management to native grasses and wildflowers in North Dakota. 
  • Livestock Management - information on program areas in livestock and range/pasture management.  This includes animal nutrition, reproduction and general husbandry. 
  • Marketing - can offer assistance in Crop and Agriculture marketing clubs in Nelson County which includes educational programs. 
  • 4-H - information on 4-H in Nelson County.  Katelyn works with 4-H club leaders, members, and volunteers to provide youth with leadership experience and hands-on learning, building traditional and modern club programs and ideas. 


Kristi Berdal | Extension AgentKristi Berdal


Courthouse, 210 B Ave W, Suite 101 Lakota, ND 58344
Phone: (701) 247-2521 Fax: (701) 247-2412
Steele County Family Science Agent/Human Development 
Courthouse, 201 Washington Ave, PO Box 316, Finley, ND 56230
Phone (701) 524-2253

Kristen Blasey | Administrative Assistant


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