NDSU Extension - Oliver County


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Welcome to Oliver County, located in west central North Dakota.  Oliver County has beautiful scenery with the rolling hills and the scenic Missouri River that offers great fishing and hunting.  Oliver County is proud of our agricultural roots with a strong background in farming and ranching. The county also features wind tower farming, coal mining, a power plant, golf course and a state park along with many independent businesses.

NDSU Extension in Oliver County gives local residents easy access to the resources and expertise of the North Dakota State University. Through educational programs, publications, and events, extension agents deliver unbiased, research-based information to our citizens. We can answer your questions on a wide array of topics. To find out how we can help you, browse our site or contact us by email or phone.tractor safety school


Oliver County Extension Agent - Rick Schmidt       


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Equipment Available

The Oliver County Extension office has equipment available to check out or rent.  Available at our office: 

  • Soil Probe (soil analysis)
  • Hay Probe (hay quality analysis)
  • Cattle Scale (rent $.15 per head)
  • Moisture Meter (check moisture present after experiencing water damage)
  • Infra Red Thermometer (check heat loss around doors and windows)
  • Soil Compaction Tester
For more information on these items, contact the Oliver County Extension Office.  We also have Oliver County plat maps (books) available for sale.


Oliver County Extension

Box 166, 115 Main St, Courthouse

Center, ND 58530


Hours: M-F 8:00-4:00 CT


email:  NDSU.oliver.extension@ndsu.edu

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