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2018 Ransom County Events

There are many Extension Related events and 4-H events scheduled.  Visit the Extension Events page and 4-H page frequently for up-to-date information on events.


Field to Fork

Wednesday Webinars will be held each Wednesday starting February 14 through April 25.  Webinars will be made available from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. each Wednesday in the Community Room of the Ransom County Courthouse.  Presenters are NDSU personnel and special guests. Topics include where to buy seeds, pesticide safety, health benefits of gardening, etc  See For more information on these sessions . . .



Healthwise for GuysHealthwise for Guys

NDSU has launched the new site for men's health.  Check out this great website!




Private Applicators Pesticide Training

Dates have been set to renew Private Applicator Pesticide Certification.  If your certification expires April 1, 2018, you will need to attend one of the scheduled trainings to maintain your certification.  Training dates . . .


The Family Table

This program offers families a variety of ways to connect with your family over meal time.  Subscribe to newsletters or view any of the helpful mealtime conversation starters, recipes and much more on the website:

Here is the February Newsletter


Annie's Project 

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Farm and Ranch Women  are Decision Makers

Six educational sessions will include topics identified to be of local interest and need.  Each session will address one or more farm and ranch business risk areas:

Financial Risk – women and money, basic financial documentation, interpreting financial statements, enterprise analysis, USDA programs, and record keeping systems

Human Resource Risk – communication styles, insurance needs, and succession planning

Legal Risk – estate planning and farmland leasing

Market Risk – access to market information and grain or livestock marketing

Production Risk – Government programs and services (NRCS, FSA, etc.), web soil survey, and crop insurance

Ransom County Extension is hosting this six-week series on March 15, 22 and April 5,12, 19, 26 at the Ransom County Courthouse. 

Registration is limited and due March 8.  Registration Form and more information . . .




Nourishing Your Body

As we age, we may not be as active as we used to be.  Maybe we have put on a few extra pounds, or we've developed health issues such as high blood pressure or diabetes.  For more information on this series of helpful classes. . .




Ag. Producer Update
In an effort to provide Ransom County producers with up-to-date information we are currently updating our database.    According to our records we are missing data information for your farm/ranch.  Please complete the online form to update your records.  Thank you.




Extension Resources

NDSU Extension Service

NDSU FeedList

NDSU Yard & Garden Report

Ransom Co. I.C.E.

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The Ransom County Crop & Livestock Association supports  the North Dakota Agricultural Weather Network (NDAWN) System located at the Lisbon Airport.  NDAWN Website is updated every 10 minutes. 




NDSU Extension Service in Ransom County gives local residents easy access to the resources and expertise of North Dakota State University. Through educational programs, publications, and events, extension agents deliver unbiased, research-based information to Ransom County 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.  The Ransom County Extension Service office is located in the Ransom County Courthouse in Lisbon.

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