NDSU Extension Service - Ransom County


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2015 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.


Thursday, June 25
Noon - 1 p.m.
Ransom County Courthouse, Community Room

Class is free!

2015 Day Camps
Youth are invited to attend any or all of the day camps appropriate for age during the month of July and August! 

Camps are:
Cloverbud Camp - July 8 (ages 6-8)

Sewing Day Camp - July 15 (ages 12 & older)

Nature Day Camp - July 22 (ages 8-12)

Decorate Your Duds Day Camp - August 4 (ages 10 & older)

More information and a registration form



Poultry Show

The 2015 Ransom County Fair Poultry Show has been canceled.  Eggs can still be exhibited at the fair.  More information . . .


Project Safe Send

The 2015 dates and collection sites for Project Safe Send have been set.  The program accepts any pesticides (i.e. herbicides, insecticides, rodenticides, and fungicides) that are old, unusable or banned.  The program is open to farmers, rancher, pesticide dealers and applicators, government agencies, homeowners and the general public.  The collected pesticides are carefully packed and shipped out of state for incineration.

Collection site time:
9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the ND Department of Transportation

Tuesday, July 14 - Ellendale, 8885 97 St S

Friday, July 31 - Wyndmere, 7775 Hwy 18

For a list of other collection sites and more details visit the ND Department of Agriculture site.



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.



Nourishing Boomers and Beyond

Monthly sessions are available for adults age 50 and older looking for information and strategies to eat more nutritiously and be more physically active so they can reduce their risk of developing chronic disease. Sessions are beneficial to adults at any age. 

There is no charge for the sessions.  All sessions are held in the Community Room of the Ransom County Courthouse and include informational material, recipes to take home and healthful food samples.

Sessions are:

 Digestive System - July 14 - Noon





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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