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2021 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.


Soil Talk Tuesdays

Kick off 2021 by checking in with some of your favorite experts on soil health.  Sessions are live-hosted every Tuesdays in January through February from 12:30 - 1:30 CST.  Go to the Extension Page for session topics.



NDSU Extension Hosting Parenting in a Pandemic Presentation

Parenting isn’t easy, and the COVID-19 pandemic is making it harder, which is creating considerable stress for adults and children.

North Dakota State University Extension is hosting a one-hour brain science-based presentation by parenting expert Erin Walsh of the Spark & Stitch Institute at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, via Zoom. 

Attending the presentation is free of charge. To register, go to https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/pen.


Face Coverings

Here are instructions on making your own face covering.


Food Safety, Storage and Ingredient Substitutions

While most of everyone is at home we are looking for things to keep us busy.  One of those things are the chore of "going through the freezer and getting to the bottom of it."   Below is a great news release:

Food Storage Questions Abound in COVID-19 Pandemic

Food Safety and COVID-19: Tips for Keeping You Safe

Ingredient Substitutions publication

FoodKeeper App -  The app is created by the Department of Agriculture (USDA), Cornell University and the Food Marketing Institute to download on your phone or other device. It allows you to browse by category.


Revised Publications:

What to do When Your Income Drops

When Prices Rise: Living on Your Income







Healthwise for GuysHealthwise for Guys

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








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

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. 


You Tube 
NDSU Extension Service YouTube Channel - Watch informative videos on a wide range of topics


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Check out our Facebook page by clicking the icon for information about our events and what our County Agents are doing around the community to further education about Extension.


NDSU Extension 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 office is located in the Ransom County Courthouse in Lisbon.

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