NDSU Extension Service - Ward County


Ward County Extension Service

Administrative Building | Suite 123

225 3rd St SE

PO Box 5005

Minot, ND 58702-5005


Office Hours: Monday - Friday

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Phone: 701.857.6444


Fax: 701.857.6454

Email: NDSU.Ward.Extension@ndsu.edu

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NDSU Extension - Ward County


New Building with address

To the first floor of the new Administrative Building
Located north of the Ward County Courthouse

If you are looking for the North Central Research Extension Center south of town, please click here

NDSU Extension Service in Ward County gives local residents easy access to the resources and expertise of North Dakota State University. Extension agents deliver unbiased, research-based information to Ward County citizens through educational programs, publications, and events. 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.

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lineCattle Market
Analysis & Outlook

Tuesday, January 17, 2017
3:00 pm

North Central Research Extension Center
5400 Hwy 83 S, Minot

All interested persons are welcome. Sponsored by the North Central Beef Marketing Club. Dr. Derrell Peel of Oklahoma State University will share ideas on how trade issues, and supply-demand fundamentals will factor into prices and share his outlook for the coming year. The future of the North Central Beef Marketing Club will also be discussed.

For additional information contact
John Dhuyvetter, NDSU Extension Livestock Specialist, North Central Research Extension Center  (857-7682) or Paige Brummund, NDSU Extension Agent (857-6444)


Cattle Outlook 2017


lineDesign Your Succession Plan

Part One: Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Part Two: Thursday February 9, 2017
5:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Ward County Administration Building
225 3rd St SE, Minot

To register, print and fill out this form and mail it to Ward County Extension, PO Box 5005, Minot ND 58702.

2017 DYSP Feb


The Best of the Best in Wheat Research and Marketing
Ward County Ag Improvement Association Annual Meeting

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Holiday Inn Minot, Riverside
8:30 am to 4:30 pm

NDSU Extension Service workshop sponsored by the ND Grain Growers Association and the ND Wheat Commission.

best of the best wcaia

Long Term Health Care Planning Workshop

for North Dakota Farmers and Ranchers

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
5:30 pm

Ward County Administration Building, 225 3rd St SE, Minot

Long Term Health Care Planning for Farm and Ranch Families is a one session workshop developed to help families better understand the importance of having a long term health care plan, Medicare and what health care costs it does and does not pay, Medicare coverage, and long term care insurances as a health care planning tool.

Registration is required. To register, click here.
Cost is $20 per person, or $25 per couple.

For more information, please call 701.857.6444 or email or .

LTHC 2017


lineAnnie's Project
Empowering Women In Agriculture

Six Session Workshop - Thursdays

February 23
March 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30
5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Ward County Administration Building
225 3rd St SE, Minot

This six week course is a discussion-based workshop bringing women together to learn from experts in production, financial management, human resources, marketing, and the legal field.

Pre-Registration is required. Cost is $125 for all six sessions. Registration deadline is February 16, 2017. To register, please print this brochure and fill in the registration form. Send registration form and check to:
NDSU Extension Service
PO Box 5005
Minot, ND 58702-5005

For more information, please contact Paige Brummund or Ellen Bjelland at 701.857.6444 or email at paige.f.brummund@ndsu.edu or ellen.bjelland@ndsu.edu

Annie's Project 2017 Flyer


Ward County farmers can have instantaneous weather data from NDAWN stations at Minot, Berthold, Karlsruhe, and Plaza. These stations give you air temperature, soil temperature, rainfall, wind speed, and wind direction. Note the wind direction is by degrees clockwise from north. For example, east is 90 degrees.

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