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Event:
Signing
Date:February 4, 2019 - February 4, 2021
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Holly Arnold

Phone: 701-857-6450
Fax: 701-857-6454
E-mail: holly.arnold@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/wardcountyextension
Event:
Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an educational program designed to help family caregivers take care of themselves while caring for a relative or friend. You will benefit from this class whether you are helping a parent, spouse, friend, someone who lives at home, in a nursing home, or across the country. Beginning March 20, this class series meets every Wednesday for six weeks. Class size is limited and registration is required. No class fees. For registration information call Grand Forks County Extension at 780-8229.

Date:March 20 - April 24, 2019
City:Grand Forks, ND
Contact:
Molly Soeby

Phone: 701-780-8229
Fax: 701-780-8309
E-mail: molly.soeby@ndsu.edu
Event:
Parents Forever
Date:March 20, 2019 - March 20, 2022
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Holly Arnold

Phone: 701-857-6450
Fax: 701-857-6454
E-mail: holly.arnold@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/wardcountyextension
Event:
Hunter Safety Registration Due

Hunters safety specifically for McKenzie County 4-H members.

Date:April 24, 2019
City:Watford City, ND
Contact:
Marcia Hellandsaas

Event:
McLean County 4-H Activity Day

Fun project learning day for all youth. You do not need to be in 4-H to attend. Fee for classes. Registration deadline is April 15. Contact McLean County for more information.

Date:April 27, 2019
City:Underwood, ND
Contact:
Michelle Effertz

Phone: 7014628541
E-mail: michelle.effertz@ndsu.edu
Event:
Conscious Discipline
Date:April 29, 2019
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Holly Arnold

Phone: 701-857-6450
Fax: 701-857-6454
E-mail: holly.arnold@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/wardcountyextension
Event:
Signing
Date:April 29, 2019
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Holly Arnold

Phone: 701-857-6450
Fax: 701-857-6454
E-mail: holly.arnold@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/wardcountyextension
Event:
Hunter Safety Class

McKenzie County 4-H participants Hunter Safety course

Date:April 29 - 30, 2019
City:Watford City, ND
Contact:
Marcia Hellandsaas

Event:
Hunters Safety Class
Date:May 2 - 3, 2019
City:Watford City, ND
Contact:
Event:
Conscious Discipline
Date:May 6, 2019
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Holly Arnold

Phone: 701-857-6450
Fax: 701-857-6454
E-mail: holly.arnold@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/wardcountyextension
Event:
Cattle Mineral Nutrition Conference
Date:May 14 - 15, 2019
City:Mandan, ND
Contact:
Event:
FCW Spring Professional Development

NDSU -

Date:May 14 - 16, 2019
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Jeanne Erickson

Phone: 701-231-8652
E-mail: jeanne.erickson@ndsu.edu
Event:
Ambassador Applications Due

Ambassador applications are due May 15th to the Center for 4-H for Selections. Selections is held during the 4-H Extension Youth Conference in June at NDSU.

For more information about the Ambassador application please visit the website at: https://www.ndsu.edu/fileadmin/4h/Ambassadors/ambassador_application.pdf

Date:May 15, 2019
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Sue Quamme

Phone: 701-231-7251
E-mail: susan.quamme@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/fileadmin/4h/Ambassadors/ambassador_application.pdf
Event:
WREC with MT Agents
Date:May 21, 2019
City:Williston , ND
Contact:
Event:
Tractor Safety Course
Date:May 22, 2019
City:Center, ND
Contact:
Event:
Commercial Public Health Recertification Training

This training is for commercial pesticide applicators who work in mosquito control.
Categories: Public Health
Core: Ground and Aerial/Ground
Location: Bismarck, Burleigh County Extension, 3715 E Bismarck Expressway
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 9:00am
Training: 9:30am-4:00pm
Exams will not be administered at the training. If testing is required, an appointment is to be made with the local NDSU County Extension Service.

Date:May 23, 2019
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:
Andrew Thostenson

Phone: 701-231-8050
Fax: 701-231-5907
E-mail: NDSU.pesticide@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsupesticide.org/
Event:
Commercial Public Health Recertification Training

This training is for commercial pesticide applicators who work in mosquito control.
Categories: Public Health
Core: Ground and Aerial/Ground
Location: Grand Forks, County Extension, 151 S 4th St, Suite 302
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 9:00am
Training: 9:30am-4:00pm
Exams will not be administered at the training. If testing is required, an appointment is to be made with the local NDSU County Extension Service.

Date:May 23, 2019
City:Grand Forks, ND
Contact:
Andrew Thostenson

Phone: 701-231-8050
Fax: 701-231-5907
E-mail: NDSU.pesticide@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsupesticide.org/
Event:
Commercial Public Health Recertification Training

This training is for commercial pesticide applicators who work in mosquito control.
Categories: Public Health
Core: Ground and Aerial/Ground
Location: Fargo, NDSU Campus, Quentin Burdick Building Room 422
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 9:00am
Training: 9:30am-4:00pm
Exams will not be administered at the training. If testing is required, an appointment is to be made with the local NDSU County Extension Service.

Date:May 23, 2019
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Andrew Thostenson

Phone: 701-31-8050
Fax: 701-231-5907
E-mail: NDSU.pesticide@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ndsupesticide.org/
Event:
Showmanship Clinic

We have an all animal showmanship clinic at the Stutsman County Fairgrounds. We have instructors for each specie and you can sign up for 4 different sessions. This is a free event and an opportunity to purchase a t-shirt promoting showmanship! Mark you calendars – more info and email to come.

Date:May 29, 2019
City:Jamestown, ND
Contact:
Robin Barnes

Phone: 701-252-9030
Fax: 701-251-2969
E-mail: robin.barnes@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/stutsmancountyextension/4h-and-youth/county-events/showmanship-clinic
Event:
Fitting and Showmanship Clinic

Hosted by McKenzie County with Rick Schmidt

Date:May 31, 2019
City:Watford City, ND
Contact:
Devan Leo

Phone: 406-533-5231
E-mail: leo.devan@ndsu.edu
Event:
My First Business: Babysitting

Summer is right around the corner! Have you been looking to make some extra money by babysitting but unsure of how to get started? In My First Business: Babysitting, you will learn about the business side of babysitting, how to care for and entertain children of different ages, how to keep yourself and the children safe, and much more!

Date:June 1, 2019
City:Dickinson, ND
Contact:
Holly Johnson

Phone: 701-456-7665
E-mail: holly.johnson.4@ndsu.edu
Event:
State Dairy Judging Contest

This contest will be held at the NDSU Diary Farm. More information to come!

Date:June 4, 2019
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Leigh Ann Skurupey

Phone: 701-231-6658
E-mail: leighann.skurupey@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/programs_events/state_4_h_contests/dairy_judging/
Event:
State Meat Judging Contest

This contest will be held at the NDSU Shepperd Arena. More information to come!

Date:June 6, 2019
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Leigh Ann Skurupey

Phone: 701-231-6658
E-mail: leighann.skurupey@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/programs_events/state_4_h_contests/meats_judging/
Event:
Equestrian Clinic

There will be a clinic on Ranch Riding, Trail and English held at the Valley City Winter Show building. Kayla Krueger, instructor at UM Crookston, will be the clinician. Hold the day – more info to come and it will be mailed out to all counties. There will be limited number of horse/riders, but unlimited auditors. Riding will cost some, auditors will be free.

Date:June 8, 2019
City:Valley City, ND
Contact:
Robin Barnes

Phone: 701-252-9030
Fax: 701-251-2969
E-mail: robin.barnes@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/stutsmancountyextension/4h-and-youth/county-events/2016-equestrian-clinic/view
Event:
Livestock Camp
Date:June 9 - 13, 2019
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Event:
McKenzie County 4-H Horse Show
Date:June 10, 2019
City:Watford City, ND
Contact:
Devan Leo

Phone: 4065335231
E-mail: leo.devan@ndsu.edu
Event:
McLean County Fair
Date:June 14 - 16, 2019
City:Underwood, ND
Contact:
Michelle Effertz

Phone: 7014628541
E-mail: michelle.effertz@ndsu.edu
Event:
2019 4-H Extension Youth Conference

More information to come!

Date:June 17 - 20, 2019
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Holly Halvorson

Phone: 7012317251
E-mail: holly.halvorson@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
ND Stockmens Assoc. All Breed Tour Meeting

6:30 pm in Yellowstone Room of Courthouse

Date:June 26, 2019
City:Watford City, ND
Contact:
Devan Leo

Phone: 4065335231
E-mail: leo.devan@ndsu.edu
Event:
2019 Bowman County Fair
Date:July 11 - 14, 2019
City:Bowman, ND
Contact:
Leah King

Phone: 7015235271
E-mail: ndsu.bowman.extension@ndsu.edu
Event:
Horse camp

Held in McKenzie County at the Fairgrounds

Date:July 12 - 14, 2019
City:Watford City, ND
Contact:
Devan Leo

Phone: 4065335231
E-mail: leo.devan@ndsu.edu
Event:
North Dakota State Fair
Date:July 19 - 27, 2019
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Dean Aakre for 4-H events

Phone: 701-231-8595
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: dean.aakre@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.center.ndstatefair.com/
Event:
State 4-H Communication Arts Event

The state 4-H Communication Arts event will be held during the time of the North Dakota State Fair, but not as part of the fair. First place participants from the district events will be invited to participate in demonstrations, speech, interpretive reading, dramatic presentations, mass media, electronic presentations, and FishTank: Youth Entrepeneurship.

Date:July 21, 2019
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Dean Aakre

Phone: 701-231-8595
E-mail: dean.aakre@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/programs_events/state_4_h_contests/communication_arts/
Event:
Sargent County Fair - 2019
Date:July 25 - 28, 2019
City:Forman, ND
Contact:
Cindy Klapperich

Phone: 701-724-3355, ext. 5
E-mail: cindy.klapperich@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/sargentcountyextension
Event:
State 4-H/FFA Land Judging Contest

The state 4-H land judging contest is held in conjunction with FFA. This is a tentative date, but is typically held the first Thursday in August. Site varies each year and is not determined yet. The County listed below is the county which hosted the event in 2018. Dr. Franzen prepares practice sites – available for the day prior and morning of the contest.

Date:August 1, 2019
City:ToBeDetermined, ND
Contact:
Dean Aakre

Phone: 701-231-8595
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: dean.aakre@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/programs_events/state_4_h_contests/land_judging/
Event:
Youth field day at the Absaraka Horticulture Research Farm

The field day will provide demonstrations and hands-on activities focused on horticultural plant identification and the basics of plant growth and pollinators. Potential activities may include tree identification, tree pruning and planting demonstrations, a drone demonstration, tours of the high tunnel, hydroponic salad table demonstration, plant propagation exercises, pollinator lessons and observations, tour of NDSU fruit research, weed identification, and organic production.

Date:August 7, 2019
City:Absaraka, ND
Contact:
Esther McGinnis, Dean Aakre

Phone: 701-231-7406 or 231-8595
Fax: 701-231-8474 or 231-8568
E-mail: esther.mcginnis@ndsu.edu or dean.aakre@ndsu.edu
Event:
State Range Judging Contest

The state range judging contest is held in conjunction with FFA. The location will be determined later. This is a tentative date. Dr. Sedivec has practice sites available for a couple of days prior to the contest.

Date:September 19, 2019
City:ToBeDetermined, ND
Contact:
Kevin Sedivec or Dean Aakre

Phone: 701-231-7647or231-8595
E-mail: kevin.sedivec@ndsu.edu or dean.aakre@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/programs_events/state_4_h_contests/range_judging/
Event:
2019 Extension/REC Fall Conference

DoubleTree by Hilton — West Fargo

Date:October 22 - 24, 2019
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Elizabeth Cronin

Phone: 701-231-7881
E-mail: elizabeth.cronin@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/conferences/2019-extension-rec-fall-conference
Event:
2019 ND 4-H Foundation Recognition Event

More information to come!

Date:November 8, 2019
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Penny Dale

Phone: 701-231-8569
E-mail: penny.dale@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/4_h_foundation/
Event:
Real Colors Certification Workshop

Real Colors Certification Workshop held on the NDSU campus. Participants in this workshop will be certified to present Real Colors programs.

Date:November 27 - 29, 2019
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Dean Aakre Lynette Flage

Phone: 701-231-8595 231-7782
Fax: 701-231-8568
E-mail: dean.aakre@ndsu.edu and lynette.flage@ndsu.edu
Event:
Advanced Crop Advisers Workshop
Date:February 11 - 12, 2020
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Greg Endres

Event:
Eastern Crop & Pest Management School

The school is designed for individuals who will be scouting crops for pest and production problems. The program has multiple components to teach the basics in weed, disease and insect identification and scouting procedures, plus hands-on sessions devoted to important pest and production issues for major crops in the region. The school helps prepare individuals to be successful field scouts, and will update agricultural professionals on research and crop production recommendations for major crops grown in North Dakota.

Speakers include NDSU state and area Extension specialists and North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station faculty. Reference materials will be provided.

For further information about the content of this program, contact Darla Bakko in the Plant Pathology Department at (701) 231-8866 or email darla.bakko@ndsu.edu

Date:February 25 - 26, 2020
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Darla Bakko

Phone: 701-231-8866
Fax: 701-231-7851
E-mail: darla.bakko@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/extplantpath/events
Event:
Western Crop and Pest Management School

The school is designed for individuals who will be scouting crops for pest and production problems. The program has multiple components to teach the basics in weed, disease and insect identification and scouting procedures, plus hands-on sessions devoted to important pest and production issues for major crops in the region. The school helps prepare individuals to be successful field scouts, and will update agricultural professionals on research and crop production recommendations for major crops grown in North Dakota.

Speakers include NDSU state and area Extension specialists and North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station faculty. Reference materials will be provided.

For further information about the content of this program, contact Darla Bakko in the Plant Pathology Department at (701) 231-8866 or email darla.bakko@ndsu.edu

Date:March 10 - 11, 2020
City:Dickinson, ND
Contact:
Darla Bakko

Phone: 701-231-8866
Fax: 701-231-7851
E-mail: darla.bakko@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/extplantpath/events
Event:
Gardening Saturday

2020 Gardening Saturday is April 4th at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks. Sponsored by NDSU Extension Grand Forks County and Grand Forks Horticultural Society. The day-long event features a keynote speaker and includes multiple breakout sessions with local experts presenting a variety of gardening topics. The registration fee covers all of the day’s events including the educational programs, gardening vendors, breaks, lunch, a free annual, and lots of great gardening camaraderie. For more information visit the website or call 701-780-8229.

Date:April 4, 2020
City:Grand Forks, ND
Contact:
Carrie Knutson

Phone: 701-780-8229
Fax: 701-780-8309
E-mail: carrie.knutson@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.gardeningsaturday.info/
Event:
2020 4-H Extension Youth Conference

More information to come!

Date:June 15 - 18, 2020
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Holly Halvorson

Phone: 7012317251
E-mail: holly.halvorson@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
2020 Extension/REC Fall Conference

Holiday Inn — Fargo

Date:October 27 - 29, 2020
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Elizabeth Cronin

Phone: 701-231-7881
E-mail: elizabeth.cronin@ndsu.edu