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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:
Military Camp II

Strengthen your leadership and problem-solving skills by completing action-packed activities while forming lifelong bonds with other youth from military families. Develop self-confidence, communication and stress-management skills through team-building activities such as friendly competitions, water fun and much more.

Date:July 21 - 25, 2019
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Micki Mertz

Phone: 701-231-7259
E-mail: micki.mertz@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/camp/camp_descriptions/
Event:
Military I Camp

Develop your self-confidence, problem-solving and stress-management skills while forming lifelong bonds with other youth from military families. Campers learn leadership, cooperation and communication skills through team-building activities such as friendly competitions, water fun and much more.

Date:July 21 - 25, 2019
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Micki Mertz

Phone: 701-231-7259
E-mail: micki.mertz@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/camp/camp_descriptions/
Event:
Langdon REC Hemp Field Day

Langdon Research Extension Center Hemp Field Day
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 from 9am to Noon
Location: Langdon Research Extension Center

In 2014, the farm bill allowed certain states to conduct production research on industrial hemp.

Approved in North Dakota, the NDSU Langdon REC began research on industrial hemp in 2015.

In 2019, the farm bill allows commercial production of hemp.

FEATURING:

LREC Report Summarizing Four Years of Hemp Production Research

Current and Potential Markets for Hemp

Where is the Hemp Industry Heading?

Proper Licensing to Grow Hemp

Questions

Noon Meal will be Served Compliments of the Langdon REC.

Date:July 23, 2019
City:Langdon, ND
Contact:
Randy Mehlhoff

Phone: 701-256-2582
E-mail: ndsu.langdon.rec@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/langdonrec/2019-hemp-field-day
Event:
4-H Consumer Decision Making State Contest @ NDSF

The 4-H Consumer Decision Making Contest can help you practice making decisions by matching your knowledge, skills and abilities against those of others. You will learn to rank items based on standards and quality.

Date:July 23, 2019
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Meagan Scott

Phone: 701-231-7251
E-mail: meagan.scott@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/programs_events/state_4_h_contests/consumer_choices/
Event:
Parenting the Love & Logic Way®
Date:July 23, 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:
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:
Survivor: Discovery Camp

Could you survive in the wilds of North Dakota? Nature provides for all of our basic needs, so come have fun building shelters, tracking animals, and discovering cool and exciting wilderness skills such as fishing and orienteering. Youth will participate in after-dark challenges and compete in team-building activities to win the challenge trophy. Campers will sleep outside in a tent one night.

Date:July 28 - August 1, 2019
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Micki Mertz

Phone: 701-231-7259
E-mail: micki.mertz@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/camp/camp_descriptions/
Event:
Dinner On The Prairie

A semi-formal event featuring a multi-course meal prepared with North Dakota grown products. Local farmers, ranchers and industry experts will spend the evening discussing and educating invited guests about North Dakota grown ag products.

Date:July 30, 2019
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Paige Brummund

Phone: 701-857-6444
E-mail: paige.f.brummund@ndsu.edu
Event:
Parenting the Love & Logic Way®
Date:July 30, 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:
4-H National Trips Applications Due

This awards application is for the selection of delegates to National 4-H Congress, National 4-H Conference and other opportunities that may be announced. Delegates have the opportunity to participate in these experiences and represent the North Dakota 4-H program.

Date:August 1, 2019
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Micki Mertz

Phone: 701-231-7259
E-mail: micki.mertz@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/fileadmin/4h/Trips/2018_PB828_fillable.pdf
Event:
State 4-H/FFA Land Judging Contest

The state 4-H land judging contest is held in conjunction with FFA on the first Thursday in August. Site varies each year and will be in Harvey this year hosted by the Harvey FFA. Dr. Franzen and Chris Augustin prepare practice sites – available for the day prior and morning of the contest.

Date:August 1, 2019
City:Harvey, 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:
Adventure Camp IV

Come experience a little bit of everything at 4-H Camp. Adventure Camp focuses on different activities each day and encourages friendship, leadership and an appreciation for nature and the outdoors. Topics will include fun with outdoor science, exploring nature, healthful living, and many large-group activities such as Capture the Flag, fishing, canoeing, archery and water activities.

Date:August 4 - 8, 2019
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Mic'

Phone: 701-231-7259
E-mail: micki.mertz@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/camp/camp_descriptions/
Event:
Junkin' It Camp: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Do you like to create rustic treasures? Do you see potential in tired, outdated or discarded materials? Learn the principles of design and explore your creativity to make home décor and other items using recyclable materials. You will learn how to explore your community for project ideas and materials. Campers will make lifelong friends and participate in many other camp recreational activities.

Date:August 4 - 8, 2019
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Micki Mertz

Phone: 701-231-7259
E-mail: micki.mertz@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/camp/camp_descriptions/
Event:
Active Parenting: First Five Years

Have fun, meet other parents and learn effective skills for parenting young children ages 0-5 with this video and discussion based program.

Date:August 5, 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:
Dunn County 4-H Achievement Days

August 5,6,7
5- Statics
6- Horse
7- Livestock/Premium Show

All Events are at the Killdeer Saddle Club Rodeo Arena west of Killdeer.

Date:August 5 - 7, 2019
City:Killdeer, ND
Contact:
Greg Benz

Phone: 1.701.573.5593
E-mail: gregory.benz@ndsu.edu
Event:
NDAAEA Tour
Date:August 6 - 7, 2019
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Paige Brummund

Phone: 701-857-6444
E-mail: paige.f.brummund@ndsu.edu
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:
Northwest ND Compost Demo Day

Crop and livestock producers, Natural Resources Conservation Service and Soil Conservation District boards and staff, and others interested in composting will have an opportunity to learn more about it during the Northwest Manure Compost Demo Day that North Dakota State University’s Carrington Research Extension Center is hosting Aug. 7 near Carpio, N.D.

The event runs from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at Bloms Land & Cattle LLC. The site is northeast of Carpio at 7470 42nd Ave. N.W. Watch for NDSU signs. No registration is required.

Topics that will be covered are:

Turning manure into compost
Differences between manure and compost
Using compost in a cropping system
The event also will include a compost turner demonstration and question-and-answer session.

For more information on the program, contact LoAyne Voigt, the NDSU Extension agent in Renville County, at 701-756-6392 or loayne.voigt@ndsu.edu, or Mary Keena, Extension livestock environmental management specialist at the Carrington Research Extension Center, at 701-652-2951 or mary.keena@ndsu.edu.

Date:August 7, 2019
City:Carpio, ND
Contact:
Mary Keena

Phone: 701-652-2951
E-mail: mary.keena@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/lem
Event:
Active Parenting: First Five Years

Have fun, meet other parents and learn effective skills for parenting young children ages 0-5 with this video and discussion based program.

Date:August 12, 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:
Active Parenting: First Five Years

Have fun, meet other parents and learn effective skills for parenting young children ages 0-5 with this video and discussion based program.

Date:August 19, 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:
Ransom County Fair & Achievement Days
Date:August 21 - 25, 2019
City:Lisbon, ND
Contact:
Brian Zimprich or Deb Lee

Phone: 701-683-6128
E-mail: ndsu.ransom.extension@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ransomcountyfair.com/
Event:
New Staff Orientation (NSO)

Campus-based orientation for new NDSU Extension staff

Date:August 28 - 30, 2019
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Cindy Klapperich or Kris Holt

Phone: 701-724-3355
E-mail: cindy.klapperich@ndsu.edu; or kris.holt@ndsu.edu
Event:
4-H Science Training

The Science training will be held at the ND 4-H Camp in Washburn. More information to come!

Date:September 11, 2019
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Lindsey Leker

Phone: 701-231-7251
E-mail: lindsey.leker@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
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:
4-H Air Rifle Training

4-H Air Rifle training will be held in Minot at the Rifle and Pistol Club and the instructor will be Rick Jorgenson.

Date:September 20 - 21, 2019
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Adrian Biewer

Phone: 701-231-7251
E-mail: adrian.biewer@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/programs_events/state_4_h_contests/shooting_sports/
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 October 3, this class series meets every Thursday 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:October 3 - November 7, 2019
City:Grand Forks, ND
Contact:
Molly Soeby

Phone: 701-780-8229
Fax: 701-780-8309
E-mail: molly.soeby@ndsu.edu
Event:
Progressive Ag Youth Safety Day
Date:October 5, 2019
City:Rugby, ND
Contact:
Yolanda Schmidt

Phone: 7017766234
E-mail: yolanda.schmidt@ndsu.edu
Event:
National 4-H Week

More information to come!

Date:October 6 - 12, 2019
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Holly Halvorson

Phone: 701-231-7251
E-mail: holly.halvorson@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
4-H Ambassador Applications Due

Ambassadors are a group of young adults ages 16 to 22 who work to help North Dakota 4-H.

Date:October 15, 2019
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Holly Halvorson

Phone: 701-231-7251
E-mail: holly.halvorson@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/member_information/4_h_ambassadors/
Event:
Home Alone
Date:October 17, 2019
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:
NDSU Extension Burleigh County

Phone: 701-221-6865
E-mail: ndsu.burleigh.extension@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/burleighcountyextension
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:
Farm Management Inservice

Details, including location, forthcoming (Fargo is being used as a placeholder).

Date:November 13, 2019
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
David Ripplinger

Phone: 7017302202
E-mail: david.g.ripplinger@gmail.com
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:
National 4-H Congress

The National 4-H Conference is a week-long program for youth ages 15-19 held in April at the National 4-H Center near Washington, DC.

Date:November 29 - December 3, 2019
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Micki Mertz

Phone: 701-231-7259
E-mail: micki.mertz@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/programs_events/national_leadership_opportunities/national_4_h_conference/
Event:
NDSU Feedlot School

The NDSU Carrington Research Extension Center hosts a two-day school in Carrington going over all aspects of running a feedlot (nutrition, facilities, health, manure management, budgets…). Watch https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/extension/livestock for updates and registration.

Date:January 22 - 23, 2020
City:Carrington, ND
Contact:
Mary Keena or Karl Hoppe

Phone: 701-652-2951
E-mail: mary.keena@nsdu.edu or karl.hoppe@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/extension/livestock
Event:
Advanced Crop Advisers Workshop
Date:February 11 - 12, 2020
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Greg Endres

Event:
Home Alone Program
Date:February 18, 2020
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:
NDSU Extension Burleigh County

Phone: 701-221-6865
E-mail: ndsu.burleigh.extension@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/burleighcountyextension
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:
4-H Foundation Scholarships DUE

Scholarships are available to present and former ND 4-H members through the 4-H Foundation.

Date:March 1, 2020
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/scholarships/
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
Event:
Advanced Crop Advisers Workshop
Date:February 8 - 9, 2022
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Greg Endres

Phone: 701.652.2951
E-mail: gregory.endres@ndsu.edu
Event:
Advanced Crop Advisers Workshop
Date:February 7 - 8, 2023
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Greg Endres

Phone: 701.652.2951
E-mail: gregory.endres@ndsu.edu
Event:
Advanced Crop Advisers Workshop
Date:February 6 - 7, 2024
City:Fargo, ND
Contact: