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Event:
Spring Fever Garden Forums
Date:March 22, 2021 - March 22, 2022
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Paige Brummund

Phone: 7018576444
Fax: 7018576454
E-mail: paige.f.brummund@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/springfever
Event:
Craft Family Support(Virtual)Workshops for Families Affected by Addiction

Have a loved one affected by addiction? Support and help are here. CRAFT is a program that provides people with support, education, and tools to help themselves and their affected loved ones. CRAFT group is a safe space where all are treated with dignity, respect, and confidentiality. 12-week group held Wednesday evenings 7:00-8:30p.m. online via zoom.

Date:May 26 - August 4, 2021
City:(Williston) - Virtual, ND
Contact:
Shanda Harstad

Phone: 701-577-4595
E-mail: shanda.harstad@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/williamscountyextension/parenting-resources-region-1-divide-williams-and-mckenzie-counties/upcoming-classes/craft-family-support-workshops-for-families-with-loved-ones-affected-by-addiction
Event:
Ward County 4-H Open Horse Show ~ Minot

Ward County 4-H Open 4-H Horse Show is scheduled for 06/21/2021 7:30 am to 6 pm at NDSF Center Arena II

Open Show – outside counties are welcome to participate in all horse events

  • Rules governing outside participants include:
  • $3.00 charge per event to help cover cost of the judge and show supplies
  • Participants will only be eligible for blue, red, and white ribbons
Date:June 21, 2021
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Emily Burkett

Phone: 1-701-857-6450
Fax: 1-701-857-6454
E-mail: emily.goff@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/wardcountyextension/4-H-and-Youth/2021-ward-county-4-h-open-horse-show
Event:
4-H Extension Youth Conference

4-H Extension Youth Conference (EYC) is open to all youth who have finished seventh grade. You do not need to be enrolled in 4-H to attend. EYC will be held on the NDSU campus in Fargo on June 21-24.

Date:June 21 - 24, 2021
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Sue Quamme

Phone: 701-231-7251
E-mail: susan.quamme@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
Ward County 4-H Achievement Days 2021 ~ Minot

Ward County 4-H Achievement Days will display projects ranging from static (non-living) displays, demonstrations, livestock, pets, small animals, and horse shows.

Date:June 21 - 24, 2021
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Emily Burkett

Phone: 701-857-6450
Fax: 701-857-6454
E-mail: emily.goff@ndsu.edu
Event:
How to Assess Youth Learning Outcomes and Engagement

Join Strengthening the Heartland as Dr. Rawn Boulden presents on How to Assess Youth Learning Outcomes and Engagement

Date:June 23, 2021
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Meagan Scott Hoffman

Phone: 7012317251
E-mail: meagan.scott@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/5036031950481624846
Event:
Love & Logic Early Childhood

This class is perfect for parents and caregivers of children ages birth-6 yrs. This class presents parenting techniques that emphasize respect, empathy, logic and limits. Reduce parent stress and have fun raising your kids.

Date:June 23, 2021
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Holly Arnold

Phone: 7018576450
Fax: 701.857.6454
E-mail: holly.arnold@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/wardcountyextension
Event:
Positive Discipline

Children don’t come with a set of directions and effective parenting skills are learned, not inherited. This class offers discussion and practical activities that will help you discover what children are really thinking, feeling, and deciding based on their parents, parenting methods. Discover effective discipline methods.

Date:June 29, 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:
Love & Logic Early Childhood

This class is perfect for parents and caregivers of children ages birth-6 yrs. This class presents parenting techniques that emphasize respect, empathy, logic and limits. Reduce parent stress and have fun raising your kids.

Date:June 30, 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:
Positive Discipline

Children don’t come with a set of directions and effective parenting skills are learned, not inherited. This class offers discussion and practical activities that will help you discover what children are really thinking, feeling, and deciding based on their parents, parenting methods. Discover effective discipline methods.

Date:July 6, 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:
Jr Master Gardener Day Camp

Day Camps
Free to youth, ages 6-11
Choose 1, 2 or all 3 Camps
July 6, 13, 20
4-6 pm
North Central Research Extension Center

Pre-registration required to Allison.n.klein@ndsu.edu or call 701-857-6444

July 6th
Activity: Making gallon greenhouses. Jr. Gardeners will learn an understanding of the environment needed to propagate plants and make their own greenhouse to take home.

July 13th
Activity: Insect Walk. Jr.Gardeners will find insects in nature and identify
characteristics that make them alike and different.

July 20th
Activity: Tree ID Scavenger Hunt. Jr. Gardeners will learn about different trees we have in North Dakota and how to identify them through a scavenger hunt. Prizes upon completion of the hunt!

Date:July 6, 2021
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Allison Meade

Phone: 7018576444
Fax: 7018576454
E-mail: allison.n.klein@ndsu.edu
Event:
Active Parenting: First Five Years

Have fun, while meeting other parents and learning effective skills for parenting young children, ages 0-5 with this discussion-based program.

Date:July 7, 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:
Ward County 4-H Achievement Days Clothing Revue Contest

Registration 12:30 pm & Contest 1 pm

Ward County Administration Building
225 3rd St SE, Rooms 106 & 108, Minot

RSVP by June 7 to shirrell.ott@ndsu.edu or call 701-857-6450

1. You must be enrolled in a Clothing & Textiles Project.
2. One entry per category, but you can participate in as many categories as you want at the county contest.
3. Those receiving blue ribbons can only participate in two categories at the State Fair.

Categories: Buy & Show; Decorate Your Duds; and Sew & Show

Age Division:
Teen: Age 13 & older as of Sept 1, 2020
Pre-teen: Ages 8-12 as of Sept 1, 2020
Cloverbud: Ages 5-7 as of Sept 1, 2020 (ONLY eligible to participate non-competitively at the county level.)

Date:July 8, 2021
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Shirrell Ott or Emily Burkett

Phone: 701-857-6450
Fax: 701-857-6454
E-mail: shirrell.ott@ndsu.edu or emily.goff@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/wardcountyextension/4-H-and-Youth/achievement-days-2021
Event:
Ward County 4-H Achievement Days Project Expo

Registration at 9:30 am & Contest at 10 am

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

RSVP by June 7 to shirrell.ott@ndsu.edu or call 701-857-6450

What is Project Expo?

  • An opportunity to display project work by 4-H Youth.
  • To provide youth with an experience in planning, preparing, and displaying an article or educational exhibit.
  • To give youth an opportunity for self-expression verbally and visually.
  • To provide youth with an opportunity to share with others what they have learned in a specific project.

Age Divisions:
Teen: Age 13 & older as of Sept 1, 2020
Pre-teen: Age 8-12 as of Sept 1, 2020
Cloverbud: Age 5-7 as of Sept 1, 2020
(ONLY eligible to participate non-competitively at the county level.)

Date:July 8, 2021
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Shirrell Ott or Emily Burkett

Phone: 701-857-6450
Fax: 701-857-6454
E-mail: shirrell.ott@ndsu.edu or emily.goff@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/wardcountyextension/4-H-and-Youth/achievement-days-2021
Event:
Jr Master Gardener Day Camp

Day Camps
Free to youth, ages 6-11
Choose 1, 2 or all 3 Camps
July 6, 13, 20
4-6 pm
North Central Research Extension Center

Pre-registration required to Allison.n.klein@ndsu.edu or call 701-857-6444

July 6th
Activity: Making gallon greenhouses. Jr. Gardeners will learn an understanding of the environment needed to propagate plants and make their own greenhouse to take home.

July 13th
Activity: Insect Walk. Jr.Gardeners will find insects in nature and identify
characteristics that make them alike and different.

July 20th
Activity: Tree ID Scavenger Hunt. Jr. Gardeners will learn about different trees we have in North Dakota and how to identify them through a scavenger hunt. Prizes upon completion of the hunt!

Date:July 13, 2021
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Allison Meade

Phone: 7018576444
Fax: 7018576454
E-mail: allison.n.klein@ndsu.edu
Event:
Positive Discipline

Children don’t come with a set of directions and effective parenting skills are learned, not inherited. This class offers discussion and practical activities that will help you discover what children are really thinking, feeling, and deciding based on their parents, parenting methods. Discover effective discipline methods.

Date:July 13, 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:
Active Parenting: First Five Years

Have fun, while meeting other parents and learning effective skills for parenting young children, ages 0-5 with this discussion-based program.

Date:July 14, 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:
Agricultural Market Situation and Outlook Webinar

Hear each month from NDSU Extension economics specialists on a variety of timely issues related to agricultural markets and North Dakota’s economy.

Agricultural Market Situation and Outlook webinars are typically held the second or third Thursday of each month at 1 pm Central Time (following USDA’s WASDE report release).

Webinars are open to anyone interested, but registration is required.

Date:July 15, 2021
City:Virtual, ND
Contact:
David Ripplinger

Phone: 7012315265
E-mail: david.ripplinger@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/farmmanagement/outlook
Event:
Jr Master Gardener Day Camp

Day Camps
Free to youth, ages 6-11
Choose 1, 2 or all 3 Camps
July 6, 13, 20
4-6 pm
North Central Research Extension Center

Pre-registration required to Allison.n.klein@ndsu.edu or call 701-857-6444

July 6th
Activity: Making gallon greenhouses. Jr. Gardeners will learn an understanding of the environment needed to propagate plants and make their own greenhouse to take home.

July 13th
Activity: Insect Walk. Jr.Gardeners will find insects in nature and identify
characteristics that make them alike and different.

July 20th
Activity: Tree ID Scavenger Hunt. Jr. Gardeners will learn about different trees we have in North Dakota and how to identify them through a scavenger hunt. Prizes upon completion of the hunt!

Date:July 20, 2021
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Allison Meade

Phone: 7018576444
Fax: 7018576454
E-mail: allison.n.klein@ndsu.edu
Event:
Positive Discipline

Children don’t come with a set of directions and effective parenting skills are learned, not inherited. This class offers discussion and practical activities that will help you discover what children are really thinking, feeling, and deciding based on their parents, parenting methods. Discover effective discipline methods.

Date:July 20, 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:
Active Parenting: First Five Years

Have fun, while meeting other parents and learning effective skills for parenting young children, ages 0-5 with this discussion-based program.

Date:July 21, 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:
Positive Discipline

Children don’t come with a set of directions and effective parenting skills are learned, not inherited. This class offers discussion and practical activities that will help you discover what children are really thinking, feeling, and deciding based on their parents, parenting methods. Discover effective discipline methods.

Date:July 27, 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:
Active Parenting: First Five Years

Have fun, while meeting other parents and learning effective skills for parenting young children, ages 0-5 with this discussion-based program.

Date:July 28, 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:
National 4-H Congress and 4-H Conference Application Deadline August 1

These events are great national leadership opportunities for youth to expand their knowledge of our nation, develop friendships from a diverse group of youth, and learn excellent leadership skills.

Date:August 1, 2021
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Rachelle Vettern

Phone: 701-231-7251
E-mail: rachelle.vettern@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/member_information/programs_events/national_leadership_opportunities/
Event:
Field Day at the CREC for NDSU ANR Agents

Participants will get an up-close, inside view of agronomic research and research equipment at the center. Agents will alsotour two local, ag-related businesses.

Date:August 3, 2021
City:Carrington, ND
Contact:
Jeff Gale

Phone: (701) 652-2581
E-mail: jeff.gale@ndsu.edu
Event:
Positive Discipline

Children don’t come with a set of directions and effective parenting skills are learned, not inherited. This class offers discussion and practical activities that will help you discover what children are really thinking, feeling, and deciding based on their parents, parenting methods. Discover effective discipline methods.

Date:August 3, 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:
State 4-H/FFA Land Judging Contest

The state 4-H and FFA land judging contest will be held Thursday, August 5 and is tentatively planned to be held in Grand Forks County. Practice pits should be available a day or so prior to the contest. More details will be added later.

Date:August 5, 2021
City:Grand Forks, ND
Contact:
Dave Franzen, Dean Aakre

Phone: 701-799-2565 231-8595
E-mail: david.franzen@ndsu.edu or dean.aakre@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/member_information/programs_events/state_4_h_contests/land_judging/
Event:
4-H Horticulture Field Day

A 4-H Field Day is planned for Myra Arboretum. Details on the schedule and sessions/topics to be offered will be added later.

Date:August 12, 2021
City:Larimore, ND
Contact:
Carrie Knutson

Phone: 701-780-8229
Fax: 701-780-8309
E-mail: carrie.knutson@ndsu.edu
Event:
Agricultural Market Situation and Outlook Webinar

Hear each month from NDSU Extension economics specialists on a variety of timely issues related to agricultural markets and North Dakota’s economy.

Agricultural Market Situation and Outlook webinars are typically held the second or third Thursday of each month at 1 pm Central Time (following USDA’s WASDE report release).

Webinars are open to anyone interested, but registration is required.

Date:August 12, 2021
City:Virtual, ND
Contact:
David Ripplinger

Phone: 7012315265
E-mail: david.g.ripplinger@gmail.com
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/farmmanagement/outlook
Event:
Plants, Local Foods, and Outdoor Spaces

Join us in the NDSU Research and Demonstration Gardens and NDSU Plant Sciences field plots. More information will be available in August.

Date:September 2, 2021
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Shannon Ueker

Phone: 7012317971
E-mail: shannon.ueker@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/mastergardener/events/outdoor-spaces-event
Event:
Agricultural Market Situation and Outlook Webinar

Hear each month from NDSU Extension economics specialists on a variety of timely issues related to agricultural markets and North Dakota’s economy.

Agricultural Market Situation and Outlook webinars are typically held the second or third Thursday of each month at 1 pm Central Time (following USDA’s WASDE report release).

Webinars are open to anyone interested, but registration is required.

Date:September 16, 2021
City:Virtual, ND
Contact:
David Ripplinger

Phone: 7012315265
E-mail: david.ripplinger@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/farmmanagement/outlook
Event:
Agricultural Market Situation and Outlook Webinar

Hear each month from NDSU Extension economics specialists on a variety of timely issues related to agricultural markets and North Dakota’s economy.

Agricultural Market Situation and Outlook webinars are typically held the second or third Thursday of each month at 1 pm Central Time (following USDA’s WASDE report release).

Webinars are open to anyone interested, but registration is required.

Date:October 14, 2021
City:Virtual, ND
Contact:
David Ripplinger

Phone: 7012315265
E-mail: david.ripplinger@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/farmmanagement/outlook
Event:
Agricultural Market Situation and Outlook Webinar

Hear each month from NDSU Extension economics specialists on a variety of timely issues related to agricultural markets and North Dakota’s economy.

Agricultural Market Situation and Outlook webinars are typically held the second or third Thursday of each month at 1 pm Central Time (following USDA’s WASDE report release).

Webinars are open to anyone interested, but registration is required.

Date:November 10, 2021
City:Virtual, ND
Contact:
David Ripplinger

Phone: 7012315265
E-mail: david.ripplinger@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/farmmanagement/outlook
Event:
Agricultural Market Situation and Outlook Webinar

Hear each month from NDSU Extension economics specialists on a variety of timely issues related to agricultural markets and North Dakota’s economy.

Agricultural Market Situation and Outlook webinars are typically held the second or third Thursday of each month at 1 pm Central Time (following USDA’s WASDE report release).

Webinars are open to anyone interested, but registration is required.

Date:December 9, 2021
City:Virtual, ND
Contact:
David Ripplinger

Phone: 7012315265
E-mail: david.ripplinger@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/farmmanagement/outlook
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: