North Dakota State University www.ag.ndsu.edu Crops Family-Youth-4-H Economics-Community-Leadership Home-Lawn-Garden-Trees Environment-Natural Resources Energy Livestock Nutrition-Food Safety-Health
Event:
National Diabetes Prevention Program

This lifestyle change program includes education and support for people with prediabetes and those at a high risk for prediabetes, and is designed to help people lose weight, be more active, and to prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes.

Class Offerings:
Mondays starting October 7, 5:15 – 6:15 pm at Cass County Annex Building, Fargo
Wednesdays starting November 6, 5:30 – 6:30 pm at Sanford Health SouthPointe Clinic,Fargo

Date:October 7, 2019 - November 4, 2020
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Rita Ussatis

Phone: 701-241-5700
Fax: 701-241-5935
E-mail: rita.ussatis@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/casscountyextension/food-nutrition-and-health/national-diabetes-prevention-program
Event:
Commercial Fumigation Recertification Training

Commercial Fumigation recertification training for those renewing their certification.
Category: Fumigation
Core: Ground
Location: AES Research Greenhouse Complex, 1440 18th St N
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED go to http://www.ndsupesticide.org
Registration: 9:30 am
Training: 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
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:December 10, 2019
City:Fargo, 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:
Inclusive Volunteerism: Welcoming and Engaging New Audiences Brown Bag Webinar

Inclusive volunteerism challenges us to look at diversity and equity in new ways and with our hearts and eyes open to build trusting relationships. How do youth programs take the next steps in their goal to welcome and engage volunteers from diverse and immigrant communities?

Eight strategies for inclusive volunteerism and engagement of diverse and immigrant communities will be shared in this webinar. Presenters will share key principles for this work form Minnesota’s new Diversity and First Generation Lens, resources from The Immigrant Learning Center, and stories of inspiring actions and tough challenges. Youth program staff are invited to build their vision, skills, and bravery as we all strive to reach potential new volunteers and new communities.

Presenters: Anne Stevenson and Carrie Olson, Extension Educators – University of Minnesota Extension Center for Youth Development

Webinar Link: https://umnextcyd.adobeconnect.com/ydbb2020/

Registration Link: https://z.umn.edu/ydwebinar

Date:December 11, 2019
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Meagan Scott

Phone: 701-231-7251
E-mail: meagan.scott@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
Commercial Home, Industrial, & Institutional Recertification Training

Commercial pesticide recertification training for those renewing their H,I,I certification.
Categories: Home, Industrial & Institutional, Research & Demo
Core: Ground
Location: Fargo, NDSU/AES Research Greenhouse, Complex, 1440 18th St N
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED go to www.ndsupesticide.org
Registration: 8:00am
Training: 8:30am-3:00pm

Date:January 10, 2020
City:Fargo, 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:
Crop Insurance Conference

27th Annual Crop Insurance Conference
Location: Holiday Inn, 3803 13th Ave S, Fargo
Program: 8 a.m.
Registration: online at www.ndsu.edu/farmmanagement
Fee: $110

Date:January 13, 2020
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Paulann Haakenson

Phone: 701-231-7393
E-mail: paulann.haakenson@ndsu.edu
Event:
Addressing Challenging Volunteer Behaviors: The Firefighter Approach - Webinar

When dealing with challenging volunteer behavior we often hear the phrase, “putting out fires.” This webinar will focus on the Firefighter Approach of prevention, early detection, and rapid response to deal with negative volunteer behavior issues. An organizational fire hazard checkup will be shared while discussing the critical role of early detection and intervention to provide techniques that handle “hot situations” without being burned.

Presenters: Sharon Davis, Extension Educator, Animal Science Director & Extension Professor and Patrick Jirik, Extension Educator and Extension Professor – University of Minnesota Extension Center for Youth Development

Webinar Link: https://umnextcyd.adobeconnect.com/ydbb2020/

Registration Link: https://z.umn.edu/ydwebinar

Date:January 15, 2020
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Meagan Scott

Phone: 701-231-7251
E-mail: meagan.scott@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
Commercial Pesticide Recertification Training

Commercial pesticide recertification training for those renewing their certification.
Categories: Ag Pest, Right-of-Way, Seed Treatment, Research & Demo
Core: Ground and Aerial/Ground
Location: Jamestown Civic Center, 212 3rd Ave NE
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 7:30am
Training: 8:30am-4:00pm

Date:January 16, 2020
City:Jamestown, 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 Greenhouse and Ornamental & Turf Recertification Training

Commercial Greenhouse and Ornamental & Turf recertification training for those renewing their certification.
Categories: Greenhouse, Ornamental & Turf, Research & Demo
Core: Ground
Location: Horace Community Center, 214 Thue Court
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 8:00am
Training: 8:30am-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:January 29, 2020
City:Horace, 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:
Northwest Farm Managers Meeting

Location: Fargo Holiday Inn
Registration: 8 a.m.
Program: 9 a.m.
Fee: $75

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More Information to Come

Date:January 29, 2020
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Paulann Haakenson

Phone: 701-231-7393
E-mail: paulann.haakenson@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:
Commercial Greenhouse and Ornamental & Turf Recertification Training

Commercial Greenhouse and Ornamental & Turf recertification training for those renewing their certification.
Categories: Greenhouse, Ornamental & Turf, Research & Demo
Core: Ground
Location: NDSCS Skills & Tech Training Center, 1305 19th Ave N
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 8:00am
Training: 8:30am-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:February 28, 2020
City:Fargo, 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:
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:
Coding Without Computers: Activities Volunteers Can Do with Youth! Webinar

Learn how to help volunteers who work with youth relate computer coding to everyday routines without the use of technology! Various unplugged activities will be demonstrated that teach youth about coding, algorithms, and artificial intelligence in a way that relates to their own lives and daily activities. The webinar will conclude with fun robotics activities that include simple coding and minimal technology for volunteers to use with youth.

Presenter: Lindsey Leker, 4-H Youth Development Specialist – Science – NDSU Extension

Webinar Link: https://umnextcyd.adobeconnect.com/ydbb2020/

Registration Link: https://z.umn.edu/ydwebinar

Date:March 11, 2020
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Meagan Scott

Phone: 701-231-7251
E-mail: meagan.scott@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
Commercial Fumigation Recertification Training

Commercial Fumigation recertification training for those renewing their certification.
Category: Fumigation
Core: Ground
Location: AES Research Greenhouse Complex, 1440 18th St N
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED go to http://www.ndsupesticide.org
Registration: 9:30 am
Training: 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
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:March 17, 2020
City:Fargo, 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 Greenhouse and Ornamental & Turf Recertification Training

Commercial Greenhouse and Ornamental & Turf recertification training for those renewing their certification.
Categories: Greenhouse, Ornamental & Turf, Research & Demo
Core: Ground
Location: NDSU/AES Research Greenhouse, Complex, 1440 18th St N
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 8:30am
Training: 9:00am-4:30pm
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:March 24, 2020
City:Fargo, 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 Pesticide Recertification Training

Commercial pesticide recertification training for those renewing their certification.
Categories: Ag Pest, Right-of-Way, Seed Treatment, Research & Demo
Core: Ground and Aerial/Ground
Location: Harwood Community Center, 210 Freedland Dr
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 7:30am
Training: 8:30am-4:00pm

Date:March 31, 2020
City:Harwood, 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:
2020 Support Staff Conference

Radisson Hotel Fargo, midday Tuesday through midday Thursday

Date:April 21 - 23, 2020
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Elizabeth Cronin

Phone: 701-231-7881
E-mail: elizabeth.cronin@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/conferences/
Event:
Garden Palooza 2020

NDSU Extension / Cass County Horticulture will present a spring workshop on vegetable and flower gardening, lawn and tree care, landscaping, and much more.

More information to follow!

Date:April 25, 2020
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Don Kinzler

Phone: 701-241-5707
Fax: 701-241-5935
E-mail: donald.kinzler@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/casscountyextension/horticulture/save-the-date-garden-palooza-2020
Event:
Reaching Volunteer Training Needs with Technology - Brown Bag Webinar

Designing, developing, and teaching volunteers in online formats is an integral part of a comprehensive training program. However, keeping up with how and where volunteers want to access information from us continues to shift. This webinar will provide an overview of the results from a survey and focus group with volunteers who shared how they want to learn in online formats. Then, examples of how programs can use easy tools, such as video, screen capture, and podcasts to reach all volunteers will be shared.

Presenters: Kari Robideau, Extension Educator, Distance Learning Technology and Alicia Webb, Program Coordinator – University of Minnesota Extension Center for Youth Development

Webinar Link: https://umnextcyd.adobeconnect.com/ydbb2020/

Registration Link: https://z.umn.edu/ydwebinar

Date:May 6, 2020
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Meagan Scott

Phone: 701-231-7251
E-mail: meagan.scott@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
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: Frago, NDSU Campus, Loftsgard 380
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 28, 2020
City:Fargo, 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:
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: