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Event:
Valentines for Veterans

Students in grades K-6 will make Valentines for the Veterans in Lisbon. Discussion will focus on the service of veterans and sharing our appreciation.

Date:January 5, 2019
City:Gackle, ND
Contact:
Carmen Rath-Wald

Phone: 701-754-2504
E-mail: carmen.rath.wald@ndsu.edu
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: Grand Forks, Grand Forks County Extension, 151 S 4th St, Suite 302
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED go to www.ndsupesticide.org
Registration: 8:00am
Training: 8:30am-3:00pm

Date:January 10, 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:
Active Parenting Now

Parents and caregivers of 5-12 year olds will learn to be an active vs. reactive parent. This video and discussion based program addresses situations and challenges that are expected when parenting this age group. Come, learn new skills, meet other parents and have some fun!

Date:January 10, 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:
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, 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:
Crop Insurance Conference

26th Annual Crop Insurance Conference
Location: Holiday Inn, 3803 13th Ave S, Fargo
Program: 8 a.m.
Registration: online at www.ndsu.edu/farmmanagement
Fee:

Date:January 14, 2019
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Paulann Haakenson

Phone: 701-231-7393
E-mail: paulann.haakenson@ndsu.edu
Event:
Cooperative Parenting & Divorce
Date:January 15, 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:
Parents Forever

Parents Forever is a research-based educational program that puts parents on the path to minimizing stress for themselves and their children. Participants learn how to make informed, child-supportive decisions so children will come through separation or divorce having a positive relationship with both parents vs. feeling caught in the middle of their parent’s conflict.

Date:January 16, 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:
Design Your Sucession Plan (DYSP)

Multisession workshop to help families communicate about and plan for the future.

Date:January 16, 2019
City:Wishek, ND
Contact:
Crystal Schaunaman

Phone: 701-288-5180
E-mail: crystal.schaunaman@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/mcintoshcountyextension/design-your-succession-plan-2
Event:
Ward County Ag Improvement Association Annual Meeting
Date:January 17, 2019
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Paige Brummund

Phone: 701-857-6444
E-mail: paige.f.brummund@ndsu.edu
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 SW
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 7:30am
Training: 8:30am-4:00pm

In conjunction with the Jamestown Ag Show

Date:January 17, 2019
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:
Active Parenting Now
Date:January 17, 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:
Winter Ag Expo

Jamestown Civic Center

Date:January 17 - 18, 2019
City:Jamestown, ND
Contact:
Alicia Harstad

Phone: 701-252-9030
E-mail: alicia.harstad@ndsu.edu
Event:
2019 Equine 4-H Quiz Bowl

Quiz bowl contest with 3 age groups. Location and more details to come.

Date:January 19, 2019
City:Jamestown, ND
Contact:
Robin Barnes

Phone: 701-252-9030
Fax: 701-251-2969
E-mail: robin.barnes@ndsu.edu
Event:
Beef Day
Date:January 22, 2019
City:Hettinger, ND
Contact:
Hannah Nordby

Phone: 7015672735
E-mail: hannah.nordby@ndsu.edu
Event:
Design Your Success Plan (DYSP)

Multisession workshop to help families communicate about and plan for the future.

Date:January 23, 2019
City:Wishek, ND
Contact:
Crystal Schaunaman

Phone: 701-288-5180
E-mail: crystal.schaunaman@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/mcintoshcountyextension/design-your-succession-plan-2
Event:
Active Parenting Now
Date:January 24, 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 Monthy Skype Call

The Center for 4-H staff will host a monthly Skype session for agents and support staff to provide input to programs, ask questions, and have general discussion on timely topics. The calls will be scheduled for the last Thursday of each month at 11:00 a.m. Central time.

Date:January 24, 2019
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Dean Aakre

Phone: 701-231-8595
E-mail: dean.aakre@ndsu.edu
Event:
McLean County Hippology & Quiz Bowl Contest

Contestants will compete in the Hippology and Quiz Bowl Contest in three age divisions (Junior, Intermediate & Senior). Hippology Contest will involve two judging classes, a test, team problem and stations. More information will be available at a future date.

Date:January 26, 2019
City:Underwood, ND
Contact:
Calandria Edwards

Phone: 701-462-8808
E-mail: calandria.jarboe@ndsu.edu
Event:
NE Crop Judging Contest

4-H and FFA members compete in a crops judging contest in Larimore.

Date:January 26, 2019
City:Larimore , ND
Contact:
MaKayla Heinz

Phone: 701-780-8229
E-mail: makayla.b.heinz@ndsu.edu
Event:
Oakes FFA & 4-H Contest

Agronomy
Livestock
Ag Sales
Small Animal Care
Hippology

Date:January 26, 2019
City:Oakes, ND
Contact:
Dan Spellerberg

E-mail: Dan.Spellerberg@k12.nd.us
Event:
Turning 65/Medicare Basics

10 a.m. to Noon at Sakakawea Medical Center Conference Room

This workshop offers the opportunity to learn the basics of Medicare. Topics covered will include: Medicare Preventative Services, Advanced Care Planning, Medicare Initial Visit, and why review your Part D supplement each year.

Date:January 28, 2019
City:Hazen, ND
Contact:
Dena Kemmet

Phone: 701-873-5195
E-mail: dena.kemmet@ndsu.edu
Event:
Parenting Children with Strong Emotions - Anger
Date:January 28, 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:
Getting it Right Soybean Production Meetings 2019

Soybean producers interested in intensive soybean management should plan to attend one of three ‘Getting it Right in Soybean Production’ meetings scheduled for Park River, Lisbon and Hope, ND. The Getting it Right in Soybean Production programs and lunches are sponsored by the North Dakota Soybean Council, which oversees promotion, research and marketing programs funded by soybean checkoff dollars. The programs are free and open to the public. Preregistration is not necessary.
At the meetings, North Dakota State University Extension Service faculty and staff will discuss past soybean research conducted in North Dakota and the outlook and production issues for 2019.
The meeting dates and locations are:

  • Tuesday, Jan. 29, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Park River City Auditorium, 504 Briggs Ave. S.; for more information, contact Bradley Brummond, NDSU Extension agent in Walsh County, at 701-284-6248 or bradley.brummond@ndsu.edu
  • Wednesday, Jan. 30, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Ransom County Fairgrounds Expo Center/West Wing, 612 7th Ave. W., Lisbon; for more information, contact Brian Zimprich, NDSU Extension agent in Ransom County, at 701-683-6128 or brian.zimprich@ndsu.edu
  • Thursday, Jan. 31, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Hope American Legion, Steele Ave.; for more information, contact Angie Johnson, NDSU Extension agent in Steele County, at 701-524-2253 or angela.b.johnson@ndsu.edu

Speakers include the participating Extension agents; Dave Franzen, NDSU Extension soil specialist; Greg Endres, NDSU Extension cropping systems specialist; and Hans Kandel, NDSU Extension agronomist.

Date:January 29, 2019
City:Park River, ND
Contact:
Bradly Brummond

Phone: 701-284-6248
Fax: 701-284-7383
E-mail: bradley.brummond@ndsu.edu
Event:
Cooperative Parenting & Divorce
Date:January 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:
Northwest Farm Managers Meeting

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

Featuring:

“Knowledge Creation at the Speed of Farming”
Dan Frieberg, President, Premier Crop Systems, LLC, Des Moines, IA

“Trade Wars and ND Soybeans”
Dr. William Wilson, Distinguished Professor, NDSU

“Marketing Grain with Trumponomics”
Bill Biedermann, Allendale, Inc., McHenry, IL

“Insights from Behavioral Economics on Farmer Decision Making”
Ray Massey, Professor, Agriculture & Applied Economics, University of Missouri

“Unmanned Aircraft Systems for Production Agriculture”
John Nowatzki, Agriculture Machine Systems Specialist, NDSU

“Using Benchmarking to Improve Your Farm”
Betsy Jensen, Farm Business Management, Northland Community & Technical College

Date:January 30, 2019
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Paulann Haakenson

Phone: 701-231-7393
E-mail: paulann.haakenson@ndsu.edu
Event:
Design Your Sucession Plan (DYSP)

Multisession workshop to help families communicate about and plan for the future.

Date:January 30, 2019
City:Wishek, ND
Contact:
Crystal Schaunaman

Phone: 701-288-5180
E-mail: crystal.schaunaman@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/mcintoshcountyextension/design-your-succession-plan-2
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 30, 2019
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:
KMOT Ag Expo
Date:January 30 - February 1, 2019
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Event:
Getting it Right Soybean Production Meetings 2019

Soybean producers interested in intensive soybean management should plan to attend one of three ‘Getting it Right in Soybean Production’ meetings scheduled for Park River, Lisbon and Hope, ND. The Getting it Right in Soybean Production programs and lunches are sponsored by the North Dakota Soybean Council, which oversees promotion, research and marketing programs funded by soybean checkoff dollars. The programs are free and open to the public. Preregistration is not necessary.
At the meetings, North Dakota State University Extension Service faculty and staff will discuss past soybean research conducted in North Dakota and the outlook and production issues for 2019.

  • Tuesday, Jan. 29, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Park River City Auditorium, 504 Briggs Ave. S.; for more information, contact Bradley Brummond, NDSU Extension agent in Walsh County, at 701-284-6248 or bradley.brummond@ndsu.edu
  • Wednesday, Jan. 30, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Ransom County Fairgrounds Expo Center/West Wing, 612 7th Ave. W., Lisbon; for more information, contact Brian Zimprich, NDSU Extension agent in Ransom County, at 701-683-6128 or brian.zimprich@ndsu.edu
  • Thursday, Jan. 31, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Hope American Legion, Steele Ave.; for more information, contact Angie Johnson, NDSU Extension agent in Steele County, at 701-524-2253 or angela.b.johnson@ndsu.edu

Speakers include the participating Extension agents; Dave Franzen, NDSU Extension soil specialist; Greg Endres, NDSU Extension cropping systems specialist; and Hans Kandel, NDSU Extension agronomist.

Date:January 31, 2019
City:Hope, ND
Contact:
Angie Johnson

Phone: 701-524-2253
E-mail: angela.b.johnson@ndsu.edu
Event:
Active Parenting Now
Date:January 31, 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:
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: Ramada/Grand Dakota Hotel, 532 15th St SW
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 7:30am
Training: 8:30am-4:00pm

Date:January 31, 2019
City:Dickinson, ND
Contact:
Andrew Thostenson

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