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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:
Circle of Security®
Date:November 14, 2019 - November 14, 2024
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

The National 4-H Congress is a 5-day conference for youth ages 15-19 held at the end of November in Atlanta, GA.

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:
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. There is a $30 fee for the classes at the Dickinson location.

Date:December 2, 2019
City:Dickinson, ND
Contact:
Holly Johnson

Phone: 701-456-7665
E-mail: holly.johnson.4@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/starkcountyextension/home-and-family/parents-forever
Event:
Parenting Children with Strong Emotions - Anger
Date:December 2, 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 Program Planning Meeting

The 4-H Youth Development Program Planning Team will meet Tuesday-Wednesday, December 3-4, 2019, in Bismarck at Great River Energy. Carrie Knutson and Meagan Scott will serve as co-chairs for the team.

Block of rooms at the Sleep Inn & Suites have been reserved at state rate under 4-H Program Planning Team.

Date:December 3 - 4, 2019
City:Bismarck, 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: FargoDome, 1800 N University Dr.
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Registration: 7:00am
Training: 8:00am-5:00pm

Date:December 4, 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:
Irrigation Workshop

This workshop is held in conjunction with the North Dakota Water Users Convention. The workshop and
convention will be at the Ramkota Hotel (across the street from the Kirkwood Mall). The workshop agenda
was developed with input from the North Dakota Irrigation Association and the NDSU Extension Service.
Along with the workshop, there will be an exposition with displays from irrigation equipment suppliers and
other water supply industry representatives. The $30 registration fee (at the door) includes breaks, materials
and lunch.

Date:December 5, 2019
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:
Tom Scherer

Phone: 701.231.7239
Fax: 701.231.1008
E-mail: Thomas.Scherer@ndsu.edu
Event:
Circle of Security®
Date:December 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:
ND Crop Improvement & Seed Association NW District Meeting

Northwest District Meeting

alternate contact phone # 701-838-6213

Date:December 5, 2019
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Toni Muffenbier or Chad Anderson

Phone: 701-231-8067
E-mail: toni.ndcropimprovement.com or chad.ndcropimprovement.com
Web site: https://www.ndcropimprovement.com/resources/events/
Event:
Central Dakota Ag Day

Carrington Research Extension Center

Date:December 5, 2019
City:Carrington , ND
Contact:
Nicole Wardner, Lindsay Maddock and Alicia Harstad

Event:
Central Dakota Ag Day

NDSU Extension is hosting a daylong agricultural program Dec. 5 at the NDSU Carrington Research Extension Center. No registration required. The Central Dakota Ag Day program begins with coffee and doughnuts at 9:00 a.m. Workshops on cropping and livestock topics start at 9:30 a.m. A noon lunch is sponsored by the ND Corn Council and the ND Soybean Council.

Date:December 5, 2019
City:Carrington, ND
Contact:
Alicia Harstad

Phone: 701-252-9030
E-mail: alicia.harstad@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/carringtonrec/events/2019-central-dakota-ag-day
Event:
Stepping On

Stepping On is for people age 60 or older, who live independently, and who have fallen or want to reduce their risk of falling. It is a seven week course that covers strength exercises, balance exercises, home modifications, medications, and more! Pre-registration is required and there is no cost to attend.

Date:December 5, 2019 - January 16, 2020
City:Dickinson, ND
Contact:
Holly Johnson

Phone: 701-456-7665
E-mail: holly.johnson.4@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/starkcountyextension
Event:
Mindfulness and Relapse Prevention Webinar

Strengthening the Heartland – A Webinar Series Dedicated to Opioid Awareness and Education

To register for any webinar, email Nicole Schwing at nicole.schwing@sdstate.edu

Date:December 6, 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:
Winter Beef Meeting

Lisa Pederson, NDSU Beef Quality Assurance Specialist
The Sandhills Calving System

Dr. Gerald Stokka, NDSU Extension Veterinarian, Livestock Stewardship
Interactive Calving Demonstration

Dr. Karl Hoppe, NDSU Livestock Systems Specialist Cattle Nutrition
Issues for this Winter

Date:December 9, 2019
City:Napoleon, ND
Contact:
Sheldon Gerhardt

Phone: 701-754-4534
E-mail: sheldon.gerhardt@ndsu.edu
Event:
Parenting Children with Strong Emotions - Anger
Date:December 9, 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 Fumigation Recertification Training

Commercial Fumigation recertification training for those renewing their certification.
Category: Fumigation
Core: Ground
Location: Emmons County Courthouse, 100 4th St NW
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:Linton, 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:
Color Me Healthy

Training for Childcare Providers, Preschool Teachers and Kindergarten Teachers, presented by Deb Lee and Cindy Klapperich

Date:December 10, 2019
City:Lisbon, ND
Contact:
Deb Lee

Phone: 701-683-6128
E-mail: debra.lee@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/sargentcountyextension/events/color-me-healthy-workshop
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:
Commercial Fumigation Recertification Training

Commercial Fumigation recertification training for those renewing their certification.
Category: Fumigation
Core: Ground
Location: Grand Forks County Extension, 151 S 4th St Suite 302
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: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 Fumigation Recertification Training

Commercial Fumigation recertification training for those renewing their certification.
Category: Fumigation
Core: Ground
Location: Broadway Commons, 302 East Broadway
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:Williston, 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 Fumigation Recertification Training

Commercial Fumigation recertification training for those renewing their certification.
Category: Fumigation
Core: Ground
Location: Ward County Extension, 225 3rd St SE
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:Minot, 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 Fumigation Recertification Training

Commercial Fumigation recertification training for those renewing their certification.
Category: Fumigation
Core: Ground
Location: Dunn County Extension, 205 Owens St
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED go to http://www.ndsupesticide.org
Registration: 8:30 am (MT)
Training: 9:00 am – 1:30 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:Manning, 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:
Circle of Security®
Date:December 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:
Parenting Children with Strong Emotions - Anger

(Helping Your Child Manage a Big Emotion) Little children often have big emotions. Come and learn the skills for helping your child to manage emotions and use intensity in positive ways.

Date:December 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:
Weed Resistance Management In-Service

- Learn take-home messages from Nebraska bus tour
- Management options for controlling resistant weeds
- Updates to the ND Weed Guide
- Review of Palmer amaranth action plan

Location: Carrington Research Extension Center

Date:December 19, 2019
City:Carrington , ND
Contact:
Event:
Circle of Security®
Date:December 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