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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:
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:
Oakes Irrigation Research Site Field Day
Date:August 15, 2019
City:Oakes, ND
Contact:
Kelly Cooper

Phone: 701-742-2744
E-mail: kelly.c.cooper@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/CarringtonREC/events/2019/oakes-irrigation-research-site-robert-titus-research-farm-field-day
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