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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
Event:
4-H Science Training

The Science training will be held at the ND 4-H Camp in Washburn. More information to come!

Date:September 11, 2019
City:Washburn, ND
Contact:
Lindsey Leker

Phone: 701-231-7251
E-mail: lindsey.leker@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Powerful Tools for Caregivers will help participants:
-reduce stress
-improve self-confidence
-balance one’s life
-better communicate feelings
-increase ability to make tough decisions
-learn to locate helpful resources
(This workshop is a series; it is required to attend all classes in the series.)

Date:September 11 - October 16, 2019
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/powerful-tools-for-caregivers
Event:
State Range Judging Contest

The state range judging contest is held in conjunction with FFA. The location will be determined later. This is a tentative date. Dr. Sedivec has practice sites available for a couple of days prior to the contest.

Date:September 19, 2019
City:ToBeDetermined, ND
Contact:
Kevin Sedivec or Dean Aakre

Phone: 701-231-7647or231-8595
E-mail: kevin.sedivec@ndsu.edu or dean.aakre@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/programs_events/state_4_h_contests/range_judging/
Event:
4-H Foundation Meeting

The 4-H Foundation meeting will be held September 20 in Bismarck.

Date:September 20, 2019
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:
Penny Dale

Phone: 701-231-8569
E-mail: penny.dale@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/foundation/
Event:
4-H Air Rifle Training

4-H Air Rifle training will be held in Minot at the Rifle and Pistol Club and the instructor will be Rick Jorgenson.

Date:September 20 - 21, 2019
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Adrian Biewer

Phone: 701-231-7251
E-mail: adrian.biewer@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/programs_events/state_4_h_contests/shooting_sports/
Event:
4-H Grill Off

The 4-H Grill off will be held September 28 at 10:00 at Scheels Home and Hardware in Fargo. Learn about grilling and show your skills by preparing the best beef burger.

Registration is required!

Date:September 28, 2019
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Leigh Ann Skurupey

Phone: 701-231-6658
E-mail: leighann.skurupey@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/website_master/programs_events_master/state_4_h_contests/grill_off_contest/
Event:
Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an educational program designed to help family caregivers take care of themselves while caring for a relative or friend. You will benefit from this class whether you are helping a parent, spouse, friend, someone who lives at home, in a nursing home, or across the country. Beginning October 3, this class series meets every Thursday for six weeks. Class size is limited and registration is required. No class fees. For registration information call Grand Forks County Extension at 780-8229.

Date:October 3 - November 7, 2019
City:Grand Forks, ND
Contact:
Molly Soeby

Phone: 701-780-8229
Fax: 701-780-8309
E-mail: molly.soeby@ndsu.edu
Event:
Progressive Ag Youth Safety Day
Date:October 5, 2019
City:Rugby, ND
Contact:
Yolanda Schmidt

Phone: 7017766234
E-mail: yolanda.schmidt@ndsu.edu
Event:
National 4-H Week

More information to come!

Date:October 6 - 12, 2019
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Holly Halvorson

Phone: 701-231-7251
E-mail: holly.halvorson@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
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:
4-H Ambassador Applications Due

Ambassadors are a group of young adults ages 16 to 22 who work to help North Dakota 4-H.

Date:October 15, 2019
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Holly Halvorson

Phone: 701-231-7251
E-mail: holly.halvorson@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/member_information/4_h_ambassadors/
Event:
Home Alone
Date:October 17, 2019
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:
NDSU Extension Burleigh County

Phone: 701-221-6865
E-mail: ndsu.burleigh.extension@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/burleighcountyextension
Event:
2019 Extension/REC Fall Conference

DoubleTree by Hilton — West Fargo

Date:October 22 - 24, 2019
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Elizabeth Cronin

Phone: 701-231-7881
E-mail: elizabeth.cronin@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/conferences/2019-extension-rec-fall-conference
Event:
It's Complicated: Children, Social Media & Mental Health

Social networking, cell phones, and video games are game changers for young people – changing the ways that they learn, socialize, and make decisions.

In this interactive and energizing presentation, Erin Walsh will use brain science, stories and humor to explain how technology impacts mental health and wellness from early childhood through adolescence.

Tuesday, November 5 – Parent Night Workshop
Wednesday, November 6 – Professional Development Workshop

Date:November 5 - 6, 2019
City:West Fargo, ND
Contact:
Sharon Query

Phone: 701-241-5700
Fax: 701-241-5935
E-mail: sharon.query@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/casscountyextension/home-and-family/its-complicated-children-social-media-and-mental-health
Event:
2019 ND 4-H Foundation Recognition Event

More information to come!

Date:November 8, 2019
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/
Event:
Farm Management Inservice

Details, including location, forthcoming (Fargo is being used as a placeholder).

Date:November 13, 2019
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
David Ripplinger

Phone: 7017302202
E-mail: david.g.ripplinger@gmail.com
Event:
4-H Volunteer Project Training (East) - Steele County

More information to come!

Date:November 13, 2019
City:Finley, ND
Contact:
Micki Mertz

Phone: 701-231-7259
E-mail: micki.mertz@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
4-H Volunteer Project Training (North Central) - Bottineau

More information to come!

Date:November 14, 2019
City:Bottineau, ND
Contact:
Micki Mertz

Phone: 701-231-7259
E-mail: micki.mertz@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
Multi-County Activity Day 2019 ~ Minot

Hands-on Project Learning

Multi-County Activity Day (Bottineau, McHenry, Mountrail, Renville, Ward, and Williams, tbd)

tbd $ per youth
Not Available to at this time; registration will be on 4honline.com

Date:November 16, 2019
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Emily Goff

Phone: 1-701-857-6450
Fax: 1-701-857-6454
E-mail: emily.goff@ndsu.edu
Event:
Pulse / Cover Crop Workshop
Date:November 19, 2019
City:Carrington, ND
Contact:
Linda Schuster

Phone: 701-652-2951
E-mail: linda.schuster@ndsu.edu
Event:
4-H Volunteer Project Training (South Central) - Wishek

More information to come!

Date:November 20, 2019
City:Wishek, ND
Contact:
Micki Mertz

Phone: 701-231-7259
E-mail: micki.mertz@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ndsu.edu/4h/
Event:
National 4-H Congress

The National 4-H Conference is a week-long program for youth ages 15-19 held in April at the National 4-H Center near Washington, DC.

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:
NDSU Feedlot School

The NDSU Carrington Research Extension Center hosts a two-day school in Carrington going over all aspects of running a feedlot (nutrition, facilities, health, manure management, budgets…). Watch https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/extension/livestock for updates and registration.

Date:January 22 - 23, 2020
City:Carrington, ND
Contact:
Mary Keena or Karl Hoppe

Phone: 701-652-2951
E-mail: mary.keena@nsdu.edu or karl.hoppe@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/extension/livestock
Event:
Northwest District Archery Match ~ Minot

Open to all active 2019-2020 4-H members
Age Divisions:
*Beginner (8-10 Years on January 1)
*Junior (11-13 years)
*Senior (14 and over)
Bow Divisions: Bare bow and unlimited Freestyle
Course of Fire: 30 arrows at 15 yards (All Beg. Junior, and Senior Barebow)
60 arrows at 20 yards (Senior Freestyle only)
Target: All bare bow- 80cm NASP face
Freestyle– Option single 40 cm or 5 bull NFAA Blue and White indoor face

Not Available to at this time; registration will be on 4honline.com

Date:February 1, 2020
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
emily.goff

Phone: 1-701-857-6450
Fax: 1-701-857-6454
E-mail: emily.goff@ndsu.edu
Event:
Advanced Crop Advisers Workshop
Date:February 11 - 12, 2020
City:Fargo, ND
Contact:
Greg Endres

Event:
Home Alone Program
Date:February 18, 2020
City:Bismarck, ND
Contact:
NDSU Extension Burleigh County

Phone: 701-221-6865
E-mail: ndsu.burleigh.extension@ndsu.edu
Web site: https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/burleighcountyextension
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:
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:
Western Crop and 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:March 10 - 11, 2020
City:Dickinson, 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:
Gardening Saturday

2020 Gardening Saturday is April 4th at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks. Sponsored by NDSU Extension Grand Forks County and Grand Forks Horticultural Society. The day-long event features a keynote speaker and includes multiple breakout sessions with local experts presenting a variety of gardening topics. The registration fee covers all of the day’s events including the educational programs, gardening vendors, breaks, lunch, a free annual, and lots of great gardening camaraderie. For more information visit the website or call 701-780-8229.

Date:April 4, 2020
City:Grand Forks, ND
Contact:
Carrie Knutson

Phone: 701-780-8229
Fax: 701-780-8309
E-mail: carrie.knutson@ndsu.edu
Web site: http://www.gardeningsaturday.info/
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:
Ward County 4-H Achievement Days 2020 ~ 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 15 - 18, 2020
City:Minot, ND
Contact:
Emily Goff

Phone: 1-701-857-6450
Fax: 1-701-857-6454
E-mail: emily.goff@ndsu.edu
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: