The Ransom County Extension Service offers a variety of services and programs.

Ransom County 4-H

The 4-H program is very strong in Ransom County with over 150 active members and 30 leaders.  Members benefit from camps, contests, club activities, community service activities and individual goals.

Educational Opportunites

Throughout the year we offer workshops on livestock programs and farming practices. We also hold horticulture classes, parenting classes, health related classes, food and nutrition classes, and much more.  We offer Private Applicator Pesticide trainings each year for recertification and initial certifications.

Events

We host a variety of events throughout the year.  Annual events include Farm Expo, SE Judging Classic, Eco Ed for 7th graders, Farmer for a Day for 3rd graders, Harvest ND for 4th graders, Progressive Ag. Safety Day for 5&6 graders, and many 4-H events including the 4-H Carnival and Ransom County Fair.

School Education

Deb Lee is seen around the schools each year teaching students specific nutrition curriculums.  She also attends Southvalley Special Needs Preschool & Headstart as Chef Combo.

Resources

We offer a wide variety of information on canning, crops, livestock, finances, family resources, horticulture, estate planning, and more.

* Visit the Ransom County Extension Service website for more detailed information on events, publications and services.

Contact Us

Brian Zimprich, Extension Agent
Animal Science
brian.zimprich@ndsu.edu

Deb LeeExtension Agent
Family & Consumer Sciences
Debra.Lee@ndsu.edu

Robbi HopkinsAdministrative Assistant
Roberta.Hopkins@ndsu.edu

701-683-6128
Fax: 701-683-6109
ndsu.ransom.extension@ndsu.edu

204 5th Avenue West
PO Box 950
Lisbon, ND 58054

Hours

Monday-Friday
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.