· March 4, Dickinson, NDSU Dickinson Research Extension Center, 1041 State Ave.
· March 5, Minot, NDSU North Central Research Extension Center, 5400 Highway 83 South
· March 9, Wahpeton, Baymont Inn & Suites, 1800 Two Ten Drive
· March 10, Grafton, Marketplace on Eighth, 43 East 8th Street
The grant writing workshop will run from 2 - 5 p.m. local time. The listening session will run from 6 - 9 p.m. local time. For participants attending both, a light meal and additional grant writing examples will be offered. Space is limited for the meals, so early pre-registration is required. Pre-registration is not required for the listening session.
To register for the workshop or session, go to: www.ag.ndsu.edu/smallbusiness.
The deadline to register for the Dickinson and Minot events is February 27.
The deadline to register for Wahpeton and Grafton events is March 4.
The listening sessions are funded through a specialty crop grant from the Agricultural Marketing Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Specialty crops are defined by the USDA as “fruits and vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits and horticulture and nursery crops, including floriculture.” Specialty crops now grown commercially in North Dakota include dry beans, peas, lentils, potatoes, grapes, honey and various vegetables