Summer Programs

2021 Farm Tour

June 23-24, 2021

Location: Starts in Minot, ND with stops in Devil’s Lake and Grand Forks

Credits: 1

Cost: $50 – Class Fee & $50 – College Credit Recording Fee

The 2021 Farm Tour is going to the eastern part of the state. It will feature a visit to the Red River Valley area to learn about how farming in eastern North Dakota is different from that in the west.  This tour will depart Minot.  It will visit agriculture-related businesses from Devils Lake to Grand Forks. The tour will visit beet and potatoes fields and processing plants.  We will visit the North Dakota State Mill and Elevator to learn about the nation’s only state-owned flour plant.  We will spend one night in Grand Forks.  Participants will be allowed to join us in Devils Lake if that is more convenient. For more information contact Jeffrey Beck at 701-240-9231 or email at

2021 NDGA Summer Institute

July 14-16, 2021

Location: Online

Credits: 2 with an option for third credit

Cost: Expenses Paid

Participants that successfully complete the class will receive 2 continuing education credits.  There will also be an option of a third credit for participants that will be online. The focus will be on resources available and visits to shareholders from the following areas-Native American Studies, National Parks, The National Forest Agency, Energy Education.

If you are interested in this opportunity please let me know ASAP. For more information contact Jeffrey Beck at 701-240-9231 or email at


2021 GeoFIT

August 3-5, 2021

Location: Bismarck Area

Credits: 2

Cost: $100 – Class Fee & $100 – College Credit Recording Fee

The 2021 GeoFit institute provides experiential learning and resources for curriculum planning and development and how to help foster environmental responsibility of natural resources in stewards of all ages. Educators have an opportunity to expand their content knowledge and study how geology, geography, and forests can work together to minimize environmental impacts and land disturbances, as well as improve and protect surface and groundwater. Tours will include Bismarck area farms, ranches, businesses, and energy sites.  Participants will visit with stakeholders involved in protecting our environment.

500 University Ave
Minot, ND 58707

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