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A tradition of excellence in teaching, research, and Extension


NDSU contributes greatly to the success of students, the economic impact of North Dakota agriculture and the lives of North Dakota citizens on a daily basis. By educating students with interests in agriculture, food systems and natural resources; extending NDSU information to all North Dakota citizens and advancing scientific knowledge through innovative research, we are working to meet the needs of people on a local and global level.

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The College of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Natural Resources has a tradition of excellence in educating students for real-world careers. As a student-focused, land-grant, research university, we offer students hands-on learning experiences that will allow them to be competitive in a global economy.

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Ag Hub

NDSU Agriculture research, teaching and Extension education helps the state prosper. Through scientific advances in crop systems, livestock and rangeland management, and value-added activities, we improve lives and protect our great land and resources for future generations of North Dakotans.

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Kathy Wiederholt gives a tour of the Northern Hardy Fruit Evaluation project to participants gathered in the orchard.


NDSU Extension empowers North Dakotans to improve their lives and communities through science-based education. You’ll find us at work in your county, at Research Extension Centers and at the main campus of North Dakota State University.

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Agriculture Impact