Ag Events Calendar

Feb. 22, Montevideo, MN: U of MN Extension “Strategic Farming – Are You Resistance Ready” workshop, 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., at American Legion, 507-372-3900 ext 3912 or [email protected]

Feb. 22, White River: Private Pesticide Applicator Training, 1 – 4 p.m. MST, EMS Building

Feb. 23, Slayton, MN: U of MN Extension “Strategic Farming – Are You Resistance Ready” workshop, 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., at 4-H Builidng-Exhibit Hall, 507-372-3900 ext 3912 or [email protected]

Feb. 23, Onida: Private Pesticide Applicator Training, 1 – 4 p.m. CST, at Phoenix Center

Feb. 23-24, Arlington, VA: USDA 2017 Agricultural Outlook Forum, at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel, www.usda.gov/oce/forum

Feb. 24, Beresford: Low Stress for Safety and Success workshop, 7:30 a.m., the SDSU Southeast Research Farm, Heidi Carroll 605-688-6623 or [email protected]

Feb. 24, St. James, MN: U of MN Extension “Strategic Farming – Are You Resistance Ready” workshop, 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., at American Legion, 507-372-3900 ext 3912 or [email protected]

Feb. 24, Hutchinson, MN: U of MN Extension “Strategic Farming – Are You Resistance Ready” workshop, 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., at Event Center, 507-372-3900 ext 3912 or [email protected]

Feb. 27, Aberdeen: Wheat Growers dicamba use on soybeans meeting, 2:30-4:00 p.m., at Wheat Growers Bath Innovation Center.

Feb. 28, Oakes, N.D.: Wheat Growers dicamba use on soybeans meeting, 2:30-4:00 p.m., at Angry Beaver Café.

Feb. 28, St. Charles, MN: University of Minnesota Extension Cover Crop Management workshops, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m., at St. Charles City Hall, [email protected], 507-457-6440

Feb. 28, Mitchell: Annie’s Project class, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., at SDSU Extension Regional Center, 605-995-7378, [email protected]

Feb. 28, Lamberton, MN: Insect management advice workshop, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m., at University of Minnesota Southwest Research, [email protected]

Feb. 28, 2017, Philip: Private Pesticide Applicator Certification, 1 – 4 p.m. MST, at Bad River Senior Citizens Center

Feb. 28-March 1, Fargo, N.D.: 2017 Advanced Crop Advisers Workshop, at Holiday Inn, 701-652-2951

March 1-3, Atlanta, GA: National Pork Industry Forum, at Hyatt Regency, porkindustryforum.com

March 2, Kimball: Wheat Growers dicamba use on soybeans meeting, 2:30-4:00 p.m., at Wheat Growers Kimball Agronomy Center.

March 2, Owatonna, MN: University of Minnesota Extension Cover Crop Management workshops, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m., at Steele County Community Center, [email protected], 507-457-6440

March 2, San Antonio, TX: American Soybean Association’s Soy Social & Auction, 6:30 p.m., at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center

March 2, Wolsey: Wheat Growers dicamba use on soybeans meeting, 9:30-11 a.m., at Wheat Growers Wolsey Office.

March 2, Hoven: Private Pesticide Applicator Certification, 1 – 4 p.m. CST, at Legion

March 2-3, Grand Forks, N.D.: Agricultural Tile Drainage Design Workshop, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., at Grand Forks Couny Courthouse, regonline.com/2017DrainDesign

March 2-4, San Antonio, TX: Commodity Classic, at Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center

March 5-8, San Diego, CA: National Farmers Union 115th Anniversary Convention, at Catamaran Resort Hotel, nfu.org/convention

March 7, Mitchell: Annie’s Project class, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., at SDSU Extension Regional Center, 605-995-7378, [email protected]

March 7, Presho: Private Pesticide Applicator Certification, 1 – 4 p.m. CST, at Presho Fire Hall

March 8, Huron: State Technical Committee Meeting, at Crossroads Hotel and Convention Center, sd.nrcs.usda.gov, (605) 352-1200

March 9, St. Louis, MO: Agriculture Outlook Summit, 9:00 A.M. – 4:15 P.M., at Sheraton Westport Plaza Hotel, AgServe.com/Outlook

March 9, Reva: Private Pesticide Applicator Certification, 1 – 4 p.m. MST, at Reva Community Hall

March 9-11, Inwood, Iowa: Soil. Plant. Animal. Man. Conference, at Inwood Community Center, 103 S. Main St., must RSVP, 712-363-3392 or 605-370-2249.

March 14, Gettysburg: Agriculture Tax Seminar, 9 a.m. – noon or 1-4 p.m., at City Fire Hall, http://dor.sd.gov

March 14, Oakes, N.D.: NDSU Farm/Ranch Succession Planning Workshop, 6 p.m., at Oakes Ambulance Training Facility, further workshops on March 16, www.ag.ndsu.edu/succession

March 14, Mitchell: Annie’s Project class, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., at SDSU Extension Regional Center, 605-995-7378, [email protected]

March 15, Winner: Agriculture Tax Seminar, 1-4 p.m., at Holiday Inn Express, http://dor.sd.gov

March 16, Chanhassen, MN: 2017 Soybean Symposium, at the University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., (612) 625-4298, [email protected]

March 21, Mitchell: Annie’s Project class, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., at SDSU Extension Regional Center, 605-995-7378, [email protected]

March 23-26, Ft. Pierre: 2017 Wildland Fire Academy, 605-393-4229, [email protected]

March 24-25, Fargo, N.D.: NDSU Extension Service high-tunnel conference, at North Dakota State University, http://bit.ly/2017HighTunnelConference, 701-231-7971

March 28, Sioux Falls: Dairy Beef Short Course, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., at Denny Sanford Premier and Convention Center, 605-882-5140, [email protected]

April, 11-13, Madison, WI: 2017 Dairy Calf and Heifer Association Conference

April 19-21, Nashville, TN: 2017 Pork Management Conference, pork.org/pmc

April 27-28, Lincoln, NE: Cattlemen’s Boot Camp, at University of Nebraska

May 21-24, Lexington, KY: ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference, at Lexington Convention Center

June 12-15, Altoona, IA: AgGateway 2017 Mid-Year Meeting, at Prairie Medows, www.AgGateway.org

June 17, Sioux Falls: South Dakota Cattlemen’s Foundation Prime Time Gala, at Sioux Falls Convention Center, SDPrimeTimeGala.com.

July 19-21, Portland, OR: ASCEND Conference and Expo, at the Oregon Convention Center

Nov. 6-9, San Diego, CA: AgGateway 2017 Annual Conference, at Hilton San Diego Resort and Spa, www.AgGateway.org

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