Ag Events Calendar

July 27, Mobridge: Happy Cow Tour, 8:30 a.m., at Darrel and Francie Smith's home, 1/4 mile south on 1806 on the west side of Lake Oahe near Mobridge, Lyle Perman (605) 649-7629 or Judge Jessop (605) 280-0127.

July 28, Newell: Growing Ancient Grains & Greenhouse Tomato Tours, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. C.T., 605-681-6793, SDSPAinfo@gmail.com

July 29, Langford: BCOTTPA tractor pull, 1:30 p.m., Sean Kramer 605-470-0365.

Aug. 2-5, Billings, MT: Leaders Engaged in Angus Development conference, www.angus.org/njaa

Aug. 3, Brookings: McCrory Gardens 31st Annual Garden Party, 9 a.m. - 8 p.m., at McCrory Gardens, 605-688-6707, mccrorygardens.com.

Aug. 3-4, Tea: National Plowing Contest, at LeRoy Fett Farm

Aug 4, Yankton: Growing Nuts & Hops Tours, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. C.T., 605-681-6793, SDSPAinfo@gmail.com

Aug. 4, Gettysburg: BCOTTPA tractor pull, 1 p.m., Bob Potts 605-765-9782.

Aug. 4, Webster: Organic Farm Tour, at Wiskota Farm, www.npsas.org

Aug. 5, Clark: BCOTTPA tractor pull, 1 p.m., (August meeting before pull at 12:30 p.m.), Austin Swanhorst 605-880-3789.

Aug. 7-8, Brookings: SDSU Extension Feedlot Shortcourse, at SDSU Cow/Calf Education and Research Facility, warren.rusche@sdstate.edu, 605-688-5452

Aug. 7-9, Redwood Falls, MN: 2018 Minnesota Farmfest

Aug. 9, Madison: Organic Farm Tour, at Johnson Farm, www.npsas.org

Aug. 10, Webster: BCOTTPA tractor pull, 6 p.m., Alan Dixon 605-228-1823 or Cory Bremmon 604-448-3145.

Aug. 11, Britton: BCOTTPA tractor pull, 1:00 p.m., Paul Bremmon 605-448-2368.

Aug. 14, Wall: South Dakota Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers succession planning event, 5:30 p.m. - 9:15 p.m., at Wall Community Center, 605-353-8050, Lowell@sdfbf.org

Aug. 15, Brookings: South Dakota Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers succession planning event, 5:30 p.m. - 9:15 p.m., at Old Sanctuary, 605-353-8050, Lowell@sdfbf.org

Aug. 15-16, Brookings: 2018 North American Manure Expo, at Swiftel Center, manuremanager.com/manure-expo/

Aug. 17, Crooks: Minnehaha County Summer Grazing and Soil Health Workshop, 9 a.m., at Crooks Community Center, 605-330-4515, deron.ruesch@sd.usda.gov.

Aug. 17-19, Montevideo, Minn.: Threshing Show, at Heritage Hill.

Aug. 18, Aberdeen: BCOTTPA tractor pull at Brown County Fair, 10 a.m., Alan Dixon 605-228-1823.

Aug 19, Belle Fourche & St. Onge: Small-Scale Farming & Honey Extraction Tours, 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. M.T., 605-681-6793, SDSPAinfo@gmail.com

Aug. 24, Gwinner, N.D.: AGCO and Precision Planting for a Crop Tour 2018 field day, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., 515-360-2029, LindaLeydens@yahoo.com

Aug 24-25, Rapid City: R-CALF USA 19th Annual Convention and Trade Show, at Best Western Ramkota Hotel, www.Rcalfconvention.com

Aug. 25, Clear Lake: Fen Fun, 605-874-8517, jblastick@tnc.org

Aug. 25, Miller: BCOTTPA tractor pull, 1 p.m., Joel Christiansen 605-853-3836 or Bernie Huisman 605-204-0068.

Aug. 28, Sutherland, IA: Northwest Iowa Corn Silage Clinic, 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., at Northwest Iowa Research and Demonstration Farm, 712-737-4230

Aug. 28-29, Sioux City, IA: Feeding Quality Forum 2018, www.CABpartners.com/events/fqf/2018, Marilyn Conley 800-225-2333 ext. 298 or conley@certifiedangusbeef.com

Aug. 30, Huron: Value Added Ag Day & Specialty Crop Workshops, at the State Fair, 605-681-6793, SDSPAinfo@gmail.com.

Aug. 30 - Sept. 3, Huron: South Dakota State Fair, 800-529-0900, sdstatefair.com

Sept. 5-7, Hartford: South Dakota Soil Health School, 605-280-4190, cindy.soilhealth@sdconservation.net

Sept. 5-7, Washburn, ND: North Dakota Grazing School, at North Dakota 4-H Camp, https://tinyurl.com/NDGrazingSchool, Breana Kiser 701-541-7050 or breana.s.kiser@ndsu.edu

Sept 8, Brandon: Eggs, Mushrooms & Microgreens Tours, 12 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. C.T., 605-681-6793, SDSPAinfo@gmail.com

Sept. 8, Andover: BCOTTPA tractor pull, 10 a.m., Alan Dixon 605-228-1823.

Sept. 8-9, Delmont: Harvest/Kuchen Festival, (605)-779-5291

Sept. 10-14, Chamberlain: South Dakota Grazing School, 605-280-0127, jljessop@kennebectelephone.com

Sept. 12-14, Watertown: National Red Angus Association Convention, at Watertown Events Center at the Ramkota.

Sept. 16, Eureka: BCOTTPA tractor pull, noon, Lester Merkel 605-284-2078.

Sept. 16-18, Pierre: SD Association of Conservation Districts Convention, (605) 895-4099, sdoffice@sdconservation.net

Sept. 23, Stratford: BCOTTPA tractor pull (season points pull off), 12:30 p.m., Ron Glugla 605-225-6621.

Sept. 26-28, Mitchell: SDSU Extension cattle AI school, at SDSU Extension Regional Center, 605-995-7378, taylor.grussing@sdstate.edu

Oct 6, Brandon: Agritourism Tours, 605-681-6793, SDSPAinfo@gmail.com

Oct. 11-12, Deadwood: South Dakota Women in Agriculture conference, at The Lodge, southdakotawomeninag.com

Oct. 16-17, San Francisco, CA: Challenge Advisory Agriculture 4.0 event, at Moscone Center, www.challenge.org/events/

Oct. 20, Flandreau, South Dakota State Hand Cornhusking Contest, at the Jim and Deb Redder Farm (48475 228th St)

Oct. 21, Flandreau, National Hand Cornhusking Contest, at Jim and Deb Redder Farm (48475 228th St.)

Oct. 22-24, Minneapolis, MN: 2018 Export Exchange, at Hilton Minneapolis, exportexchange.org

Nov 1-3, Brookings: South Dakota Local Foods Conference, 605-681-6793 or SDSPAinfo@gmail.com

Nov. 3-5, Columbus, OH: 2018 National Angus Convention and Trade Show, angusconvention.com

Nov. 5-7, Austin, TX: AgGateway 2018 Annual Conference, at Sheraton Austin Hotel, AgGateway.org

Dec. 12, Chamberlain: South Dakota Grassland Coalition 20 Year Event, (605) 280-0127, judge.jessop@sdconservation.net

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