Ag Events Calendar

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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, naeve002@umn.edu

March 18, Ipswich: Garden clinic, 1-4 p.m., at 4-H Building.

March 21, Mitchell: Annie’s Project class, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., at SDSU Extension Regional Center, 605-995-7378, taylor.grussing@sdstate.edu

March 23, Fessenden, N.D.: Soil Health Improvement Workshop, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., at Wells County Fairgrounds, 701-547-3341, lindsay.maddock@ndsu.edu

March 23, Brookings: “Tackling Tough Conversations – How to Talk to Consumers About Food and Farming” workshop, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., at McCrory Gardens.

March 23-26, Ft. Pierre: 2017 Wildland Fire Academy, 605-393-4229, tamara.dierks@state.sd.us

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, Tracey.Erickson@sdstate.edu

March 29-30, Sioux Falls: Central Plains Dairy Expo, at Denny Sanford Premier Center, teronne@alltech.com

April 6, Sioux City, IA: Midstates Community and Economic Development Conference, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., at Marina Inn Hotel and Conference Center, (712) 276-2157, extension.iastate.edu/woodbury

April 10-12, Lincoln, NE: 2017 Water for Food Global Conference, at Nebraska Innovation Campus, mnance@nebraska.edu, (+1) 402-472-5512

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

April 12, Fargo, N.D.: Farm Bill Conference, 8:30 a.m. – 4:45 p.m., at Ramada Plaza Suites, https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/capts/events

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

April 22, Brookings: South Dakota Horse Council spring clinic, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., at DeHaan Equestrian Center, 605-695-0132, sodakhorsecouncil@outlook.com

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 7-9, Des Moines, IA: 2017 World Pork Expo, at Iowa State Fairgrounds

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.

June 26, Pierre: South Dakota Beef Industry Council board of directors meeting

July 12-13, Cape Town, South Africa: Biocontrols Africa Conference and Expo, biocontrolsconference.com/africa/

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

Sept. 23, Rapid City: Aging Gracefully Expo, 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., at Rushmore Plaza Civic, (605) 394-1722, leacey.brown@sdstate.edu

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

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