Ag Events Calendar

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May 4, Ellendale, N.D.: NDSU Spring Sheep Workshop, at the Fireside Restaurant, 701-349-3249, ext. 2, breana.s.kiser.3@ndsu.edu

May 8-10, Rapid City: Great Plains Tribal Leaders’ Economic Summit, at Best Western Ramkota Hotel, kimtilsenbh@gmail.com

May 11-12, Rapid City: Application of Advanced Genetic Technology in Beef Cattle sessions, at Rushmore Inn and Suites, 605-394-2236, Kristi.Cammack@sdstate.edu

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

May 23, Cottonwood: Cattle Mineral Nutrition for Producers Program, at Cottonwood Range and Livestock Field Station, must register by May 16, www.iGrow.org/events, Adele Harty 605-394-1722 or adele.harty@sdstate.edu

May 25-26, Philip: Hazardous Occupations Safety Training, at American Legion Hall, 605-688-4167, john.keimig@sdstate.edu

May 30-June 1, Washburn, N.D.: NDSU tractor safety school, at N.D. 4-H Camp, rick.schmidt@ndsu.edu

May 31-June 1, Mitchell: Hazardous Occupations Safety Training, at Davison County Fairgrounds, 605-688-4167, john.keimig@sdstate.edu

May 31-June 2, Kindred, N.D.: NDSU tractor safety school, at Kindred High School, 701-241-5712, kelcey.hoffmann@ndsu.edu

June 3, Brookings: 2017 Dairy Fest, at Swiftel Center, 605-770-8233, sddairyfest@gmail.com

June 7, Faulkton: 9th Annual Agricultural Women’s Day, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., at Faulkton Community Center, pre-register by May 24, call local FSA office to RSVP.

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 13, Claremont: SDSU Summer Dairy Cattle Judging Schools, at Frey View Dairy Farm, tracey.erickson@sdstate.edu

June 13, Brookings: Ag Women’s Day, 8 a.m. – 3:45 p.m., at First Lutheran Church Activity Center, must register by June 1, (605) 692-8003 ext. 2.

June 16, Watertown: South Dakota Angus Queen contest, at Codington County Fairgrounds, Sarah Edgar (605) 690-7401 or sds_2488@hotmail.com

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 4-8, Big Sky, MT: International Bison Conference, at the Big Sky Resort, ibc2017.com

July 9-15, Des Moines, IA: 2017 National Junior Angus Show, at Iowa Sate Fairgrounds, www.angus.org/njaa

July 10-14, Astoria: SDSU Natural Resource Camp, at Oak Lake Field Station, Leslie.Vincent@sdstate.edu, 605-688-5602

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

July 13, Aberdeen: 8th annual Governor’s Agricultural Summit

July 18, Chancellor: SDSU Summer Dairy Cattle Judging Schools, at Plucker Guernsey Farm, tracey.erickson@sdstate.edu

July 19, Goodwin: SDSU Summer Dairy Cattle Judging Schools, at Fieber Dairy, Inc., tracey.erickson@sdstate.edu

July 19-20, Beresford: Agricultural Water Testing Project, at SDSU Southeast Research Farm

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

July 20, Milbank: SDSU Summer Dairy Cattle Judging Schools, at Victory Farms, tracey.erickson@sdstate.edu

July 26, Brookings: SDSU Summer Dairy Cattle Judging Schools, at SDSU Dairy Farm, tracey.erickson@sdstate.edu

July 26, Volga: Agricultural Water Testing Project, at SDSU Volga Research Farm

Aug. 3-6, Lincoln, NE: IGS Breeds Leadership Conference

Sept. 7-9, New Orleans, LA: Farm and Table Experience, at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, 504-582-3072, info@farmandtablenola.com

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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